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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Pharmacy Software Companies are Selling Off, Some Even Shutting Down

Pharmacy Software Companies are Selling Off, Some Even Shutting Down

Who owns your Pharmacy Vendor? Have you noticed a difference in your pharmacy software vendor? Did they merge or sell to another company, and perhaps the level of service or response times have changed? With ownership changing, do you find it hard to escalate issues or really have your voice heard?  Over the past few years, the pharmacy software industry...

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How to Open Your Own Pharmacy

How to Open Your Own Pharmacy

4 Important Steps Starting your own pharmacy can be an intimidating and challenging venture. There are many things to consider and important steps in the process. However, if you do it correctly, you cannot only become a successful business owner, but you can become a beloved pillar in your local community. Before moving forward, let's make sure your...

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How Much Does Pharmacy Management Software Cost?

How Much Does Pharmacy Management Software Cost?

One of the first questions on anyone's mind when researching pharmacy software is, "How much does pharmacy software cost?" With operating budgets to keep in mind, it's an essential question to ask; however, the answer isn't as straightforward as one might hope. So how much does pharmacy software cost? Pharmacy management software packages can easily...

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4 Things to Consider When Choosing the Best Pharmacy Software

4 Things to Consider When Choosing the Best Pharmacy Software

Choosing a software solution for your independent pharmacy is difficult. Whether you’re looking for a software vendor for a new pharmacy or if you’re considering making a switch from your existing vendor, there are many factors to consider. The process of choosing new pharmacy software can quickly make pharmacy owners feel overwhelmed with all of the...

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The Benefits of Utilizing Technology in Your Independent Pharmacy

The Benefits of Utilizing Technology in Your Independent Pharmacy

Technology can be scary, especially for small, independent pharmacies who might be set in their ways and used to their routine. Now more than ever though, with independent pharmacies working tirelessly to beat PBM fees and declining reimbursements, pharmacists need to look to their pharmacy software systems for help. At Datascan, we believe technology...

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Why do More Independent Pharmacies Choose Datascan?

Why do More Independent Pharmacies Choose Datascan?

Working with other independently owned vendors can give you a competitive advantage and better service. When you think about opening a community pharmacy, what do you envision? Your answer is probably: a setting in a local town where you can build relationships with your patients, provide them the service and care they deserve, and set yourself aside...

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Should Independent Pharmacies Offer Durable Medical Equipment?

Should Independent Pharmacies Offer Durable Medical Equipment?

As more patients nationwide suffer from conditions like cancer and cardiac disorders and also look to manage care at home, the need for at-home "DME", or Durable Medical Equipment, continues to rise. According to a study by Grand View Research, the market for Durable Medical Equipment was worth nearly $42 billion in 2016 and is expected to continue to...

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How Datascan is Helping Pharmacies Deal with the COVID-19 Crisis

How Datascan is Helping Pharmacies Deal with the COVID-19 Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, pharmacies are one of the most essential businesses to remain operational during these difficult times. No matter who we are or where we’re from, we have all been affected by the spread of the coronavirus. We are settling into a new normal as businesses are closing, schools are shutting down, and we are facing...

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McKesson Pharmacy Software Shutting Down

McKesson Pharmacy Software Shutting Down

Is Your Pharmacy Software Company Shutting Down?  Or Did They Sell Off to a Large Corporation? The landscape of the pharmacy software industry is changing fast, and not necessarily for the better.  Many vendors are selling off, consolidating, and even shutting down their pharmacy software systems!  Today, many of the pharmacy software companies that are...

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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.