Pharmacy News

Expanding vaccination rates through pharmacist-initiated patient identification and assessment
Expanding vaccination rates through pharmacist-initiated patient identification and assessmentThe goal of this activity is to educate pharmacists and pharmacy technicians about current vaccine recommendations so that they can identify adolescent and adult patients who may need vaccinations. Readers will also gain knowledge about where to obtain information about current vaccine recommendations.
Revive tired dry eyes; safely clear ears of wax buildupNew OTC products for eyes and ears.
New Products for Pharmacists 07-10-2016New branded drugs, new generics

How to find satisfaction and reward in your pharmacy careerThere are so many opportunities for pharmacists out there. Technology can help uncover them, and we can follow them to a fulfilling career.
Medicare drug costs should parallel those of MedicaidMedicare should have the same authority that Medicaid has to negotiate drug prices directly with manufacturers. If the government can do it for one program, it can do it for another.
Point-of-care testing opens door to new patient-care modelCLIA-waived tests may be the next big thing.

Quit stigmatizing naloxoneEpinephrine saves lives. So does naloxone. Why are they regarded differently?
Pharmacists should get training in naloxone use nowPharmacists are the most accessible healthcare resource. Once trained in naloxone use, we can train our patients in all aspects of opioid use. This will make a difference.
Solutions to the ongoing opioid epidemic take shape"Naloxone should be the fire extinguisher in the home of everyone who is at risk."
Pharmacy’s Catch-22: Save a life — or save your livelihood?When a snap decision is called for, “What is our corporate loss-prevention policy?” can compete in an employee’s brain with “What is the best thing for the patient?”