Focus on Current Thinking

The Most Egalitarian of All Professions
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
A pair of Harvard economists crunched the numbers and found that pharmacy is the most egalitarian profession in terms of relative pay for men and women.
The Importance of Work-Life Balance
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Is the ideal of a healthy work-life balance a myth?
The Cost of Medical Breakthroughs
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Should all patients should have access to all treatments, regardless of their cost?
Guiding Principles for a Review of Compounding Activities
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
A guide to how compounding activities need to change in the wake of the meningitis outbreak associated with the New England Compounding Center.
Learning From Other Industries
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
In order for health care organizations to succeed, they need to keep up with innovations in other industries.
Reflections on the ASHP Midyear
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
The ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting offers an opportunity to take the pulse of the profession and learn about new trends and concerns in health-system pharmacy.
Protecting the Integrity of the Supply Chain
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Pharmacists need to help ensure that medications are not purchased from providers with lax standards of quality.
Patients Over Politics
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
If you attend an international pharmacy meeting, you will most likely find that pharmacists from all over the world share similar professional concerns.
Faith and Health
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
If pharmacists follow evidence-based medicine, they should feel free to recommend religion or faith to patients when the data supports it.
The Growth of Employee Wellness Programs
Friday, August 9, 2013
Pharmacists need to adopt healthy behaviors if they want to inspire their patients to so do as well.
REMS for Nonprescription Medications
Monday, July 22, 2013
Now that Plan B One-Step is available OTC with no restrictions, there is one less medication that falls into the "behind-the-counter" category, potentially limiting the future scope of pharmacists' practice.
Servant Leadership as a Management Model
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Putting your employees' needs before your own can be the secret to effective workplace management.