How Ancillary Services Like Medication Dispensing Are Increasing Revenue and Patient Satisfaction For Healthcare Professionals

med disp image 4Medication Dispensing is a simple, turn-key solution to institute into your practice. With over 325 installs, healthcare practitioners across the nation are embracing the simplicity PharmaLink offers your practice.  PharmaLink offers over 2400 trusted, generic medications to choose from and software which allows for medications to be dispensed at your office in less than 1 minute. This is a cash based business which allows you to set your own profitability.  In fact, 3 out of 4 patients would rather receive their prescriptions from their practitioner than going to a pharmacy.

We will work with you to create a customized, turn-key solution for your business and get you making more money quickly. We will take the time with you to create the correct formulary inventory for your practice, complete DEA and regulatory reporting, and will make sure you have everything you need to successfully offer this innovative, convenient service to your patients. It is a win-win for everyone. Your profits will go up and your patients will thank you for it!

Adding PharmaLink’s medication dispensing system to your current services is a sure way of increasing cash flow to your practice. The system is easy to set up and we will be there to assist you every step of the way.

Physician and Practice Benefits:

  • Increased income:  Generate a new source of profit and cash flow to help offset declining reimbursements and rising costs of managing a practice.
  • Increased productivity and time savings: Reduced pharmacy phone calls and fax requests.  Dispensing medications can actually save your staff time, helping your practice to focus more on patient care and their experience with your practice.
  • Reduced liability: The physician is the best advocate for the patient and has the complete facts.  Directly dispensing your prescriptions ensures the patient gets the exact medication you prescribed.     
  • Improved patient outcomes:  Increasingly, physicians are being evaluating on patient outcomes.  Directly dispensing your prescriptions can increase patient compliance.
  • Compete with “mini clinics”: Retail pharmacies continue to compete with primary care physicians.  By adding PharmaLink’s medication dispensing solution, primary care physicians begin to level the playing field and compete with retail pharmacy mini clinics.
  • Full service practice image: Give your patients the choices and options that they want, to fill their prescriptions where they choose to.  Including at your practice.

Patient Benefits:  The 4 C’s – ConvenienceCostCompliance and Confidentiality.

  • Convenience: Save a trip to the pharmacy.  Pharmacy wait times can be hours.  Patients value the time savings of filling prescriptions at their doctor’s office.
  • Cost:  Regardless of the dispensing service you choose: Cash or Workers Comp, PharmaLink gives your patients very cost effective options.
  • Compliance:  Various studies cite between 20% to 30% of prescriptions are never filled by patients.
  • Confidentiality:  Our clients report a high utilization of their in-office dispensing option especially when the condition being treated might be sensitive to the patient.  Patients appreciate the option to fill prescriptions in the privacy of their doctor’s office.

 

For more information on this and other Ancillary Medical Solutions, contact us and we will have one of our Certified Ancillary Consultants contact you.