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Bridging the online pharmacy knowledge gapA majority of pharmacists don’t talk to patients about online pharmacies.
How community pharmacies are affecting flu vaccine ratesThe U.S. rate for adult flu vaccinations has not increased significantly because of retail pharmacy access.
The importance of a pharmacist’s consultation for lactating mothersThe rate of breastfeeding has reached over 75% in the U.S. The goal set by Healthy People 2020 is 82%. The Surgeon General has released a “call to action” that promotes breastfeeding for every mother who wishes to do so.
New Mexico—a frontier still breaking new groundNew Mexico's state motto is “The Land of Enchantment,” but it might also be dubbed the The Land of Opportunity. Pharmacists here are increasingly breaking barriers to deliver frontline, provider care services in an environment that fosters innovations for the profession, students, and patients.
New center aims to increase pharmacists’ valueHelping pharmacists perform at the top of their licenses and be reimbursed for services such as medication therapy management (MTM) are among the goals of the National Community Pharmacist Association’s (NCPA) Innovation Center.
Pharmacist interventions boost adherence for minoritiesPharmacist intervention is one primary way that adherence to cholesterol-lowering medications can be improved in minority neighborhoods, a recent study found.
Regs, robbery responses among top “pharmacy gamechangers” for 2016
Regs, robbery responses among top “pharmacy gamechangers” for 2016The issues of most concern to pharmacists, outlined at McKesson’s ideaShare 2016.
The red pen rules: How to prevent pharmacy errorAnxious new pharmacists get a shot in the arm from columnist Pete Kreckel, RPh.
Drug take-back: A call for a permanent solutionA coordinated effort needs to be made to preserve the health and safety of life on earth.
Every pharmacist has them — and so does every teacherWhat do pharmacists and teachers — and an awful lot of other people — have in common?

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