Employee retention is a persistent challenge impacting many industries, including pharmacy. High staff turnover in pharmacies can have numerous negative consequences. It can overwhelm employees, compound stress, and contribute to burnout. It creates instability and confusion, making it more difficult to get new employees up to speed. It can also decrease morale and cause an […]
Discover five causes of medication errors that increased significantly during COVID and get advice on how pharmacists can limit risk moving forward.
Nothing could have prepared Canadian pharmacies for the impact of COVID-19. As hospitals and doctor’s offices shifted to online appointments or went into lockdown, pharmacies remained open and accessible to the public, propelling pharmacists to the frontlines of healthcare. Throughout the pandemic, pharmacies were inundated with an influx of phone calls and walk-ins from […]
Discover how Pharmapod has helped Harrisville Pharmacy in Moncton, New Brunswick save time, eliminate time-consuming paperwork and leverage data insights and trends to enhance patient safety. Download the case study to learn more. See how Pharmapod can help enhance patient safety and improve your pharmacy processes. Request a demo today.
By Carla Beaton, BSc Phm, VP Quality Improvements & Innovations, Pharmapod The pandemic proved that pharmacists can – and should – play a greater role in the delivery of healthcare in Canada. As hospitals and clinics across the country were overwhelmed with COVID, pharmacists stepped up to help immunize the population, saving lives while helping […]
Process improvement is a key area in any industry, whether it is business, law or healthcare. Quality Improvement (QI) is a framework used to improve processes and systems. In healthcare, it translates to a better quality of care, healthier patients and safer medication practices. There are a variety of Quality Improvement tools that can be […]