Addressing the medication needs of approximately 6,500 patients in more than 60 facilities across Georgia requires a blend of adept operations and commitment to customers. To do it successfully for 30 years in an ever-changing industry takes an open, flexible mindset.
Effective July 9, 2018, the Kansas Board of Pharmacy added Date Sold (DSP17) to their prescription monitoring program, Kansas Tracking and Reporting of Controlled Substances (K-TRACS).
Communication is one of the key components of a successful business; communicating internally with your staff and externally with your customers and the local community you serve. It’s critical that the message you’re communicating internally aligns with the message that makes its way to the masses.
Pursuant to new legislation effective July 1, 2018, the Virginia Department of Health Professions prescription monitoring program (VA PMP) will now monitor the prescribing and dispensing of Schedule V drugs and naloxone.
Effective July 1, 2018, the Alaska Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (AK PDMP) will begin requiring dispensers to report controlled substance dispensations to the AK PDMP daily as of the previous submission date, as required in AS 17.30.200 and 12 AAC 52.865(b).
Effective July 1, 2018, the Maine Prescription Monitoring Program (ME PMP) requires reporting in ASAP 4.2A Standard and includes the following important changes.
Effective June 28, 2018, the Guam Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Database (GU PDMP) begins using a new vendor, PMP AWARxE™ maintained by Appriss, to provide prescription monitoring services for Guam.
Where do you envision your pharmacy business in the next five years? Do you see an increase in the number of patients you serve or an opportunity to offer additional services to attract new customers?
It’s not only important to ensure your operation is performing regular backups; it’s crucial to know how long it would take to resume operations if you had to scrap your current system and restore it from a backup.
It always comes back to the foundation and infrastructure. No matter how swanky the front end or conscientious the staff, if your hardware is not up to speed (figuratively and literally), or if it does not offer the functionality you need to manage your workflow and support your customers’ demands, then you are struggling unnecessarily, which can affect your profits and your business.