It’s easy to forget that there are methods of payment that don’t involve plastic. Credit and debit cards certainly may account for a good portion, likely even a majority, of the transactions processed in your pharmacy, but they certainly aren’t the be all and end all when it comes to accepting payments.
Although many experts cite the dwindling use of cash and checks, they certainly aren’t negligible forms of payment. It’s important to pay attention to how your pharmacy POS system handles these, and other payment methods. If it’s not just as easy for your customers to pay with cash or check as it is with a credit card, you risk alienating those customers that don’t default to a card payment. Here are some important methods of payment to keep in mind and some features to look for in any pharmacy point-of-sale system.Read More