Focus on Current Thinking

Analyze the Problem to Innovate in Pharmacy
Monday, September 28, 2015
In order to be innovative in pharmacy, a systematic process must be followed.
To Innovate in Pharmacy, Identify the Problem
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
In order to innovate, a systematic process must be followed.
The Process Behind Innovation
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Over the past few months, I have described generalities associated with the concept of innovation by defining the terms, maintaining that this movement has staying power, and providing perspectives on how pharmacy remains opposed to it.
Pharmacy's Opposition to Innovation
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
It may be strange to suggest that pharmacy is opposed to innovation, but I find more instances of opposition than signs of support. Let me further describe why I take this perspective and the reasons it is apparent in pharmacy and health care today.
Innovation Still Has Staying Power
Monday, August 3, 2015
The term innovation is frequently used in today's lexicon. Whether it is used as a verb (to innovate) or an adjective to describe an activity (innovative), the term appears in all sectors of society.
How Innovation Differs from Invention
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Every time I have written about innovation for, I am amazed at the response it generates.
Removing Silos from the Pharmacy Profession
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
In the last decade, pharmacists have identified their career sector by the way in which they describe themselves.
ASHP 2015 Summer Meetings: Takeaways for Health-System Pharmacists
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The opportunities and challenges in health-system pharmacy are broader and larger than one can imagine, but achievements are being made one day at a time.
ASHP Midyear: Why It's Worthwhile for Pharmacists
Sunday, December 7, 2014
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting is still billed as a "can't miss" event.
USP: The Silent Sentinel
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
One major reason why the United States has few concerns about the supply chain is the role of the US Pharmacopeial Convention.
Busyness-A Universal Feeling
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Pharmacists can benefit from taking time out to assess the hectic pace of their professional lives.
Establishing Opportunities for Entrepreneurship in Pharmacy
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Pharmacists need to view themselves as entrepreneurs and examine their individual careers as start-up companies.
Keeping Pharmacists from Being Outsourced
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
In order for pharmacists to be irreplaceable, they must be adaptable.
Developing a Growth Mindset for Pharmacy
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Pharmacists and educators can help to shape the future of the profession by encouraging students to develop a growth mindset.
Quality: A Foundation of Health-System Pharmacy
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Developing a quality-focused culture in a health system requires changing a range of behaviors in addition to adopting tools designed to improve quality.