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It’s all about the team at Kinburn Pharmasave

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Susan Beresford works outside of the box. The pharmacist’s team has won national and provincial awards, including the CPhA Patient Care Achievement Award for Health Promotion 2016 and PANS Team of the Year 2015. Read more

Caitlin McGrath’s passion for pharmacy

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Nearing graduation in the Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BSP) program from the University of Saskatchewan, Caitlin McGrath is also national president of the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI), and past-president of the Health Sciences Students’ Association of Saskatchewan (HSSA-SK). Read more

Jimy Mathews’ pursuit of pharmacy excellence

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For personal and professional career satisfaction, I believe it is crucial to transform one’s practice to a higher standard of patient care in order to run a more successful operation. Read more

Bruce Winston’s 3 key pharmacy marketing strategies

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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

What does it take to be a value-driven pharmacy?

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Roderick Slavcev, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Science - University of Waterloo, shared some startling statistics with a group of pharmacists at a PharmacyU conference. Read more

Personalized medicine and pharmacogenomic screening – The future is here

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The field of pharmacogenomics was established in the 1950s, but physicians and pharmacists have long been aware of the subtle differences in drug response between patients. Read more

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If anyone knows the value of first-rate customer service, it’s Pat Piquette, who for 35+ years has been a pharmacist and store manager for the Lovell Drugs chain in eastern Ontario. Read more

Recharging the batteries @ Pharmacy U

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David Ferguson, 54, jokingly tells people he’s been practising pharmacy for almost 55 years. Read more

Medication adherence: Are you in control of the biggest issue facing pharmacists?

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John Shaske excels at many things in his pharmacy, but a solid commitment to medication adherence ranks as one of his proudest achievements. Read more

4 top tips to gear up your pharmacy’s social media

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Two in three Canadians use social media and over one in three Canadians will not go a single day without checking their social media feed, according to a 2013 report by the Media Technology Monitor. Read more