scripClip clients safely delivered more than 12 million prescriptions this year and collectively saved more than $9 million. As the year comes to a close, we’re shining light on their achievements and their words of wisdom for fellow pharmacy leaders.
If technologies are available to keep people safer, do we have a moral obligation to implement them? Chew on that while you think about the several key areas where return on a will-call automation system investment adds up.
Consider what features would be helpful or even non-negotiable as you start to vet will-call automation technology options to establish or strengthen the integrity of your will-call processes. Here are 8 places to start.
Pharmacy will-call automation systems investments can vary. Brush up on what price to expect, what factors to weigh and how to assess long-term cost of ownership.
Pharmacies can lessen the impact of declining reimbursement and profit margins by broadening services, advocating for change and making wise technology investments.
How much are patient safety, inventory management, organization, staff satisfaction and customer loyalty worth to your pharmacy business?
Based on an ISMP study showing roughly 1 in every 1000 prescriptions are correctly dispensed but given to the wrong patient, we estimate scripClip helped avoid 35,000 such wrong-patient prescription-delivery errors in the last year.
The high rate of electronic prescribing, rising drug costs and patient copays increase the likelihood of prescriptions being abandoned in the pharmacy. Smart will-call tools can help pharmacies proactively contact the patients most likely to abandon their prescriptions, allowing the pharmacy to improve time savings, drug inventory management and, most importantly, patient outcomes.
Section 179 of the US IRS tax code allows businesses like pharmacies to accelerate depreciation of qualifying equipment or software purchases, and deduct the full expense during the current tax year.
Grove Park Pharmacy is one of, now, four Orange Cut Rate Drug Stores that got their start in South Carolina in 1934. Over nearly 90 years and three generations, the operation has grown, and the scripClip will-call automation system has become essential to their operation.