Are Robotic “Pharmacists” a Help or a Hindrance?

by pharmacy on February 26, 2020

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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How to Quit Your Pharmacy Position

by pharmacy on January 7, 2020

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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How Should Pharmacies Use Social Media?

by pharmacy on December 12, 2019


In 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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Why Are Doctor’s Handwriting So Bad?

by pharmacy on November 27, 2019

One of the biggest fears of any pharmacist is filling a prescription improperly. Getting the wrong medication, the wrong dosage, or the wrong
frequency could all potentially be life threatening mistakes. The margin for error in the field of pharmaceuticals is quite small. Between drug allergies, drug interactions, and dispensing medications that are harmful to a customer’s health, there are a number of ways filling a prescription can go horribly wrong if the pharmacist has trouble reading the physician’s handwriting. [click to continue…]

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Soft Skills You Should Have in a Pharmacy

by pharmacy on November 7, 2019

When 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. Soft skills for pharmacists 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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The Ever-Evolving Role of Pharmacy Technicians

by pharmacy on October 15, 2019

pharmacy technicianAs the healthcare landscape continues to transform and shift, more pharmacy technicians are seeing drastic changes in their roles and responsibilities. Technicians’ presence in the pharmacy industry has steadily been growing, as the technicians are a very important part of pharmacy operation.  [click to continue…]

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