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Pharmacy News – Tramadol Transitioning to Schedule IV

As many of you may already be aware, Tramadol is being converted into a Schedule IV controlled substance in the State of Florida. This action coincides with the DEA announcement that, effective August 18, 2014, Tramadol will be placed into Schedule 4 of the federal Controlled Substances Act. Several states, including Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Illinois, … Continue reading Pharmacy News – Tramadol Transitioning to Schedule IV

Selling Your Pharmacy Business – Do You Have an Exit Strategy?

As an owner of a pharmacy or a pharmacy related business, do you have an exit strategy in place? Many pharmacy owners love what they do and passionately work everyday to help their patients and run their businesses successfully. Yet as an owner of a company we strongly urge you to plan ahead and consider developing … Continue reading Selling Your Pharmacy Business – Do You Have an Exit Strategy?

Pharmacy Jobs and License Reciprocity

Pharmacy Jobs and License Reciprocity Many pharmacists ask us about license reciprocity between various states regarding practicing pharmacy. This can be a complicated process depending upon which state(s) a pharmacist is currently licensed in and which state the pharmacist is looking to move to and practice in. Many states allow for reciprocity, yet several do … Continue reading Pharmacy Jobs and License Reciprocity

Consultant Pharmacy – Consulting Pharmacy Jobs & Staffing

Consultant pharmacy is the specialized field where many pharmacists provide advice on drug and medicine usage or pharmacy services to institutions such as nursing homes and other long term care facilities. A Consulting Pharmacist provides expert advice on medication usage and drug review in institutions and a wide variety of settings such as assisted living … Continue reading Consultant Pharmacy – Consulting Pharmacy Jobs & Staffing

Pharmacy Start Up – Starting a Pharmacy

Pharmacy Start Up – Starting a Pharmacy: Owning and opening a new pharmacy can be a great idea and a lucrative business venture in many areas. Studies show that after a period of reductions in privately held pharmacy operations across the nation, new pharmacies are on the rise. Several decades ago community and independent pharmacies … Continue reading Pharmacy Start Up – Starting a Pharmacy

Pharmacy Patient Consultations – Policies and Procedures

In the news this week is that Rite Aid Corporation has agreed to settle a lawsuit regarding allegations that it’s pharmacists failed to properly conduct patient consultations. Rite Aid has agreed to pay almost $500,000 plus implement reforms immediately in the chain’s California based stores. According to the lawsuit filed in Riverside, California, an ongoing investigation … Continue reading Pharmacy Patient Consultations – Policies and Procedures

Electronic Ordering of Controlled Substances – DEA CSOS Certificates

It seems that everything is moving to the Internet these days utilizing new technologies available to us all. This is especially true in the Pharmacy business, which has always been a healthcare frontrunner in regards to technology. One area that has been of concern to many of our pharmacy clients involves the growing utilization of … Continue reading Electronic Ordering of Controlled Substances – DEA CSOS Certificates

Pharmacy Staffing – Pharmacy Technician Jobs Available in Florida

Pharmacy Technicians can provide invaluable support to Pharmacists in the State of Florida. Since 1989 Healthcare Consultants Pharmacy Staffing has been placing certified, highly trained, professional Pharmacy Technicians throughout Florida (including the Tampa, Miami, Orlando and Jacksonville areas). Currently statistics show that there are almost 30,000 pharmacy technicians being employed in Florida with an average … Continue reading Pharmacy Staffing – Pharmacy Technician Jobs Available in Florida

HCC Pharmacy Staffing & Consulting – What Our Clients Say About Us!

Healthcare Consultants has been in the business of Pharmacy Staffing and Consulting for over 25 years now. Known as one of the nations leading full service Pharmacy Staffing companies, HCC is also one of the industry leaders in providing a full range of professional pharmacy consultation services. Owned and operated by pharmacists, in addition to … Continue reading HCC Pharmacy Staffing & Consulting – What Our Clients Say About Us!

Pharmacy Staffing – Pharmacist Positions Available

Since 1989 Healthcare Consultants Pharmacy Staffing has been a leader in the pharmacy staffing industry. We specialize in finding pharmacists the right job to meet their needs and skill sets. Known for being a full service pharmacy staffing agency, HCC has helped numerous pharmacists throughout the country find positions in the following ways: – Temporary … Continue reading Pharmacy Staffing – Pharmacist Positions Available