Ride the Wave of Pharmacy Surge: Three Ways to Support Community Heroes | Pharmacy Times
AssureCare’s pharmacy professional, Tara Pfund, PharmD, along with Michele Belcher, RPh, president of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and owner of Grants Pass Pharmacy, share their expertise with Pharmacy Times regarding the growing workload for pharmacists. Pharmacists have been at the forefront of combating the COVID pandemic from testing, to treatments and vaccinations, in addition to their growing list of daily responsibilities. The pandemic proved that pharmacists are uniquely positioned to expand their expertise beyond the traditional scope of work, such as dispensing medications, and make a dramatic impact within their local communities. Patients look to their pharmacists as trusted care providers supporting a range of health needs beyond medication dispensing. Tara Pfund, PharmD, and Michele Belcher discuss three ways to support community pharmacists including leveraging technology to address staff burnout, initiating new clinical services to generate revenue streams, and shifting from a reactive to a proactive mindset.
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