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Pharmacists must cultivate a culture of safety, training to protect patients.
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Pharmacy school taught you the art of medicine, now it's time for the art of dealing with your staff.
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Top 5 Tips for Preventing Medication Errors
Stopping medication errors in a busy pharmacy isn't an easy fix, but steps must be taken to lessen a serious problem.
10 Tips for New Pharmacy Managers
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Seven Reasons Why Being a Pharmacist is Great
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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Drug Prices
One pharmacist’s take on the recent (and not so recent) drug pricing debates.
Alexa, Should Amazon Sell Prescription Drugs?
One pharmacist's take on the recent Amazon news.
DIR Fees: Just One of Many Reimbursement Battles
Reimbursement issues, sadly, aren’t anything new for pharmacies.
Pain Management and Protecting Your License
Pharmacists have a responsibility to help control opioid misuse, but how do you prove that you’re doing everything right?
Five Tips for Surviving a 12-Hour Pharmacy Shift
It's something every pharmacist knows well-the long shift. Here's how to make it a little more bearable.
The Honest Apothecary: "What can we do about skyrocketing generic drug prices?"
First of all, take a tip from The Hitchhiker's Guide: Don't panic.
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