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Here's How to Foster Innovation in Your Independent Pharmacy

Here’s How to Foster Innovation in Your Independent Pharmacy

As a small business owner, you’re no stranger to the concept of entrepreneurship. To keep your pharmacy afloat,  read more

Here's How to Foster Innovation in Your Independent Pharmacy

How to Achieve Peak Performance in the Pharmacy

In their book Peak Performance, consultant Brad Stulberg and performance coach Steve Magness use new scientific insights to explore how people can perform at the top of their game without hitting a wall.   read more


8 Common Independent Pharmacy Risks

8 Common Independent Pharmacy Risks

Here are some of the most common pharmacy risks you’ll face as an independent pharmacist and suggestions to keep those risks in check.   read more

8 Common Independent Pharmacy Risks

14 Commonly Neglected Areas to Clean This Spring
14 Commonly Neglected Areas to Clean This Spring

14 Commonly Neglected Areas to Clean This Spring

To prepare for the new season and oncoming influx of in-store visitors, it’s time to dust out the cobwebs and freshen up your pharmacy.    read more


Use Gamification to Achieve Your Pharmacy Goals 

This New Technique Is Helping Businesses Achieve Their Goals 

More and more research is confirming that what employees need in the workplace is engagement. According to a  read more

Use Gamification to Achieve Your Pharmacy Goals 

Why You Should Have a Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy
Why You Should Have a Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy

Why You Should Have a Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy

Employees with different backgrounds and life experiences each bring their own unique perspective to your independent pharmacy, and  read more


How to Pass Any Pharmacy Inspection

How to Pass Any Pharmacy Inspection

An inspector’s arrival doesn’t need to spell doom for your pharmacy. Here’s everything you need to know to prepare and to prevent citations.  read more

How to Pass Any Pharmacy Inspection

The Covid-19 Vaccine Boosts This Pharmacy’s Patient Base and Its Profits

As vaccines get distributed, retail pharmacies are presented with an opportunity not only to make their communities healthier and safer but also to market their brand and make a profit  read more


How to Transform Pharmacies Into Patient Care Centers

In June 2019, two community pharmacy organizations created a program designed to transform pharmacies from providers of medication into providers of care.  read more


Vaccination Administration: Train Pharmacy Techs in One Day
Vaccination Administration: Train Pharmacy Techs in One Day

Vaccination Administration: Train Pharmacy Techs in One Day

This training program can train techs to administer vaccines in just one day.  read more


How to Choose an Employee Health Insurance Plan for Your Pharmacy 

When it comes to your own employees, deciding on a health insurance plan can be a little dizzying. Here’s everything your pharmacy needs to know.  read more


S Corp, LLC, C Corp: Which Business Structure Is Best for Your Independent Community Pharmacy?
S Corp, LLC, C Corp: Which Business Structure Is Best for Your Independent Community Pharmacy?

S Corp, LLC, C Corp: Which Business Structure Is Best for Your Community Pharmacy?

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of the most common business structures for independent community pharmacies.  read more


9 Signs Your Pharmacy Employees Are Overworked (and How to Stop It) 

9 Signs Your Pharmacy Employees Are Overworked (and How to Stop It) 

An independent pharmacy is a busy place, and employees need to keep many plates spinning. But if there  read more

9 Signs Your Pharmacy Employees Are Overworked (and How to Stop It) 

Firing in the Pharmacy: 5 Tips to Soften the Blow by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com
Firing in the Pharmacy: 5 Tips to Soften the Blow by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com

Firing in the Pharmacy: 6 Tips to Soften the Blow

How to respectfully fire a staff member to let them keep their dignity.  read more


Employee Benefits: What Should You Provide Your Pharmacy Staff?

Employee Benefits: What Should You Provide Your Pharmacy Staff?

A comprehensive slate of benefits attracts great candidates and keeps your best talent around.  read more

Employee Benefits: What Should You Provide Your Pharmacy Staff?

Pharmacy Automation: 5 Ways You Can Transition Employees’ Duties by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com
Pharmacy Automation: 5 Ways You Can Transition Employees’ Duties by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com

Pharmacy Automation: 7 Ways You Can Transition Employees’ Duties

How to take advantage of new-found time after you automate your pharmacy.  read more


5 Tips to Put Embarrassed Patients at Ease by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com

9 Tips to Put Embarrassed Patients at Ease

Patients may be reluctant to share embarrassing health issues – here’s what you can do to make them feel comfortable at your pharmacy.  read more

5 Tips to Put Embarrassed Patients at Ease by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com

8 Pharmacy Functions That Can Be Easily Outsourced
8 Pharmacy Functions That Can Be Easily Outsourced

8 Pharmacy Functions That Can Be Easily Outsourced

How to save time by outsourcing important non-pharmacy work to the pros.  read more


The Most Common Communication Mistake You Don't Realize You're Making

The Most Common Communication Mistake You Don’t Realize You’re Making

This communication problem is derailing your pharmacy operations and productivity.  read more

The Most Common Communication Mistake You Don't Realize You're Making

Can You Require Your Employees to Get a Covid-19 Vaccine? 

Now that Covid-19 vaccines are rolling out, here’s what you need to know about requiring employee vaccination.   read more


How to Create a Great Work Environment pharmacy

How to Create a Great Work Environment

Happy employees are productive employees — use these tips to make your pharmacy work environment great.   read more

How to Create a Great Work Environment pharmacy

How to Prevent the Most Common and Most Expensive Lawsuits Against Pharmacies
How to Prevent the Most Common and Most Expensive Lawsuits Against Pharmacies

How to Prevent the Most Common and Most Expensive Lawsuits Against Pharmacies

In 2019, the average independent pharmacy dispensed over 58,000 prescriptions. With that high volume, errors are almost inevitable.  read more


These Common Fraud Schemes Are Targeting Small Businesses During Covid-19

These Common Covid-19 Fraud Schemes Are Targeting Small Businesses

Criminals are taking advantage of Covid-19 relief efforts to defraud small businesses. Learn how to protect your pharmacy.  read more

These Common Fraud Schemes Are Targeting Small Businesses During Covid-19

Employee retention independent pharmacy
Employee retention independent pharmacy

How to Lose Your Best Employees

Why focusing on employee retention can make your pharmacy more profitable and efficient.  read more


5 Examples of Superior Customer Service 

Providing excellent customer service at your pharmacy is one of the best ways to build relationships with patients  read more


Managing Multiple Pharmacies
Managing Multiple Pharmacies

Managing Multiple Pharmacies: Entrepreneurial Operating System

This novel management technique will help you communicate with staff to meet your goals.   read more


5 Common Pharmacy Workflow Disruptions (And How to Fix Them) 

5 Common Pharmacy Workflow Disruptions (And How to Fix Them) 

How to improve your pharmacy workflow for a more effective work environment.  read more

5 Common Pharmacy Workflow Disruptions (And How to Fix Them) 

Mastering Different Communication Styles to Become a Better Manager Pharmacy
Mastering Different Communication Styles to Become a Better Manager Pharmacy

Crucial Communication Styles Every Manager Should Master

Don’t take a one-size-fits-all approach to communicating with your pharmacy staff.   read more


Pharmacy Financials 101: Measuring and Projecting Financial Health

Measuring and Projecting Financial Health

How to ensure your pharmacy is financially healthy — and how to keep it that way   read more

Pharmacy Financials 101: Measuring and Projecting Financial Health

9 Pharmacy Tasks Your Technicians Could Be Doing 
9 Pharmacy Tasks Your Technicians Could Be Doing 

9 Pharmacy Tasks Your Technicians Could Be Doing 

Use techs at the top of their license for a more efficient pharmacy.  read more

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