medication therapy management

All You Need to Know about Medication Therapy Management Program (MTM)

In recent years, medication therapy management (MTM) has been a hot topic in pharmacology. As a patient-centric approach, MTM aims to bridge the gap between pharmacists and patients, maximizing outcomes for both. MTM is an umbrella term used to describe a variety of services such as pharmacotherapy consultation, anticoagulation management, health and wellness programs, immunizations... (Read more)
CVS Aetna Merger

Don’t Believe The Hype: What The CVS Aetna Merger Really Means

It’s a debate that continues to rage on, with both sides typically breaking down along political party lines. On the one hand, there are people who believe that healthcare is a birthright and should be available for all. It should be a single payer, nationally sponsored program. On the other hand are those who believe... (Read more)
Happier Independent Pharmacists

5 Reasons Why Pharmacists Should Consider An Independent Community Pharmacy

So, you’ve just spent eight years earning your credentials. You’ve studied dosages and amounts, reactions and side effects. You’ve even brushed up on what’s probably the most difficult part of your new chosen profession – reading a doctor’s horrible handwriting. From filling prescription medications to consulting with consumers about their medical needs, the independent pharmacists... (Read more)
NATIONAL TAKE BACK DAY

Good Riddance: October 28th is National Take Back Day

We’ve all faced the dilemma at one time or another. Maybe we ordered an online refill before the doctor was convinced that there was a need, and now there’s not. Perhaps they are/were part of a service which automatically sends them out each month. It could be a situation where the potency is in question... (Read more)
4 trends that may impact retail pharmacy business

4 Trends That May Impact the Business of Retail Pharmacy

Under this new administration, one can expect a change in the business of retail pharmacy. The change can be good or bad for the industry. This could also have an impact on health insurers and consumers. Retail pharmacy trends to watch out for Increase of in-house mail order refill programs To date, only 44% of respondents, including... (Read more)
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