Viewpoints

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.

To “Buy American” Generic Drugs, Pharmacists Must Be Adequately Reimbursed

August 20, 2020

Why do we pharmacists buy generics from foreign manufacturers? The answer is pure and simple: the cost.

Why Patient Education Is More Important Than Ever

August 12, 2020

How pharmacists can address knowledge gaps and health literacy challenges to help people with chronic conditions stay adherent to drug therapies

Go to Bat for Patients in Need

July 27, 2020

“I just hope that pharmacists’ judgment can soon be a contributing factor in pharmacotherapy decisions made by PBMs and insurance companies.”

Three Small Staffing Changes That Can Boost Your Pharmacy's Profits

July 22, 2020

Although there's no magic formula for finding the appropriate pharmacy staffing levels, there are subtle shifts you can make that will have a big impact on your bottom line.

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

June 12, 2020

This small, 1200-square-foot drugstore will take care of the patients and their problems that the big-box guys could care less about.

Opinion: Hydroxychloroquine at the Center of COVID-19 Discussions

May 18, 2020

"I have to admit that in all 39 years of my career as a community pharmacist, I have never seen a drug that was the center of such intense political discussion."

Pharmacists: Never Miss An Opportunity to Counsel

April 13, 2020

“I had been practicing for 4 years at that time and longed for the day that pharmacists would have input in patient’s pharmacotherapy. That day is here!”

Addressing the ‘Glut’ of Pharmacists

March 20, 2020

It’s my hope that 2020 is a profession changing year, starting with the schools of pharmacy.

$99 Insulin Program: The ‘Shot Heard Around the Health Care World’

February 17, 2020

Novo Nordisk has fired the first “shot heard around the health care world.”