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Introducing the Innovation HUB – innovation you can use


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Welcome to the new Innovation Hub section available for you here. This exclusive section is filled with videos, features and resources including practical tips.

    Watch: The new OTC nasal corticosteroids

 

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The introduction of nasal corticosteroids as OTCs is a game changer for both allergy sufferers and the pharmacists who counsel them on managing their symptoms.

 
CPhA

News release: Critical health issues discussed by more than 700 pharmacists and stakeholders at Canadian Pharmacists Conference 2017

More than 700 pharmacists and pharmacy stakeholders will be in Quebec City from June 2-5 to discuss key issues facing Canada’s health care system and discover the latest in pharmacy practice research. Read more

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3 sure-fire strategies to build engaged staff

Over the past year I have asked my staff to pay particular attention to the reasons patients give for wanting to transfer their prescriptions to our pharmacy. Read more

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5 tips to help your patients cope with COPD

Many people are surprised when told that COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in Canada and that it is the only chronic disease for which mortality statistics are still worsening. Read more

NPAC

News: Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association announces winners

The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighbourhood Pharmacies), announced that John Tse, who has been involved in Canada's retail pharmacy industry for more than 25 years, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Len Marks Pharmacy Advancement Award and that Jaiveer Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Mint Pharmaceuticals (Mint), has been named its 2017 Distinguished Associate of the Year. Read more
Mental health champion
 
Hugh Toner 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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Guest post: 6 strategies to run a successful pharmacy-based travel health practice

With the number of Canadians travelling overseas on the rise there is no doubt that travel health is a growing area of opportunity for pharmacists. Read more

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The double-edged sword of public funding

Public funding for pharmacists’ services truly is a double-edged sword. Read more

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Pharmasave supports “What’s your number?” hypertension campaign

In support of Hypertension Canada’s “What’s Your Number?” campaign in May, Pharmasave locations across Canada are providing patient education and opportunities for blood pressure screening in their communities. Read more
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In Sync Video Series #4: Successful Med Sync

Pharmacists in Canada are grappling with an increasing volume of calls, longer wait times and reduced adherence. Many are turning to the appointment-based model (ABM) as an effective solution. Read more

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Watch & Learn – Offering C.A.R.E. for patients

Drug synchronization and an appointment-based model (ABM) are critical medication management practices that community pharmacies need to implement if they are to move in the direction of becoming the healthcare hubs they need to be. Read more

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Time to travel with pharmacist Betty Golightly

When Betty Golightly decided to add travel health services to her Calgary practice, she committed to offering the highest quality of care. Read more

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Creating greater value for today’s patients

As it matures, the pharmacy profession must create a new and greater value proposition for patients, placing them at the centre of the healthcare system with pharmacists acting as the quarterbacks of their care. Read more