Pharm Tech Certification Board Finishes Beta Version of Compounded Sterile Prep Test November 15, 2017By Anthony VecchioneA new test will pave the way for a certification in compounded sterile preparation for pharmacy technicians.
In this issue
Delafloxacin (Baxdela) for Acute Bacterial Skin InfectionsDelafloxacin (Baxdela) for treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections including cellulitis, wound infection, major cutaneous abscess, and burn infection. The Drug Topics 2017 Pharmacist Salary Survey
December 11, 2017As pharmacist salaries rise, so do demands.
The Opioid Epidemic: Well, It Ain’t My fault … Maybe? December 11, 2017By Peter A. Kreckel RPhThe opioid crisis? There is enough blame to go around. Readmissions Program Has Unintended Consequences December 11, 2017By Anthony VecchioneA Medicare program to reduce hospital readmissions may cause problems for some elderly patients. Do Your Patients Know About Double Dosing? December 11, 2017By Joan Vos MacDonaldThe problem affects thousands of people every year. NCPA Endorses Expanded Tax Relief December 11, 2017By Anthony VecchioneCommunity pharmacy group endorses new language in tax reform bill that would
help pharmacy owners. The Dangers of Texting Medical Orders December 11, 2017By Anthony VecchioneWhat might seem like a convenient option has led to serious errors. 3 New Initiatives Target Opioid Crisis December 11, 2017By Mari EdlinThe opioid crisis is still getting worse—so what's being done about it? Medicaid Expansions Mean New Roles for Pharmacists December 12, 2017By Jill SederstromPharmacists will be the most frequent point of contact for new Medicaid patients. The New Goal for PBMs: Transparency December 12, 2017By Anthony VecchioneTraditional pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) have come under fire for what some critics say is a lack of transparency. Opaqueness may be on the way out. Pediatric Pharmacogenomics Offers Treatment Insights December 12, 2017By Valerie DeBenedetteThink pharmacogenomics is just useful for adults? Think again.