They say there’s a silver lining to every cloud, but pharmacists know there can also be extra complexity with every additional revenue stream. Not to say it’s not worth it! Each pharmacy added brings the potential for greater profits. But having multiple pharmacy locations can present a dilemma to owners – paradoxically, this is especially […]
Exhaustion. Indifference. Tense muscles, loss of appetite, trouble sleeping. Irritability, anxiety, relationship problems, depression – this is what burnout looks like, and it’s reached a critical juncture for today’s pharmacists, say leading industry organizations. They want it to change.
We love our moms, and even when we’re grabbing a card and flowers at the last minute, we love to show them on Mother’s Day. Aside from stocking popular gifts for their special day, what are some simple ways your pharmacy can show moms the love – every day?
As a saying goes, “A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.” Could you be avoiding fruitful collaboration with physicians because you’re just – umm – uncomfortable about how to start?
Community pharmacists are providing more clinical services and getting paid for them, finding new ways to grow their business.
It may seem like an extra burden to join and spend money on yet another professional organization, but the benefits of doing so are immense.
A new member of the J M Smith corporate family, Mevesi is now part of the Integra product suite. Already integrated with QS/1’s NRx and Integra’s PrimeCare, its platforms include Business Intelligence, Pharmacy Edge, and Transitions of Care geared to the pharmacy-hospital relationship.
Where do you envision your pharmacy business in the next five years? Do you see an increase in the number of patients you serve or an opportunity to offer additional services to attract new customers?
From pharmacy’s inception, patients have arrived at the door seeking more than medicine – and although selling side items is nothing new, dwindling profits on prescriptions make it increasingly important for revenue.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 75 percent of physician office visits involve drug therapy, and more than 50 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription medicine, making pharmacies a key element in a patient’s care plan.
The daily life of the pharmacist is busy, sometimes chaotic and incredibly fast-paced. Prioritizing and establishing a plan to tackle your work day may seem impossible in this environment, but it is essential to your productivity. At times, it may seem like time is your enemy fighting against you and moving too quickly for you to keep up; but the truth is time is your biggest ally. In fact, there are 168 hours in every week.
Unlike years past, it’s not as financially feasible to operate a traditional retail pharmacy in rural and underserved communities. To help combat this challenge, pharmacists are using new telepharmacy technology to serve patients who struggle with pharmacy access.