Hospital Pharmacies Cope with Surge in Drug Prices

WHEN THE STAFF AT BAYSTATE HEALTH in Massachusetts observed an alarming series of price increases for the vasodilator drug nitroprusside last year, ... [read more]
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Mar 22, 2016

Medicare Project Helps Put Pharmacists in Primary Care

AN ONGOING MEDICARE demonstration program with a medication management component shows some hope of reducing healthcare costs through the use of ... [read more]
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Mar 17, 2016

Drug Price Hikes and Shortages Have Similar Roots, Experts Say

EXPERTS SAY THAT RECENT INCREASES in the prices of off-patent generic drugs are closely tied to the drug shortages that have plagued hospitals for ... [read more]
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Jan 22, 2016

Pharmacists Find Ways to Make ADCs Work in the ED

PHARMACISTS SAY AUTOMATED DISPENSING CABINETS (ADCs) can bring efficiencies to the care of patients in the emergency department (ED), but it's ... [read more]
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Oct 27, 2015
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Pharmacists Integrate into Geriatric Emergency Department

EDITOR'S NOTE: The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) recently approved a policy supporting clinical pharmacy services in emergency ... [read more]
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Jul 22, 2015

Know What’s in Airplane’s Emergency Medical Kit, Two Pharmacists Say

AS TWO PHARMACIST LEARNED ON A RECENT TRIP, domestic passenger-carrying airplanes with a flight attendant also have onboard an emergency medical kit ... [read more]
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Feb 23, 2015