Where’s Val?

During this unusual year of lock-down, many unprecedented events occurred and continue. Fortunately for those of us living in Prescott, the impact of a worldwide pandemic has been softened by the wide variety of hiking trails, cycling and golf options

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2020 Foresight

“Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. … understanding this amazing world we live in.” Andrew Zimmern May the new year and decade bring you joy and prosperity. With all the best

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Your Patients are Asking

The idea for a blog post with a compilation of (fairly) recent, consumer interest, pharmacy-related topics struck after listening to a local radio personality and remembering the regular newsletters Val wrote while Executive Director of the Colorado Pharmacists Society.  So

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A Year in Review

2017 certainly was an interesting year. At Value Pharmacists the year was a bit more predicatable and uneventful than in other companies and organizations. Val continued to serve as CPESN facilitator in Colorado and maintained his role as a LTC

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Enhancing Services in a Community Pharmacy

Lucas Smith, Pharm.D.,  has been an active presence in Colorado pharmacy for several years. We met him, and worked together on student memberships in the Colorado Pharmacists Society, when he served as NCPA student chapter president at the University of Colorado

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Pharmacist Prescribing in Colorado – Analysis & Status

We’re predicting there will be changes in the near future and will be updating the status on “pharmacist prescribing in Colorado” as events warrant. (from our email series on Pharmacist Prescribing in Colorado) June 2018 What do you mean “Fix

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Considering Collaborative Practice? Consider CU’s Apothecary!

Susan Mead, Pharm.D., Director of The Apothecary at the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy, manages the university’s pharmacies in Boulder, Colorado including the Wardenburg Health Center Apothecary and the Boulder Health Center Pharmacy. Her pharmacies serve primarily CU students, staff

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Ready to Manage Six Technicians?

It happened. Did you hear about it? Or was it totally under your radar? How prepared are you to manage six technicians? What?  Manage six technicians? Yup, on May 3, 2017, the allowed technician-pharmacist ratio in Colorado was DOUBLED to

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And They’re Off…Does it Affect You?

It’s that time of year when activity ramps up in the Colorado legislature.  The 71st session of the Colorado General Assembly convened on January 11th, 2017. As of January 12, 118 bills had already been introduced in the house and senate.

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2017 Prospects – A View from 12,605ft

You’ve no doubt heard Do what you love, the money will follow. Are you in love with serving your patients? How often are you fulfilled by doing what you love? Perhaps you find yourself pursuing compensation? Or, are you bogged down

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