Delivering Care Beyond Prescriptions: A Marketplace Opportunity for Independent Pharmacies
The high-touch, high-quality, personalized care independent pharmacies provide creates a unique value proposition in a healthcare market where more chronically ill patients need accessible care. As payers are prioritizing improved patient outcomes and a reduction in overall healthcare costs, they need to also consider new reimbursement models for these pharmacy services, a framework under which independent pharmacies are uniquely positioned to excel.
'Tis the Season for a Flu Shot
An annual influenza vaccination is the best protection against the flu virus. Some patients however, are still skeptical. Continue to educate patients on the importance of getting vaccinated. And for those that need a little extra motivation, remind them of what they could miss out on this holiday season.
Medicare Part D Open Enrollment: What Your Patients Need to Know
The facts on Medicare Open Enrollment, a helpful guide for pharmacists and their patients.
How Retail Trends Are Changing the Pharmacy Game
A thriving business and healthier, happier patients are a reality for independent community pharmacies who embrace the right opportunities: health and wellness, clinical care, healthcare partnerships, consumer trends and their independence.
QUIZ: What Pharmacy Superhero Are You?
Take our quiz to find out what superpower lies behind the white coat.
Inventory Management Technology as the Hub of a Fully Integrated Specialty Practice Solution: Part Two
Physician practices can leverage integrated inventory management systems to create a more user-friendly experience for patients that improves engagement, increases adherence and facilitates better outcomes.
Keeping Communities Well: Reminding Patients of the Importance of an Annual Flu Vaccine
Now is the time to encourage patients to receive an annual flu shot. Start engaging patients in a conversation about the importance of this vaccine and keep your community healthy during this flu season.
How Independent Oncology Practices can Increase Referrals
Four tips for generating more referrals from hospital-affiliated physicians.
The Value of Medication Adherence
Medication adherence matters for pharmacies and patients. Learn how can pharmacies connect with their non-adherent patients and keep them on their medication regimen.
Promoting Health and Wellness in the Community
By promoting health and wellness, pharmacists play a crucial role in their communities. Explore three examples of how pharmacists can positively impact the lives of the people they serve.
Caring for the Patient with Diabetes
When it comes to diabetes care, community pharmacies have an opportunity to be the leading resource for patients.
The Value-Added Services of Specialty Pharmacy
Learn how the right specialty pharmacy can offer value-added services for physician practices and patients.
Commercially Available Unit Dose Products: Enhancing Access to Treatments and Promoting Pharmacy Efficiency
While suppliers are making fewer pre-packaged unit dose treatments available, health system pharmacies still have options for acquiring them. Learn which is best.
With a significant number of obese and overweight adults in the United States, community pharmacists are poised to address the problem. Tips on how.
Upping the Game
How drug manufacturers, health systems and payers can collaborate more closely in the new world of patient-centered care.
Caring for the Whole Patient
The growing trend toward value-based payment models and ongoing demand for clinical outcomes creates a need for better coordination of care. What challenges does this create for health system specialty pharmacies and what opportunities does this present for demonstrating value?
Providing Support for Caregivers - A Guide for Community Pharmacies
Caregivers can depend on community pharmacies to provide the support and guidance needed to safeguard the health of their family members.
Recovering the Costs of Uncompensated Care
How hospitals and health systems are leveraging patient assistance programs to ease the financial burden of caring for under- and un-insured patients.
How Community Pharmacies Can Help Patients Quit Smoking
Learn how one pharmacy successfully implemented a comprehensive smoking cessation program -- and how you can duplicate the results.
An Honest Profession: How Community Pharmacists Can Maintain and Increase Patient Trust
What role do community pharmacists play in patient trust, and how can pharmacies improve the patient experience to build trust?
Creating Lasting Patient Loyalty
For a community pharmacy, maintaining customer loyalty is all about identifying and accentuating operational strengths. Here are some tips to help you succeed.
Strategies for Improving Medication Adherence
A pharmacy expert defines thresholds for medication adherence and outlines tools and programs to maximize patient adherence and pharmacy success.
Time for Care
Opportunities for pharmacies to spend more time caring for patients highlighted at ThoughtSpot 2016.
Understanding Barriers to Adopting Precision Medicine
Precision medicine can improve patient outcomes and increase the effectiveness of therapy but physicians must still carefully navigate certain barriers.