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A Response to Growing Antibiotic Resistance

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Medical researchers and practitioners are becoming increasingly alarmed at the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The primary causes of this resistance are patients who do not follow instructions for taking the...
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FDA Approves Solution for the Treatment of Hypertension

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The FDA has recently approved a liquid version of Lisinopril, designed to improve the treatment of hypertension in children. Called Qbrelis, it is the first and only oral solution of...
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Classifying Different Types of Insulin

Posted in Patient Education, Pharmacy Industry News

Diabetes in the United States has been exploding, increasing from 26 million in 2010 to 29 million in 2012 alone. More than 200,000 people under the age of 20 have...
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ASHP Puts Safety First

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In an effort to reduce medication errors, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists has recently begun the first national program to standardize medication concentrations. This is a three-year program to...
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Taking Steps to Reduce Polypharmacy

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Polypharmacy has been given different definitions. But essentially it boils down to giving a patient more drugs than they need to treat a problem or problems. Giving more drugs than...
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FDA Approval of Implant is a Step in the Right Direction

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The FDA has recently approved a subcutaneous buprenorphine implant for the treatment of opioid dependence, the first treatment of its kind to receive approval from the government agency. The product,...
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New Names, Same Product

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It is an unfortunate fact that prescribing and dispensing errors sometimes occur with medications. These errors are most common when there are two drugs with very similar names. To rectify...
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Team-Based Care Is Now a Reality

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Pharmacists nationwide are helping healthcare organizations make the vision of team-based care a reality. The move toward team-based care is gaining strength as the healthcare industry begins to embrace a...
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Surging Drug Costs Wreak Havoc on Hospital Pharmacies

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News, Pharmacy Leadership Tips

It’s no secret that drug costs are going up, sometimes by a lot. Not only is there an impact for the patient, but hospitals across the country are dealing with...
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Pharmacy Forecast Overview

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Like any other industry, healthcare is constantly changing and developing, and there are certain trends that have affected the healthcare industry. In a recent report, the American Society of Health...
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