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How Community Pharmacies Are Impacting Influenza

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News, Pharmacy Management Tips

You probably have seen the sign outside your neighborhood pharmacy, “Flu vaccinations offered here.” Community pharmacies have now become the venue of choice for most people when it comes to...
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When Medication Adherence Becomes an Issue

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Medication adherence has become an increasingly important issue in healthcare. Patients who do not adhere to their medication schedules are costing insurers, pharmaceutical companies, and providers a lot of money...
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Deprescribing and Why It’s Becoming Commonplace

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Deprescribing is a term that refers to the reduction or elimination of medication that could actually be causing harm to a patient, or a medication that is doing nothing to...
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Tips on Combating Drug Misuse

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Drug misuse is widespread around the country, according to a national laboratory testing company. About half of all those tested by the company had combined drugs that should not be...
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Becoming a Pharmacy Preceptor Will Not Be a Waste of Time

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips, Pharmacy Management Tips

As a professional pharmacist, you may have thought about becoming a preceptor, but were unsure whether it would be worthwhile pursuing. Pharmacists who are preceptors give the experience an enthusiastic...
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Pharmacists’ Role in Chronic Pain Management

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Pharmacists are playing a greater role in the management of chronic disease treatment. At a recent conference of pharmacy professionals, pharmacists learned how they can expand their roles even more...
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The Dreaded Rx Incident Report

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It may not happen often, but there are times in dispensing medication when an error is made and the error affects the patient. In cases like these, a pharmacy incident...
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Pharmacists are Helping to Improve Ambulatory Patient Safety

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Because most medical care takes place in ambulatory settings, healthcare organizations are focusing on ways to increase safety for patients receiving ambulatory care. A recent report by the U.S. Department...
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The Staggering Cost of a Bad Pharmaceutical Hire

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips, Pharmacy Recruiting

Not every hire works out. Sometimes, you hire someone who just doesn’t perform the way you expected, and you have to let them go. If something like that happens, you...
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How to Slash Readmissions - A Lesson From a Pharmacy-led Clinic in Chicago

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Looking for a way to cut -- if not outright slash – patient readmissions at your hospital? Consider opening a discharge clinic and staffing it with a pharmacist and nurse...
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