David Stanley, RPh
David Stanley is a pharmacy owner, blogger, and professional writer in northern California. Contact him at [email protected]
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 ...
A pharmacy business model to squawk about
The future of pharmacy can be reduced to a single word.
Reformulate, remonetize — and let the patient beware
An entire economic ecosystem depends on pulling the wool over the eyes of prescribers. Pharmacists can tell them all about it. Or could.