Sticker Shock at the Pharmacy Counter: Tips to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
Why Pharmacy Is Right for Now
According to a 2010 report from the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology,
What's behind the sticker shock of ambulance bills?
The state does not track detailed ambulance cost data, so the average bill amount it not known. However, a review of local ambulance bills provided by residents shows a range of $874 to $2,384.
6 trends driving pharmacy’s future
At the DSN Industry Issues Summit Chris Dimos, president of retail solutions at McKesson, outlined six key trends in the pharmacy space.
Broke-Ass Advice: Combating Sticker Shock
I say it all the time: wedding planning is a lot like shopping for a car. It is and it's not ... just hear me out. For most young adults, car shopping is p
Sticker shock: Why are glasses so expensive?
One factor: the world's largest eyewear company, the Italian firm Luxottica, controls a big chunk of the business. Lesley Stahl reports.
How To Avoid Closing Cost Sticker Shock
Knowing what different closing costs are, what they mean in the closing transaction and how they may be reduced can help prevent closing cost sticker shock.
Sticker Shock: How Much Does a College Degree Cost?
So, how much does college really cost? For the 2018-2019 school year, the College Board estimates that the average annual cost of tuition and fees was $10,230 for in-state students at public four-year universities — and $35,830 for students at private not-for-profit four-year institutions. These estimates don't include room and board, books, supplies, transportation and other expenses a student may incur Some students pay more than…
7 Tips to Re-energize Your Pharmacy Career
When that same ole, same ole" feeling starts to kick in, look for opportunities to expand what you know.
How Does Social Media Impact Pharmacy Practice?
Everybody seems to use social media, and pharmacists are no exception. However, it's been unclear how pharmacists employ social media in their daily professional practice.
Top 6 Recommendations for New Pharmacy Managers
If you are becoming a pharmacy manager, here are some dos and don'ts to help you lead your team to success.
Sticker shock! Stock valuations at 10-year high
It may not feel like it, but according to one widely used metric, stocks are actually more expensive than they've been since 2005.
Sticker Shock: How Familiarity Breeds Card Fraud
What if the sticker on the front of your new card is actually a nefarious attempt by a criminal to have you log into a domain they control?
Sticker shock: Why people spend $10,000 on funerals
Consumer advocates are calling on the industry to modernize its practices.
Obamacare sticker shock: Price hikes are on the way
Obamacare plan customers should brace for sticker shock when the administration posts insurers' preliminary rate requests for 2017 this week.
Watch: Why Infusion Drugs Come With Sticker Shock
The story of an Ohio mom who faced an outrageous bill for a new medicine for multiple sclerosis is the latest installment in the “Bill of the Month” series, an ongoing crowdsourced inve…
Tip of the Day: Give Your Customers Sticker Shock
Struggling to sell a high-priced piece? Show them REAL sticker shock HOW? There is an oft-cited case involving Williams-Sonoma in which they positioned a $429 breadmaker next to their $279 model. Sales of the cheaper model doubled even though practically nobody bought the $429 machine. Lesson: If you canât sell a product, try putting something nearly identical, but twice as expensive, next to it. It'll make…
How to (Maybe) Avoid Sticker Shock at the Emergency Room
Knowing whether to use an urgent care center, a retail clinic, virtual care or the emergency room can make a big difference in cost.
What to Do When the DEA Arrives at Your Pharmacy
How should pharmacists react when the Drug Enforcement Administration arrives at their pharmacy, and how can pharmacists protect themselves during a DEA investigation?
Why Is Antimicrobial Stewardship Important in Pharmacy Practice?
Marc Scheetz, PharmD, MS, BCPS-AQ ID, associate professor at Midwestern University and clinical pharmacist at Northwestern Medicine, discusses antimicrobial stewardship.