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Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles for December 14, 2018

Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles From the Web by Elements magazine |

December 14, 2018

Welcome to our weekly roundup of pharmacy articles, blog posts, and stories from across the web.

Every week we share our favorite articles that other organizations, associations, and companies are producing to help your pharmacy business thrive.

You’ll discover new strategies and tips to boost your independent community pharmacy business and to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the pharmacy industry.

This week we chose five articles covering topics from pediatric drug interactions to stressed-out moms working in pharmacy.


Going Independent

What does it take to start an independent community pharmacy in today’s business climate? For Computer Talk, consultant Bruce Kneeland shares wisdom he picked up from independent pharmacists across the nation.


Serious DDIs Pose a Threat To Most-Vulnerable Patients

A new study shows as much as 7.5 percent of children use multiple prescription drugs and more than 8 percent of those could develop a serious drug-drug interaction. Pharmacy Practice News explains how communication can keep pediatric patients safer.


How to Cut U.S. Drug Prices: Experts Weigh In

How would new policies to reduce drug prices affect patients and the economy? Three health policy experts share their analysis for The New York Times.


Opinion: Pharmacists Are More Than Just Drug Experts

Pharmacists are increasingly involved in health education, disease prevention, and disease management. From medication management to clinical pharmacy to diabetes outreach, Drug Topics explains the expanding role of pharmacists.


Survey: Moms in Retail Pharmacy Are More Stressed Than Those Working in Other Settings

Women now comprise a majority of PharmD graduates, but this growing segment of industry’s workforce is feeling burnt out when they become parents. Pharmacy Times explores the factors affecting moms in pharmacy.

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