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Do your patients share in their care?

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Healthcare professionals seem to chase around the dream of patient compliance. Read more

Intake – Where it’s at

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When I graduated from pharmacy over 20 years ago, the buzz and excitement at the time was "pharmaceutical care". I remember carrying to my first job a copy of Hepler and Strand’s "Opportunities and Responsibilities in Pharmaceutical Care”(1990). Such was my enthusiasm to provide this type of care. Read more

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

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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

Siri versus the pharmacist – who’s winning?

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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

Are your patients turning to Google over you?

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In a landscape of skyrocketing health costs, governments and payers are continually looking for ways to reduce costs. Read more

Siri vs. the pharmacist – who gives better advice?

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Does Siri give better advice to patients than a pharmacist? Read more

Pharmacists – It’s time to step out from behind the counter!

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Pharmacy practice has largely remained unchanged over the past 20 years. Pharmacists still perform technical tasks a large majority of their time. Read more

5 big lessons I learned from my patients

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When I left pharmacy school over 20 years ago, I thought I had attained all the knowledge I needed in order to care for patients. Read more

3 sure-fire strategies to build engaged staff

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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