How a Top Ranked Pharmacist Uses Technology to Increase Adherence

Since its opening in 2011, Hayat Pharmacy focuses on top quality care for patients in the inner city of Milwaukee. Founder Dr. Hashim Zaibak and his wife knew they could make an impact by helping local patients who may not have been receiving the care they needed. Now, patients under Dr. Zaibak’s care are more adherent to chronic […]

Challenges Independent Pharmacies Face (Part 2)

Let’s face it, owning and managing any business is not easy. Owning an independent pharmacy can even be more demanding and difficult. Here are three more issues all independent pharmacies face with solutions to help you solve them. View part 1 of this article here. 4) Marketing You may feel like marketing is on the […]

Android 7.0 Alert: How to Use the New Date Selection Tool

Here at Digital Pharmacist Inc., we want to keep our customers in the loop when it comes to technical updates that may affect patients. One of the newest Android software updates affects how users select their birth date, and it’s causing some confusion and frustration. The change affects all Android apps across all industries, and […]

Challenges Independent Pharmacies Face (Part 1)

Let’s face it, owning and managing any business is not easy. Owning an independent pharmacy can even be more demanding and difficult. Here are three issues all independent pharmacies face with solutions to help you solve them. 1) Generating Revenue As with any business, generating revenue is key and a priority. If you feel like […]

Pharmacy Owners: Tell Your Story

NCPA has put together its fourth census to document who you are and what you do. This is your chance to be a part of the bigger story NCPA communicates to legislators, regulators, the media, and patients. The Census asks about services you provide in your pharmacy. It also asks about how you, your employees, […]

Why Tech is Important for Senior Patients

When working with local pharmacies, one of their most common concerns is that older patients won’t be willing to download an app or use online services. Although this makes sense in theory, we have actually found evidence to the contrary. In fact, older patients are just as inclined or more inclined to adopt digital services […]

How The Clinic Pharmacy Embraces Online Reviews

Online reviews can be a scary prospect for business owners. One unhappy customer can ruin a five-star rating with comments that remain on Yelp or Facebook forever. However, the Clinic Pharmacy team has garnered a 4.9 star rating with over 100 patient verified reviews through their new online refill form and mobile app. Because these ratings are collected internally […]

Increase Patient Engagement Through Facebook

Posting content that your patients will enjoy is easier than it seems. Here are four ideas for creating engaging content that you can post to Facebook today: 1) Make a Meme Memes are the pinnacle of internet culture. They portray relatable jokes consisting of a comedic photo and text, often using iconic film and internet […]

Staying Relevant After 30 Years of Service

Local pharmacists are a special breed of healthcare providers. Charged with the task of delivering efficient medications while ensuring the efficacy of each patient’s therapy regimen, pharmacists truly impact their patients’ lives. After Mills Pharmacy celebrated their thirtieth anniversary, Digital Pharmacist sat down with Tina Weisenberger, Mills Pharmacy’s President and resident Pharmacist to find out how they manage to stay relevant after all these years.

Five “Farmacy” Fun Facts

1. On May 8, 1886, in Atlanta, Georgia, Coca-Cola, was born. We owe this creation to none other than a local pharmacist, Dr. John Stith Pemberton. He developed the syrup for Coca-Cola and carried a jug of the new concoction to Jacobs’ Pharmacy. The product was sampled, pronounced to be “excellent” and then placed on […]

Converting Technology Skeptics into Loyal Pharmacy Fans

With a population of over 80,000 people, residents of Longview, Texas have plenty of options when it comes to meeting their pharmaceutical needs. Shawn Sams, owner of Louis Morgan Drug #4, knew that personalized patient care along with the convenience of digital solutions would create a key competitive advantage in today’s pharmaceutical marketplace. Since launching […]