Archive for April, 2007

Returning Medication

I hate to RTS (Return To Stock) medication. Plain and simple. Its just a fact that I really dont like to fill something, then have to undo my work because you’re an idiot and didn’t want it (yet called it in to be refilled). Yes, surprisingly enough it does cost the store money to fill […]

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

Amgen: Fucking over the little guys one wholesaler at a time.

Got a call from a fellow classmate of mine. He had quite a large bitch that he wanted me to make “public”. Turns out Amgen is not shipping any of their dropship items (Enbrel, etc) to pharmacies UNLESS the pharmacy orders it through one of their “approved” (read bribed) wholesalers. His independent wholesaler was not […]

Sunday, April 15th, 2007

NPI – Someone needs to get a real job

Who thought this NPI (National Provider Identifier) would be a good idea? What bored non-working bureaucrat with too much time on their hands (and has never held a ‘real’ job) decided to bring hell down upon us hard working pharmacists? Oh wait: The Administrative Simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of […]

Saturday, April 14th, 2007

ePrescribing

I’m probably the only person here who is going to feel this way, but I think this whole ePrescribing shit is bad juju. Sure, doctors obviously lack some gene to write well, but ePrescribing is going to end up killing more people than saving. Why? Take your typical doctor. Brilliant medical mind, but can barely […]

Monday, April 9th, 2007

Angry Doctor II

So a few months back I got into a bit of a Pharmacist vs Doctor war (I think it was involving drugbuyers.com, narcotics, and the bit). I wrote a very heated response to a hate-mail that I got, and never published it hoping that the whole situation would just die (which it did). Yanno, taking […]

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

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