Pharmaceutical Returns

Miss America 2020, The Pharmacy Student

3 weeks ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Meagan Zirpoli

Back in December 2019, in the midst of the pandemic, was the last time that the US held a Miss America pageant. While this might seem irrelevant to the pharmaceutical industry, the winner was actually a second-year pharmacy graduate student, …

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Welcoming Our Newest Client Services Specialist!

4 weeks ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

GRx is excited to introduce Sheila Millier to the GRx Client Service Specialists team. Sheila will be servicing accounts in Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. After managing a restaurant for most of her life, Sheila began working in sales at …

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Pharmacy

NEWLY 2021 FDA APPROVED DRUGS- PART III

1 month ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

As we approach the end of the summer, we wanted to look back on the new approvals that the Food and Drug administration (FDA) have made. From medications for cancer to mental disorders to rare diseases to yeast infections, the …

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Pharmacy

National Immunization Awareness Month

2 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

While the end of summer is nearing, it is important to ensure your patients are doing all they can to stay healthy and safe throughout the year. That is why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) named August …

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Pharmacy

Pharmacies Prepare for Back-to-School Season

2 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Meagan Zirpoli

By: Amanda Winslow, PharmD, BCPS As summer comes to an end, the time comes to prepare students to head back to school. Back-to-school season always entails trips to multiple stores for a laundry list of items, such as pencils, folders, …

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Why Drug Traceability is Important

2 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

By: Amanda Winslow, PharmD, BCPS In 2013, the United States passed the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) in order to identify and trace prescription drug products as they are packaged and distributed. This was introduced to better protect consumers …

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Emerging Roles for Pharmacists in Mental Health Care

2 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

By: Amanda Winslow, PharmD, BCPS Over the past decade, there has been an increased focus on mental health throughout both the healthcare landscape and society in general. When thinking about the care of mental health patients, specific providers come to …

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Mistakes Happen, But There Are Preventative Measures

3 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

Everyone makes mistakes, unfortunately when a pharmacist makes a mistake it can have a higher toll than others. As pharmacists, you have the health and safety of your patients in your hands, just as much as their doctors do. There …

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Tips to Choosing a Wholesale Distributor

3 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

Choosing a wholesaler is so important, pharmacies need to do their homework and select the right partner for their business. Carefully consider what each wholesaler has to offer and how that fits into your pharmacy’s business structure and objectives. Below …

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Beneficial Collaborations for Pharmacists

4 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

Pharmacists have become much more engaged in disease management programs, resulting in an increase on public health. While pharmacists-led protocols have made a significant impact, a new, but so far successful, concept is rising — collaboration with health coaches. A …

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Pharmacy

Newly 2021 FDA Approved Drugs- Part II

4 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

When it comes to innovation in the development of new drugs and therapeutic biological products, FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) supports the pharmaceutical industry at every step of the process. The FDA continuously makes strides in approving …

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What GRx Inventory Can Do For Your Inventory Needs

5 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

Properly counting your inventory can be a long, tedious job that your busy pharmacy staff doesn’t have time for. That is why Guaranteed Returns (GRx) created a business solution to cater to these needs; GRx Inventory. There are many benefits …

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Partner Spotlight

5 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Meagan Zirpoli

Handling your returns is our specialty. Combined with our strategic partnerships we can provide a comprehensive suite of business solutions to improve your bottom line. We are excited to spotlight two great partnerships, ADVASUR 360 and ReconRx. ReconRx is a …

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Pharmacy

How Do Pharmacists Feel About Pharma Apps?

5 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

By: Amanda Winslow, PharmD, BCPS When thinking about healthcare technology, what comes to mind first? Wearable technology? General health and wellness apps? Telemedicine? I definitely wouldn’t put pharma apps at the top of that list. Part of the reason for …

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Pharmacy

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

5 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Meagan Zirpoli

Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to potential accidental poisoning, misuse, and overdose. Proper disposal of unused drugs saves lives and protects the environment. The DEA’s Take Back Day provides an opportunity for thousands of …

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The New Focus on Patient Experience

5 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

By: Amanda Winslow, PharmD, BCPS Picture this: You are in a pharmacy around 5pm on a Monday after a holiday. The drive-through is backed up, there’s a line at the cash register and a technician called out sick today. I …

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YOU Are Essential for Your Medicare Patients

6 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

Even though the Medicare Annual Enrollment period is still months away, now is the best time to learn how Medicare plans, especially Part D, affects you and your customers. According to Pharmacy Times, “Medicare patients are the highest users of …

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GRx News

Our Hospital Family Continues To Grow

6 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

GRx is very excited to welcome Washington County Memorial Hospital, located in Potosi, Missouri, to the family. Our 35 years of dedicated expertise set us apart in their decision to entrust GRx with their returns. “Our top priority is to …

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Pharmacy

Unique Pharmacy Law Enhancing Vaccine Administration

6 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

Back in 1963, North Dakota passed a law that all pharmacies within its borders must be owned by at least 51% of the pharmacist. What does this mean? No chain pharmacies are allowed to operate in North Dakota in order …

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Virtual Meet & Greet At MHA Business Summit

6 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Meagan Zirpoli

Managed Health Care Associates is going virtual this year for their annual business summit, which will kick off on the 24th. MHA did a wonderful job to create an interactive platform that offers a great speaker line up, CE credit …

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2021 Top Pharma Trends

6 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

The pharmaceutical industry is witnessing a massive revamp due to the development of several technologies, according to StartUs Insights. Here is a little insight on the top trends shaping the pharma industry for 2021. Artificial Intelligence The use of artificial …

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Pharmaceutical Returns

Why Your Returnables Can’t Be Refunded Sometimes

7 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Meagan Zirpoli

By: Amanda Winslow, PharmD, BCPS So, you’ve done your monthly out-of-date pulls – now what happens to them? Each product undergoes two steps to determine whether or not they are eligible to receive credit for. Step 1: Return Eligibility Once …

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Women Pioneers in Medicine

7 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

As we enter Women’s History Month, it is important to remember the enormous impact that women have made to the medical field. Below is a glimpse of the many women who have not only shaped the field but have also …

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8 Heart Healthy Tips

7 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Meagan Zirpoli

As we approach the end of American Heart Health Month, it is important to keep in mind how dangerous heart disease is. As pharmacists, you can do your part in prevention through education. Here are some heart healthy tips to …

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Newly 2021 FDA Approved Drugs

7 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

Since March of last year, one of the FDA’s top priorities has been approvals related to COVID-19. While that is still true for this year, they have also been working on approvals of non-COVID related drugs. Innovation drives progress. When …

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