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 »

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Pharmacist Interviews ::

The importance of job interviews cannot be overstated. The impression you make during the interview will either get you the job or eliminate you from consideration. You need to make sure you are doing the right things at the right time. Here are some key do’s and don’ts for the job interview. The do’s The… Read more »

When Should You Really Start Looking At New Jobs? ::

Career counselors say that the best time to look for a job is while you are already employed. And this is true for a number of reasons. Out of work and looking The first reason is that you’re not under pressure to find something. If you are unemployed and looking, there would be a lot… Read more »

Why You Should Consider a Specialty as a Pharmacy Technician ::

If you are a pharmacy tech working in a community pharmacy, but wanting something different, you should be aware that there are a number of other career paths you can take. Pharmacy techs also work in hospitals, specialty clinics, outpatient care centers, long-term care facilities, specialty pharmacies, online and mail-order pharmacies, in labs assisting in… Read more »

The Ultimate Pharmacist Cover Letter Guide ::

When applying for a job, the usual process is to provide a resume and a cover letter. The cover letter is important because, like the resume, it helps you to sell yourself to an employer, to advertise what you can offer that no one else can. But you don’t want the cover letter to simply… Read more »

Top Qualities Of A Great Pharmacist ::

What are the qualities needed to be a successful pharmacist? Here are a few of the most important ones. Attention to detail Because of the kind of work they do, pharmacists need to have great attention to detail. They must read prescriptions, dispense medications, and keep meticulous records. All of these activities require great attention… 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 »