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Precision Medicine: A New Role for Pharmacists
Precision Medicine: A New Role for PharmacistsThe biggest innovation in medicine in the last decade (and how to get in on it).
Compounding Pharmacist Indicted After Infant HospitalizedThe owner of Indiana-based Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals is charged with distributing adulterated drugs and lying to the FDA.
Only 1 in 4 Opioid-Addicted Youth Receive Medication
Only 1 in 4 Opioid-Addicted Youth Receive MedicationYounger people, females, black or Hispanic less likely to have medication.
Sodium Bicarbonate Injections RecalledThe recall is a major setback in the ongoing sodium bicarbonate shortage.
The Future of Oncology Treatment Is Value AssessmentHow value assessment tools enhance decision-making in oncology.
Where Are the New Antibiotics?With the threat of superbugs and the possibility of an antibiotic-less future, alternatives are needed now.
Opioids, Medication Safety Top Focus at ASHP Summer Meetings
Opioids, Medication Safety Top Focus at ASHP Summer MeetingsFormer NASA astronaut to keynote event helping pharmacists explore some of the biggest challenges facing pharmacy.
Automated IV Compounding Increases Patient SafetyAutomating an IV system is time and cost efficient.
How to Cope with Residency StressResidency programs are teaching young pharmacists how to cope with stress.
Toward Better Meds-to-Beds ProgramsTechnology is creating a system to identify patients in need of medication help at discharge.