Creating an Army of Provider Status Advocates: One Member’s Story

AN UNEXPECTED EMAIL REQUEST this past June launched Felicity Homsted, Pharm.D., BCPS, on an unanticipated mission: to muster the support of Maine ... [read more]
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Aug 25, 2015

New Mexico Clinic Pharmacists Wield Extensive Prescribing Privileges

IF THEY TAKE A MOMENT to look, patients who fill prescriptions after visiting one of the ambulatory care clinics in Albuquerque's Presbyterian ... [read more]
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Aug 18, 2015

Provider Status: Moving Forward, Major Push by Practitioners Still Needed

AS OF TODAY there are 185 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives and 28 in the Senate for the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas ... [read more]
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Aug 13, 2015

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

IT Wizardry Streamlines Hospital Discharges, TOC

THE TRANSITION OF CARE (TOC) after hospital discharge remains perhaps the most vexing stage in the healthcare continuum. Lapses during patient ... [read more]
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Jul 16, 2015

At NMMC, Pharmacists Introduce Medical Residents to Comprehensive Care

PATIENT-CENTERED CARE is intrinsic to good outcomes and requires a multidisciplinary, team-based approach. At North Mississippi Medical ... [read more]
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Jun 17, 2015