Pharmacists Teach Medical Residents How to Optimize Opioid Prescribing

AS MEDICATION EXPERTS, pharmacists are the go-to source for questions about opioid dosing and safety. An initiative at Cone Health Internal Medicine ... [read more]
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Jan 30, 2019

ED Pharmacists Keep Opioid-Naive Patients Naive

IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT (ED) of Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., an innovative opioid stewardship program is showing real promise ... [read more]
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Dec 18, 2018

Clinical Privileging Paves the Way for Expanded Pharmacy Services

This opinion column was authored by ASHP member and InterSections guest columnist Ryan Mills, Pharm.D., M.B.A, M.H.A., BCPS. Dr. Mills is the ... [read more]
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Nov 28, 2018

Pharmacists Spearhead Opioid Stewardship at Virginia Mason

ON A SPRING DAY IN 2016, a female patient walked into the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation clinic at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. ... [read more]
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Oct 26, 2018

Pharmacy and the Art of Resilience

PAUL MILLIGAN, PHARM.D., a Medication Safety Pharmacist at BJC HealthCare in St. Louis, has worked in the pharmacy profession for 35 years. His ... [read more]
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Oct 05, 2018

Michigan Pharmacists at the Center of Injectable Opioid Shortage Management

AS SHORTAGES of injectable hydromorphone, morphine, and fentanyl show few signs of abating, health systems across the country are finding ... [read more]
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Sep 14, 2018