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The Script is Rx relief's blog, covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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Counseling Patients Who Are Considering Alternative Therapies

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News, Pharmacy Leadership Tips

Complementary and alternative therapies are used by many people today. Millions of people, for example, use dietary supplements and herbal remedies. Because pharmacists deal with patients on a daily basis,...
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Handling Requests for Generics or Lower-Cost Medications

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips

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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Growth of Specialty Pharmacy

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

The use of specialty drugs is growing rapidly in the United States, creating the need for new strategies and methods in paying for these drugs as well as administering them...
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Did You Pay a Penalty to the IRS for not Having Health Insurance?

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

To encourage people to sign up for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act, the law includes the stipulation that those who can afford coverage but do not sign up...
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Are Your Patients Altering Medication Because of Cost?

Posted in Patient Education

The cost of drugs has gone up rapidly in the United States. Even generic drug prices are climbing significantly. As a result, more patients are experiencing difficulty affording the medication...
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Pharmacy Top Job for March: Certified Pharm Tech Needed in Avon Lake, OH

Posted in Top Pharmacy Tech Jobs

If you have at least two years of recent experience as a pharmacy technician (preferably in a high-volume pharmacy setting), take a look at March’s top job: a Pharmacy Technician...
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Dealing with Increased Patient Anxiety of Infectious Diseases

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

Infectious disease has been in the news a good deal lately. It captured headlines for an extended time with the Ebola virus scare. In addition, the Center for Disease Control...
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5 Ways to Ace the PTCE Test

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam is a computer-based test. It contains 90 questions, and there is a two-hour time limit for taking the test. The exam is designed to test...
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Handling an Angry Patient

Posted in Patient Education

Occasionally, working as a pharmacist or pharmacy technician, you are going to encounter someone who is angry about something. When confronted with such a person, how should you respond? What...
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The Importance of Having an Emergency Medicine Pharmacist in the ER

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News, Pharmacy Management Tips

Hospital emergency departments are recognizing the benefits of having an emergency pharmacist in the department, and more medical facilities are adding emergency pharmacists. Emergency pharmacists perform a variety of tasks...
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