The product-tracing deadline has been extended to November 1. Other requirements are on schedule. Here's what you have to do, and when you have to do it.
The biosimilars pipeline is flush with new products, and it could be shortening. Here's why.
The goal of this month’s activity is to discuss the various types of inhaled devices and educate pharmacists on the techniques for correct device use.
If you're a pharmacist looking for another route to success, satisfaction, and reward, start here.
24/7/365 in-house pharmacist coverage can result in a scheduling nightmare and high expense for hospitals. Telepharmacy offers another way to go.
Pharmacists swear to promote the good of every patient. But stuff can happen. It wouldn't hurt to take out some insurance. Just in case.
Along with shifting healthcare delivery and payment models, the practice of pharmacy shows many signs of transformation.
Proper pharmacologic treatment for COPD can reduce exacerbations and improve symptoms, reducing the burden on patients and healthcare systems. Pharmacist MTM is key.
A pharmacist with good communication skills can turn indifferent compliance into successful patient outcomes.
Pharmacists are now being included in care teams wherever outcomes are being tracked. Provider status is only a matter of time.

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