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AMERISOURCEBERGEN ECHO WHOLESALER QUICK-START GUIDE This guide will help you walk through the basic steps of ordering and updating prices through AmerisourceBergen ECHO.

Price Update

WinRx Pharmacy

1. Open the ECHO program. 2. Click on “Ordering” section. 3. Click on the Communications menu, select “Call for Confirmation” and follow the prompts. As per training from AmerisourceBergen, the Call for Confirmation should be completed daily. 4. Go to the Communications menu and select Import/ Export. 5. In the Import/Export pop-up window, make the following selections: •Select Third Party: ECHO. •Select Function: EXPORT PRICE CHANGES UNIVERSAL FORMAT. 6. Click “Start.” 7. Highlight your account number and click “OK.” 8. In the Exporting Prices window, select “All Items in Catalog” and click “OK.” 9. In the next Exporting Prices window, select “All Items In Catalog” and click “OK.” 10. In the Save Export File window, save the file “prchange.out” to “c-drive on HOST (H:) and click on “Save.” 11. Open Pharmacy and log in. 12. Go to Utilities > Wholesaler Price Updates and press Echo/Echo Star. 13. Look for the “prchange.out” file: A. If on the Host Computer, look in Local Disk (C:), select “prchange.out” and click “Open.” B. If on a workstation, look in C-drive on Host (H:), select “prchange.out” and click “Open.” 14. Click on “Print” to print your price update or “Cancel” to continue the update without printing. Note: prices will still be updated whether the update is printed or not.

Ordering

1. Generate your order in Pharmacy: Order File Name and path=\crx\order.dat A. Go to Inventory > Create Purchase Order. B. Choose your wholesaler, selection method and click “Create Order.” C. Review the items to be ordered and click “Or der.” D. Click “OK” to order the selected items. E. Click “OK” to print the PO or “Cancel” to continue without printing. 2. Open the ECHO program. 3. Go to “Ordering” section. 4. Go to the Communications menu and select Import/ Export. 5. In the Import/Export pop-up window, make the following selections: •Select Third Party: X12. •Select Function: IMPORT X12.850. 6. Click “Start.” 7. In the Open Import File window, search for the file “order.dat” on the “c-drive on Host (H:)\crx folder, select it, and click “Open.” 8. After the Formatting Order(s) window completes, an “Export Complete” notification will appear. Click “OK.” 9. The order will now appear in the “Order Entry” window. Double click the order to edit it, if necessary. 10. When you are satisfied with your order, check the box next to the appropriate PO to “tag” it, and click “Send.”

**Instructions are based on the most current information supplied to Computer-Rx by the wholesaler. You should always verify steps pertaining to the use of the wholesaler’s interface with the wholesaler rep or tech support.

If you need help generating a purchase order, please call:

Computer-Rx Technical Support at (800) 647-5288.


AMERISOURCEBERGEN ECHO WHOLESALER QUICK-START GUIDE This guide will help you walk through the basic steps of ordering and updating prices through AmerisourceBergen ECHO.

Price Update

WinSCAN POINT-OF-SALE

1. Open the ECHO program. 2. Go to the “Ordering” section. 3. Click on the Communications menu, select “Call for Confirmation” and follow the prompts. As per training from AmerisourceBergen, the Call for Confirmation should be completed daily. 4. Go to the Communications menu and select Import/ Export. 5. In the Import/Export pop-up window, make the following selections: •Select Third Party: ECHO. •Select Function: EXPORT PRICE CHANGES UNIVERSAL FORMAT. 6. Click “Start.”

Ordering

1. Generate your order in Point-of-Sale by: A. Go to Inventory Control > Create Purchase Order (Using Items Sold). or: B. Go to Inventory Control > Create Purchase Order (Using On Hand Amounts). 2. Click “Create Order.” 3. Review your selections and click “Order.” 4. Click “Print” to print the order or “Cancel” to continue without printing. 5. Click “Yes” to update inventory now or “No” to receive stock later. 6. Click “OK” to “Inventory Has Been Updated.” 7. Open the ECHO program.

7. Highlight your account number and click “OK.” 8. In the Exporting Prices window, select “All Items in Catalog” and click “OK.” 9. In the next Exporting Prices window, select “OTC Items Only” and click “OK.” 10. In the Save Export File window, save the file as “prchangeOTC.out*” to “c-drive on HOST (H:) and click “Save.” *Note: User must change the default file name from prchange.out to prchangeOTC.out.

8. Go to the “Ordering” section. 9. Go to the Communications menu and select Import/ Export. 10. In the Import/Export pop-up window, make the following selections: •Select Third Party: X12. •Select Function: IMPORT X12.850. 11. Click “Start.”

11. Open a Point-of-Sale (on the same computer you downloaded your update).

12. In the Open Import File window, search for the file “edipootc.txt” on the “c-drive on Host (H:), select it, and click “Open.”

12. Go to Utilities > Amerisource / Bergan > “Import Echo OTC Export.”

13. After the Formatting Order(s) window completes, an “Export Complete” notification will appear. Click “OK.”

13. Locate the file “prchangeOTC.out.” •If on the host, look in Local Disk (C:) and click “OK.” •If on a workstation, look on “c-drive on HOST” and click “OK.”

14. The order will now appear in the “Order Entry” window. Double click the order to edit it, if necessary.

14. Verify the vendor is Amerisource/Bergen. 15. Verify the department is HBA. 16. Answer “Yes” to update retail prices.

15. When you are satisfied with your order, highlight the appropriate PO number and click “Send.” **Instructions are based on the most current information supplied to Computer-Rx by the wholesaler. You should always verify steps pertaining to the use of the wholesaler’s interface with the wholesaler rep or tech support.

If you need help generating a purchase order, please call:

Computer-Rx Technical Support at (800) 647-5288.


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