V&T PharmacyTampa, Florida

"Over time, our customers have come to treat us like a trusted family members.

December 1, 2019

How many years has V&T Pharmacy been in business?

V&T Pharmacy has been operating since 2011. 8 years and counting!

What has been the most significant change within your pharmacy over the past 5 years?

The most significant change for us is the increased demand for bubble packaging and delivery service.

What is your favorite part of owning an independent pharmacy?

Our favorite part is the freedom and ability to think outside of the box to best service our patients.

What role does your pharmacy play in your local community?

We are very involved in our Vietnamese community. Because of the language barrier for many senior citizens in this community, we are able to offer more personalized and professional service that makes them feel comfortable and at ease.

What is your niche/focus – what makes you unique, sets you apart from your competition?

Because we are bilingual (English and Vietnamese), we are able to better assist our Vietnamese community by understanding their medical needs. We take our time to explain to our patients what medications were prescribed and what their doctors have discussed. Furthermore, we help them understand their diseases and conditions and how to take their medications.  This results in greater compliance with their prescribed regimen; thus, improving their health and lives.

We treat everyone with the utmost respect and patience. Over time, our customers have treated us like a trusted family member. This sets us apart from our competition because our patients come to us for guidance and assistance on other aspects of their lives in addition to their healthcare needs.

What unique health needs do you have in your community?

The Asian population has a high rate of Hepatitis. Therefore, we assist numerous patients for this condition.

What does Locally Loved mean to you?

We love to serve our local neighborhoods and give back to our community by contributing and volunteering at many charitable events. We are a unique business that caters to all distinct individuals in our local community. We are proud to be a neighborhood pharmacy and are loved by our local community.

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