Did you know there’s an oft-quoted statistic that 64% of features in a piece of software are never used? What a waste of both resources and potential, right? It’s enough to make us all ask ourselves, about both our software and our career in general, “What am I wasting because I’m not effectively using what I already have?”
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.
It’s hard not to notice that specialty drugs are becoming pharmacy’s biggest players. New drugs with price tags upwards of 2 million dollars are hard to ignore. Even while society wrestles with these drugs’ unprecedented health and financial implications, community pharmacists have been exploring what their role in specialty dispensing might be. Specialty definitions and […]
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.