As if not having a job in this economy wasn't depressing enough, Health magazine just reported the "10 Careers With High Rates of Depression." Surprisingly, or perhaps not surprisingly, health-care workers came in 4th place, citing, "Health-care workers can have long, irregular hours and days in which other people’s lives are literally in their hands... In…

by Yuly Belchikov, Pharm.D., BCPS Published: 12/5/2010 PharmacyWeek Vol. XIX - Issue 42 Editor’s Note: So you think you might want to complete a pharmacy practice residency? But you aren’t quite sure how to go about the process. Here are some tips from someone who hires residents himself. Yuly Belchikov, Pharm.D., BCPS, is the Residency…

Target’s ClearRx named Design of the Decade Target called it “pharmacy rethought from the bottle up” when it was introduced more than five years ago. Now, the company’s breakthrough ClearRx packaging innovation for prescription drugs has been named Design of the Decade by the Industrial Designers Society of America. Drug Store News J.& J. Is…

Depending on where you live, you may have noticed that the once predicted  pharmacy shortage is a thing of the past. For years pharmacy topped "best" career lists because of high wages and an even higher demand. This was largely due in part to the Pharmacy Manpower Project, Inc., which predicted shortfall of 157,000 needed…

Here are some of the top pharmacy related news stories of the day: Hospital quality measures may miss the sickest Public measures of hospital quality may not reflect care for the sickest patients -- or even the majority of patients in some instances -- suggests a new study of heart attack cases. Reuters Preventing Physician…

Here are some of the top pharmacy related news stories of the day: Americans make slow return to doctor's offices Americans are slowly making their way back to the doctor's office after many months of skimping on medical care, holding off on everything from routine visits to hip replacements. Reuters Health care providers pledging less…

Here are some of the top pharmacy news stories of the day: Doctors, pharmacists scrambling for chemo drugs In recent weeks, Jeanie Murray has spent hours on the phone with distributors searching for chemotherapy drugs. Minnesota Public Radio Patients pay for care based on value under new insurance model What if, instead of making a…

December 1st is World AIDS Day. This year's theme is "Act Aware", as such PharmacyWeek is doing it's part by giving you some quick facts on HIV/AIDS. Please feel free to share this with family, friends and patients to help others remain aware of HIV/AIDS. June 5th, 2011 will mark the 30th anniversary of the…