Archives for October 2018

How Pharma Logistics Can Help Your Hospital Pharmacy

October 25, 2018

Every hospital pharmacy must optimize the two C’s of building a successful healthcare practice: care and compliance. Pharma Logistics has provided reverse distribution services to support hospital reconciliation programs for over 20 years, all while maintaining airtight legal and regulatory compliance. Learn how you can help improve your patient service with the Hospital Pharmacy Technician …

Drug Take-Back Programs Improve Communities

Benefits of Drug Take-Back Programs Drug Take Back programs at pharmacies offer community members the opportunity to properly dispose of prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications. Disposal of these substances offer three key benefits: Helping to prevent prescription drug abuse Reducing risk of accidental poisoning Decreasing environmental hazards including water contamination due to medications Take-Back Programs Can Make a Difference Poisoning …

A Pharmacy Technician’s Role in Reverse Distribution

October 19, 2018

As a pharmacy technician, a key function of your job is inventory management. And the pharmaceutical drug return process is an important part of inventory management: The first step in the returns process is clearing your pharmacy’s shelves of expired, damaged, or otherwise unsalable inventory. The next step is sending back returnable items to the …

A Hospital Pharmacy Technician’s Role in Reverse Distribution

As a hospital pharmacy technician, a key function of your job is inventory management. And the pharmaceutical drug return process is an important part of inventory management: The first step in the returns process is clearing your pharmacy’s shelves of expired, damaged, or otherwise unusable inventory. The next step is sending back returnable items to …

Three Tips for Providing Excellent Service to the Medical Team as a Hospital Pharmacy Technician

Although you don’t operate within a retail environment, as a hospital pharmacy technician, you still provide “customer service.” Unlike retail pharmacy technicians, who serve patients directly, your immediate “customers” are actually the members of the hospital’s medical team: the nurses and doctors whose prescription and medication requests you fulfill every day. Your strong organizational skills …

Seven Tips for Excellent Customer Service as a Pharmacy Technician

As a pharmacy technician, you’re the engine of the pharmacy. You not only manage inventory, but you’re also the friendly face who takes care of customers when they walk in. You help them get the medications they need in a timely fashion. Your strong organizational and inventory management skills keep your pharmacy healthy on the …

Top Challenges for Pharmacy Technicians

As a pharmacy technician, you are a key member of the pharmacy team. You’re the friendly face behind the counter. And you’re the detail-oriented team member tracking inventory in the back. In your role, you face many demands that even the most seasoned technicians consider challenging. We understand patient care is at the top of …