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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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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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Are Patients Misusing NSAIDS?

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

About 15 percent of all patients who take NSAIDS are misusing them, according to recent studies. The causes relate to the patients’ attitudes toward taking drugs. Of the patients surveyed,...
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Hospital Pharmacy Career Outlook

Posted in Rx Career Tips

In the next eight years, pharmacy jobs are expected to increase by almost 18,000, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). However, the growth...
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What are NSAIDS?

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

NSAIDS are some of the most common pain relief drugs in the world. Some 30 million Americans use them on a daily basis. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) are normally used...
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The Community Pharmacy Role in Heart Health

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

Cardiovascular disease is a huge health problem in the United States, responsible for one in every three deaths in the country. There are more than two million heart attacks and...
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Top Ten Pharmacy Magazines

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

Listed below are some of the most important pharmacy magazines being published today. The listings are based in part on circulation numbers and impact on the pharmacy profession. Pharmacy Times...
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What is a Pharmacy Technician?

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

Pharmacy Technician Job Duties In brief, the job of a pharmacy technician is to assist a licensed pharmacist in the dispensing of prescription medication. Pharmacy technicians work in both retail...
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FDA Approves First Non-Opioid Drug for Withdrawal

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

The FDA has recently approved the drug Lucemyra – lofexidine hydrochloride – for alleviating the symptoms associated with opioid withdrawal. The drug is manufactured by WorldMedsLLC. It is not intended...
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