Community Practice

Pharmacy Employees: Essential Workers Amid Pandemic but Often Overlooked

September 18, 2020

Pharmacy technicians work alongside pharmacists to meet unprecedented demands during these times. They are not expendable.

Focus on DIR Fees: 3 Ways to Manage Them

September 18, 2020

When investing in the future profitability of your pharmacy, here are 3 ways to help manage and mitigate the bottom line impacts of DIR fees.

How to Make Your Start Up Pharmacy More Successful

September 18, 2020

What are patients in your area looking for? Which tech tools does your business plan need the most? How else can you improve your odds? This eBook reveals four keys to a successful pharmacy startup.

Quest, Albertsons Make At-Home COVID-19 Tests Available

September 17, 2020

Labs and drug stores are making at-home coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tests more accessible.

Advocating for Independent Community Pharmacies on Federal and State Levels

September 17, 2020

To keep their pharmacies viable during this time, pharmacists can continue to advocate on both federal and state levels to address specific issues that would affect them and their patients.

A Partnership to Optimize Medication Use and Patient Outcomes

September 16, 2020

Initiative promotes adoption of value-based care models in community pharmacy settings.

Good Neighbor Pharmacy State of the Union

September 15, 2020

AmerisourceBergen and Good Neighbor Pharmacy (GNP) kicked off the first virtual ThoughtSpot, GNP’s annual independent community pharmacy conference and trade show.

AmerisourceBergen Thanks Fearless Pharmacies

September 15, 2020

In this video, Good Neighbor Pharmacy and AmerisourceBergen feature fearless pharmacists working tirelessly on the front lines to serve their patients during the pandemic.

Albertsons Introduces Pharmacist-Provided Child Vaccination Services

September 10, 2020

Albertsons announced its pharmacies will begin to offer vaccinations to children 3 years and older nationwide.

Stay Ahead of Trends in Dietary Supplements

September 07, 2020

What supplements are patients looking for the most, and how can pharmacists help?

Medication Therapy Management

September 03, 2020

A plus for both patients and pharmacists

NACDS Launches Vaccine Campaign as Flu Season Looms

September 02, 2020

NACDS is launching a nationwide awareness campaign on the importance of getting the flu vaccine this fall.

Survey: Most Pharmacies Polled Plan to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

August 31, 2020

A survey conducted by NCPA polled nearly 800 community pharmacy owners/managers on whether they plan to offer a COVID-19 vaccine in their pharmacies.

Study On Pharmacy Vaccination Rates Encourages Collaboration With Other Medical Providers

August 31, 2020

Results of a new study on immunization rates and current barriers at Wisconsin pharmacies demonstrated that collaborating with physicians could provide significant benefits to patients.

NACDS Urges Further State Action to Affirm Pharmacist-Administered Childhood Vaccinations

August 27, 2020

NACDS is urging states to provide clarity on pharmacist-provided childhood vaccinations, and enhance overall patient access to vaccines.

Will Drive-Up Flu Vaccinations Be Prevalent This Fall?

August 27, 2020

Experts caution about safety measures to take when offering parking lot vaccines.

Pharmacists Share Tips to Streamline Patient Communication in Busy Pharmacy

August 26, 2020

With pharmacists stretched thinner than ever, counseling patients efficiently but effectively has become a top concern. Drug Topics® asked 3 experienced pharmacists to share how they accomplish this important goal.

5 Tips for Negotiating Perks

August 25, 2020

Asking for better pay, hours, or work benefits can be intimidating for pharmacists, but these strategies can help you get the rewards you deserve.

Pharmacy Groups Voice Support for Pharmacist-Provided Childhood Vaccines After AAP Opposition

August 24, 2020

Twelve pharmacy organization issued a joint statement in response to the expansion of the pharmacist's role in providing vaccines to children.

Telehealth Improves Access to Pharmacists for Medically Underserved Patients

August 24, 2020

An examination of how telehealth services for medically underserved patients in rural areas improve access to pharmacists for chronic care management.