Medication Safety: Strategies for Pharmacists to Mitigate Risks


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Medication Safety: Strategies for Pharmacists to Mitigate Risks

Medication errors are a significant concern in healthcare settings, posing risks to both patients and staff. As frontline healthcare providers, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians play a crucial role in mitigating these risks and promoting patient safety.  Common Points of Medication Errors Strategies for Risk Reduction At EZSCRIPTRx, we believe that pharmacists play a critical role […]

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Machine Learning for Pharmacies

In today's fast-paced healthcare landscape, staying ahead of the curve helps provide the best possible service to patients. One way to do this is by harnessing the power of machine learning for pharmacies. You may have heard this term before, but do you know what it actually means?  Machine learning is a subset of AI […]

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Medication Nonadherence = Hospital Admissions

Studies show that up to 33% of medication-related hospital admissions are caused by patient nonadherence. But pharmacies are uniquely positioned to make a significant impact in this area. Actively working with patients can address barriers and ensure medication adherence. Thorough review of prescriptions Pharmacies should carefully examine the patient's medication regimen, dosage instructions, potential drug […]

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Empowering Pharmacists as Essential Care Providers

The gaps in primary care have widened, making it challenging for patients to receive timely and comprehensive healthcare services. However, pharmacists have emerged as key players in bridging this gap by providing quality, accessible, essential care. Their expertise in medication management, health screenings, and chronic disease management delivers proven positive health outcomes for patients. At […]

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Unraveling the Epidemic of Employee Burnout

Pharmacy work is a noble and impactful profession that contributes to public health while helping countless patients daily.  But the pharmacy setting presents unique challenges that can increase burnout. Intense workloads and staffing shortages often leave little time for breaks or recovery. Strict regulations, compliance requirements and the fast-paced environment add extra layers of pressure.  […]

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How Pharmacists are Making a Difference in Patient Care

As the world around us evolves, so does the healthcare industry. Patients are not just looking for someone to fill their prescriptions, but rather someone who can guide them through the complexities of their medication regimen and its financial impact. Pharmacists are rising to this challenge and making a big difference in the lives of […]

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Pharmacy Staffing Shortages

We all know the pharmacy industry has experienced significant staffing shortages. To remain competitive and provide top-quality patient care, it's essential to leverage technology in how we recruit and manage staff. The next generation of workers has grown up with technology and devices that enable them to work quickly and efficiently. As a result, the […]

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Health Literacy: The Pharmacist's Role

We all know that pharmacists are crucial members of the healthcare team, serving as healthcare providers and dispensers of medications. However, as the healthcare system continues to evolve, pharmacies are uniquely positioned for another important aspect of patient care: health literacy. As pharmacists, you have a unique responsibility to improve patients' health literacy by providing […]

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Point-Of-Care Testing in Pharmacies

How many times have you heard someone say, “I cannot get an appointment with my doctor, but I can go to the pharmacy anytime”? Pharmacies are an integral part of healthcare and an accessible option for many people when doctors are not available. Point-of-care testing (POCT) is quickly becoming an essential service that pharmacies can […]

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Key Services Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Provide

Are You Helping Patients Take Advantage? As the world continues adapting to a post-pandemic reality, patients have become increasingly comfortable with digital healthcare options. Patients now expect their healthcare experience to be just as convenient and easy as using their favorite consumer tech.  We believe that pharmacists play an essential role in ensuring that patients […]

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