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Point-of-care testing

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Make testing more accessible to your community 

Point-of-care testing (POCT) gives you the opportunity to practice at the top of your license and raise your pharmacy’s profile as a go-to healthcare destination. POCT also enables you to: 

  • Attract existing patients and new customers to your pharmacy  
  • Build brand affinity/pharmacy loyalty for existing customers 
  • Drive revenue while improving patient health 
  • Increase your prescriptions and over-the-counter sales as you guide patients through their treatment 
  • Relieve the burden on the prescribers in your area, deepen your relationships, and boost referrals 
  • Position your pharmacy as a healthcare destination within your community 

 

Access our point-of-care testing curriculum 

From CLIA waivers to billing, FAQs to implementation guides, explore our POCT curriculum available to all Good Neighbor Pharmacy and Elevate members.  
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Insight

Community pharmacy POV: Point-of-care testing

Ronnie Baggett, PharmD
AmerisourceBergen
January 2023

If you’re ready to share your pharmacy’s point-of-care testing with your community, download our Marketing Execution Guide for materials and how-to’s.  

Test for a suite of illnesses like COVID-19, flus A&B, strep and RSV.

 

 AmerisourceBergen offers point-of-care testing products which can be ordered through ABC Order. Note that product stock and availability may vary.

Not a Good Neighbor Pharmacy Premier member yet?

Become one today to get access to our best-in-class expert support all year around.

 

Simplify setup with the help of a business coach

If you’re a Good Neighbor Pharmacy Premier member, your dedicated business coach can walk you through the POCT implementation process and get you testing as soon as possible. They’ll help you satisfy all the licensure requirements, train your team, strategize workflow, and much more. Contact your coach today to get started.
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Partner with an advertising manager to spread the word

Premier members can also work with their dedicated advertising manager to develop a comprehensive strategy to communicate this new POCT offering to their community. We’ve created a comprehensive collection of marketing materials that you can use across a variety of channels to attract both new and existing patients into your store. Contact your ad manager today for details.
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Find helpful point-of-care testing marketing materials and resources

 

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Good Neighbor Pharmacy members can access print and digital POCT marketing materials on Brand Central Station and SOCi. These creative assets will help you promote your POCT offering to your patients online and in your store. On Brand Central Station, you can also find the Point-of-Care Testing Marketing Execution Guide, which includes an overview of available marketing materials, additional ways you can promote the service to your patients through digital marketing, and tips for in-store and digital promotion.

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See how your peers are using POCT to provide next-level patient care

Haller’s Pharmacy and Medical Supply in Fremont, California

Haller’s Pharmacy

Fremont, California

Haller’s Pharmacy and Medical Supply in Fremont, California

Located in Fremont, California, serving the local community since 1957. Over the last 2 years, current owner Jasmine Basrai has shifted her focus from filling prescriptions to patient services and products that provide more profitable revenue. 

Haller’s Pharmacy and Medical Supply in Fremont, California
AndersonRx in Redding, California

AndersonRx

Redding, California

AndersonRx in Redding, California

AndersonRx was opened by Sherry Borchert in April 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic was shutting down the country. The pharmacy is located 10 miles south of Redding, California, in a community with a population of 10,000. 

AndersonRx in Redding, California
 

Looking for expert guidance on how to launch point-of-care testing in your pharmacy or add a new assay to your existing service offering? Fill out this form and a Good Neighbor Pharmacy team member will contact you with more information.