Listed below are the categories to consider when making decisions regarding types of technology required. Technology matches the unique services offered by the pharmacy to allow smooth and efficient operations. See Pharmacy Management Systems for pharmacy operating systems.

GeneralOptionalPharmacy specificBilling
Phone Fax machine Printers Computers Register Security System (if required)Languageinterpretationsoftware (Martti, Language Line Services) See InterpretationInterpretation 
Language translation services Pharmacy Translations,Translating 
TV for waiting room

Pharmacy dispensing system Counting machine (Kirby Lester or “robot”)
Internet access provider Drug information resources (Clinical Pharmacology)
Patient assistance program software (RxAssistPlus and others)
Microsoft Office or equivalent
Reimbursement support Reconciliation services SeeOperations Software

For Start-Up Costs see Start-Up Costs.