The frequency of hurricanes and the subsequent State of Emergency declarations give rise to numerous anxieties among patients, making it vital for pharmacies to have a well-thought-out plan in place and consistently monitor and update it to provide substantial support and alleviate stress during such challenging times.
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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.
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.
On August 16, 2022, the FDA issued a rule establishing “over-the-counter hearing aids to improve access to safe, effective, and affordable hearing aids for millions of Americans”. These hearing aids can be purchased by patients with perceived mild to moderate hearing loss without the need to see a prescriber. Here we have a full list of what you need to know when it comes to OTC hearing aids.
The 2023 Medicare Part D Final rule affects all stakeholders – plan sponsors, pharmacies, and beneficiaries. Fortunately, the changes to come from this final rule lean in favor of pharmacies and beneficiaries rather than sponsors. While the changes won’t solve all of the problems for community pharmacies, it is a tremendous step in the right direction when it comes to reimbursement transparency.
Drive-thrus made a huge difference to pharmacies during COVID-19. Here’s how to make the most of yours beyond the pandemic.
Mother’s Day is a chance to pay homage to the special moms that fill your pharmacy – both your patients and your team! Check out the ideas we have compiled below for a thoughtful and tasteful Mother’s Day at your pharmacy!
World Immunization Week is a collective effort to encourage immunizations, and in this blog we explore how your pharmacy can get involved. While education on vaccinations are important year-round, World Immunization Week is a great opportunity to get the conversation started with your patients.
In a tech-dependent world and during COVID-19, implementing digital transformation in your pharmacy can help you effectively grow and win new business.
Automated pharmacy communication systems like IVR have gained popularity since COVID-19. Here’s why you should consider making the switch and how this provider can help.
5 Ways To Optimize Your Pharmacy IVR System so you can increase your pharmacy revenue and save time to see more patients.
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