Is this how your chain employer wants the pts to view you ?

We are hearing – nearly daily – about another Senior RPH that is being “shown the door”… just this week… a 20 yr veteran at a major chain/PBM… was told “… remember that pharmacy intern you trained last year ?… well… we no longer need your services because that intern is taking your job …” […]

Isn’t it illegal for a pharmacy to “operate” without a RPH on duty?

“Although, I am not a pharmacist, I experienced getting “laid off” supposedly from reduction of workforce, however 3 weeks prior after working in the hospital pharmacy for 1 and 1/2 yeas, I went to the HR rep. and told them I was having to work without a pharmacist on site. My hours were cut and […]

Another profession being homogenized and standardized !

If you are a RPH and can’t relate to this video and its content… then you are just what the corporations want “behind the counter”… good luck with your career !

R.I.P. !

The war on drugs takes two more lives ! A pharmacy owner and a customer were shot to death and two pharmacy employees wounded May 23 in a drug-related robbery at the Down Home Pharmacy in Bean Station, Tenn., about 50 miles northeast of Knoxville. NCPA member Stephen Ray Lovell, 43, is survived by his […]

Ranbaxy pleaded guilty to manufacturing and distributing adulterated drugs !

FDA under fire over Ranbaxy imbroglio http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/fda-under-fire-over-ranbaxy-imbroglio/article4763343.ece From the article: Yet, in 2009, a government watchdog, the Government Accountability Office, discovered that only 11 per cent of foreign drug manufacturing plants were inspected by regulators, compared to 40 per cent of domestic plants and the quality of foreign inspections has been described as “questionable.” Maybe […]

The new corporate morality ?

The Problem With Squeezing Employees Too Hard http://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/the-danger-in-squeezing-your-employees-too-hard.html From the article: These are still tough economic times, which means business owners are asking employees to do more with less. It might be logical or even necessary, but be warned: It creates risk for fraud and corruption, according to a new study by Ernst & Young. […]

Time to move forward ?

I see a increasing number of attorney firms putting out press releases … seeking people that have been harmed/killed by medication/medical errors. It is reported that the attorney surplus is so serious that it makes the RPH surplus look like a non issue. IMO… the number of attorneys that are “chasing” people that have personal […]

Is the “worm” starting to turn?

Labor Unions turn on Obamacare, fear losing coverage http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/24/some-unions-now-angry-about-health-care-overhaul/ From the article: When President Obama pushed his health care overhaul plan through Congress, he counted labor unions among his strongest supporters. But some unions leaders have grown frustrated and angry about what they say are unexpected consequences of the new law — problems that they […]

Is it endemic or epidemic ?

Multiple employee lawsuits line up against Partnership Health http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_4f5069bd-6fcb-5579-9637-e311ca86bd12.html?comment_form=true This is a description of the place of employment Partnership’s medical and dental clinic, which employs 120 people and serves the uninsured and underinsured, is a division of the Missoula City-County Health Department. Ellen Leahy, the department’s director, said she couldn’t comment specifically on the lawsuits. […]

Working with your head up !

I have seen this statement a couple of times in the last few days… from RPH’s working for BIG STUPID… Apparently some narcissistic customer ….complained about pharmacy staff “keeping their heads down” and not acknowledging them right away.. and they took the complaint to heart… According to a quote from one RPH coming from a […]

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