Zulfiqar Rana, MD, MPH

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

For some primary care, try your local pharmacist

The average adult fills about a dozen prescriptions and refills every year; after age 65, they fill more than 30 prescriptions annually. For many people, their local pharmacist may be as familiar as their doctor — and often a lot easier to get time with. Some pharmacists are building on that position, expanding their role from drug dispenser to drug educator and chronic disease coach. By doing so, they may fill a void created by the shortage of primary-care physicians while boosting their business…

Here is the link: http://fluentnews.com/s/26594619

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