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NCPA Multiple Locations Pharmacy Conference

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / September 16, 2019

With the theme of "A Meeting of the Minds, An Escape of the Senses", the 2014 NCPA Multiple Locations Pharmacy Conference was indeed just that. Many attendees and exhibitors had unusual difficulties in traveling from the Northeast and Southeast (due to the snow and ice) yet the conference had its usual 175 attendees. Read more ...

NCPA 116th Annual Convention and Trade Exposition

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / September 16, 2019

MEET. LEARN. SUCCEED. With Mark Riley's welcome of Lone Star State Greetings, the National Community Pharmacists Association Annual Convention and Trade Exposition put its "boots" on the floor. Read more ...

Pharmacists Can Make a Difference (Video)

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / September 16, 2019

Automated Pharmacy Dispensing Created The Image of Medcare Pharmacy

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / September 16, 2019

Automated Pharmacy Dispensing Can Create a Success Image Glenn Dowdy, pharmacist/owner of the three Medcare Pharmacies along the North Carolina/South Carolina border is candid about his pharmacy operation success: "Automated pharmacy dispensing effected my pharmacy operation image. It's about customers understanding how you complete customer service. We are about fast, efficient and accurate medication delivery. Our RxMedic ADS ensures this. My customers like to see "Javier" working---they know him just like our other human resources". Read more ...

Pharmacists, Adherence and Almased: A Winning Triad Combination

Category: Patient Engagement Written by Dr. Charles Shively / September 16, 2019

The Adherence Action Agenda and Diabetes For years, pharmacists have acknowledged the guideline triad regarding prescription dispensing: Is there a known relationship between the patient, physician and pharmacist? Today, pharmacists have been challenged to support and advance a national agenda-The Adherence Action Agenda (A3)- following a report by the National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE) in October of 2013. Read more ...

Balancing the Knife Between Medication Adherence and Pharmacy Workflow

Category: Pharmacy Advances Written by Dr. Charles Shively / September 16, 2019

GAME ON! It's About Medication Adherence and I'm Helping Myself® As a practicing pharmacist, my days are already stretched. Another eight hours please® probably explains it best. Yet with the recent re-challenge proposed by the "A3".... the Adherence Action Agenda... offered by the National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE), we've been challenged as pharmacists to do more...much more. Read more ...

DOSIS: An Advanced Pharmacy Automation Dispensing System

Category: Pharmacy Advances Written by Dr. Charles Shively / September 16, 2019

DOSIS: An Advanced Pharmacy Automation Dispensing System What's a DOSIS? In ancient times, the Greeks used the term dosis to describe "a measured dose of medicine". Do you recall this term while reading Homer's Odyssey or Aristotle's writings on Economics (one of his 23 volumes translated and published in 1935 by the Harvard University Press)? Read more ...

Feminine Forever Articles

Category: Healthcare Advances Written by Multiple Authors / September 16, 2019

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Almased® Doesn’t Challenge Body Energy Needs During Weight Loss

Category: Healthcare Advances Written by Dr. Charles Shively / September 16, 2019

Slow Metabolism and Weight Loss A plethora of information is available regarding the apparent connection between weight loss and slow metabolism. Perhaps unknown is the silent...but necessary... continuing need for calories to support the necessary body functions while weight loss is occurring...and allow weight loss to continue without challenging necessary body energy needs. Almased® to the rescue! Read more ...

Almased® and Pharmacists: Inextricably Linked

Category: Healthcare Advances Written by Dr. Charles Shively / September 16, 2019

What do Almased®and pharmacists have in common? Ever consider how Almased® and pharmacists are both committed to improving health? Perhaps No...Perhaps Yes? Each, of course, do it in their own way. Read more ...