Blog Posts By: Ashley Follett, LMSW

Pharmacists’ knowledge, accessibility shine at Pharmer’s Markets

During a Pharmer’s Market, pharmacists, pharmacy residents and the dietitian set up stations within the produce department to meet with customers about their health. Customers can have their blood pressure checked, discuss medication management with the pharmacist, speak with a dietitian about nutrition and sign up for heart healthy cooking classes.

September 20, 2016

Customers most often interact with their pharmacist in the few minutes it takes to pick up their prescription. Rarely do they engage pharmacists in conversations about chronic health conditions or ask questions about how they can better manage their medications. But they should, since pharmacists are easily accessible and knowledgeable on these issues. A new […]


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