Trends to Watch

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Is It Time to Get Serious about Specialty?

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.


Are you ready for CPESN?

How much do you know about these local networks that are transforming independent pharmacy? CPESN – community pharmacy enhanced services networks – offer a promising way to differentiate yourself with both patients and payers.


The Importance of Being Human

As community pharmacists, we know that large-chain drugstores can pose a threat. But another competitor on the horizon should give pause to all pharmacists – all working people, for that matter. Artificial intelligence (AI) is raising alarm about its potential to take the bulk of human work away from humans. Separating the hype from what will actually happen is far from easy.