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A Medicare Plan for Independent Pharmacies

A Medicare Plan for Independent Pharmacies

Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) continue to make headlines, but throughout 2018, the tune has changed. What was once a frustrating topic that garnered little attention…

Caitlin Sattler November 30, 2018

One Door Shuts, and Another Opens

The Independent Pharmacy industry is constantly changing, sometimes faster than we are prepared for.  When a new and exciting opportunity pops up, we have to be…

Caitlin Sattler August 17, 2018
A Victory 15 Years in the Making

A Victory 15 Years in the Making

Drug prices have become a heated topic of political discussion, especially with President Donald Trump’s press conference held within the White House Rose Garden…

Caitlin Sattler June 1, 2018
PioneerRx Connects Pharmacists for Annual User Conference

PioneerRx Connects Pharmacists for Annual User Conference

As value-based, enhanced services become more prevalent, the healthcare industry is looking for solutions to well-rounded patient care. Innovative pharmacists are…

Caitlin Sattler January 19, 2018
Public Health Emergency: How Pharmacists Can Help Solve the Opioid Crisis

Public Health Emergency: How Pharmacists Can Help Solve the Opioid Crisis

On October 26, 2017, President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis to be a public health emergency. “Addressing it will require all of our effort, and it will…

Caitlin Sattler November 17, 2017
Tales From the Scrypt: The Prime Fears of Amazon.com

Tales From the Scrypt: The Prime Fears of Amazon.com

Happy Halloween! This year’s spooky story concerns a terror that lurks within your home… or maybe your pantry… or could even be waiting on your doorstep…

Caitlin Sattler October 27, 2017
About Face:  Let’s Change Our Approach to Verbal Counseling

About Face: Let’s Change Our Approach to Verbal Counseling

On December 15, 2016, The Chicago Tribune published its findings on an investigation that tested 255 pharmacies and their patient counseling practices. The study…

Caitlin Sattler September 22, 2017
Your software vendor may have been recently purchased by a private equity firm – Does it matter?

Your software vendor may have been recently purchased by a private equity firm – Does it matter?

As a pharmacist and business owner, it’s important that your pharmacy is united with like-minded partners who believe in success, growth, and independence. As…

Caitlin Sattler May 4, 2017
Survey Projects Major Pharmacy Concerns for 2017

Survey Projects Major Pharmacy Concerns for 2017

According to NCPA’s member priority survey for 2017, the top three issues of 2016 – DIR fees, reimbursements, and “any willing provider” provision –  are…

Caitlin Sattler February 8, 2017
Tales From the Scrypt:  Are You Afraid of the DIR?

Tales From the Scrypt: Are You Afraid of the DIR?

Today’s twisted tale is that of a haunting… that is, the ghost who is haunting your third-party reconciliations… … DIR fees. Let’s jump right into the…

Caitlin Sattler October 31, 2016
Parata® Selects PioneerRx Pharmacy Software for Vision Center

Parata® Selects PioneerRx Pharmacy Software for Vision Center

Durham, N.C. — In 2012, Parata® created the Vision Center to showcase their solutions. The Vision Center, a simulation of retail and closed door pharmacies, is…

Caitlin Sattler February 29, 2016