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InSync Video Series #2: If it ain’t broke, fix it anyway!

The appointment-based model (ABM) is improving the way many pharmacists work and enhancing the relationship they have with patients. Read More




Manual compliance packaging is a tedious and inefficient task prone to errors. BlistAssist is an innovative, world-first medication blister card packaging assistant that brings accuracy, traceability, and security to a manual process. In this short video, see the device in action, and how the process works between pharmacists and staff members.


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Learn the ABCs of Pharmacy Finance

Recent changes in government legislation have continued to place Canada’s pharmacy owners under further financial pressures, and the need for solutions that address these pressures is at an all-time high. Read more


Help! How do I calculate the real ROI of a pharmacy investment?

When considering any new purchase or costly change to your pharmacy it is important to create a return on investment analysis (ROI). Read more


It’s year-end tax cleanup time for your pharmacy business!

It’s time to clean up your investment pantry for tax-loss selling purposes. Read more


How can you help your patients with COPD?

COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in Canada and is the only chronic disease where mortality statistics are still worsening. Read more

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How are you caring for your patients with mental health issues? talked with pharmacist father and son, Hugh and Brandon Toner of Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy in Sydney, Nova Scotia, in a wide-ranging conversation about the changing world of pharmacy. Read more
Pharmacists are helping their patients in pain management

Pain is one of the most common conditions for which individuals seek relief from healthcare providers. Its prevalence is known to increase with age, which poses many challenges, especially in patients with cardiovascular disease or other health concerns.

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5 pharmacy retail operations tech trends for 2020

While many pharmacists only encounter or look for trends once a year, it's clear that trends don't begin or end at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve. Read more


The 5 best strategies to optimize your medication reviews

An effective medication review means listening to our patients first. What are their concerns? If they are not taking their medications as prescribed because they don’t believe in them, are afraid of them, can’t remember, can’t swallow, can’t afford to buy them, don’t understand the reason and importance for use, then we must address these issues first. Read more


Vaping’s in the news, but smoking’s still a big problem

Chris Oliveiro wants to help people kick the tobacco habit. His efforts aren’t going up in smoke. Read more

3 top tips to turn your certification education into business success

Lisa Woodill from Halifax is a perfect of example of how pharmacists can take education they are passionate about and apply it in their pharmacy practice. Read more


Innovator: Dauphin Clinic Pharmacy has what it takes to be a caring practice

When Myles Haverluck started the Dauphin Clinic Pharmacy 37 years ago, the focus was on providing comprehensive and high-quality customer service. That focus remains today. Read more


Updated: BC expands use of biosimilars

The BC government announced on May 27, 2019 that it is expanding the use of biosimilars. Read more


More pharmacists are having the cannabis conversation

Medical access to cannabis first came into effect in 2001, amended to the current ACMPR. As of October 17, 2018, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis use. Lots of questions remain on the two streams and the implications for patients and health professionals. Read more