Fred Gebhart, Contributing Editor
Contributing Editor Fred Gebhart works all over the world as a freelance writer and editor, but his home base is in San Francisco.
Prior authorization of atypicals cuts all antipsychotic use
Requiring prior authorization may have a broader impact than expected.
Medicare Advantage changes begin to bite
Patients are starting to see the first major changes to Medicare required by the Affordable Care Act. The biggest changes are coming to Medicare Advantage plans.
Compounding for Lyme disease
Lyme disease may be the most rewarding compounding niche that most pharmacists have never considered.
How to protect your pharmacy against drug-related crime
While pharmacy crime is nothing new, the rate of pharmacy crime is on the rise. Here are some suggestions for combating it successfully.
Community pharmacists key to improving pain management
In the underserved area of chronic pain management, community pharmacists have a tremendous opportunity to help patients manage pain more effectively.
"Meaningful use": Pharmacists need to take the lead
Meaningful use is more than a phrase for hospital pharmacists. It is a path to leadership.
Prescription meds dominate rise in pediatric poisonings
Kids are swallowing grown-ups' drugs in alarming numbers.
LTC and alternate-site pharmacy
Independent pharmacies looking for new growth opportunities should look into long-term-care and alternate-site pharmacy.
Travel clinic builds pharmacy reach
For a pharmacy seeking a new niche, a travel clinic can offer a wealth of personalized services to set it apart.
Women move on pharmacy ownership
As the current generation of pharmacy owners retires, women are stepping up in greater numbers.