Pharmacies Prepare for Back to SchoolPharmacists are a source of education for students and parents.
In this issue
Bread Baking and Health CareMaybe the health-care industry could learn something from Pete Kreckel's mother. Casting Doubt: Are Compound Interventions Effective? August 14, 2017By Alan MeniusHow can we better engage patients for greater adherence rates? Increased Psychiatric Med Use Means Expanded Pharmacist Role August 14, 2017By Jill SederstromPatients need more help managing complicated meds than ever—and pharmacists are there to help. Residency Programs: Not Enough to Go Around August 14, 2017By Gail KalinoskiWhy are residency programs becoming harder to find? Merger Failure: New Industry Direction?
August 14, 2017The failed Rite Aid/Walgreens merger might mean the end of business as usual.
Kmart Opens First Telepharmacy with Plans for MoreThe first test store in Des Plaines could be just the start. Ocrelizumab for Multiple SclerosisThe FDA has approved ocrelizumab for treating relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis and primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Temperature Control Is Key to Vaccine Storage August 14, 2017By Beth Longware DuffIs your pharmacy's refrigerator maintaining the right temperature? Inconsistent Labeling of Sulfites Could Cause Harm August 15, 2017By Jill SederstromA tricky labeling system could be affecting your patients. Job Market Shifting for Pharmacy School Grads August 15, 2017By Anthony VecchioneWhere are today's grads going (and why are there fewer of them)? Generics Savings Continue, but Work RemainsGeneric drugs make up 90% of prescriptions. Biosimilars Market Taking Off in the United StatesAfter many years of speculation, a number of biosimilar drugs are hitting the U.S. market. Biosimilars Have Entered the Market, But Are They Safe? August 15, 2017By Jill SederstromBiosimilars are starting to come on the market, but some have questions about their safety. Retailers and PBMs Laud Generic/Biosimilar SavingsSavings from generic and biosimilar drugs are making PBMs and pharmacies, as well as patients, happy. Pharmacists: Key Players as Biosimilars Enter the Market August 15, 2017By Jill SederstromPharmacists will have a central role in educating about biosimilar drugs. Biosimilars Come to Community PharmacyBiosimilars are now being dispensed from community pharmacies.