Who is surprised by this video ?

KTBS.com – Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports Customer dis-service? Angry confrontation may be sign of a trend http://www.ktbs.com/story/26163525/customer-dis-service-angry-confrontation-may-be-sign-of-a-trend From the article: If a store overcharged you a lot of money, you’d probably want them to straighten that out promptly and courteously.  But it was anything but that for Bob Morrison when he went back […]

Really shouldn’t have a med error on a REPORTER !

Family Matters: Pharmacy mix-ups http://www.okcfox.com/story/26155332/family-matters-pharmacy-mix-ups From the article: It’s a mistake that happens more frequently that you might think. Just last week, medication for my family was mistakenly filled at a metro pharmacy with an entirely different drug. We were mistakenly given a generic drug for high cholesterol. “That shouldn’t happen, but it does,” said […]

The unlevel playing field ?

Tuberculosis Patient Who Refused Care Is Arrested http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/california-tuberculosis-patient-found-arrested-24758421 From the article: A California man who disappeared after refusing treatment for tuberculosis, which can be contagious and spreads by coughing or sneezing, was found and arrested on charges of refusing to comply with health officials, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Eduardo Rosas Cruz, 25, was arrested late […]

Working faster than the “speed of business” ?

Customers concerned after CVS prescription info mix-up http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/customers-concerned-after-cvs-prescription-info-mi/ngqnH/ From the article: Channel 2 started asking questions after a major pharmacy chain sent prescription information for hundreds of customers to the wrong addresses. Now they are concerned for their privacy.   According to a statement Channel 2’s Amy Napier Viteri got from CVS Caremark, the mistake […]

Some things just can’t be explained

This was made as a comment  to this post  on my blog  and IMO does not deserve to be left where it might be missed… I counted the word “UNETHICAL” FOUR TIMES Natural OTC Adderall Alternatives Living with ADHD can be challenging, and many individuals turn to prescription medications like Adderall for relief. However, not […]

Emphathy has no place in pharmacy ?

        Father says CVS drugstore could have done more for son http://www.10news.com/news/investigations/father-says-cvs-drugstore-could-have-done-more-for-son-07272014 From the article: A San Diego man is dead and his family believes the drugstore CVS could have done more to help him. Marcus said his son was at the CVS in Escondido in January. He was out of medication […]

Why all the rudeness & hostility ?

              It seems like everyone/store has stories about rude/hostile customers.  How often have we heard the term “role model” used on a daily basis. Role model can be anything from a movie/TV star, sports star and others.  Today’s role models generally  have little resemblance of the role models of […]

I can barely remember my mid-30’s

10 reasons I’m still proud to be a pharmacist         10 reasons I’m still proud to be a pharmacist http://drugtopics.modernmedicine.com/drug-topics/news/10-reasons-i-m-still-proud-be-pharmacist?page=0,0 From the article: 3.     We are family. We all know it’s tough out there, so we adhere to an unspoken code and take care of our own. 4.     We don’t eat our […]

Why don’t you just sue them ?

I have often hear someone saying why doesn’t the ACLU https://www.aclu.org/  defend someone by suing them.  Comes to find out.. the ACLU only sues THE GOVERNMENT when it is violating its own laws… it does not sue corporations for wrong doing.. That being said… I ran across this website http://www.instituteforliberty.org/ Our Vision for IFL’s Future IFL […]

Working their way thru California ?

DEA Looking into Safeway’s Record Keeping Investigation Relates to Theft of Controlled Substances http://online.wsj.com/articles/dea-looking-into-safeways-record-keeping-1406062312?mod=_newsreel_5 From the article: The Drug Enforcement Administration is looking into Safeway Inc. SWY +0.37% ‘s record keeping related to the theft of controlled substances, the supermarket chain disclosed Tuesday. Safeway, which has agreed to be bought by a group led by […]