What are the top three attributes of a pharmacist?

What are the attributes of a pharmacist that cause an employer to want to hire him or her? Throughout the academic experience of earning a doctor of pharmacy degree students are continually challenged to improve their clinical skills. They must learn clinical guidelines, patient assessment, patient monitoring parameters, and basic diagnostic criteria for key diseases. […]

Prescription Errors Come in Three Types

This is a reprint of an article I originally wrote for the Exclusive Series on Multibriefs.com. It first appeared on April 18, 2014. It discusses the issue of prescription errors and the processes by which they occur. It also warns employers not to misinterpret the results of their investigation. ORIGINAL POST The Error of Misinterpreting Errors […]

Watch Those Negative Behaviors

This is a reprint of an article I originally wrote for the Exclusive Series on Multibriefs.com. It first appeared on May 1, 2014. It is talking about the ten negative behaviors that you can easily use to spot employees that either need to get better or need to go. ORIGINAL POST Expectations versus Reality As […]

Three Ways to Kill Your Pharmacy Business

This is a reissue of an article I originally wrote for the Exclusive Series on Multibriefs.com. It appeared on April 7, 2014.  It is a simple description of the reasons why many pharmacies fail to thrive. ORIGINAL POST The More things change the more they remain the same When I started in pharmacy in 1975, […]

What Keeps Them Working For You?

Pay is All That Matters…Or Is It? Having been in management since 1978, I have attended hundreds of meetings dealing with employee retention issues. The debate has raged for years about what the biggest drivers of satisfied employees are. Most people default to pay as being important, which it obviously is, but it does not […]