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Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles for May 22, 2020

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

May 22, 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 how to connect with senior patients online to the role of pharmacies in the reopening of the economy.


9 Ways COVID-19 May Forever Upend the U.S. Healthcare Industry

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the growth of telehealth and made radical changes to the industry’s infrastructure. STAT News examines which of these changes may be here to stay.


Report Outlines Pharmacy’s Role in Reopening the Country

A new report from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores has details on the pharmacy services that will help the country reopen after coronavirus. Drug Store News breaks down the details of the report.


Reaching Senior Patients Through Digital Technology

Seniors use technology differently than younger patients, but that doesn’t mean they’re not using it. Digital Pharmacist explains how you can reach seniors where they are gathering digitally.


Anxiety as a Public Health Issue

The instability brought on by COVID-19 has brought on unprecedented anxiety for many Americans. Harvard Business Review explores the mental health challenges your pharmacy patients may be facing, and how healthcare providers can help mitigate the consequences.


Expanding Role of Today’s Pharmacist in the Rapidly Evolving Healthcare Continuum

Pharmacists have served as a primary healthcare touchpoint for patients during the coronavirus outbreak. Computer-Rx explores pharmacy’s evolving role and how independents can leverage the changes in the long term.


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 NABP-accredited (formerly VAWD) 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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