HEALTH SYSTEMS

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.
Drug Diversion on the Rise at VA Medical CentersThe Associated Press is reporting that federal authorities are ramping up investigations at VA and federal medical centers due to an increase in diversion of opioids and other problems.
BD Targets Opioid Control IV Safety Med Availability
Safety Concerns Over Some Hepatitis C DrugsThe ISMP has issued a report that links several direct-acting antiviral agents for hepatitis C to serious adverse side effects. But drug makers take issue.
Getting Reimbursed for Services Rendered: It’s no Magic TrickPharmacists use their expertise to help patients -- as well as insurance companies. But we do it for free!
Faulty Drug Interaction Overrides: We Have to Do BetterWe need a system that cries wolf only when a wolf actually appears--not every time a chihuahua dances by.
Atezolizumab for Urothelial Carcinoma and Non-Small Cell Lung CancerHere: an overview of atezolizumab, the first new drug in two decades for bladder cancer and now approved for NSCLC.

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