Unlike our big-box, nationwide competitors, most independent pharmacies don’t have the financial resources to constantly advertise in order to stay top-of-mind with patients. Thankfully, we do have something the competition doesn’t—a team that is truly passionate about the health of our patients.
The new year is upon us! This means that many of your patients are considering health-related resolutions for 2020. Their renewed focus on health provides a great opportunity for your team to build relationships with your patients.
As we all prepare for a fun holiday season filled with gift giving, great meals, and parties with families and friends, we also need to prepare for a not-so-fun season: flu season.
Did you know that sleep disorders are more common in people with diabetes? Along with other unwanted effects from diabetes, your patients may have issues with sleep apnea, insomnia, and restless leg syndrome. As one of their most accessible members of their healthcare team, your monthly conversations provide a great opportunity to discuss this common issue.
National health awareness months provide great opportunities to discuss health-related topics with patients and attract positive attention to your store. The topic of the month for November is diabetes, and we encourage you to utilize these two resources to help get the conversations started in your community.
Two individuals of Asti’s South Hills Pharmacy, a Smart-Fill member since 2018, were recently recognized by the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association! Chris Antypas, PharmD, received the Pharmacist of the Year award while Christan Gist, CPhT, received the Pharmacy Technician of the Year award.
You are in a unique position to serve your current and future patients at a time in need. Over the next month, everyone 65 and older will be considering their Medicare and prescription options—and, as you know, they may be choosing between several difficult financial options. Some will try to make their decision on their own. Many others will turn to their children or other family or friends for help. This is where you come in. You can be the trusted expert they can count on for guidance.
We are excited to announce that, for the second consecutive year, Good Neighbor Pharmacy named a Smart-Fill member as its pharmacy of the year! The award “recognizes a pharmacy that exemplifies what it means to be a pillar in the community they serve. Beyond filling prescriptions, they display excellence in patient care, community outreach, and innovative pharmacy practice.”