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    Can independent pharmacy sell drugs/equipment for office use to a prescribers clinic?

    I know the law says that the pharmacy cannot fill a prescription “for office use,” but can an independent pharmacy sell injectable or oral medications to a prescriber for their office use? I would assume there would need to be a purchase order and a lot of documentation. I had a prescriber...
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    Pharmacist at both Independent + Chain

    Hello everyone, I have a question that might be very stupid. I was looking online trying to find my answer, but all questions/answers were regarding CVS, so I’ve turned to everyone here. If by chance I was hired as a pharmacist at an independent chain, as well as a walgreens, would I be able...
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    Independent pharmacy franchise: McKesson, ABC, or Cardinal?

    Thinking about opening an independent next year. Have researched into different franchises and buying groups to leverage buying power and get better PBM rates to try and survive. Was wondering if anyone has had any experience with the 3 main wholesalers and their franchises? Any positives or...
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    Hypothetical: Can a chain staff pharmacist also own an independent pharmacy?

    My buddy and I were talking about this and was hoping to get some input. Could a chain staff pharmacist (i.e. CVS, Walgreens, etc) buy or start an independent pharmacy and still keep their job as a chain staff pharmacist? (Assume it's in another district from where you currently work, but...
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    Nurse Practitioner autonomy (VA)

    " Most Virginia nurse practitioners could gain the autonomy to practice without a physician’s oversight if Gov. Ralph Northam signs a bill the General Assembly passed with near-unanimous support. " - Rankin , 2018. - Basically, a bill in VA that allows NP with 5 years of full time clinical...
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    Best independent buying group or franchise?

    I'm opening an independent pharmacy in 6 months, (crazy I know), and would like some advice on whether it is worth it to join a buying group? I hear they are thousands of dollars to join, is anyone aprt of one and think it is worth the fee? Alternatively, what about a franchise such as Health...
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    How would you set up your own independent pharmacy club/cash discount club?

    Walmart has the $4 list Walgreens has Prescription Savings card club. How would an independent pharmacy set up a similar club? Say you wanted to give your club members a $10 charge on a regularly priced $34.99 medication if they are part of the club (assuming no insurance contracts) Would you...
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    Independent Pharmacy Owners: How do you survive with such low reimbursements?

    I am a pharmacist currently working for a chain pharmacy, and I was looking to open my own independent pharmacy in the coming years. I was wondering how pharmacies in general survive with such low reimbursements. I won't divulge specifics,but I will give an example of common reimbursement for...
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    Independent Plastic Surgery Programs. Fading away?

    So I recently matched categorical GS at a residency where independent plastics is a possibility (lots of graduates pursue it). I love GS and have always loved it, but I also have come to appreciate plastic surgery, especially reconstruction. Overall I'm keeping my options open. Today a...
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    Interventional Pain Position in Bemidji Minnesota

    We have a position open at our Bemidji clinic for a fellowship trained physician. We are a fiercely independent practice that works with all of the local providers in the area. We don't do opioids other than occasional post procedure short RX. If you are at all interested please send your resume...
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    Any financially independent premeds living away from home ? Advice please.

    Are there any premeds here who are financially independent and living away from family? I need some advice. Firstly, I'm an undergrad senior (graduating next year. Only need 3 more credits to graduate) who is planning to take the MCAT in March apply for the 2018 cycle. I'm done with all my...
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    Independent PRS fellowship Application competitiveness

    Background: I am a 3rd year gen surg resident who failed to match into PRS out of medical school who is trying to determine if an additional year or research is necessary to match into an independent PRS program Hello, I seem to not be able to find this information very easily online, but how...
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    Independent Study Physics

    hey people, I just took physics this semester and I did not do well to say the least. I think I will finish the semester with a C- if I'm lucky so needless to say I am taking the course over again. I really want to take it in the summer but the school I was planning on taking it is only offering...
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    How do you pay for college?

    How did you guys or do you guys pay for University and also for Medical School along with housing and every other costs beside small loans? So basically, I am at Austin Community College and applying for transfer to UTAustin/Texas State/Rice this this Fall 2016. Currently I am working at a gas...