Company News

The HBS News Center delivers the latest company news items and other newsworthy industry information which details our ongoing commitment within the pharmacy industry, and the diversity of our customer base.

Road Trip Reveals Secrets of Successful Pharmacies in Alaska

15:Dec '17

All of the pharmacies visited are different in ownership, size, and markets served, and in the products and services they offer. But like pharmacy owners everywhere, the owners of these pharmacies all face stiff chain and mail-order competition, deal with inadequate third-party reimbursement, and struggle to hire and retain good employees. What follows are four elements of success that emerged from this trip.  Article highlights HBS client Soldotna Professional Pharmacy in Soldotna, AK in ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist.  CLICK HERE to read more.

HBS Enhances Integration with PickPoint

06:Oct '17

Health Business Systems has released the integration of its Pharmacy Service Portal with PickPoint’s will-call retrieval and bagging system. The lighting of the bags for pickup in the PickPoint system is handled during patient engagement at the point of service through the Pharmacy Service Portal. This integration requires the use of only one application to help pharmacy staff improve customer service by decreasing wait times.

How Does Data Help You Manage Multiple Locations?

16:Aug '17

As a multilocation independent pharmacy grows, identifying challenges and changing course based upon data makes it much easier to expand. In this interview, Blount Discount Pharmacy‘s president and co-owner, Phil LaFoy, and Retail Management Solutions‘ VP of sales and marketing, Mike Gross, discuss how leveraging store data can help manage the store, track employee behavior, understand product movement and pricing, and ultimately allow you to make better business decisions.  Article highlights HBS client Blount Discount Pharmacy in Alcoa, TN in ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist.  CLICK HERE to read more.

HBS Releases New Will-Call Management Module

08:Jul '16

Health Business Systems has announced a new will-call management module called Bag-n-Track to facilitate tracking the location of prescriptions in will-call. By using barcode technology, Bag-n-Track can easily identify the area in the pharmacy, such as will-call, refrigerator, reconstitution area, and bulk, and the bag or container for the patient’s prescriptions. “When used with the HBS Pharmacy Service Portal, the bag or container number is instantly displayed, allowing for a much easier pickup process,” says Marty Spellman, HBS director of sales. “Bag-n-Track is another new solution that will enhance the productivity of a pharmacy.”

HBS Integrates with PharmaSmart

23:May '16

Health Business Systems is now providing integration to PharmaSmart's blood pressure monitoring system.  With this integration pharmacists will have access to the patient's profile, as well as access to PharmaSmart's website.  Pharmacists will also receive reminders to ask patients if they want to enroll in the blood pressure monitoring program.

Mobile POS Takes Pharmacy to the Bedside

18:Feb '16

A pilot program to improve HCAHPS scores at Community Hospital in Munster, Ind., through bedside delivery of medications is now a full-time program, thanks to the dedication of the hospital and outpatient pharmacy staff in employing mobile POS and creating a process that is effective for the pharmacy and easy for the patient to use.  Article highlights HBS client Community Surgery Center Pharmacy in Munster, Ind in ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist.  CLICK HERE to read more.

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