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How to Win at Clinical Innovation

How to Win at Clinical Innovation

Congratulations to Buena Vista Drug in Buena Vista, Colorado! The pharmacy staff recently received Health Mart’s 2019 Clinical Innovation Award. Continue reading…

Caitlin Sattler June 21, 2019
Point-of-Care Testing with PioneerRx

Point-of-Care Testing with PioneerRx

With medication dispensing becoming more commoditized by the day, independent pharmacies must employ creative strategies that target patient health and boost revenue.…

Caitlin Sattler June 14, 2019
Rannon Ching: Revisited

Rannon Ching: Revisited

When we visited Rannon and his team at Tarrytown Pharmacy in October 2018, they were in the early stages of adopting med sync and expanding their patient communication…

Caitlin Sattler May 20, 2019
Technology Strategies for the Measles Epidemic

Technology Strategies for the Measles Epidemic

Independent pharmacies are positioned to have a huge impact in their communities. When disease and epidemics strike, pharmacies may play a crucial role in the health…

Caitlin Sattler May 14, 2019
Motivational Interviewing for Independent Pharmacy, Part Three

Motivational Interviewing for Independent Pharmacy, Part Three

In Part One, we explained why motivational interviewing is important and what it is (and isn’t). Then, we covered how to strategically Ask questions and Listen…

Caitlin Sattler May 3, 2019
Motivational Interviewing, Part Two

Motivational Interviewing, Part Two

Part One of this series explains why motivational interviewing can be a game-changing practice within independent pharmacies. How it is executed, though, truly makes…

Caitlin Sattler April 26, 2019
Motivational Interviewing for Independent Pharmacy, Part 1

Motivational Interviewing for Independent Pharmacy, Part 1

One of the many ways independent pharmacies increase the value of the healthcare scene is their patient relationships and interactions. More providers and patients…

Caitlin Sattler April 19, 2019
Fight Shingles with Shingrix

Fight Shingles with Shingrix

Shingles isn’t a nationwide epidemic, but this usually containable virus yields around 1 million cases every year. One out of three people will develop shingles…

Caitlin Sattler April 5, 2019
Setting Up for Success

Setting Up for Success

If you’re considering starting your own pharmacy, opening a second location, or relocating your current business, then you have most likely considered where you…

Caitlin Sattler March 29, 2019
Independent Pharmacy’s Role in Poison Prevention

Independent Pharmacy’s Role in Poison Prevention

It’s the pharmacist’s role to ensure the patient has healthy outcomes through medication, education, and clinical services. Sometimes, though, medication may…

Caitlin Sattler March 22, 2019
DeAnn Mullins: Revisited

DeAnn Mullins: Revisited

When we last checked in with DeAnn Mullins, she was gearing up for exciting changes at Mullins pharmacy. Then, the storms came. Immediately after returning home…

Caitlin Sattler March 15, 2019
Supplement Patient Care with a Registered Dietetic Technician Nutritionist

Supplement Patient Care with a Registered Dietetic Technician Nutritionist

More independent pharmacies are realizing that healthcare is undergoing a huge shift. According to Amina Abubakar in her most recent update, “As of 2019, value-based…

Caitlin Sattler March 1, 2019
Amina Abubakar: Revisited

Amina Abubakar: Revisited

In her 2018 update, Amina Abubakar described the progress of her online learning platform, the Avant Institute of Clinicians, had made in making clinical education…

Caitlin Sattler February 22, 2019
The Good, Better, and Best  Practices for Healthy Hearts

The Good, Better, and Best Practices for Healthy Hearts

February is American Heart Month, which is the perfect opportunity for providers to find new ways to care for their patients who may need more heart-centric health…

Caitlin Sattler February 15, 2019
The 3 Necessities for Effective Coaching

The 3 Necessities for Effective Coaching

As value-based care continues to solidify its position in the healthcare industry, more providers and patients are recognizing the crucial role independent pharmacies…

Caitlin Sattler February 1, 2019
Bob Lomenick: Revisited

Bob Lomenick: Revisited

As a mentor, CPESN Luminary, preceptor, and owner of 5 pharmacy locations, Bob Lomenick is well-acquainted with being busy. The year of 2018, however, was especially…

Caitlin Sattler January 25, 2019