Hearing all the buzz about Amazon RxPass, a new prescription drug subscription for Prime members? Here we breakdown what this all this service truly offers and potential impacts on independent pharmacies.
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Unfortunately, drug shortages occur and may last from days to months to years at a time. Being prepared within your pharmacy and having a plan with your team will go a long way in ensuring your patients have as little disruption in care as possible. In this blog, we will look deeper into the causes of drug shortages and what your pharmacy can do to manage them.
With flu season being in full effect, let’s break down the flu along with where we are so far this season. In this blog, we will discuss pharmacy trends to look out for in 2023 so your business can be as prepared as possible in the new year.
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.
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.
Your patients are spending more time online than ever before. Here are 9 pharmacy advertising ideas to attract more patients in 2020 and beyond.
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.
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.
When you go to the website for Amazon’s Pharmacy it states they are “The pharmacy that really delivers. Upfront pricing. Easy refills. No more waiting in pharmacy lines.” But what does this all mean? Let’s dive deeper into their pharmacy business.
On August 9th, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for the JYNNEOS vaccine for Monkeypox. In this blog we dive more into what that means for pharmacists and what they need to make sure their patients know.
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