Redheaded Pharmacist

Monday, October 15th, 2012
A visit to the emergency department and a 24-hour pharmacy leave the Redheaded Pharmacist generally satisfied, but with a sense that there is room for improvement.
Thursday, October 11th, 2012
The fungal meningitis outbreak caused by contaminated medications from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy show that quality standards must be raised, but decisions regarding new regulations should not be made hastily.
Monday, October 8th, 2012
Pharmacists need to inform customers about what goes into filling prescriptions and other services performed by pharmacies to help overcome unrealistic expectations.
Thursday, October 4th, 2012
In order to harness their potential and fully utilize their clinical and professional training, pharmacists must take control of the role they play in the health care system.
Monday, October 1st, 2012
Each community pharmacy has its own particular needs and cannot be mass produced or compartmentalized into a single simplified business model.
Blog Info
The Redheaded Pharmacist is a popular blog about pharmacy written from the perspective of a retail pharmacist about his experiences "being a very small part of the huge United States healthcare system."
Author Bio
Through his blog, which he began writing in December of 2009, the Redheaded Pharmacist relates his thoughts, opinions, and stories on the issues that impact the world of pharmacy, from current events and legislative developments to patient safety efforts and the demands placed on pharmacists. Feedback from readers is welcome. He can be found on Twitter at
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