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How community pharmacies are affecting flu vaccine ratesThe U.S. rate for adult flu vaccinations has not increased significantly because of retail pharmacy access.
New center aims to increase pharmacists’ valueHelping pharmacists perform at the top of their licenses and be reimbursed for services such as medication therapy management (MTM) are among the goals of the National Community Pharmacist Association’s (NCPA) Innovation Center.
The importance of a pharmacist’s consultation for lactating mothersThe rate of breastfeeding has reached over 75% in the U.S. The goal set by Healthy People 2020 is 82%. The Surgeon General has released a “call to action” that promotes breastfeeding for every mother who wishes to do so.
New Mexico—a frontier still breaking new groundNew Mexico's state motto is “The Land of Enchantment,” but it might also be dubbed the The Land of Opportunity. Pharmacists here are increasingly breaking barriers to deliver frontline, provider care services in an environment that fosters innovations for the profession, students, and patients.
Pharmacist interventions boost adherence for minoritiesPharmacist intervention is one primary way that adherence to cholesterol-lowering medications can be improved in minority neighborhoods, a recent study found.
Every pharmacist has them — and so does every teacherWhat do pharmacists and teachers — and an awful lot of other people — have in common?
Patient care comes first for McKesson’s 2016 Pharmacy of the Year winnersMcKesson recognized some outstanding community pharmacies at this year's IdeaShare.
An overview of FDA’s 503B outsourcing facility requirementsFDA has stated that it intends to continue inspections of compounding pharmacies, and it has taken aggressive action, including enforcement actions, as appropriate to protect the public health.
A lesson in prospective drug review: What is your job?What is the pharmacist’s duty? This case history may shed some light.
Physician-pharmacist partnerships key to higher profits, future progressOnce physicians see what you can do for them, they won't want to let you go.

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