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Database 101-9: Why should you care about database maintenance best practices?

Database 101-9: Why should you care about database maintenance best practices?

I thought we’d get into those best practices once more, and walk through a few cautionary tales of how not maintaining these best practices can impact your pharmacy. (Spoiler alert: all are less than ideal situations for your staff and customers!)

Database 101-6: What does Page Life Expectancy (PLE) do to your database?

Database 101-6: What does Page Life Expectancy (PLE) do to your database?

So how can you tell if you’re giving SQL a big enough “desk”? There are different metrics around memory usage that can help you figure that out, but the most common one is called Page Life Expectancy. 

Database 101-4: Why should you care about Index Maintenance?

Database 101-4: Why should you care about Index Maintenance?

In our last post, we said why it is extremely important to perform routine Index maintenance for your SQL databases. I thought we’d walk through a few cautionary tales of how not maintaining these indexes can impact your pharmacy. (Spoiler alert: all are less than ideal situations for your staff and customers!)

Database 101-1: Tables and Indexes

Database 101-1: Tables and Indexes

Ryan Huber and Rick Magill presented “Database Optimization and Performance Improvements” as a breakout session at our conference last month, and due to it’s popularity we’re sharing it as a series of blog posts. This post covers tables and indexes.

FrameworkLTC Suite of Products: August Release Is Now Available

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The release notes and software are available on the Customer Engagement Zone (CEZ). Join us September 5, 2:00 p.m. EST for the FWLTC Release Notes Webinar. We will review these updates with a special focus on the Prospective Billing functionality. If you are not yet registered for the webinar series, the link is available on the CEZ under SUPPORT > WEBINARS.

Quality First!: Known Issues and Limitations (KIL) Document

Quality First!: Known Issues and Limitations (KIL) Document

In an ongoing effort to be proactive, transparent and forthcoming with errors, observations, issues and limitations related to FrameworkLTC software suite, SoftWriters has started publishing  Known Issues and Limitations document  (KIL) on the Customer Engagement Zone.

Increase Cash Flow: Quantify and Qualify Your On-Hand Inventory

Perpetual Inventory describes systems of inventory where inventory quantity and availability is updated on a continuous basis as a function of doing business.

Perpetual Inventory has some great perks:

  • Maximize efficiency

  • Increase cash flow

  • Decrease the outs experienced from day to day

  • Improve returns process

  • Reduce waste

  • Save money!!

Check out this quick video to see how it works, then schedule a training to outline the best perpetual inventory implementation process for your pharmacy!

 
 

How Will Emerging Technology Trends Transform Long Term Care?

How Will Emerging Technology Trends Transform Long Term Care?

Our team recently presented some bold and exciting technology predictions that are likely to accelerate the digital transformation across the LTC industry at the 15th Annual MHA Business Summit. Here is a quick recap of their presentation, highlight reel included! 

 

SoftWriters Moves to a Quarterly Release Schedule

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As FrameworkLTC is evolving into an enterprise-level clinical platform, it continues to offer end-to-end support for the majority of LTC pharmacy workflows. In order to deliver a stable and robust software upgrade and migration experience on enterprise scale to our customers, SoftWriters is moving towards a quarterly release cadence beginning Q1 2018. The first quarterly release is planned to be generally available by end of March 2018. This move fits very well with the overwhelming support that was shown by our customers during the 2017 Softwriters User Conference last year.

Cross Functional Rapid Response Teams Implement the Enhanced Development Request (DR) Triage Process at SoftWriters, Inc.

Cross Functional Rapid Response Teams Implement the Enhanced Development Request (DR) Triage Process at SoftWriters, Inc.

More than just a catchy title, these Rapid Response Teams have been formed to review, investigate and triage the current queue of DR’s and to expedite the process for the future. 

In 2018, let SoftWriters help train your pharmacy team!

In 2018, let SoftWriters help train your pharmacy team!

The New Year is the perfect time to take a holistic view of your current pharmacy operations and your goals for 2018. SoftWriters has assembled an all-star team of Consultants, Implementation Specialists, and Trainers in order to help you meet your operational goal.