Shingles Vaccines at Your Pharmacy

Industry News

Getting shingles is no laughing matter. Adults who get shingles which is caused by the Herpes zoster virus, can end up with a myriad of symptoms and permanent damage to their body. As a pharmacist, you can help spread awareness…

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OTC Hearing Aids & Your Pharmacy

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With nearly 30 million Americans who can benefit from hearing aids, the FDA’s landmark decision to allow for OTC hearing aids is an excellent opportunity to help people in your community. Helping will mean more than simply stocking the devices…

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Help Stop Prescription Drug Abuse

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Prescription drug abuse is a serious problem in America. It’s one of the most common ways drugs are abused—people have leftover unused medication just sitting in their bathroom and cabinets ready for the taking. That’s why the DEA sponsors the…

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CBD: What You Need to Know as a Pharmacist

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With demand for CBD at record level, pharmacists need to be familiar with the laws, interactions, and best practices to counsel patients interested in CBD products. While proponents of CBD claim a wide array of therapeutic uses, not all have…

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Chronic Care Management for Your Pharmacy

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Would you like to increase your pharmacy’s business, with a low cost and low maintenance investment? Chronic Care Management might be just the thing your pharmacy can do to add another revenue stream while providing critical care to the most…

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How Culturally Competent Care Can Help Health Outcomes

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A recent study from the American Psychological Association has found that areas with higher level of racial prejudice correlate to worse health outcomes. These include higher mortality rates, mental health problems, and heart disease. As a community pharmacy, you can…

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LTCs—Your Pharmacy’s Next Win?

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We often talk about how a personalized approach can make a big difference in finding and retaining new customers, and that is especially true for the lucrative market of servicing Long Term Care facilities. LTC facilities represent many attractive things…

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Administer Injectables—Get More Customers

Marketing Matters

It’s no secret how easy it is for independent pharmacies to lose patients. Big box chains can often offer a one-stop shopping experience customers crave, in addition to hyper-competitive pricing. This is why independent pharmacies need to look for every…

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Are 90 Day Prescriptions Better for Adherence?

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Nonadherence to medication is a major problem in healthcare. Studies have shown an average of a 50% nonadherence rate, with numbers reaching 80% in the treatment of some conditions. This poor adherence rate isn’t just bad for pharmacies, it’s estimated…

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Is Your Pharmacy’s Appearance Hurting Your Business?

Marketing Matters

Are you losing customers from the appearance of your pharmacy? If your store looks unkempt, dimly lit, or is showing signs of wear and tear, you could be losing customers without realizing it. Retail data shows customers make snap judgements…

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