Redheaded Pharmacist

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
Why are so many key components of our healthcare system so disconnected from patient care, and why do pharmacists have to be the ones to bail out patients?
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
A medical breakthrough that would allow patients to skip the annual flu vaccine would be amazing, but what would that mean for community pharmacy?
Friday, November 18th, 2011
Rising costs for brand-name medications and deductibles mean that seniors need to do their homework--and pharmacists need to be prepared for angry patients.
Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
Pfizer isn't going to let its money maker go down without a fight, and that could mean changes that will affect the price patients pay for cholesterol meds.
Thursday, November 10th, 2011
Everything from manufacturing quality control problems to recalls is impacting the supply of hundreds of prescriptions, and that adds up to one big reduction.
Monday, November 7th, 2011
The real secret to killing the mail order threat is to demonstrate that community pharmacies are not more expensive.
Friday, November 4th, 2011
Pharmacy students don't want a sugar-coated sales pitch for the profession, but they also don't want doom and gloom. They want honest and practical advice.
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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