Category Archives: Pharmacy

Robotics Allow Pharmacists to Spend More Time with Customers

There was a time when most people knew their corner pharmacist – like Mr. Gower in It’s a Wonderful Life – and visits to the drug store included personal conversations to catch up on neighborhood and news, besides the dispensing …

Diabetes Supply Costs Rule My Life!

There’s nothing quite like wondering how you’re going to pay for prescriptions.  I find it odd that we usually don’t know what our out-of-pocket cost will be until we’re standing in front of the pharmacy staff and praying that we …

A New Kind of Pharmacist

Ross Valley Pharmacy, tucked away inside a larger building of clinics, is not a big place, but it’s very very busy. Its owner, Paul Lofholm, PharmD, has a vision of the pharmacist’s role that goes far beyond simply putting pills …

Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: iGlucose

Working toward the goal of unifying patients’ diabetic treatment information in a single place, the PositiveID Corporation hopes to patent a new device that monitors insulin pens. The Insulin Tracker would attach to a user’s insulin pen and record the …