Pharmacy U

InSync Video Series #7: Debunking myths about med sync and ABM

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


The new topicals – So much more than pain & pediatrics in the age of polypharmacyLivRelief

Answers to key questions on why, when, and how to recommend sophisticated new OTC and compounded topicals for an ever-growing list of indications. 

Introducing 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


Siri versus the pharmacist – who’s winning?

friend sent me a text the other day. He went to his local pharmacy and was dispensed a drug he has never used before. His text said, "Siri gave me better info than the pharmacist." Read more


3 top tips to save time, and your sanity, with technology

Let's face it, pharmacists are time-crunched. Not a day goes by in my practice where I don’t wish for more time to complete the ever growing pile of work in front of me. Read more


Do you see medical cannabis in your future?

Cannabis can be used for medical or non-medical purposes. People may choose to use cannabis for its therapeutic effects. But it can also harm your health. I’ve heard both sides from practising pharmacists and doctors. Both situations are true. Cannabis affects everyone differently. Read more


Medical cannabis – How do I convert my dried cannabis daily dose to oils?

The best way pharmacists can do better at maxing the opportunity of talking to their patients about medical cannabis is having the knowledge to address the most common questions patients may have. Hence have access and quick responses on how to address patients' questions. Read more
Cape Breton pharmacist Hugh Toner is a mental health champion

Hugh has had a long journey as a pharmacist in Atlantic Canada. With 30 years of experience, he has taken care of many patients, in a variety of pharmacy settings.

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Watch & Learn: 5 top tips to meet your tech needs

Good workplace design, in addition to the successful implementation of technology in your pharmacy, can help you gain full value from new technologies. Read more


5 ways to make the most of telepharmacy

Telepharmacy is the use of technology to provide pharmacy-related value. With this description, a call from your pharmacy to a patient to discuss his or her medications is a form of telepharmacy, something all pharmacists have been doing since they started practising. Partner content Read more

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Community pharmacy and medical cannabis

The subject of medical cannabis and the potential role of the community pharmacy continues to garner great attention across the country at pharmacy conferences. Read more

Take the guesswork out of your retirement

Whether we acknowledge it or not, we all have a nagging little voice in the back of our heads that goes around and around wondering whether we currently have enough money to retire and if so, can we continue to enjoy the lifestyle we have come to expect? Read more


Pharmacists should read their Hemingway

The state of the union for current pharmacy owner finances, both personal and corporate, is best described as being a mix between “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and “The Sun Also Rises.” Read more


Financial conversations with your kids

When I speak with established pharmacy owners about what worries them, health, work stress and retirement readiness all make the list. As I help prepare them for succession, another concern often emerges – wanting to ensure their children grow to be happy, productive and successful adults. Read more


Lifecycle planning for pharmacists

No business remains the same over the course of its lifetime, from startup to exit. Read more