Speaking the Language of Health Literacy

Pharmacists Break Down Cultural, Educational Barriers to Empower Patients

SPEAK SLOWLY AND REPEAT information. Avoid complicated medical terms. Use pictures instead of written descriptions. These are just some of the ... [read more]
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Oct 09, 2009

Space & Service: The Impact of Architecture on Patient Care

DeeAnn Wedemeyer-Oleson, Pharm.D., director of pharmacy for Guthrie County Hospital, Guthrie Center, Iowa, couldn’t be more thrilled with her new, ... [read more]
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Dec 01, 2008

Career Transitions Offer Excitement, Challenges

Lisa Gersema, Pharm.D., BCPS, was in flux, moving into a new role as phar­macy director at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. After nearly two ... [read more]
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Mar 01, 2008

New Computer Tablets Allow Pharmacists to Stay on Rounds

During the course of a pharmacist’s typical work day, spar­ing a few minutes here and there can mean more time for consulting with fellow ... [read more]
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Mar 01, 2008

Pharmacists Learn Ins & Outs of Creating New ED Position

            Tanya Claiborne, Pharm.D., had just been hired as the first emergency department (ED) pharmacist at Sentara Healthcare System ... [read more]
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Mar 01, 2008