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.
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In recent weeks, the pharmacy industry has been shaken up by numerous changes and events. Staff walkouts at CVS and Walgreens captured the attention of pharmacists and patients alike and these walkouts have left many curious about the reasons behind them and what implications these events may have on the future of the pharmacy profession. By understanding what led retail pharmacy team members to take these drastic actions, we can look at what independent pharmacies can do to avoid similar issues and also how we can help members of these communities affected by closures.
November is American Diabetes Month – a time to come together to spread awareness about diabetes prevention and management. Pharmacies play a crucial role in healthcare, making them ideal partners in promoting awareness and education during this month. In this blog post, we’ll explore key ways pharmacies can actively participate in American Diabetes Month.
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Not sure what trade shows to prioritize attending this year? We have the must-hits tradeshows for pharmacists broken down for you including what to expect, and when and wear the shows are taking place.
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.
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.
The role of the community pharmacy has increased tremendously especially during the COVID pandemic. For pharmacies, it is important to understand the needs of the patients, and the services that patients are looking for so patient expectations can not only be met but exceeded.
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.
The role of pharmacies is somewhat changed compared to one in the past. People used to consider the pharmacy as a place to fill their prescriptions, but, pharmacies and pharmacists do much more than prepare medications. Most people fill their medication and medicinal devices from their local community pharmacies. To outstand and succeed among the other pharmacies, community pharmacies should find a way to distinguish their pharmacy from others. And to run a successful community pharmacy business, pharmacies should be well prepared to satisfy their customers, here are some tips for retail pharmacy business.
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.
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.
On October 7th, 2022 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of the Boostrix vaccine, commonly known as Tdap (combination of Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis) for immunization administration during the third trimester of pregnancy to prevent pertussis in infants younger than two months of age.
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.
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.
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.