Eric, Pharmacist

Forget MTM, I'm Doing PPC
Monday, January 28, 2013
In order to expand their position in the health care system, pharmacists should emphasize their role as care givers, not just medication providers.
Affordable Care Act-Coming to a Community Pharmacy Near You?
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
If the government were to base reimbursement of retail pharmacies on criteria including time spent counseling patients, it could give pharmacies the incentive to allocate more resources to these services.
Free Preventive Care
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
A program that enlists pharmacists to get out the word about the closing of the Medicare prescription drug "donut hole" gets Eric thinking about how pharmacists' skills could be put to better use.
Should I Become a Pharmacist?
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Given the large number of pharmacy training programs that have opened in recent years, Eric ponders whether he can recommend the profession to a bright high school senior.
Pharmacist Prescribing
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Would extending prescribing power to pharmacists really improve health care, or is it just another idea dreamed up in academia that might not fly in the real world?
Frogger, RPh
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Like the story about the frog in the pot, retail pharmacists are being slowly boiled as a number of factors turn up the heat on the profession.
David Snow U
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Isn't a bit hypocritical for a pharmacy college to accept funding from a company that is trying to decrease the number of pharmacists in the retail setting?
Even If the Truth Hurts
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Sometimes, the best way for a pharmacist to truly help a patient is to be brutally honest--and not to sugarcoat the truth.
More Concerns about MTM
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
After 20 years of medication therapy management, pharmacists are still seen as an extension of the building that holds the drugs.
MTM as Pharmacy's Future
Monday, August 29, 2011
After 20 years of hoopla, the future of pharmacy is a medication reconciliation followed by a Q&A session?
Oath of a Pharmacist
Monday, August 1, 2011
The principles expressed in the pharmacist's oath are ideal, but in the community pharmacy setting, are they realistic?
Chains... What Are They Good For?
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
What is now accepted as pharmacy practice in the chain pharmacy setting is a far cry from how things once were.