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THE SCRIPT.

The Script is Rx relief's blog, covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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How Generic Combination Drugs Are Reducing Spending

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

Replacing brand name drugs with their generic counterparts can save Medicare hundreds of millions of dollars a year, according to recently published research. The researchers arrived at their conclusion by...
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Scrubs. Lab Coat. Suit. A Pharmacist’s Attire Can Vary by Setting

Posted in Rx Career Tips

An article about clothing might easily be dismissed as trivial. But research has shown that dress can be very important in the signals it sends, especially for people who work...
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It’s High Time We Educate Patients on Marijuana Use

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips, Pharmacy Industry News

Marijuana for medical purposes is now legal in half of all states, even though it is still considered illegal at the federal level. Because of its growing use to treat...
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Don’t Be a Ghost This Halloween – or Ever!

Posted in Rx Career Tips

Ghosting. It’s a phrase that describes a situation where someone abruptly and permanently cuts off all contact with someone else. It has in the past been used to describe personal...
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As Celebrities Bring Notoriety to the Opioid Epidemic, Community Pharmacists Can Offer Help

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

Recently, singer Demi Lovato suffered a drug overdose and was saved by using the opioid reversal medication Narcan (naloxone). Her struggle with substance abuse has brought added attention to the...
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Ready for Flu Season?

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips

It will soon be time to begin immunizing patients for flu season. Is your pharmacy ready for the increase in patients and their needs? Below are offer some tips on...
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Educating Patients on Expiration Dates

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News, Pharmacy Leadership Tips

The expiration dates on certain batches of EpiPen products are being extended four months by the FDA because of chronic shortages of the medication. The extension applies to certain batches...
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Being a Pharmacist and a Manager

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

Many pharmacists work in positions that require management skills, in addition to their medical skills and knowledge. Management skills that do not receive much attention in pharmacy school, so pharmacists...
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How the Job of Pharmacist is Changing

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

As medical care moves away from the fee-for-service model to a more value-centered endeavor, the role of the pharmacist is changing too. Pharmacists are working more closely with physicians in...
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What is a PBM and What Do They Do?

Posted in Top Pharmacist Jobs

Traditionally, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) were organizations that acted as a liaison between insurance plan sponsors, such as private employers, and insurance companies. The PBMs processed medication claims for a...
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