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Should You Leave Your Local Pharmacy for Telehealth? ::

Technology has improved our lives in many different ways, and healthcare is no exception. Today, patients can order their drugs online, which offers a number of advantages to the traditional brick-and-mortar pharmacy. But online pharmacies are not without drawbacks. Here are some of the pros and cons of online pharmacies. Advantages Price A big advantage… Read more »

Tips to Increase Employee Retention ::

There are a number of factors that influence the retention of employees at a pharmacy. These include things like a supportive work environment, giving employees rewards and recognition for their efforts, offering them flexibility in their schedules, enabling them to grow in their careers, having good relationships with managers, and offering adequate compensation. Here are… Read more »

Little-Known Facts About the Pharmacy Industry ::

The pharmacy profession has been around for a long time. And people have been making medicinal elixirs and potions since the dawn of civilization. With such a long history, it’s no surprise that a lot has happened in pharmacy over the centuries, many things people are not aware of. Here are some little known, interesting… Read more »

Prescription Drug Abuse: What Can Pharmacists Do to Help? ::

Inappropriate use of prescription painkillers results in the death of many people in the United States. In fact, prescription drugs lead to more deaths in the United States than both cocaine and heroin together. More than 68,000 people died from opioid overdoses in 2020. That is more than eight times higher than 20 years ago…. Read more »

Will Technology Replace Pharmacists? ::

Automation has many benefits for pharmacy. These systems enable the computerized storage, administration, filling, packaging, and labeling of various medications. This automation could take the form of a robot or some other mechanized system. Automation can increase the speed and accuracy of drug dispensing, improving security and also increasing productivity. Moreover, it can help to… Read more »

Telepharmacy: Keeping Up With Today’s Health ::

Technology has had a huge impact on healthcare, an impact that is ongoing. One area where technology is changing the way healthcare is delivered is through telemedicine. This is a relatively new development. It brings a new dimension to healthcare with a range of benefits, but along with these benefits, there are also new challenges… Read more »

How Pharmacists Are Saving Time And Improving Efficiency ::

Do you find that the lines of people waiting for service are getting longer? Is your workflow not as efficient as you would like? If you are looking to save time and increase the efficiency of your pharmacy, here are a few ideas to help. Collect patient background beforehand If a patient is coming in… Read more »

Is Your Pharmacy Using IVR? Here’s Why You Should Consider It ::

IVR stands for interactive voice response. It is a computerized phone system that directs calls from customers to the appropriate staff member, and it also gives callers a menu of options to choose from depending on what service they want. It may be able to help your pharmacy better manage care for patients. There are… Read more »

Why Your Pharmacy Should be Using Social Media ::

About 240 million Americans use social media, roughly 75 percent of the total population. That statistic alone should provide enough of a reason for your pharmacy to have a presence on social media. More people than ever are using social media to keep in touch with the world around them and to learn what is… Read more »

What Pharmacists Need To Know About Dupilumab In Atopic Dermatitis ::

Dupilumab is a drug that is used to treat the symptoms of eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is a skin disease that makes the skin dry and itchy and also causes a red, scaly rash. How Dupilumab Works The medication is normally used for adults and children over the age of six… Read more »