It’s a new year -- the season of new beginnings, colds, flu, and, if you’re from Oklahoma, wicked winter allergies. I think it’s safe to say that you’re busy.
A pharmacy ownership change is difficult at best. There’s so much to do to ensure that the transition goes smoothly. It’s not uncommon for crucial details to be forgotten, causing problems down the road.
So, if you own a small chain that has taken over pharmacies in the past, are a single pharmacy owner with aspirations to grow your pharmacy business, or are just starting out in the business and planning on taking over an existing pharmacy, here are 9 critical details you shouldn’t forget during a pharmacy ownership change.
In 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in front of a crowd of demonstrators and announced his dream to a nation. He spoke of the end of racism and a nation where all people, of all races, could live together in equality and harmony. He spoke with conviction and the oratory skill of a southern pastor, a profession that ran in his family.
- The CDC predicts that by 2050 one out of three Americans will be diagnosed diabetic.
- Currently, two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese.
- According to the CDC, there are 800 organizations working to fight diabetes.
Diabetes is a huge health problem plaguing the U.S. The above statistics speak volumes about the severity of this issue and its future growth if not controlled.
Maintaining updated patient information in your pharmacy software is not a difficult task. However, it’s something that most pharmacies struggle with.
This tends to stem from all the other responsibilities falling on the shoulders of pharmacy professionals today. When you’ve got a line out the door, checking to make sure Jerry Jones’s home phone number hasn’t changed is something that is easily pushed to the back burner.