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Using PrimeRx™ to Improve Medication Adherence
Jun 29 2020

Using PrimeRx™ to Improve Medication Adherence

As all pharmacists are keenly aware, medication non-adherence is a critical issue in the United States, both in terms of patient health and an estimated $100-$289 billion in added healthcare costs.

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What's New with PrimeRx™, PrimePOS™ and PrimeDELIVERY™?
Jun 26 2020

What's New with PrimeRx™, PrimePOS™ and PrimeDELIVERY™?

Several new features and functions have been added to existing PrimeRx™, PrimePOS™ and PrimeDELIVERY™ functionality that include: Long-term and Post-acute care (LTPAC) patient management. While PrimeRx™ has always included system capabilities unique to LTPAC facilities, new features have been added, including the ability to seamlessly process changes to active prescriptions, additional "action list" choices, and advanced capability for facilities to notify pharmacies about census events. Improved drug descriptions. Users now have the option to add customized identifying information for each drug.

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Discover How PrimeRx™ Distinguishes Your Pharmacy with "5-Star" Service Levels
Jun 26 2020

Discover How PrimeRx™ Distinguishes Your Pharmacy with "5-Star" Service Levels

How is it possible the nation's pharmacies have a laser-like focus on a rating system that doesn't even apply to them? It's possible when the rating system involved is the Medicare Part C and Part D Star Ratings. Pharmacy performance affects a significant percentage of a prescription drug plan's overall score. Thus, as plans consider which pharmacies to list as "preferred partners" for its beneficiaries, they will naturally want to steer patients to pharmacies that excel in ratings-related criteria.

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Pharmacy - and Patient - Safety During the COVID-19 Crisis
May 11 2020

Pharmacy - and Patient - Safety During the COVID-19 Crisis

For Dilworth Drug & Wellness Center pharmacy owner Josh Rimany, one of the most important steps his North Carolina pharmacy took to ensure patient safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, was to encrypt as many credit cards as possible, as a way to speed up transactions and minimize person-to-person contact. "We wanted to avoid having to ask for the credit card, and as this goes along further and further, we can do our transactions faster," he explained. Rimany, who was speaking as part of a late-April "pharmacist online townhall," sponsored by the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), said this important capability was offered through the pharmacy's software system, and has been very beneficial in protecting both patients and staff.

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