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Germaine Robinson, Owner and Pharmacist In Charge at Germ's Thrift Clinic in Opelousas, LA has been announced a Five-Star Pharmacy. In this interview, Germaine discusses how she improved her pharmacy business.

According to a recent article published by Pharmacy Times, attendees at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting (December 2018) cited continuing education, technology and workflow as the biggest trends for 2019.

World AIDS Day, recognized on the first of December every year, is a global initiative to raise awareness, fight prejudice and improve education about HIV (the virus that causes AIDS).

If you or a loved one were diagnosed with Breast Cancer, how would you react?
The most common answer would probably be tears, fear and uncertainty of the future with this diagnosis.

An article from ScienceDaily offers another reaction: get a second opinion.

After decades of providing quality medication management solutions, Medicine-On-Time is excited to announce the release of a new line of compliance packaging to its customers. The new consumables will provide customers a low-cost option for multi-dose packaging to fit the needs of their patients while growing their pharmacy business. The new compliance cards can be customized (minimum quantity required) and will not require the use additional software.

Each June, Men’s Health Week is celebrated globally. Like other health awareness days, the purpose is to bring awareness to health issues that affect men disproportionately. However, the focus also shines a light on men not getting the care they need because they are not aware of a problem or are not comfortable seeking out treatment.

Last summer, we learned that the World Health Organization (WHO) was undergoing a major initiative to reduce errors in healthcare – of which included medication administration. When we shared that update with you in August, they had just begun to bring those plans into action. Now, nearly eight months later, the WHO has made huge strides in the fight to reduce severe and avoidable medication-associated harm.

CPESN USA is dedicated to community-based pharmacies that are willing to expand their portfolio of medication optimization activities and patient care services to work collaboratively with other members of the health care team and provide higher quality patient care and achieve better patient health.

Every year on the 7th of April, World Health Day is observed under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO). Each year speaks to a different worldwide healthcare need or crisis and in 2018, the WHO is speaking out for universal health coverage.

In celebration of Kidney Month this March, the American Kidney Fund is focusing its efforts to empower, fight for and honor women affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD). Taking the focus of this year’s World Kidney Day, which falls on March 8—International Women’s Day—and extending it in a month-long effort to raise awareness that kidney disease affects women differently and at a greater rate than it does men.