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How to Become a Pharmacy Manager

by pharmacy on December 26, 2020

Pharmacy Manager

Advancing to become a pharmacy manager is a goal that many new pharmacists set when starting down their career path. Some find their way to the top quickly, while others never seem to be able to reach the position they so desire. What is it that makes a good pharmacy manager? What skills should you demonstrate to help you on your way to the promotion you want? While that answer is just a little different in every company, here are five traits every pharmacy manager should have. [click to continue…]

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5 Tips to Survive a Tough Day in the Pharmacy

by pharmacy on August 31, 2020

No matter where you work and what job you do, you’ll have some days that are easy, breezy, and full of smiles and other days where it might be more enjoyable to get a root canal than be at work. Pharmacy life is so fast-paced, and the stress level can be very high when things are busy. Sometimes it seems like every customer who walks in the door needs a little extra handholding that you just don’t have time for. When stressful situations and difficult customers have got you down, here are a few tips that can help you survive a tough day in the pharmacy. [click to continue…]

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Pharmacists

by pharmacy on July 9, 2020

Helpful pharmacist dealing with a woman customerPharmacy students, and pharmacists themselves, often worry if they are enough when it comes to the job. Do they know enough? Are they patient enough? Do they listen well enough? Rather than focusing on if you are enough, let’s look at if your habits are conducive to your success. [click to continue…]

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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 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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