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PB-PHUca-Issue-thumbnails-NOV2015 Pharmacy Business is the trusted business resource for the pharmacy community. Read more

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TELUS Pharma Space offers value added

Video: TELUS Pharma Space offers value added

Ron Mack believes that the best pharmacy teams offer patients much more than prescriptions… Read more

Healthcare Closer to Home

Cooper’s Foods Pharmacy delivers more than just groceries

Working in a pharmacy located in a community grocery store offers some unique opportunities to help patients and improve their care… Read more

 
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Cold and flu. What should patients with diabetes do?

Cold and flu season presents unique challenges to your patients living with diabetes. You’ll need to make specific recommendations to help them prevent and manage their symptoms, and at the same time, you’ll need to make them aware of diabetes management issues for sick days. Read more

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Watch & Learn: Derek Tweel’s 9 strategies to prevent workplace violence

Every pharmacy – whether a small independent or large chain outlet – should have a violence-in-the-workplace policy to safeguard employees... Read more

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Meet today’s flu fighters!

The flu is nothing to sneeze at. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, there are an average of 12,200 hospitalizations related to influenza each year in this country and approximately 3,500 deaths attributed to the flu. In the first six months of this year alone, there have been more than 5,400 hospitalizations and 340 deaths resulting from the disease. Read more

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SDM’s Alison Supina’s keys for using caring counselling to enhance patient health

It's up to pharmacists to do a first-rate job of educating their patients about the importance of good health. Read more

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The expanding scope of practice is challenging pharmacists to broaden the array of professional services they provide.

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Managing GERD. Pharmacists’ expanded scope helps them improve patient results

With GERD affecting approximately one in four Canadians, pharmacists like Susie Jin from Cobourg, Ont. are taking an active role in ensuring all of their patients are reaching optimal gastrointestinal outcomes. Partner content Read more

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Watch & Learn: COPD screening and management for primary care pharmacists

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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Watch & Learn: Managing your staff’s performance for top results!

When an employee’s performance is an issue, managers assume: • “They” are the problem • It is an attitudinal issue on the part of the employee • Reprimanding/ reprisal or negative consequences are the best solution Read more
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Apex Pharmacies’ Bruce Winston has a way with pharmacy marketing

In 2010, pharmacists in Ontario were reeling from the changes to generic drug pricing and professional allowances. While many pharmacy owners felt safe from the shift, Bruce Winston, president of Apex Pharmacies, realized these changes would likely set a precedent for other provincial governments. Read more

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Target Pharmacy’s Michelle Mack turns pearls into practice

After graduating from the University of Saskatchewan (2007) with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Michelle Mack relocated to Thunder Bay, Ont. where she became a Target Pharmacy franchisee in 2013 and the next year was the recipient of the Northwestern Ontario Visionary Award. Michelle attended Pharmacy U in Toronto and plans to return in 2015. Here’s why. Read more

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Betty Golightly turns travel health into a new business model

When Betty Golighlty decided to add travel health services to her Calgary practice, she committed to offering the highest quality of care. “My goal when I started this program was to deliver the best possible pre-travel consultation provided by any healthcare professional.” Read more

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Personalized medicine: Genomics helps BC pharmacists target the right drugs for the right patient

An exciting new research project that aims to make personalized medicine a reality for patients is launching in a number of community pharmacies across British Columbia. Read more