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The Journey to Specialty

The Journey to Specialty

Specialty pharmacy is another trending topic that the pharmacy industry is constantly discussing, and it’s becoming a more powerful player with each year. Specialty…

Caitlin Sattler January 12, 2018
Michael Muñiz: Revisited

Michael Muñiz: Revisited

Over a year has passed since we met Michael Muñiz, a compounding pharmacist and nutrition expert, at Muñiz Rio Grande Pharmacy in Harlingen, Texas. At the time,…

Caitlin Sattler December 22, 2017
Nurture Your Niche, Featuring Stacy Welling

Nurture Your Niche, Featuring Stacy Welling

For Stacy Welling, business has always been personal. The journey to discovering her niche began in 2005 when her brother, a pharmacist, chose to pursue a career…

Caitlin Sattler December 15, 2017
End the Year with a Bang: The Best Year-End Practices for Your Pharmacy

End the Year with a Bang: The Best Year-End Practices for Your Pharmacy

Between all the industry news and working on your goals, this year has flown by! Before you can pop fireworks and sing “Auld Lang Syne,” you need to make sure…

Caitlin Sattler December 8, 2017
Deck the Aisles with  Boughs of Retail

Deck the Aisles with Boughs of Retail

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to boost sales! Your patients will be running more errands as the holidays grow near, and they will be looking for…

Caitlin Sattler December 1, 2017
Amina Abubakar: Revisited

Amina Abubakar: Revisited

When we first met Amina Abubakar and her team two years ago at Rx Clinic Pharmacy in Charlotte, North Carolina, she was in the process of perfecting her clinical…

Caitlin Sattler November 24, 2017
Public Health Emergency: How Pharmacists Can Help Solve the Opioid Crisis

Public Health Emergency: How Pharmacists Can Help Solve the Opioid Crisis

On October 26, 2017, President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis to be a public health emergency. “Addressing it will require all of our effort, and it will…

Caitlin Sattler November 17, 2017
The Seismic Shift in Reimbursement,  Featuring Blair Thielemier

The Seismic Shift in Reimbursement, Featuring Blair Thielemier

Pharmacists are taking a more proactive approach to handling their business, and it’s all thanks to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).…

Caitlin Sattler November 10, 2017
Partners in Innovation: CoverMyMeds

Partners in Innovation: CoverMyMeds

The life cycle of a prescription, at face value, seems like a simple one: Pharmacy receives a prescription > Pharmacist puts pills in a bottle > Patient picks…

Caitlin Sattler November 3, 2017
Tales From the Scrypt: The Prime Fears of Amazon.com

Tales From the Scrypt: The Prime Fears of Amazon.com

Happy Halloween! This year’s spooky story concerns a terror that lurks within your home… or maybe your pantry… or could even be waiting on your doorstep…

Caitlin Sattler October 27, 2017
Partners in Innovation: STC

Partners in Innovation: STC

Now that it’s officially flu season, it’s common to see signs advertising flu shots in your doctor’s office, pharmacy, and even your grocery store. Immunizations…

Caitlin Sattler October 20, 2017
About Face:  Let’s Change Our Approach to Verbal Counseling

About Face: Let’s Change Our Approach to Verbal Counseling

On December 15, 2016, The Chicago Tribune published its findings on an investigation that tested 255 pharmacies and their patient counseling practices. The study…

Caitlin Sattler September 22, 2017
No Excuses: Tackling Common Misconceptions about Part D Enrollment

No Excuses: Tackling Common Misconceptions about Part D Enrollment

With October just around the corner, that means Medicare Part D open enrollment is close (October 15th, to be exact). Pharmacists and Medicare beneficiaries have…

Caitlin Sattler August 25, 2017
Partners in Innovation: Parata®

Partners in Innovation: Parata®

A salesman, a rocket scientist, a banker, and a pharmacist walk into a bar. What sounds like the setup for a joke is actually the beginning of Parata’s journey…

Caitlin Sattler July 21, 2017
Flavoring Your Facebook

Flavoring Your Facebook

We, the Independent Pharmacy Owners, will pioneer the way to a more profitable future. We will not get tied up in negative headwinds, but will focus on stronger…

Caitlin Sattler July 14, 2017
Connect 2017

Connect 2017

We had record-breaking attendance at our annual Connect conference and trade show this year, and we know all of our pharmacists and vendors would agree that 2017…

Caitlin Sattler July 7, 2017