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19 03, 2019

Patience is a Virtue

By |2019-03-19T14:18:40-04:00March 19th, 2019|Julee Brown|Comments Off on Patience is a Virtue

Julee Brown, CPhT In a world where you can order ANYTHING from your phone and have it delivered to your door, it is frustrating to have to walk into a store and wait for a mile of paperwork to be completed just to pick up your prescription. There is a reason for the wait and that reason is MEDICARE Guidelines. Medicare guidelines are put into place to ensure you are getting what you are prescribed by your doctor, when you need it, and that it fits you in a way that will provide the support / assistance [...]

21 02, 2019

Getting Healthy(er)

By |2019-02-22T20:36:58-05:00February 21st, 2019|Rick Schelhas|Comments Off on Getting Healthy(er)

Rick Schelhas So, as of this writing, we are a little over one month into the New Year’s resolution cycle. If you believe the “studies” the results aren’t good. According to a 2015 study from the Nielsen Analytics Firm, only 64% of all resolutions make it past the first month. And only 46% make it longer than 6 months with a mere 14% actually achieving their goal. But if you pick and choose who to listen to, that just might be the good news. In 2017 US News reported 80% of all those making a New Year’s [...]

10 01, 2019

New Years (Insurance) Resolutions

By |2019-01-10T20:58:19-05:00January 10th, 2019|Adam Miller|Comments Off on New Years (Insurance) Resolutions

Each New Year brings a similar feel with it, resolutions, goals and changes.  For the medical world it means more of the same; insurance changes, deductibles and unpaid claims.  That’s not to say it’s a bad thing, it simply is the way it is.  Each year in January Medicare recipients, whether it be for medical, hospital or drug coverage, have their deductibles reset. This is also when many of the insurance company’s policies are renewed. This may be why something that was no charge December 31st now has a co pay, requires prior authorization or is simply not [...]

4 12, 2018

These are a few of our Favorite (New) Things of 2018

By |2018-12-05T13:37:54-05:00December 4th, 2018|Julee Brown|Comments Off on These are a few of our Favorite (New) Things of 2018

2018 has been a year of change and growth for Watkins Pharmacy & Surgical Supply and we are thankful that you have been along for the ride with us. So many things have happened this year from changing wholesalers to a Health Mart Independent Pharmacy which brought along so many more opportunities for us so we can expand our offerings to you. We have also added quite a few products to our inventory. Please enjoy this  highlight of our favorites products. Pure Expression Breast Pumps – We added two different [...]

6 11, 2018

Kids’ Food Basket Feeding the Hungry One Sack Lunch at a Time

By |2018-11-09T14:32:38-05:00November 6th, 2018|Rick Schelhas|Comments Off on Kids’ Food Basket Feeding the Hungry One Sack Lunch at a Time

Rick Schelhas Are you familiar with the term “First World Problems”? You know, when your car seat heaters don’t turn on with your remote car starter and it kind of ruins your day. Or when your favorite movie streams in a format that will only fill 78 inches of your 85 inch TV. (Not sure I can go on living when that happens.) Those are the kind of “problems” some of us actually spend quality time on trying to resolve. But imagine this. You’re sitting in front of your 85” TV aggravated by the dead space on [...]

18 09, 2018

Are Diabetic Shoes the Answer You’ve Been Searching For?

By |2018-09-18T12:36:18-04:00September 18th, 2018|Julee Brown|Comments Off on Are Diabetic Shoes the Answer You’ve Been Searching For?

Have you heard of diabetic shoes? I know you have heard about orthotics, but those are for old people, not me, right?  Well, thanks to our diverse English language where five words mean the same thing, diabetic shoes are orthotics (all diabetic shoes are orthotics but not all orthotics are diabetic shoes). Our society developed this terminology as an alternative to orthotics because people suffering from medical complications should not need to be made to feel inferior by using the term orthotics but now, you may be thinking, “I don’t have diabetes so why do I care about orthotics/diabetic [...]

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