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Maximize your vaccine program

Expand beyond flu shots to offer immunizations year-round In brief: Most adults are missing recommended immunizations Providing these immunizations is a big opportunity for independent pharmacies Health Mart® helps pharmacies begin and expand vaccine programs The latest vaccine recommendations offer new ways to serve patients Missed immunizations, missed opportunities The benefits of immunizations are well…

Expand your pharmacy services with POC

Be there for your Medicare patients this open enrollment In brief: Pharmacies may test patients at the point of care (POC) for a wide range of conditions. Patients value the convenience of tests at a pharmacy. POC testing is mostly a cash business, leading to increased revenue and profit. A collaborative practice agreement allows a…

Get prepared for Medicare Part D enrollment changes

What you need to know before Part D open enrollment In brief: Medicare changes for 2019 include new cards and opportunities to switch plans Coverage changes will affect when patients enter and leave the “donut hole” New requirements will limit opioid access Although Medicare Part D open enrollment doesn’t begin until October 15, 2018, take…

How to make your Medicare patients the priority

Be there for your Medicare patients this open enrollment In brief: Medicare accounts for nearly one-third of U.S. spending on prescription drugs. More than 25% of Medicare patients don’t know how to research drug plan options. By helping Medicare patients research plan options you solidify your position as a trusted resource. Medicare patients are a…

Be ready with Medicare Part D answers

Be the go-to resource for patients’ open enrollment questions In brief: Medicare beneficiaries often pay more than necessary for prescription drugs. By helping patients compare plans, your pharmacy can support patients, show expertise and build loyalty. Help your patients understand Medicare Part D plans Only about 10% of Medicare Part D beneficiaries switch plans each…

You’re covered for Medicare Part D

The Health Mart Atlas kit has everything you need for Part D In brief: Medicare covers more than 57 million Americans. Reviewing plan options with patients during open enrollment can help them save money. Helping Medicare enrollees understand what your pharmacy offers can build loyalty. Health Mart Atlas, the nation’s largest pharmacy services administration organization…
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Students need immunizations. You can provide them.

During back-to-school season, market immunizations for students and staff In brief: All 50 states have immunization requirements for children Yet, many children still don’t receive the immunizations they need Immunizing kids during back-to-school season is an opportunity for independent pharmacies Pharmacies can EDUCATE families, PARTNER with physicians and IMMUNIZE patients Recommended immunizations The Centers for…
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Send yourself to the school nurse’s office

Work with school staff and families to prepare students for school In brief: Many children need to take medications during the school day Schools often lack staffing and expertise in dealing with medications Pharmacists can assist school nurses and staff, families, and children in preparing to safely go back to school Helping school nurses help…
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Pack the max into McKesson ideaShare 2018

Discover innovative solutions at McKesson ideaShare In brief: McKesson ideaShare 2018 is July 8-12 in Las Vegas McKesson ideaShare 2018 features 2,000+ independent pharmacy owners, about 200 exhibitors and 100+ educational sessions A new app makes it easy to find and schedule sessions Take advantage of opportunities to grow your business More than 2,000 independent…

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