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Pharmacy Podcast Episode 162 Credit Card Security Warning - with RMS

Interview with Pharmacy POS Solution Provider - President of Retail Management Solutions - Brad Jones on Credit Card Fraud prevention in your Independent Pharmacy. 

As the leader in pharmacy POS innovation, rest assured, RMS will have solutions in place to meet these requirements, due in October, 2015.  We are already completing a Peer-to-Peer (P2P), end to end, secure payment processing solution, and have been shipping signature pads that accept the new chip-and-pin, smart card technology that is required for this new security requirement.

I also urge you to download our ebook on Pharmacy Point-of-Sale Security by clicking the link below, to better understand how to ensure your pharmacy and its data is secure. 

More to come as regulations are continually changing, but I urge pharmacies to put this on their radar for next year, as I'm certain this will be a talking point in 2015.  

If you are already an RMS customer, you already know you are in good hands, and we will continue to communicate changes and updates as they occur.  We promise to keep you informed, and will let you know what, if anything, needs to occur, well before the October 2015 deadline.


Direct download: Brad_Jones_RMS_FINAL.mp3
Category:Pharmacy -- posted at: 3:53pm EDT

Pharmacy Podcast Episode 161 Pharmacy Marketing with Scot Maitland

Sponsored by: Pestle Packing Sales was designed to build sales for the independent pharmacy through a series of steps that are repeatable. The four modules are packed with powerful techniques you can start using on DAY ONE.

Direct download: PharmacyMarketing_July2014_FINAL.mp3
Category:Pharmacy -- posted at: 10:02am EDT

Pharmacy Podcast Episode 160 Tom Menighan with APhA
Thomas E. Menighan, BSPharm, MBA, ScD (Hon), FAPhA, Executive Vice President

Thomas E. Menighan is executive vice president and chief executive officer of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). He received his bachelor of science in pharmacy (BSPharm) in 1974 from West Virginia University School of Pharmacy and master of business administration (MBA) in 1990 from Averett College. In 2011, he received an honorary doctor of science (ScD) degree from West Virginia University and he was awarded a ScD by the University of Charleston (West Virginia) in 2010. Prior to his current leadership roles at APhA, Menighan was founder and president of SynTegra Solutions, Inc., in Germantown, Maryland. The company provides supply chain and chargeback auditing and consulting in risk management, 340B systems, anti-counterfeiting, and the technology of medication information. Menighan also founded SymRx, Inc., and developed

Throughout his career, Menighan has served volunteer roles within the profession of pharmacy, including president of APhA from 2001 to 2002 and a member of the APhA Board of Trustees between 1995 and 2003. He was a senior staff member of APhA from 1987 to 1992. While on staff as senior director of external affairs, he managed state affairs, public relations, new business development, and practice management issues. His other professional experiences include management of the PharMark Corporation, creator of RationalMed, and licensor of systems for states to conduct drug utilization review for millions of state Medicaid enrollees. Menighan also founded and was a 20-year Medicine Shoppe owner in Huntington, West Virginia, and he is a current partner in Pharmacy Associates, Inc., a multi-state specialty pharmacy that today serves patients in much of the United States.

Direct download: Apha_Thomas_E._Menighan_FINAL.mp3
Category:Pharmacy -- posted at: 11:05am EDT

Pharmacy Podcast Episode 159 Medication Adherence Remind Technologies

Medication Adherence Remind Technologies 

Remind Techologies has designed and developed the MindRx- the world's first smartphone based pill dispenser! Using an integrated case, the MindRx couples to an onboard software app to track, deliver and record medication dispensing and adherence.

Nicole Pardo, President and CEO, Remind Technologies Inc.

Direct download: RemindTechnologies_FINAL_MIX.mp3
Category:Pharmacy -- posted at: 9:54am EDT

Pharmacy Podcast Episode 158 Pharmacy Future Leaders Brahim Shettima PharmD

Pharmacy Future Leaders Episode:

Brahim Shettima PharmD, RPh

Student Pharmacist with strong interests in research, policy, and advocacy for the profession, engaged in Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences and exploring opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry.


Pennsylvania Pharmacist's Association

2010 – Present (4 years)

Student Chair, 2012-2013
Legislative Day Attendee, 2012, 2013
Student Coordinator of the University of Pittsburgh Appropriate Medication Use Project
Allegheny County Pharmacists Association Student Member


New Practitioner Member

American Pharmacist's Association

2009 – Present (5 years)

Member of Academy of Student Pharmacist's 2010-2014
2013 Delegate to APhA-ASP House of Delegates for the University of Pittsburgh
2013 Region 2 Caucus Participant


Student Pharmacist

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy


Direct download: BRAHIM_PFL_FINAL_.mp3
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