Richard Waithe, PharmD Healthcare Guru

Dr. Richard is the Founder of MedVize, a personal medication management company and is the host of Rx Radio, a podcast dedicated the pharmacy profession. He is a pharmacist who is committed to helping individuals better manage their health and medications. He is passionate about advancing the profession of pharmacy with a focus on machine learning and blockchain technologies. His mission is to provide people with understandable knowledge to best manage their health while ensuring their medications are convenient, affordable, safe, and effective. Dr. Richard holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Florida, and fun fact, although living in sunny Miami, Florida, he loves snowboarding. 

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My First Career Day at an Inner City School

I have recently participated in my first career day and OMG, what an awesome experience! I would highly recommend you seeing how you can get involved in participating in one of these near you, no matter your career. And if you can do it at a school that’s in a not so good neighborhood, even better. The school that invited me to participate in their event was filled with inner city kids, many who have seen their fair share of violence, drugs, and problems in their household, more than most Americans will in their lifetime, yet none of them was over the age of 9 years old.

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Dear Healthcare Professional, Don’t Take It Personal

Being a healthcare provider is really hard. Here’s one way to make it easier. Being a healthcare provider means it’s highly likely that the people we take care of on a daily basis are sick.

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The Real Costs of Healthcare Mergers

It seems like every week we’re hearing talks of a large Healthcare merger, and as of late, it has heavily involved the prescription medication sectors. Whether it be two large companies merging or larger companies acquiring smaller ones, it’s just been more frequent than usual.

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Dealing with Sleep Issues

Here’s my take on how to best deal with sleep issues. I want to start by saying, please do not take sleep issues lightly. If you’re not getting a good night’s sleep, it’s something that I think should be addressed immediately.

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Pharmacy School: Many Wouldn’t do it Again, I Would.

With the current landscape of the industry, if posed the question, “would you go to pharmacy school again,” many pharmacists may say they’d reconsider. But me? I’d absolutely love to go back to pharmacy school. Heck, I wish I could go back to undergrad, remember all the free time?!

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