One chapter closes another chapter begins

Many of my faithful readers knows that I have been running a friend’s business since the first of July last year.  Long story short.. dear friend had  stroke the end of June and his wife called me up to come run his company that did respiratory/oxygen, and manufactured obese hospital beds and low loss mattress […]

Another investigative reporter has #CVS in her crosshairs over medication errors

Mistakes With Your Medicine Front the article: The CBS 11 I-team has learned the Texas Board of Pharmacy receives more than 200-complaints about dispensing errors every year–  CVS Caremark sent us the following statement: “The health and safety of our customers is our number one priority and we have comprehensive policies and procedures in place […]

DEA throws healthcare professionals under the bus ! From the article: The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is not trying to limit or ration access to opioid painkillers, according to a DEA spokesman who says “nothing should stand in the way” of a patient getting a legitimate prescription for pain medication filled. “We’re not doctors. We’re regulators and enforcers of the law. If […]

Two More Former CVS RPH’s Suing over discrimination USCOURTS-alnd-1_11-cv-00732-0 The number of RPH’s lining up to sue CVS over various issue of discrimination and other issues… starting to resemble the que for Disney World’s Space Mountain in July..

Drive thru window a source of drug diversion ? From the article: The pharmacy at the corner of Va. 610 and Onville Road in North Stafford was robbed early Monday when a man jumped behind the pharmacy counter and grabbed Percocet. The pharmacist was assisting a drive-up window customer at the time the man jumped behind the counter, said Stafford sheriff’s spokesman Bill […]

The “witch hunt” continues !,0,7379437.story State revokes license of Burbank pharmacy that sold drugs to patients who died From the article: The board faulted the pharmacy for feeding the addictions of four other patients who later died with the same kinds of drugs that were filled at Jay Scott Drugs. Even if there was insufficient evidence to prove that […]

And the survey says … CVS edges Walgreens in consumer choice study From the article : The study also provided insight into why consumers choose certain pharmacies. CVS shoppers (68%) were most concerned with quality; Wal-Mart shoppers (58%) were focused on cost. Walgreens pharmacy customers cited speed of filling prescriptions and convenient locations as their priorities, while Rite Aid […]

Buyer Be Ware !

So you want to be a highly paid.. highly respected PharmD/healthcare professional ? Have you ever seen the shoreline before a Tsunami hits a shore line ?… The water at the shore pulls back dramatically… and the shore or beach has a “shortage” of water.. Think 10 yrs ago .. as the pharmacy profession switched […]

The other side of the fence !

This is a real education for those of us in healthcare.. who have never been on the patient side of the fence. While this young lady is being treated for cancer… a patient is a patient.. in the hospital or the other side of counter.. they are interacting with you because they have some sort […]

I’ve been told !

Many of us Senior Rph’s have been telling other corporate RPH’s to document… document.. document.. The Whistle blower lawsuit has now been evolving over the last 2.5 yrs… Thankfully, some RPH’s listen to us.. This picture is reportedly, just one of a large collection of documentation to be used in this lawsuit massed by just […]