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Obsolete Ordering Routines Cost Independent Pharmacies up to $553/hour

Emergence of the “opportunity market” for independent pharmacies

As in all industries, entrepreneurs have stepped up to provide new opportunities to independent community pharmacies with innovative, customer-focused technology based platforms.

TRxADE, and companies that attempt to follow its lead, provide independent pharmacies with “opportunity markets” – ways to save money by purchasing pharmaceuticals from sources other than their primary or backup suppliers.

Does that mean these services are trying to replace your primary supplier? Not at all. Read more

5 Keys to Helping Your Patients during Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare open enrollment began on October 15th and continues through December 7th. For those 65 and older, this is an important but confusing time for making choices that will govern their prescription coverage.

Some of the confusion they deal with may stem from:

  • Enrollment dates
  • Their current prescription coverage may have changed its formulary, which could leave a patient uncovered for the medications they require
  • The “Donut Hole” gap in coverage has changed again (as it will each year until it is eliminated in 2020)
  • Overzealous salespersons and marketing materials that present an incomplete picture of the plan they promote
  • Identity thieves who trick seniors into giving up their information

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4 Unique Paths to Addressing & Improving Medication Adherence

Poor medication adherence continues to negatively impact patient outcomes and costs. The exact scale of the problem depends on which study you read, but the impact on human lives and healthcare costs ($270-300 billion/year), is so large that it attracts attention from every corner of the healthcare industry.

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Behind the technology – people helping independent pharmacies [Video]

Meet the TRxADE Membership Assistance Team

Did you know that TRxADE has a team of people dedicated to helping you become adept at using our marketplace website to compare prices, purchase pharmaceuticals, and sell overstock (where permitted by law)?

Why? Because while our technology gets the headlines, it’s only as good as our members’ ability to use it. That’s where the Membership Assistance Team comes in.

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