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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

9 Pharmacy Tasks Your Technicians Could Be Doing 

Creating a Successful Employee Schedule: Advice From Industry Experts
Creating a Successful Employee Schedule: Advice From Industry Experts

Creating a Successful Employee Schedule: Advice From Industry Experts

After inventory, payroll is an independent pharmacy’s biggest expense. Scheduling personnel can be the difference between a lean  read more


The Ultimate Track-and-Trace (DSCSA) Checklist for Pharmacies

The Ultimate Track-and-Trace (DSCSA) Checklist for Pharmacies

November 27 marks the final milestone for pharmacies in the long journey toward the comprehensive overhaul of the  read more

The Ultimate Track-and-Trace (DSCSA) Checklist for Pharmacies

Should Your Pharmacy Be Using an Automated Phone System? IVR
Should Your Pharmacy Be Using an Automated Phone System? IVR

Should Your Pharmacy Be Using an Automated Phone System? 

The pros and cons of phone automation for your independent pharmacy.   read more


Preparing for Flu Season During the Coronavirus Pandemic flu shots

Preparing for Flu Season During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Inside: How to keep patients safe from coronavirus while administering flu shots. With COVID-19 still rampant, pharmacies are  read more

Preparing for Flu Season During the Coronavirus Pandemic flu shots

How to Manage Underperforming Employees bad employee
How to Manage Underperforming Employees bad employee

How to Manage Underperforming Employees 

Inside: Underperforming employees can change with support and guidance from management.  When faced with an underperforming employee, managers  read more


PBM pharmacy audits

How to Minimize Financial Losses From PBM Pharmacy Audits

As vice president of operations and general counsel for Family Pharmacy in Aiken, South Carolina, Stuart Johnson has  read more

PBM pharmacy audits

pharmacy management systems
pharmacy management systems

How Two Pharmacies Improve Operations With Their Pharmacy Management Systems

The pharmacy management system is the beating heart of pharmacy technology. It has the ability to touch every  read more


independent pharmacy insurance coverage options

What Type of Insurance Coverage Does Your Pharmacy Need?

If a storm ripped through your town and damaged the roof of your pharmacy, how would you pay  read more

independent pharmacy insurance coverage options

pharmacy will call technology perceptimed
pharmacy will call technology perceptimed

This Technology Reduces Pharmacy Will Call Time From Minutes to Seconds

With a low-tech will call system, it can take pharmacy employees a minute or two to find the  read more


The Top Challenges (and Solutions) of Managing Multiple Pharmacies

The Top Challenges of Managing Multiple Pharmacies

Independent pharmacy owners have always had to strike a balance between patient care and keeping their business running  read more

The Top Challenges (and Solutions) of Managing Multiple Pharmacies

Managing Multiple Pharmacies
Managing Multiple Pharmacies

Managing Multiple Pharmacies: Lessons From the Nation’s Most Successful Franchises

Learn to improve your pharmacy from these wildly successful multi-store business franchises.  read more


5 Tips to Increase Your Pharmacy’s Wholesaler Rebates

5 Tips to Increase Your Pharmacy’s Wholesaler Rebates

Take control of your purchasing to get a better wholesaler rebate for your pharmacy.  read more

5 Tips to Increase Your Pharmacy’s Wholesaler Rebates

A Pharmacy Primer on Workplace Sexual Harassment

How to protect your employees and your pharmacy from workplace sexual harassment.   read more


How to Conduct Great Job Interviews

Find the best hires for your pharmacy with these tips and strategies for your job interviews.   read more


Reopening During Coronavirus: What Should Pharmacy Business Look Like Now?
Reopening During Coronavirus: What Should Pharmacy Business Look Like Now?

Reopening During Coronavirus: What Should Pharmacy Business Look Like Now?

What states’ reopening plans mean for how you operate your independent pharmacy during the time of coronavirus.   read more


How to Boost Morale During a Crisis 

As pharmacies face down the coronavirus epidemic, employees are dealing with unprecedented stress and uncertainty. The anxiety that  read more


7 Inventory Management Mistakes Pharmacies Don't RealizeThey're Making
7 Inventory Management Mistakes Pharmacies Don't RealizeThey're Making

7 Inventory Management Mistakes Pharmacies Don’t Realize They’re Making

Inside: Improve your bottom line by avoiding these inventory management errors. Inventory costs tie up the bulk of  read more


how to open and close a pharmacy

Best Daily Practices for Opening and Closing a Pharmacy

Inside: Establish a safe and effective routine to make your independent community pharmacy ready for patients.  Even though  read more

how to open and close a pharmacy

Managing Multiple Pharmacies
Managing Multiple Pharmacies

Managing Multiple Pharmacies: The Key to Consistent Communication

Inside: How to get an easy-to-understand message out to multiple store locations.  Communication runs deeper having face-to-face conversations.  read more


10 Business Skills Every Pharmacy Owner Needs to Master by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com

How to Find Fair Market Value When Purchasing a Pharmacy

With big pharmacy chains slowing openings and even closing stores, and fewer pharmacists retiring, young pharmacists are striking  read more

10 Business Skills Every Pharmacy Owner Needs to Master by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com

This Online Program Trains Pharmacy Technicians for Certification
This Online Program Trains Pharmacy Technicians for Certification

This Online Program Trains Pharmacy Technicians for Certification

Every successful specialist relies on a trusted sidekick. Pilots have copilots. Doctors have nurses. Lawyers have paralegals. For  read more


5 Tips to Help Patients Remember to Take Their Meds by Elements magazine | pbaheallth.com

8 Tips to Help Patients Remember to Take Their Medications

Adherence is important to your patients’ health and to your pharmacy’s bottom line. Medication adherence directly affects your  read more

5 Tips to Help Patients Remember to Take Their Meds by Elements magazine | pbaheallth.com

The Most Important Meeting Pharmacy Managers Neglect
The Most Important Meeting Pharmacy Managers Neglect

The Most Important Meeting Pharmacy Managers Neglect

Inside: Build trust with your employees and boost their effectiveness with regular one-on-one meetings.  Your independent pharmacy is  read more


How to Get Things Done at Your Pharmacy

How to Get Things Done at Your Pharmacy

Viewing execution as a discipline can help your independent pharmacy become more productive and effective.  read more

How to Get Things Done at Your Pharmacy

cost of time pharmacy inventory ordering
cost of time pharmacy inventory ordering

The Most Overlooked Cost of Pharmacy Inventory Buying

Inside: The search for the best prices on pharmacy inventory can be time-consuming—but it doesn’t have to be.   read more


Pharmacy Financials 101: Budgeting

Inside: A detailed budget will help you run a lean and efficient independent pharmacy. You already keep a  read more


Managing Multiple Pharmacies
Managing Multiple Pharmacies

Managing Multiple Pharmacies: How to Build a Loyal Following With a Unified Brand

Effective branding can help you connect to your patients on an emotional level and build a loyal following that lasts.   read more


7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Pharmacy's Inventory Turnover Rate

7 Ways to Improve Your Pharmacy’s Inventory Turnover Rate

Keep products moving off the shelf by increasing your inventory turnover rate with these simple strategies.   read more

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Pharmacy's Inventory Turnover Rate

Pharmacy Financials 101: Financial Statements 

A breakdown of every major financial statement so you can know the financial health and outlook of your business.  read more

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