Pharmacy U

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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Mike Jaczko

It’s tax-planning time. RRSPs or TFSAs? What’s your best option?

The RRSP deadline looms the end of February, so it's time to make some decisions about your tax-free savings options. Read more

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Helping your patients quit smoking NOW

It's National Non-Smoking Week - Sunday January 19th to - Saturday January 25th 2020 Read more

Phil Emberley

Pharmacists and their changing role in addiction recovery

I have often been asked what led me to leave my position working for a national pharmacy association to once again work on the pharmacy frontlines. Read more


Travel clinics offer outstanding opportunities

Whether for trekkers taking the road less travelled or intrepid hikers braving the urban jungle, pharmacists are the ideal go-to resource for health-conscious explorers. Read more
Pharmacists – help your patients lead healthier lives

Who here has ever purchased something that they didn’t originally want because of a particularly persuasive sales pitch? Now think about the way you interact with your patients – are you as persistent and persuasive with your health-improving recommendations as that salesperson was in promoting their product?

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Gerry Spitzner

A new year of new beginnings – and new pharmacy success

By Gerry Spitzner There’s an old saying: If you fail to plan, you plan to Read more


Time management got you down? Here’s how to master it.

Time is of the essence, but managing time effectively can be a challenge. Fortunately, time management is a skill that can be learned... Read more


Travis Rieder’s journey to overcome opioid addiction

Travis Rieder, keynote speaker at this year''s Pharmacy U in Toronto, is an opioid addiction survivor. Read more

Afraid of being robbed? 5 tips to theft-proof your pharmacy

Patient safety is always at the forefront of every patient care decision. But what about the safety of those who care for the patients? What about community pharmacy safety? Read more


Treating opioid addiction patients with respect on their path to recovery

The Respect Rx Pharmasave in Ottawa is not your ordinary community pharmacy. You won’t find a cosmetics section, home staples or many of the regular categories and products you’d find in many drugstores. There are small confection, OTC, vitamin and pain medication offerings, but the front shop is all behind the counter. Read more

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Medi-Center Pharmacy has a passion for helping people suffering from addiction

Medi-Center Pharmacy, in Prince Albert, Sask., has experienced exceptional success and growth under the guidance of pharmacist Lorelei Miller, likely because she’s guided by passion and likely because that passion is all about service. Read more

Omar Alasaly

5 top tips to market your in-store clinics

It’s not unusual for customers at Omar Alasaly’s Victoria, B.C. pharmacy to make an about face at the frontshop cash and beeline it to the dispensary for a flu shot or a medication review. Read more