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Michael Muñiz: Revisited

When we last spoke with Michael Muñiz, he was growing his weight loss consultation program, helping patients navigate through Part D enrollment, and maintaining a lean inventory at his family’s pharmacy in Harlingen, TX. He was also gearing up to be a speaker at PioneerRx’s Connect 2018 conference, where he shared his insight on inventory…

How Independent Pharmacys can win at advertising and marketing

How to Win at Advertising and Marketing

Independent pharmacies are constantly accomplishing amazing feats that usually go without recognition. That’s why we love it when organizations like NCPA’s Innovation Center give pharmacies the opportunity to highlight all the wonderful things they’re doing. This year, NCPA awarded three PioneerRx users NCPA Innovation Center Excellence (NICE) Awards for their outstanding work, and we wanted…

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How to Win at an Interior Remodel

Independent pharmacies are constantly accomplishing amazing feats that usually go without recognition. That’s why we love it when organizations like NCPA’s Innovation Center give pharmacies the opportunity to highlight all the wonderful things they’re doing. This year, NCPA awarded three PioneerRx users NCPA Innovation Center Excellence (NICE) Awards for their outstanding work, and we wanted…

Is your Pharmacy NICE enough?

How to Win at Customer Convenience

Independent pharmacies are constantly accomplishing amazing feats that usually go without recognition. That’s why we love it when organizations like NCPA’s Innovation Center give pharmacies the opportunity to highlight all the wonderful things they’re doing. This year, NCPA awarded three PioneerRx users NCPA Innovation Center Excellence (NICE) Awards for their outstanding work, and we wanted…

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Featured Feature: Compound Billing

PioneerRx’s pharmacy software system makes billing for compounds easier and thorough. For compounds with multiple ingredients, users may submit claims for the primary ingredient and the secondary ingredients, rather than solely the primary. Custom pricing schedules and claim overrides ensure optimal reimbursements and profitability.   Matt Crawford, pharmacist-in-charge at Mac’s Pharmacy in Knoxville, TN, oversees…

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Mike Matovich: Revisited

When we first met Mike two years ago, he was exploring creative solutions to combat profit losses at Stillwater Family Pharmacy, the store his family has owned and operated for three generations. Low reimbursements and clawbacks are problems all pharmacists are dealing with, and the general consensus is that PBMs are the enemy of community…

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Veterinary Compounding

Think your pharmacy’s care is reaching all members of the household? Think again. If you’re not offering veterinary medicine, you are missing out on a huge opportunity for your pharmacy and business. According to a survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association, around 85 million households own a pet. In 2017, pet owners spent…

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Featured Feature: Apple iPad Patient Counseling App

Does your pharmacy software system improve your patient interactions? PioneerRx pharmacies take advantage of the Apple iPad Patient Counseling application, which enhances facetime with patients. This add-on feature allows users to view drug warnings, manage adherence reports, and access patient information and medication history from the app. Because this is a mobile application, pharmacists may…

Vitamin A to Zinc

Vitamin A to Zinc

Over the last decade, more patients are taking a proactive approach to their health and wellness, especially as resources like the Internet have become more readily available. However, the knowledge these sources offer may not always be credible, and this is where independent pharmacies can step in and offer a valuable service to members of…

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Morgan Miller: Revisited

Last year, we journeyed to Alps Pharmacy in Springfield, MO, to meet Morgan Miller. She had recently undertaken the task as the Director of Specialty pharmacy for Alps, and since then, the program has grown to become a much-needed source of patient care for the community. Morgan acknowledges that the current state of the industry…

Deliver Wellness

With Amazon’s interest in the pharmacy industry, it was inevitable that prescription delivery would come into play. Known for Prime’s two-day shipping, everyone following the headlines wondered how Amazon would extend it’s delivery to the medical side. In June 2018, Amazon announced its purchase of PillPack, an online pharmacy that specializes in adherence packaging. Along…

Calling the Shots: Immunization Opportunities for Community Pharmacies

Immunizations. Although they’ve been around for hundreds of years, pharmacists have only been officially administering them since the first training group was organized in Seattle, WA, 1994. Since then, guidelines and requirements have expanded to allow pharmacists even more clinical opportunities with immunizations. Pharmacists are well-equipped to offer this niche service to their patients, which…

Featured Feature: Labs

Expanding your pharmacy’s services? PioneerRx’s pharmacy technology includes Lab functionality to document patient health information such as weight, blood work, and hormone panels. Specific grid colors notify PioneerRx users if a lab is overdue (red) and if the results are in the low (yellow) or high (orange) range of lab values. Also, the pharmacy system…

Innovative. Unstoppable. Leader. Blessed. Success. Disruptive. Tactical.These are the words PioneerRx’s first employees use to sum up this adventure that has greatly contributed to the success of independent pharmacy over the last decade.

Pioneers of Change

Innovative. Unstoppable. Leader. Blessed. Success. Disruptive. Tactical. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. These are the words PioneerRx’s first employees use to sum up this adventure that has greatly contributed to the success of independent pharmacy over the last decade. However, none of this would be possible without one simple, six-letter word: change. As we celebrate our 10th Anniversary, our…

Featured Feature: VIP Rankings

Curious about the patrons who bring your pharmacy the most business? PioneerRx’s management system makes pinpointing those patients easier with VIP Rankings, a feature that finds the customers whose prescriptions and retail purchases account for 40% of your pharmacy’s total gross profit over the previous 120 days. Bronze customers are the 10-20% of patients who…

Just like pharmacy staff members, PioneerRx employees thrive as a team. Account Managers, Hardware, and Accounting Support all work together to provide answers and solutions.

PioneerRx Announces Support Teams

Just like pharmacy staff members, PioneerRx employees thrive as a team. Account Managers, Hardware, and Accounting Support all work together to provide answers and solutions. From the beginning of a pharmacy’s journey with PioneerRx, we pair them with an Account Manager who guides them through software training and any troubleshooting along the way. We are…

Integrated Loyalty Program

Loyalty programs are a common practice in large chain pharmacies, and the PioneerRx pharmacy management system offers this capability to community pharmacies so they can stay competitive with other stores. PioneerRx users can make visiting their pharmacy an even more rewarding experience with a Customer Loyalty program that encourages patients to continually support their local…

Featured Feature: Pricing

Of all the matters a pharmacist constantly worries about, pricing should never be one of them. Pharmacies that employ the PioneerRx pharmacy software have the ability to manage Pricing Schedules, which are structures that determine how much the patient will pay for the drug. Pricing Rules are set to determine what category — patient, third…

Featured Feature: RxLocal Website and Mobile Application

Thanks to PioneerRx’s pharmacy technology, patients have virtual access to their pharmacy’s services through a customized and branded RxLocal mobile application that is free for Apple and Android devices. Once logged into the pharmacy’s RxLocal app, patients may submit refill requests, view their profiles and insurance information, and create medication reminders to help with adherence.…

Featured Feature: Long-Term Care Facilities

Offering packaging services to LTC facilities is a great way to expand your pharmacy’s care to your community, and PioneerRx pharmacy software makes this possible. As fellow healthcare providers, pharmacies and facilities can work together to provide prescription management services for their patients. Many pharmacies fill both retail and facility prescriptions, and PioneerRx’s dispensing system…

DeAnn Mullins: Revisited

Last year, we met DeAnn Mullins at Mullins Pharmacy in Lynn Haven, FL, who was in the midst of her term as President of the National Community Pharmacist Association (NCPA). Her year of meetings, conferences, and speeches is over, and DeAnn is taking time to reground herself and reassess her pharmacy. However, the Florida-based pharmacist…