Human Resource Considerations in Community Pharmacy by Oluwole Williams

Today, the focus of pharmacy practice has shifted from direct personal preparation of medicinal compounds to clinical services such as interpretation of laboratory results or administration of vaccines. Pharmacists also have to deal with many personnel management functions. Emerging societal health issues, such as obesity, teen pregnancy, and abuse of narcotics have added to their […]

Pharmacy Business Is Not Only About The Money, It Is About Service

I was reading a fellow pharmacist’s blog. He narrated how he had a conversation with an executive from one of the divisions of the company he works with. It was the flu frenzy season when patients rush to get the flu shot against outbreak of flu. The executive made a comment that astonished him and […]

The Pharmacist’s Role on the Patient Care Team

Pharmacists are active members of the patient care team, responsible for overseeing the optimal, safe and cost effective medication therapy management using evidenced-based medicine to improve overall patient care in all patients:     Each inpatient unit has a pharmacist dedicated to performing patient care activities each day     Pharmacists participate and maintain a significant role […]

Pharmaceutical Care in Community Practice: A Few Tips

What is Pharmaceutical Care? Pharmaceutical care, or a more intensive patient follow-up by the pharmacist, can be described as guaranteeing that the patient uses his medication as correctly, efficiently and safely as possible. The pharmacist, trained as an expert in medicines, is the last health care provider to be in contact with the patient during […]

7 Strong Reasons Why You Should Start Your Pharmacy Business Today

Have you ever been contemplating whether you should start your pharmacy business now or wait for a while? You are not sure if the time is right or if you are prepared enough to take the first step. If you have been hesitating about starting your pharmacy business, then you will find great insight in […]

What To Do When Your New Employee Resumes Work: Tips On Staff Orientation

After you have done an interview for candidates for job openings in your pharmacy business and made your hiring decision, the next thing is that the successful candidate resumes work. This new employee is going to work for you and his contribution can make or mar your business and this will depend on how you […]

How To Prevent Your Pharmacy Business From Running Out Of Cash

Cash flow is very important in your pharmacy business. If you have problem with your cash flow, it can be a terrible experience. It will become very difficult to meet your financial obligations to your suppliers and employees as well as any other creditors. In this post we discuss strategies that will help your pharmacy […]