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Pharmacists Can Help Mitigate Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Drug Concerns

Pharmacists Can Help Mitigate Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Drug Concerns

Pharmacists play an important role in providing education and support with adherence to PrEP in populations with a high risk for HIV infection. When taken as prescribed, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medications are proven to be effective at preventing HIV. Proper...

Technology Can Assist Pharmacists

Technology Can Assist Pharmacists

The need for pharmacists to return to a more clinically-focused role became apparent as the COVID-19 pandemic revealed gaps in patient access to care across the country. We’ve both worked as pharmacists and that means we’ve both spent time trading phone calls and...

How to Calculate Your Wholesaler Rebates

How to Calculate Your Wholesaler Rebates

In most industries, profit margins are simple: you buy inventory at one price, sell it for a higher price, and then you keep the difference.  But when it comes to prescription drugs, contract conditions and incentives make profits hard to predict. To know how...

Understanding Drug Pricing

Understanding Drug Pricing

One of the most confusing markets for consumers is located at the pharmacy counter with drug pricing. The rise of health care costs has lawmakers and employers scrambling to find ways to provide access to care without going bankrupt. Numerous policies at different...

Expired Drugs Cost Pharmacies

Expired Drugs Cost Pharmacies

Expired Medication Inventory Within a Pharmacy Costs Money Are Pharmacy Leaders Aware of How Much Revenue is Lost With Expired Pharmacy Inventory? Expired pharmacy inventory is a surprisingly complicated sequence of financial transactions that is rarely discussed,...

Career & Leadership: Pharmacists at the Leading Edge of Healthcare

Career & Leadership: Pharmacists at the Leading Edge of Healthcare

The webinar will be Wed, Jan 25, 2023 7:00 PM EST (4:00 PM PST) Join Drug Store News and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) for a free webinar! This webinar is the first in a series of joint DSN/AACP webinars, which will discuss and elaborate on...

National Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month – a time to recognize the importance of giving blood and platelets while celebrating the lifesaving impact of those who roll up a sleeve to help patients in need. It is also a time to encourage new and lapsed donors to resolve to...

Pharmacy Ownership Workshop

Pharmacy Ownership Workshop

DATE: Jan. 28-29 – Virtual Ownership: You can dream about it or you can do something about it. Maybe you've talked about it: owning your own pharmacy someday, but you're not sure you have the skills or the resources. Or maybe you've been running your own pharmacy for...

ADHD Drug Shortages Spread to Generic Ritalin

ADHD Drug Shortages Spread to Generic Ritalin

Shortages of ADHD medications that started this summer with Adderall have widened to now include another major category of stimulants. For the past two months, patients have had a hard time finding methylphenidate drugs, a class that includes Novartis AG’s Ritalin...