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The Dreaded Rx Incident Report

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips, Pharmacy Career Tips

It may not happen often, but there are times in dispensing medication when an error is made and the error affects the patient. In cases like these, a pharmacy incident...
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Pharmacists are Helping to Improve Ambulatory Patient Safety

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Because most medical care takes place in ambulatory settings, healthcare organizations are focusing on ways to increase safety for patients receiving ambulatory care. A recent report by the U.S. Department...
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The Staggering Cost of a Bad Pharmaceutical Hire

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips, Pharmacy Recruiting

Not every hire works out. Sometimes, you hire someone who just doesn’t perform the way you expected, and you have to let them go. If something like that happens, you...
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How to Slash Readmissions - A Lesson From a Pharmacy-led Clinic in Chicago

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Looking for a way to cut -- if not outright slash – patient readmissions at your hospital? Consider opening a discharge clinic and staffing it with a pharmacist and nurse...
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Thanks a LOT! No, Really!

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips

As Thanksgiving approaches, managers should be thinking about how they’re going to show their pharmacy team members how much they appreciate them. Workers who know that their manager appreciates them,...
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3 Ways Pharmacy Managers Kill Morale

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“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Confucius was a smart man! If you truly do love your job, then...
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NABP Develops Inspection Resource for States

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The May newsletter of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) reported that the NABP has provided a new resource for pharmacy inspections: The Multistate Pharmacy Inspection Blueprint. The...
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Five Star Pharmacy Ratings Improve Medication Adherence

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Research has shown that patients who do not take their medication according to schedule cost the healthcare system between $100 and $300 billion each year. In an attempt to improve...
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The Dangers of Purchasing Prescription Drugs from Another Country

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips, Pharmacy Industry News

With the high cost of drugs in the United States, many patients buy their drugs from other countries because the prices are lower. But patients need to be careful, because...
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Handling Requests for Generics or Lower-Cost Medications

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It is a situation that pharmacists see on a routine basis – patients asking for generic drugs or some other less expensive alternative to the name brand drug their physician...
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