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  • September 26, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Meghan Mosser

    Photo credit: BGR Netflix does it again with their new series ‘Maniac’ about a fictional pharma study. Any show on Netflix tends to get some sort of publicity and Maniac will be no different. They recently also released a series called ‘Insatiable’ that gained a lot of traction due to its involvement of fat shaming. […]

  • September 12, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Meghan Mosser

    Photo credit: The Dopamine Project We all love the idea of disruption, IF it works in our favor, right?  Well, how about “innovative disruption”, the coined term of big business like Amazon, Google and Walmart, dipping their toes into the world of healthcare? The response has been mixed for current healthcare companies, with many on […]

  • September 5, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Meghan Mosser

    Photo credit: Meaningful Life Center Since the beginning of time doctors have been thought of as the prescribers of the world.  Pharmacists, on the other hand, have ‘just’ been the drug experts.  For a while, no one questioned the fact that the drug experts weren’t able to prescribe the drugs.  However, recently, people have FINALLY […]

  • August 29, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS

    Throughout history and human existence, the need to centralize our efforts has enabled us to develop and grow.  Communities have developed and grown through the sharing of work, but more importantly by providing safety for its citizens.  In the old days, safety was about protecting our communities from wild animal attacks and outlaws.  In today’s […]

  • August 22, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS

    When I ask a pharmacist what a pharmacist does, they invariably tell me they dispense medication.  I used to answer this question the same way, but not anymore. I have come to realize that the reason for this answer is because it’s very difficult to explain what we really do in terms of cost as […]

  • August 8, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS

    Of all the healthcare professionals, which one can you schedule a visit with or just walk into their office and receive free healthcare counseling, every time?  Only one: the pharmacist. For centuries, pharmacists have been counseling patients for free as part of their servant leadership role in healthcare.  Maybe, this is why the pharmacist has […]

  • July 25, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS

    Photo credit: Looney Tunes Wiki – Fandom In 1940 the Warner Bros. character Bugs Bunny first uttered the mischievous and somewhat insolent: “What’s up doc?”  With doctors leading the way in clinical research today, we need now to be asking the same question in order to create meaningful disruption. In the past 40 years, many […]

  • July 11, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS

    Photo credit: iiNet The idea and concepts surrounding virtual clinical trials would be very exciting if it weren’t for the pharmaceutical industry’s history of assimilating most, if not all new innovations, especially when it comes to technology.  Every day we read about how new technology is or will be changing clinical research and promises a […]

  • June 27, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor: Martha Morton

    Lately, it seems like the ongoing conversation about drug pricing has hit a peak and is becoming old news. Many recent articles have challenged readers to ask themselves why they are paying so much for their prescription medications. This posed question -whether direct or indirect- has been utilized as a leeway to a heated discussion, […]

  • June 20, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Meghan Mosser

    Photo credit: Foundations Recovery Network Mental Health Awareness has skyrocketed due to multiple factors such as the TV show 13 Reasons Why, celebrity suicides and the #MeToo movement. Dr. Marc Siegel recently published an article for Fox News that details how health professionals can help. However, he discusses the role of the physician heavily in […]

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