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Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles for October 8, 2021

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

October 8, 2021

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 strengthening communication skills to determining the right marketing strategy for your pharmacy.


Supporting Patient Adherence Through Electronic Prior Authorization and First Fill Copay Programs

Prior authorizations have become more common, delaying access to treatment for patients. Drug Channels explains how implementing electronic prior authorization can reduce administrative burdens and help patients stay adherent.


340B or Not to Be

In their latest issue, America’s Pharmacist discusses the pros and cons of a 340b program and the best ways to make it successful in an independent pharmacy setting.


Pharmacists ‘overwhelmed’ during flu shot season, citing staffing issues

Pharmacists are giving out both the flu shot and COVID-19 boosters on top of their normal duties filling prescriptions. With so many people trying to get their flu shot, and earlier than usual, pharmacists are struggling to meet the demand.


Embracing a Changing World of Marketing Strategies

Tried-and-true marketing strategies may not have as much of an impact as they used to. Drug Store News explores how to find the right marketing mix in a changing marketing landscape.


Top Tips for Pharmacies During Medicare Enrollment

Medicare Open Enrollment begins October 15. Retail Management Solutions sat down with three pharmacy professionals to talk about how to create value for patients and improve patient loyalty during this period.




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