pharmacy robotsNot so long ago, the idea of robots taking over jobs was futuristic and far-fetched. Imagining a Jetsons-like world seemed like something only in cartoons and sci-fi movies. Recently, though, through robotic automation and artificial intelligence, that world in which robots serve us is starting to become more real. Some pharmacies are using robots to aid in the dispensing of medications. This innovative technology can have both positive and negative effects on the pharmacy industry as a whole. Here is a look at some of the pros and cons of pharmacy robots. [click to continue…]

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pharmacy resigningEveryone is going to need to resign a position at some time in their life. Whether you’ve been offered a great job with better pay and benefits, you’re branching out on your own, or you’re taking a step back to escape a toxic work environment, there are some things you should do before resigning your pharmacy position. Being thoughtful and considerate as you leave a job is vital to your future success, no matter your reason for leaving. [click to continue…]

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soft skills pharmacyWhen you think of successful people in the pharmaceutical industry, your mind typically goes first to those are knowledgeable and experienced in the business. However, if you look a little closer, most of those people who are industry leaders have skills beyond those that are unique to the position. Building soft skills can give you the edge you need to reach your full potential for success in the pharmacy. While there are many soft skills that are beneficial, here are some of the most important and useful for those behind the counter. [click to continue…]

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How to Manage a Non-Compliant Patient

by pharmacy on September 26, 2018

non compliant patientPart of your job as a pharmacist is helping your patients to understand their medications and what kind of difference they will make in their lives. It can be concerning when a patient isn’t showing any positive progress or having the outcomes expected for a specific medication. For some, it might be a case of the wrong medication being prescribed. Or you might be dealing with a non-compliant patient who isn’t taking their medications or is taking them against instructions. [click to continue…]

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Social Media Best Practices for Pharmacies

by pharmacy on September 19, 2018

pharmacy social mediaIn this era that is so strongly driven by social media, it is important for businesses of all types to have a social media presence. However, just putting up a Facebook page and sharing an article here and there isn’t quite enough. While it can be lots of fun, social media is something that you should go into with an air of seriousness. It can be a wonderful tool to boost your pharmacy’s business when you follow a few social media best practices. [click to continue…]

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7 Ways to Get Inspired to Be More Active

by pharmacy on September 12, 2018

active lifestyleExercise is so very important to both looking good and feeling good. In order to do your job of caring for others properly, you first need to take care of yourself. However, when you work in a demanding job with long hours, like a pharmacy, it can be tough to find time to get the workouts that your body needs. You will need to make a committed effort to fit exercise into a long work day, but it certainly can be done. Here are a few simple ways that you can get in a good workout, even when your time is at a minimum. [click to continue…]

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