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Interventions to improve quality of life for patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritisThe goal of this activity is to educate pharmacists and pharmacy technicians about pharmacist interventions in improving the quality of life for patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Readers will also gain knowledge about available options for treatment, adverse effects, risks, and benefits.
Why pharmacists are concerned about the safety of biosimilarsPharmacists and other healthcare professionals are looking to the FDA for more guidance on biosimilars and interchangeability with their reference products.
Inside the U.S., European markets for biosimilarsDespite barriers to their adoption in the U.S. and Europe, biosimilars have produced healthcare savings in Europe. Similar savings are projected for the U.S. market.
Biosimilars for cancer treatment on the U.S. horizonCancer treatments are expected to dominate much of the first wave of biosimilars in the U.S. This Q&A discussion looks at some of the questions pharmacists have about use of biosimilars in cancer treatment.
Easing the bite from generic drug price increasesGeneric drug price hikes are not likely to disappear anytime soon. Find out why they're occurring and what can be done about them.
Adding biosimilars to formularies: The pharmacist's rolePharmacists on P&T committees are going to face issues that range from biosimilar naming systems to challenges in dispensing and costs.
Biosimilar: Coming to a pharmacy near youBiosimilars are the future of pharmacy. When they hit community pharmacy, issues that have been important in specialty settings are going to explode.
Remember When: Rhode Island authorizes importation of Canadian drugsIn 2004, Rhode Island became the first state to authorize its pharmacy board to license Canadian pharmacies to ship medications to its residents.
The red pen rules: How to prevent pharmacy errorAnxious new pharmacists get a shot in the arm from columnist Pete Kreckel, RPh.
Drug take-back: A call for a permanent solutionA coordinated effort needs to be made to preserve the health and safety of life on earth.
Every pharmacist has them — and so does every teacherWhat do pharmacists and teachers — and an awful lot of other people — have in common?
Compounding services can help your pharmacy stand outDennis Song, RPh, describes the steps to take when starting a compounding services business.
Regs, robbery responses among top “pharmacy gamechangers” for 2016The issues of most concern to pharmacists, outlined at McKesson’s ideaShare 2016.
Patient care comes first for McKesson’s 2016 Pharmacy of the Year winnersMcKesson recognized some outstanding community pharmacies at this year's IdeaShare.
Road trip! Visits with America’s thriving indie pharmaciesHow do independent pharmacies survive? The best way to find out is to ask them.
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.
Community pharmacy saves insurer $300 per patient per month with CMMContinuous medication management pays off.
Coming regs expand pharmacist role in LTC“Basically, everything we know will be gutted over the next three years.”
Patient care at med sync improves outcomes, revenueAnd Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurers are increasingly willing to pay.
Solution for adherence helps pharmacies stand outPharmacies can play a critical role in improving patient adherence by the use of enhanced packaging and tracking of patient medications.
Compression stockings, AF patients at risk, and ICH outcomesAnticoagulation briefs.
FDA approves brivaracetam for use in partial onset seizure treatmentBrivaracetam provides another adjunctive treatment option for partial onset seizures in patients with uncontrolled epilepsy.
Health information technology in the community pharmacyLocal HIE, regional EHR, interoperability all over the place -- get your pharmacy ready. They're practically here.
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.
Helping patients treat minor injuries, bruises, and skin irritationsThe summer months can be a time of increased activity for many people, as warmer temperatures usher in numerous outdoor events that can be more strenuous and bring us closer to nature.
New Products for Pharmacists 08-10-2016New branded drugs, new generics.
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