The Weekly Roundup: Keeping your tools sharp (11.16.18)
Continuing education is critical to maintaining your edge in the pharmacy business. This list of pharmacy podcasts from Pharmacy Times inspired us to dig a little deeper for some wider-ranging, business-related podcasts you might enjoy—especially during the holiday next week. (By the way, the Weekly Roundup will not be published the day after Thanksgiving. We hope you enjoy a happy, grateful holiday with your loved ones!) ZigZag is a hodgepodge of stories around entrepreneurship from a new, woman-owned media company called Stable Genius Productions. It’s a little artsy and very genuine. Also, we regularly share stories from Harvard Business Review on these pages; their podcast, Ideacast, provides commentary from an impressive group of leaders in business, politics, science, and journalism. Finally, no list like this would be complete without mentioning The Tim Ferriss Show, covering tactics used by groundbreakers in a range of fields, from finance to sports to business and the arts.
Here are a few other stories that might be of interest:
- “Because they could.” Lockstep price increases on autoimmune drugs instigate antitrust concerns. (Login required.)
- Express Scripts launches new Flex formulary designed to run outside the traditional brand rebate structure.
- Stuck in a rut? Check out these strategies for fostering innovation in your business.
- Here’s some good news from the CDC for a change: Smoking rates have fallen to historic lows. Here are some resources pharmacists can use to support smoking cessation counseling.
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