The CEO of APhA responds to the recent AMA policy statement on the place of pharmacists in healthcare.
The continuing debate over healthcare reform keeps the subject of medication adherence in the public eye. For pharmacy, says NACDS, the issue is a top priority.
Prescription-drug benefit plans prosper by exploiting a non-transparent, non-accountable system. This needs to change.
There is room for individual expression in our workplace; however, in a profession such as pharmacy, the main effort should be dedicated to patient care rather than how to successfully navigate the toxic personalities in the pharmacy.
There is an answer to 12-hour shifts, inadequate support, 20-minute lunch hours, and no bathroom breaks. Ask the United Steelworkers of America.
Here's one drug industry extravaganza that you won't forget in a hurry.
As graduation nears for many pharmacists, most will be making a six-figure salary. However, they will also carry a six-figure debt. Success may well depend on how that debt is handled.
If you don't like the "reality" you're looking at, you can change the person who's doing the looking.
As the years went by, it became evident just how much of a stamp the first person to get hold of you professionally will put on your career.
Doctors have no idea how much valuable knowledge resides in the brain of a pharmacist. If they did, they'd be on the phone a lot more often.