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Learn How Pharmacists Can Help With Migraine Treatment ::

People suffering from migraines use OTC and prescription medication to treat their condition. Because patients rely on one or both types of medication, the pharmacist can help explain the correct use of these therapies. Migraine Medications In a recent survey, almost half of those responding said they used only OTC medication, while about one-third used… Read more »

Independent Pharmacies are Now the Healthcare Hubs for their Communities ::

Independent pharmacies are becoming important centers for the delivery of healthcare in many underserved communities. As a result, they are helping to provide greater healthcare access to minority areas. But there is still a long way to go. Helping Underserved Communities One pharmacy in California, for example, serves a large Mexican-American community. It is the… Read more »

Covid-19 Has Had an Impact on Pharmacy Management ::

The pandemic has caused a great deal of turmoil to many different industries as they worked to cope with a completely new threat. It exposed some of the shortcomings in the healthcare industry as well. One of those areas is the pharmacy supply chain. The pandemic made shortages even worse, inventory management more difficult, and… Read more »

How to Improve the Relationship Between Pharmacists and Physicians ::

When it comes to collaboration between physicians and pharmacists, there is one simple thing to be said – it needs to be improved. Lack of Collaboration One big structural obstacle is that documentation related to specific patients cannot be shared between the two. Time constraints are another problem. Pharmacists complain that they often have problems… Read more »

Learn How Pharmacists Can Help Manage Migraines in Psychiatric Patients ::

People with psychiatric conditions are at greater risk of developing migraines, and the reverse is true as well. Treating a patient with migraines is more difficult when the person also has a psychiatric illness. But pharmacists have the expertise to help manage both of these conditions. Unique Challenges However, treating them presents unique challenges and… Read more »

This is How Clinical Skills Can Help Pharmacists Increase Value to Patients ::

When most people think of pharmacists, they see them as dispensing medications. But today, as medical care has advanced and becomes more complex, pharmacists are called upon to do a good deal more than fill prescriptions. Because they often are the healthcare providers that patients see most and are most accessible to patients, they are… Read more »

Tips for Giving Feedback to Your Pharmacy Staff to Improve Their Performance ::

Managers often are reluctant to give employees feedback because workers often do not take criticism well, perceiving it as an attack on their competence. But if improvements are to be made, feedback is essential. Here are a few tips on how to do it effectively. Schedule regular individual meetings for feedback If you evaluate an… Read more »

Telepharmacy is Putting Pharmacists in the Cloud ::

Telepharmacy is the process whereby a pharmacist in one place delivers services electronically to people in another area. By expanding the range of the pharmacist, it can help to improve patient care. Advantages of Telepharmacy Telepharmacy offers many kinds of advantages. It can enable a pharmacist to devote more time to clinical work and immunizations…. Read more »

Pharmacy Care Plans Will Reduce COPD Hospital Readmissions ::

A recent study has attempted to look at the conditions that aggravate COPD symptoms, which lead to hospitalization or readmission to the hospital, and what pharmacists can do to help improve these conditions. COPD symptoms include difficulty breathing, coughing, wheezing, and excreting excess mucus. Stages of COPD There are four stages to the disease. The… Read more »

Learn About the Importance of Preparing the Public for a General Covid-19 Vaccine ::

The Covid-19 vaccines distribution from Pfizer and Moderna is underway, and about one million people have been vaccinated. According to some healthcare experts, around 90 percent of the population will need to receive the vaccine to reach herd immunity.  Building Public Trust Whether that will be achieved or not will depend on building trust with the public… Read more »