This is What a Pharmacist’s Role Will Look Like After Covid-19 ::

Public health emergencies like the Covid-19 pandemic give pharmacists an opportunity to show what they can do in providing a range of medical services. In the past, when such public health crises occurred, pharmacists were given the authority to administer vaccines and, during the opioid epidemic, to provide naloxone to patients who were at risk… Read more »

Learn 4 Important Tips for Revitalizing Your Pharmacy Career ::

It can happen in any profession. The routine starts to wear you down a little. It’s a little tougher to get through the day. Pharmacists are not immune to a little professional fatigue. Here are some tips to help revitalize your motivation. Do More Reading There may be some aspect of pharmacy that you would… Read more »

Industry Trends Will Have an Effect on Pharmacy’s Future ::

Trends in pharmacy show a profession evolving and growing as pharmacists move to more clinically oriented roles. Evolving Role of the Profession The profession will continue to grow in 2021, responding to the needs of patients, pharmaceutical markets, advancements in therapy, government regulations, and other changes.  The trend toward a more clinically oriented mission will… Read more »

Important Tips on How to Use Social Media for Your Pharmacy ::

These days, it is important for every business to have a presence on social media, pharmacies included. It is a way of establishing your brand and raising your profile. Here are a few tips on using social media effectively. Develop a plan When using social media, have some idea of what you want to accomplish,… Read more »

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 »