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Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles for March 20, 2020

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

March 20, 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 new generic drugs to best practices during the COVID-19 pandemic, plus we threw in a bonus article from Elements on the coronavirus.


Coronavirus Pandemic: 9 Things Independent Pharmacies Should Do Now

Novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is now spreading across the U.S., with confirmed cases in all 50 states. Here’s a guide to keep your patients and pharmacy healthy during the novel coronavirus outbreak.


Delivering Uninterrupted Care: COVID-19 Preparations and Awareness

With people hesitant to leave their homes during the coronavirus outbreak, now is the time to push free home delivery services. Pioneer Rx explains how you can get the message out and provide care during the crisis.


The Top 10 Drugs Losing U.S. Exclusivity in 2020

This year, several popular drugs are losing exclusivity in the U.S. market, making cheaper generic alternatives available to your patients. FiercePharma compiled a list of the most popular drugs facing generic competition this year.


Telepharmacy Essential to Mitigating the COVID-19 Pandemic

While others work from home, pharmacists are still hard at work dispensing prescriptions. TelePharm explains how technology can help “flatten the curve” and protect both patients and pharmacists.


Growing Your Business Through Supplements

Supplements are a $40 billion industry, and pharmacists are well-positioned to benefit from it. DrugTopics breaks down how pharmacists should approach educating patients while selling supplements.


APhA Issues Statement on Protections for Healthcare Providers During Coronavirus Pandemic

The American Pharmacists Association has issued a press release on the spread of coronavirus. It advocates for continued pharmacy services while implementing procedures that minimize contact.


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.

An HDA member, PBA Health 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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