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Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles for January 3, 2020

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

January 3, 2020

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 creating a health awareness calendar to stopping burnout.


New Year, New Passwords

Small businesses like independent pharmacies are especially vulnerable to cyberattacks. Retail Management Solutions explains how to create strong passwords to protect yourself.


How Pharmacists Alleviate Primary Care Shortages

The United States is facing down a shortage of physicians and an excess of pharmacists. Drug Topics explores how community pharmacists can partner with local physicians to offer more clinical services.


Kick Off 2020 With a Health Awareness Calendar

Health-related holidays and events can drive your social media presence in 2020. Digital Pharmacist provides resources for creating a calendar of health awareness events.


Getting Well

An American Pharmacists Association study found pharmacists experience high levels of stress and burnout. Pharmacy Today describes how to recognize the warning signs of burnout and what pharmacists can do to alleviate stress.


Building Value-Based Services

Wolters Kluwer explains how pharmacies can offset pricing pressures and build value-based services by participating in the new “Flip the Pharmacy” initiative.


An Independently Owned Organization Serving Independent Pharmacies

PBA Health is dedicated to helping independent pharmacies reach their full potential on the buy side of their business. The company is a member-owned organization that serves independent pharmacies with group purchasing services, expert contract negotiations, proprietary purchasing tools, distribution services, and more.

PBA Health, an HDA member, operates its own VAWD-certified warehouse with more than 6,000 SKUs, including brands, generics, narcotics CII-CV, cold-storage products, and over-the-counter (OTC) products.

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