The Reinvented Pharmacist

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Are patent protection and scientific advancement mutually exclusive or mutually beneficial?
Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
Where does the loyalty of PBMs lie?
Monday, January 16th, 2012
Can Walgreens' strategies for the future of the company be applied more broadly to benefit others in the profession?
Friday, January 13th, 2012
Complaints about PBM reimbursement are industry-wide. What can be done?
About
Fred Eckel, RPh, MS, Editor-in-Chief of Pharmacy Times
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This blog focuses on what our Editor-in-Chief sees as the future of pharmacy.
Author Bio
Fred Eckel, RPh, MS, is the Editor-in-Chief of Pharmacy Times, a position he has held since 2002. Mr. Eckel is a professor at the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He serves as executive director of the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists.

In this blog, Eckel will provide commentary on relevant issues impacting pharmacists and pharmacy professionals, including the merging of pharmacy benefit managers, the implications of health care reform, the conversion of major drugs from prescription to over-the-counter, trends in pharmacy careers, and opioid abuse. He will also discuss legislative issues that impact pharmacists, and comment on the evolving role of the pharmacist.
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