New Drug ReviewPlecanatide: Approved for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
In this issue
View from the ZooValue-Driven Health-Care System: Value for Whom? In My ViewAre pharmacy schools teaching about health? Cardiac MattersReversal Agents for Direct-Acting Oral Anticoagulants How to Deal with Your Worst CustomersAll pharmacists have faced a bad situation with a customer. Here are some tactics for turning it around—and what to do when you can’t. More Older Patients Have Medication Troubles Than You Think May 16, 2017By Nicholas HammWhat problems your older patients are having (and what you can do about it). A Pharmacy Payment Model in the Medical HomeLacking a system by which pharmacist get paid for their expertise and work may be what prevents pharmacists from being integrated into medical homes. Why Specialty Drug Prices Will Continue to Soar May 16, 2017By Christine BlankSpecialty drugs will dominate the future of pharmaceuticals. Social Media, Store Websites, and the Pharmacist May 16, 2017By Nicholas HammWhat you need to know about crafting your pharmacy’s 5-star online presence. Automated IV Compounding Increases Patient SafetyAutomating an IV system is time and cost efficient. Pharmacists Promote Adherence with Blister PacksHow pharmacies are providing better care for their patients. How to Cope with Residency StressResidency programs are teaching young pharmacists how to cope with stress. Toward Better Meds-to-Beds Programs May 16, 2017By Jill SederstromTechnology is creating a system to identify patients in need of medication help at discharge. The Case for Indications on PrescriptionsPutting indications on all prescriptions may reduce errors. Five Facts About U.S. Drug Spending May 16, 2017By Christine BlankWhat you need to know about prescription drugs in America. Fungal Contamination Case Sheds Light on Serious RiskShipping containers may be carrying mold into cleanrooms. Top 7 Worst Customer Stories May 19, 2017By Nicholas HammThe worst of the worst customers that our readers have had the (dis)pleasure of helping.