The Weekly Roundup: Cybersecurity (2.2.18)

January 31, 2018 | Pamela Youngberg Dickson

Last year, one of the largest cybersecurity attacks to date pummeled 150 countries. No one is completely safe—including pharmacies, which collect a substantial amount of personal information on patients. The Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology has developed and continues to refine a framework for protecting critical infrastructure from cyberattack that can provide even small businesses guidance: Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover.

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The Weekly Roundup

August 04, 2017 | Pamela Youngberg Dickson

Building the front end of your retail pharmacy is always a challenge—and not necessarily in a pharmacist’s natural bailiwick. This time of year is especially fierce. Back to school. Flu shots. Medicare open enrollment. But before the (drum roll . . . ) winter holiday season, this is also a good time to make some minor adjustments to your front-end strategy.

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