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Dorothy Pardalis champions respiratory health in her community

Pharmacist and Certified Respiratory Educator (CRE) Dorothy Pardalis has made a personal commitment to improving asthma management in her Windsor, Ont. community. …. Read more

Ottawa’s Medical Pharmacy answers complex needs

HCCH_video slide_KellyCrotty_web3 Medical Pharmacy in Ottawa’s east end isn’t your usual neighbourhood drugstore, with customers picking up Read more

Medical Pharmacy in Ottawa’s east end isn’t your usual neighbourhood drugstore, with customers picking up prescriptions or vitamins..…. Read more

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Watch & Learn: Omar Alasaly’s 5 top tips to get customers to buy into services

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

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Have pharmacy business, will travel! Sobeys’ Lisa Woodill turns education into big opportunity

The number of pharmacists with national and international certification is increasing in every jurisdiction in Canada. Read more


Rick Brown’s 5 best tips for getting the most from your staff

Whether you own one store or a chain of pharmacies, staffing is likely to be your largest expense, but also one of the major drivers of patients to your pharmacy. Read more

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Apex Pharmacies’ marketing magic

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

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Watch & Learn: Boost your business plan now!

Pharmacy owners and aspiring pharmacy owners require a business plan to purchase or expand their businesses or simply to get started. There are a number of important elements pharmacists need to understand to successfully develop and maintain their business plan. Read more

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Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome — Taking advantage of new opportunities under expanded scope

The ability to order and interpret lab tests will have a profound effect on the potential role pharmacists play in managing chronic conditions. Read more

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Watch & Learn: 4 top questions to determine the value of your pharmacy

Whether you are a pharmacy owner or a potential pharmacy buyer, it is always important to understand what a pharmacy business may be worth. Read more

How ’bout some coffee with that Rx?

With the way things are going today with lower rebates on generic drug prices and more government regulations, pharmacies now more than ever need to diversify to generate new businesses and streams of revenue. Read more

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Watch & Learn: Bright’s Grove Family Pharmacy drives services

Doing things a bit differently is the hallmark of Bright's Grove Family Pharmacy. Read more

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Think “pharmacy is changing”? You may be in for a rude shock: Pharmacy has changed. No more open-ended debates about “whether” pharmacy is changing, or “when” pharmacy is going to change – it’s a done deal. Read more


Open your door to discussions with older patients

There is a new demographic reality that will have a direct and dramatic effect on pharmacists: Canada’s aging population. Read more