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Believe It, Almased® Affects Permanent Weight Loss for People with Diabetes!

Category: Patient Engagement Written by Dr. Charles Shively / May 22, 2019

Believe what you read? The back of an Almased® sample packet has a number of statements that caused me…a pharmacist…to further investigate the product. Only after a thorough investigation (easy these days with the internet availability of credible studies), guess what? They are all true Read more ...

Another Eight Hours Please

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / May 22, 2019

Do you dream? In Color? Consider this: “Last night, when I awoke from a dream, I was at my bank looking at the green ATM machine color screen. I received the message: We can’t complete your request.” What had I wanted to receive? Another eight hours please! Read more ...

Personal Perspectives: The Value of Almased® in Brain Fatigue

Category: Patient Engagement Written by Dr. Charles Shively / May 22, 2019

Tired Brain? Brain Fatigue? Slow Brain? Brain Fog? Brain Sluggish? Brain fatigue. Tired brain. Fuzzy brain. Slow brain. Brain fog. Adrenal fatigue. Chronic fatigue syndrome. Exercise challenge? Writers challenge? Not knowing what James Brown, the R/B singer really meant when he sang "I feel good, knew that I would", that concept for many individuals applies to a personal perspective about the value of Almased® use. Read more ...

How Is It Pharmacy Automation Drives Budget Savings and Sustainability? Community Pharmacies

Category: Pharmacy Advances Written by Dr. Charles Shively / May 22, 2019

All Pharmacies Face Budget Cuts As offered in Part 1 of this series on pharmacy automation and its impact on budget savings and promoting sustainability in the hospital sector, budget management in the community pharmacy sector diverges from the efforts for hospitals. The major difference? Read more ...

Eyecon Quicker (Video)

Category: Pharmacy Advances Written by Dr. Charles Shively / May 22, 2019

ScriptChek patented label by Integral Solutions Group (Video)

Category: Pharmacy Advances Written by Dr. Charles Shively / May 22, 2019

Only A Matter of Time Till Automated Pharmacy Dispensing Supports Success

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / May 22, 2019

Located at 139 East Main Street, between South Powell and Mill streets, exists a pharmacy that started in 1920. Smith's Drugs and its companion businesses (Smith's Vital Biocare and Smith's Medical Equipment Supplies) occupy nearly a full block in downtown Forest City, North Carolina. To area residents, Smith's Drugs is a landmark. Read more ...

Convenient Care Pharmacy: Multiple Locations with Automated Dispensing Systems

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / May 22, 2019

Success in Numbers in Moultrie, Georgia Ever been to Moultrie, Georgia? Moultrie is approximately 25 miles from the Georgia-Florida border in central southern Georgia. It's only 40 miles from Tallahassee, Florida. Read more ...

Pharmacists May Be Best For Diet Supplement/Meal Replacement Education

Category: Healthcare Advances Written by Dr. Charles Shively / May 22, 2019

Many Considerations Should Be Evaluated In today's health-conscious world, information is available from many sources. The internet offers unlimited information through key word searches and reveals information from worldwide locations. What may be the best source of accurate information regarding diet supplements/meal replacements for weight loss? Who remains the most trusted healthcare professional regarding medications and OTC supplements or remedies? Read more ...

Healthy Weight Management: Ask Your Pharmacist the Correct Questions

Category: Healthcare Advances Written by Dr. Charles Shively / May 22, 2019

Why to Ask? With all the available information from popular websites, magazines, diet outlets and retail healthcare stores and their staff, the decision regarding which weight management program with which to become involved is...I sense... both confusing and complex. There is however an avenue to defining the best approach for weight management...Ask Your Pharmacist! Read more ...