Health System News

Toward Better Meds-to-Beds ProgramsTechnology is creating a system to identify patients in need of medication help at discharge.
Fungal Contamination Case Sheds Light on Serious Risk
Fungal Contamination Case Sheds Light on Serious RiskShipping containers may be carrying mold into cleanrooms.
FDA Approves Rucaparib for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
FDA Approves Rucaparib for Advanced Ovarian CancerThe New Drug Review for April
Anakinra for RA and Refractory Idiopathic Recurrent Pericarditis
Anakinra for RA and Refractory Idiopathic Recurrent PericarditisCardiac Matters—What you need to know about anakinra
Alternatives to Opioids
Alternatives to OpioidsHow Trinity Health and Pacira are minimizing opioid use.
New Mexico Takes Big Step Against Opioid Epidemic
New Mexico Takes Big Step Against Opioid EpidemicNew legislation could be a model for other states.
Pharmacists Credited for Decline in Hospital-Acquired ConditionsIn the battle against ADEs, pharmacists are leading the way.
Collaborative Diabetes Model Saves Health CostsHow a diabetes clinic that includes a collaboration between an endocrinologist and a pharmacist can produce thousands of dollars in health-care savings.
Pharmacy Technician Conference Creates Consensus on Technician Qualifications
Pharmacy Technician Conference Creates Consensus on Technician QualificationsThe conference emphasized the need for standardization and the importance of safety in the training of pharmacy technicians.
Walmart Pharmacy Adds Express Lanes to Its App
Walmart Pharmacy Adds Express Lanes to Its AppNew express lanes are designed to make it easier for customers to quickly fill their prescriptions.