This is JP's Original, Classic work on the institutionalization of the American Pharmacist.
The End Cut, Bone-in Prime Rib version from 2006. This book explores the soul-crushing working conditions... More > of the job of a pharmacist. It offers solutions in a light-hearted manner. Jim's recent "The Prisoners of Comfort" is not light-hearted. You may want to read this, originally titled: JP'S 20 SIMPLE RULES FOR THE SUCCESSFUL AND SATISFYING PRACTICE OF PHARMACY.< Less
The first volume of the Wellness Chronicles. Jim Plagakis examines the effects of a toxic colon. How plaque, E-Coli and toxins can cause an otherwise healthy person to feel lousy. The typical... More > American diet is not conducive to good health and feeling good all of the time.< Less
This is the logical conclusion of the “Comfort” messages. It follows “The Comfort Trilogy” and details how we got to the soul-crushing conditions that predominate in retail... More > pharmacy in the 21st Century.
In this work, I will give a history of pharmacy from my view of having worked in drug stores/pharmacies for 54 years. In 1957, I took my first drug store job. I was a stock boy. In August of 1964, I became registered in Ohio. I have done nothing else.
I have observed the progression of the job of working in a pharmacy as it evolved through three phases. I will call them The Historical Era, The Modern Era and The Dark Era. Seeing how we got to where we are will help us to move on.
I will conclude this book by outlining reasonable and uncomplicated demands that will benefit both the institutionalized pharmacist and the institution that suffers right along with us. A happy pharmacist is a more productive employee and that means more profits.< Less
In "The Prisoners of Comfort", Plagakis explores the soul-crushing conditions that pharmacists work under and the dynamic that allows these conditions to prevail. "The Rebels of... More > Comfort" deals with the enormous power that pharmacists can realize simply by practicing pharmacy. The invitation is: Join the Revolution. "The Dangerous Book for Pharmacists" suggests that pharmacists don't seem to understand that they are highly trained medical professionals and invites them to transform their jobs and get control of their profession.< Less