The Pharmacist-Physician Relationship

Can you imagine having a meaningful relationship with someone you have never met? Pretty hard to visualize, right? What about someone you only speak with online? Not impossible, but still seems like a stretch. Many people would agree – but statistics contradict. Nowadays, more than one third of married couples met online1, and over 59%Read more

Living in a Retail World

Over the years, our habits and daily lifestyles have continuously changed. With the emergence of new technologies, like online grocery ordering and telecommuting physicians, we have more options than ever before. This means that everything, especially the way that we shop, is bound to change. Most of us are guilty of wanting to get ourRead more

Breaking Down Medication Adherence

Most healthcare professionals have seen firsthand how important medication adherence is when it comes to patient health. Consistent nonadherence can lead to further health complications and, in extreme cases, even death. In fact, a large portion of chronic disease-related deaths in the U.S. are thought to be the result of long-term nonadherence1. Although it’s obviousRead more

National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a month for individuals and health care professionals to raise awareness about diabetes. Although diabetes is an extremely common condition, there is still a lot of misinformation surrounding it.  Diabetes is a serious condition, but many individuals seem to be unaware of what it is, who is at risk,Read more

Promoting Your Vaccination Program

Flu season is well underway… and many Americans have likely already received their vaccinations. Unfortunately, some studies state that somewhere between 60-70% of a population needs to be vaccinated to effectively prevent the spread of influenza through a community1. Because flu season doesn’t peak until closer to January, it’s important that healthcare professionals, pharmacists included,Read more