Pharmacy News

Innovative patient-care services recognized by CPPATwo Rivers Medicine Shoppe, in Two Rivers, Wis., becomes third pharmacy to receive accreditation.
Temporary tattoo for glucose monitoring in developmentA skin patch that may end up replacing needle sticks is being tested at U.C. San Diego.
FDA continues investigation of simulated IV saline products that sickened 17FDA is seeking to learn how these Wallcur products, which are not sterile and should not be injected in humans or animals, entered the supply chain.

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Palliative care innovator receives Remington awardCalvin H. Knowlton, BS Pharm, MDiv, PhD, has been named this year’s Remington Honor Medal award winner and will be recognized next month at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) annual meeting and exposition in San Diego.
2015: The #YearOfTheRPhLet this be the year you do something for the cause.
Ebola treatment in America
Ebola treatment in AmericaWhat is it like to care for patients with Ebola? Clinical pharmacists share what they’ve learned.

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Six tips on preventing pharmacy data breaches
Six tips on preventing pharmacy data breachesWhat should pharmacies do to keep patient data and credit- and debit-card information secure? Start with these steps.
Product Updates for Pharmacists 1-10-2015New drugs, new generics, new OTC
STOMPP to test adherence packaging, MTM model in community settingBlister packs, close follow-up, and tight pharmacy planning are features of the new model.
NSAIDs increase bleeding risk in patients taking anticoagulantsA Danish study of 150,900 patients found that the risk of serious bleeding doubled when patients were treated with NSAIDs.

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