Datascan Blog

Our blog is intended to keep you informed and up-to-date with industry related news, product updates and stories from your peers.

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5 Reports Your Pharmacy Should Be Running

5 Reports Your Pharmacy Should Be Running

One of the most beneficial things about your pharmacy management software is the ability to run reports and analyze data.  Reports are able to be generated from both Winpharm and Datascan POS to help you delve deeper into your pharmacy’s performance.  Winpharm and POS also allow you to view and print reports, and also save them and export them to Excel...

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Pharmacy Technicians— Your Stores Ultimate Untapped Resource

Pharmacy Technicians— Your Stores Ultimate Untapped Resource

Figuring out the best way to run a successful and profitable independent pharmacy can often be difficult for store owners.  Hiring and training the right staff poses its own list of challenges, but effectively managing your pharmacists and technicians can ultimately result in success.  It is important to remember that the role of pharmacy technicians is...

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Five Key Tips to Improve Inventory Management

Five Key Tips to Improve Inventory Management

Inventory is your independent pharmacy’s biggest overhead, and an unmanaged inventory can severely hurt your profits and bottom line.  There are several ways you can effectively manage inventory and your pharmacy software can help.  Know What’s on Your Shelves Many pharmacy owners think they have a handle on their inventory, but often find outdated or...

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What to Expect from Pharmacy in 2021

What to Expect from Pharmacy in 2021

What changes and industry trends can we expect to see from independent pharmacies in 2021?  Although each pharmacy may have a different focus, there are still common issues affecting all independent pharmacies nation-wide.  Technology continues to play a pivotal role in the success of independent pharmacies, and how the technology adapts to industry...

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5 Ways Datascan Will Improve Your Pharmacy Operations

5 Ways Datascan Will Improve Your Pharmacy Operations

How can you set your independent pharmacy up for success?  By making sure your two most important vendors are carefully chosen.  First, your pharmacy wholesaler.  The pricing, tiered discounts, availability, and of course how fast they can deliver are all extremely relevant to your overall success.   Partnering with the right pharmacy software vendor is...

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What You Need to Know About Pharmacy Billing Software

What You Need to Know About Pharmacy Billing Software

For many pharmacists considering opening an independent pharmacy there can be confusion surrounding claims and billing.  Unlike other types of medical billing, pharmacy billing is done in real time—providing pharmacy owners with immediate adjudication responses from payers and more insight into the status of their prescription claims.  Pharmacy billing...

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5 Things You Need in your Pharmacy Point of Sale System (POS) – 2021

5 Things You Need in your Pharmacy Point of Sale System (POS) – 2021

Not all point of sale systems are created equally.  Point of sale systems are commonly built specifically for an industry, which provides businesses with the tools necessary to effectively operate their type of business.  A point of sale system used in a restaurant would likely not offer the features needed to run a pharmacy and vice versa.  Retail...

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Independent Pharmacy is leading the COVID vaccine rollout

Independent Pharmacy is leading the COVID vaccine rollout

Independently owned pharmacies have transitioned from a primary focus on filling prescriptions to transitioning to healthcare professionals.  Today, they offer a wide-range of clinical services while playing a much larger role in patient health.  No longer are community pharmacists seen as “prescription fillers,” but often a first line of defense for...

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5 Best-Selling General Merchandise Categories at Independent Pharmacies

5 Best-Selling General Merchandise Categories at Independent Pharmacies

Most independent pharmacies stock their shelves with merchandise that is designed to help patients save time and money. Purchasing other necessities in one stop while also picking up your prescriptions is one of many conveniences offered by independent pharmacies. Often times, a unique selection of merchandise can even draw people into your pharmacy when...

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Client Success Stories

We are extremely proud of the success our clients have seen with our software, and they’ve taken the time to tell us all about it in detail.