Pharmacy Times Asks a Walgreens Pharmacist: How Do You Encourage Patient Proactivity?

October 24, 2014

Chirag Patel, PharmD, a Walgreens pharmacist in Union, New Jersey, explains how he encourages patients to take a more proactive role in their health care.

Chirag Patel, PharmD, a Walgreens pharmacist in Union, New Jersey, explains how he encourages patients to take a more proactive role in their health care.

“Being proactive goes hand in hand with preventative services,” he says. “One of the biggest pushes that we have here at Walgreens is to promote preventative services, such as blood pressure screening or health testing.”