David Stanley, RPh
David Stanley is a pharmacy owner, blogger, and professional writer in northern California. Contact him at [email protected]
Are We Being Played for Suckers?
Why are Americans shouldering the burden of paying for drug innovations?
The Future Isn’t So Futuristic
A pharmacist looks back at what he was told in pharmacy school.
What Do Checklists Say About Our Profession?
Following checklists may not be what you think of when you think of the job of someone in a profession.
View from the Zoo
Value-Driven Health-Care System: Value for Whom?
DIRs: PBMs Pay Less Each Year While Prices Go Up
PBMs have a business model where they pay less even while prices go up.
Appearance matters: A legible label is the least we can do
Whether you like it or not, your patients are paying attention, and judging all of us.
Every pharmacist has them — and so does every teacher
What do pharmacists and teachers — and an awful lot of other people — have in common?
Pharmacy’s Catch-22: Save a life — or save your livelihood?
When a snap decision is called for, “What is our corporate loss-prevention policy?” can compete in an employee’s brain with “What is the best thing for the patient?”
You’re a pharmacist, not a physician: Get your own title
Physicians have been called "Doc" for so long that the terms are essentially identical. Why not designate pharmacists by a separate and distinct title?
The future of pharmacy is finally here
That would be MTM. And it's calling. And holding. And holding. And holding ...