Redheaded Pharmacist

A Taste of Failure
Tuesday, November 29, 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?
Universal Flu Vaccine on the Way?
Wednesday, November 23, 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?
Part D Brand Co-pays on the Rise
Friday, November 18, 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.
Pfizer's Big Problem: Lipitor Patent Expiration
Tuesday, November 15, 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.
Drug Shortages Problem Continues
Thursday, November 10, 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.
Fighting Mandatory Mail Order
Monday, November 7, 2011
The real secret to killing the mail order threat is to demonstrate that community pharmacies are not more expensive.
It's a Long Road... but Worth It!
Friday, November 4, 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.
I Don't Know
Friday, October 28, 2011
Although pharmacists pride themselves on being drug experts, expecting to know everything about every medication is foolish--and even dangerous.
Top Ten Goals for the Profession of Pharmacy
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
A list of the top 10 things pharmacists should be doing to ensure that the profession remains a strong and vital part of the healthcare system.
(David) Snow Storm
Monday, October 24, 2011
Comments from Medco's CEO show that there is a disconnect between the perception of retail pharmacy and what is actually involved in community pharmacy work.
I am...
Friday, October 21, 2011
From medication experts to price checkers to the last line of defense against drug diversion, pharmacists are a lot of things to a lot of people.
Stuck on the Sidelines
Friday, October 21, 2011
As the industry faces sweeping changes, there should be one big strong voice defending and supporting pharmacists.