Essential Insights aims to provide stories that offer advice and solutions for keeping up and staying ahead in an ever-changing healthcare industry. Here we dig into trends and offer information when the world finds itself reeling from unexpected events. In 2020, topics around the COVID-19 pandemic and pharmacy evolution peaked interest. Keep reading to see the top five articles that captured our readers’ attention.
Women in Pharmacy: How networking and grit helped a Missouri female-owned pharmacy expand
January 31, 2020
A successful female pharmacy business owner shared her exciting journey and four keys to how she expanded beyond retail pharmacy into specialty and long-term care.
How technology, aging populations and a global pandemic are reshaping healthcare
June 17, 2020
A pre-pandemic interview and follow up with Michele Holcomb, executive vice president of strategy and corporate development at Cardinal Health, about the increased demand for healthcare and rising costs as America ages.
NCPA Digest: A roadmap for independent community pharmacies
January 27, 2020
A review of the 2019 NCPA Digest that provided essential data to quantify and profile what makes community pharmacies successful and distinctive.
The evolution of the retail pharmacy franchise business over
last 50 years and the future
May 13, 2020
A look back at five decades of pharmacy industry evolution and the exciting changes to come.
Hospital pharmacy at a crossroads: How to adapt to become pivotal providers of patient-centric healthcare
April 15, 2020
An overview of rapid changes in hospital pharmacy, impacts of pharmacy demands and approaches to pharmacy staffing.
Thank you to all our Essential Insights readers. We look forward to 2021 continuing to provide interesting stories and actionable advice to help equip you in this critical and fast-changing industry.