Medication errors have the potential to occur frequently and when we least expect them. Whether it be human error involved in filling the prescription or dispensing it, they can happen at any stage in the process. We are going to discuss ways to reduce medication errors at your pharmacy.
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Section 179 is a tax deduction for businesses. In today’s blog, we will take a deeper look at exactly what this means and how it can impact your pharmacy.
To take into account that the COVID-19 pandemic changed how people throughout the world think about health care, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has responded by making a number of adjustments to the principle that patients should encounter the fewest obstacles possible when obtaining care and treatment during COVID-19.
Both Star Ratings and the nature of healthcare are constantly changing. Check out the changes that might affect you.
We know it’s difficult preparing your pharmacy for the holidays while also properly promoting your services, so we are here to help. In this blog, we are sharing five tips for creating a successful holiday marketing plan this season.
The holiday season is upon us! What a fun time you and your pharmacy team. With all the holiday cheer though, definitely comes stress. Have no fear, we are here to help your pharmacy team prepare and have the best holiday season yet. Here are 5 simple tips to prepare your pharmacy for the holidays.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the US, and about every 2 and a half minutes, someone learns they have this disease. Many organizations are working together to defeat lung cancer and during the month of November, it’s critical to raise awareness.
Innovation drives progress. When it comes to innovation in the development of new drugs and therapeutic biological products in the pharmaceutical industry, the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is a key supporter of the pharmaceutical industry.
With hurricanes consistently making landfall each year, it is important pharmacies are as best prepared as possible for these storms. Hurricanes and State of Emergency issuances can lead to many concerns among patients, so having a plan in place and proactively checking it can help tremendously during this stressful time. Below we will be sharing tips to help you prepare your pharmacy for a possible hurricane.
Pharmacies offering testing services can lead to healthier communities and quicker diagnosis of disease. Not only will this allow pharmacists to practice at the top of their license, it will allow for patients to continue to receive exceptional care from the pharmacy teams they love.
From short videos making audiences laugh to informative videos solving a problem for consumers, the videos posted on TikTok vastly range. Pharmacies have a place here as well. TikTok is a great social media platform to get your name and services out in a new and novel way. By posting videos, replying to comments, engaging with hashtags – you are marketing your brand.
The Medicare Open Enrollment period for 2023 is quickly approaching – this is a critical time for both your patients and your pharmacy. Every year, the enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7. This leaves very little time before patients need to re-evaluate their insurance. Below are a few tips on how your pharmacy can prepare for the upcoming enrollment period.
Over the past few years, the FDA has recalled many popular drugs due to a contaminant, Nitrosamine, being found in them. Medications that have been found to include concerning amounts of nitrosamines include losartan and other ARB’s, Metformin, ranitidine, rifampin, and Chantix. Let’s talk a bit more about these recalls and what nitrosamines exactly are, what to do if a patient inquires about this recall, and the legal actions that are being taken.
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