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Industry Spotlight: Ruth Higgins


Caitlin Sattler - April 29, 2016 - 0 comments

Industry Spotlight: Ruth Higgins
Name

Ruth Higgins

Pharmacy

HealthRidge Pharmacy, Black Mountail, NC Technology Parata, PioneerRx

Awards/Achievements

Participated in Asheville Project; featured twice on Pharmacy Times cover; recipient of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine

3 Things Pharmacists Should Be Doing

1. Individualize patient care

2. Communicate with patients for better compliance

3. Contribute to a whole sense of well-being by offering opportunities (classes, tests, etc.) to better patient health

Favorite Story

When she saved a local boy’s life by testing his blood sugar, which was high enough to induce a coma. The boy was diagnosed with juvenile-onset diabetes.

“Had I been working for a chain, I would not have been involved in the Asheville Project, and I wouldn’t be able to change his life.”