Michael Johnsen, senior editor, has been covering the business of over-the-counter medicines and natural health issues for more than 15 years. Johnsen worked as a retail store manager for the decade prior to becoming a journalist and earned his bachelor’s degree in communication from George Mason University.
Cardinal Health celebrated its Women in Pharmacy community, now in its eighth year, at Cardinal Health RBC 2018 in San Diego during two morning events — a leadership forum followed by the annual Mix, Mingle and Mocha Reception. During the events, the Cardinal Health WIP community welcomed the latest chapter to join its ranks — pharmacy owners from Puerto Rico.
At Cardinal Health RBC 2018, Doug Hoey, president and CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association, discussed the “The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Pharmacy Owners,” encouraging attendees to be proactive in the marketplace and their communities.
There are many programs available at Cardinal Health RBC 2018 that can be implemented to maintain the profitability and productivity in the pharmacy. However, the largest margins and greatest profit-per-square-inch metrics are generated not behind the bench, but across the front end.
Jana Bennet, owner of two Medicine Shoppe pharmacies in North Texas, shares how Cardinal Health’s point-of-care testing program, which now offers two new tests that cover chronic care conditions, has helped her improve her pharmacy.
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