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May 28, 2013

Pharmacy Intelligence applies application-based data analytics, computer-animated graphic process simulation and Lean Six Sigma principles to enable a new level of more advanced modeling and forecasting.

Like drinking from a fire hose. That’s one way some pharmacy retailers might describe their efforts to manage the flood of data unleashed every day by their prescription dispensing operations. The goal: to turn that data flow into actionable information they can use to better manage pharmacy workflow and staff resources, boost profitability, reduce customer wait times and make more informed decisions about the capital every retail pharmacy must allocate to technology and staffing.

February 7, 2013

Pharmacy automation system manufacturer Innovation has appointed Stephen Donohue as divisional VP sales, chain and high volume, the company said.

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — Pharmacy automation system manufacturer Innovation has appointed Stephen Donohue as divisional VP sales, chain and high volume, the company said Thursday.

Innovation, which makes the PharmASSIST automation system, said Donohue would lead all the company's sales and marketing activity for the retail chain, mail order and central fill markets.

August 22, 2012

Pharmacy automation manufacturer Innovation will supply pharmacy automation technology to the U.S. Navy, under a new deal between the two worth up to $49 million.

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y.  — Pharmacy automation manufacturer Innovation will supply pharmacy automation technology to the U.S. Navy, under a new deal between the two worth up to $49 million.

August 17, 2012

Armada Health Care has integrated its ApproveRx prior authorization system with a pharmacy software system made by KeyCentrix, the companies said.

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Armada Health Care has integrated its ApproveRx prior authorization system with a pharmacy software system made by KeyCentrix, the companies said.

Armada and KeyCentrix announced the integration of ApproveRx with RxKey. ApproveRx is a Web-based platform designed to streamline the prior authorization process for prescribers and pharmacies. Armada is a group-purchasing and channel-management organization for specialty pharmacies.

July 25, 2012

Pharmacy automation manufacturer Innovation has released the latest version of its workflow system, the company said Wednesday.

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — Pharmacy automation manufacturer Innovation has released the latest version of its workflow system, the company said Wednesday.

July 17, 2012

A company that develops software for the specialty pharmacy and similar industries has integrated Armada Health Care's prior authorization system into its product.

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — A company that develops software for the specialty pharmacy and similar industries has integrated Armada Health Care's prior authorization system into its product.

Armada and Definitive Homecare Solutions announced the integration of Armada's ApproveRx system with Definitive Homecare's CPR+ specialty pharmacy software. The companies said the integration of the ApproveRx functionality within CPR+ would make it part of the pharmacy dispensing workflow and provide users of CPR+ with "optimal" workflow efficiencies.

May 9, 2012

PharmaSmart International has promoted Ashton Maaraba to the newly created position of COO, the blood-pressure monitor manufacturer said.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — PharmaSmart International has promoted Ashton Maaraba to the newly created position of COO, the blood-pressure monitor manufacturer said.

Maaraba, who has worked for PharmaSmart since 2008, will be responsible for global operations, sales, marketing, production, customer service and corporate development.

January 19, 2012

As we welcome a new year, it is exciting to see all the changes headed our way. With all the movement around healthcare reform and technology, we in the pharmacy industry are quick to point out that this industry is years ahead of the rest of health care in terms of payment solutions and automated workflow. The rest of the industry is running to catch up — but right now the pharmacy industry is far from where we need to be to address critical factors in our industry. That said, there are tremendous opportunities that several companies are bringing forward with new technology that can truly revolutionize the delivery of health care.

As we welcome a new year, it is exciting to see all the changes headed our way. With all the movement around healthcare reform and technology, we in the pharmacy industry are quick to point out that this industry is years ahead of the rest of health care in terms of payment solutions and automated workflow. The rest of the industry is running to catch up — but right now the pharmacy industry is far from where we need to be to address critical factors in our industry.

September 15, 2011

Hamacher Resource Group on Wednesday welcomed Janine Petragnani as data assets coordinator.

WAUKESHA, Wis. — Hamacher Resource Group on Wednesday welcomed Janine Petragnani as data assets coordinator.

August 31, 2011

A&P has selected DemandTec's Deal Management software service to help streamline its deal-and-allowance management capabilities.

SAN MATEO, Calif. — A&P has selected DemandTec's Deal Management software service to help streamline its deal-and-allowance management capabilities.

February 18, 2011

When ScriptPro started 
in­troducing pharmacy robots, it entered an industry where the pharmacist was mostly dolling out medications. Today, pharmacy automation and technology continue to evolve, freeing pharmacists’ time and taking on everything from workflow automation to smart-phone applications.