Kaiser Refill Protocol Expands Pharmacist Scope of Practice

NEW HEALTHCARE NEEDS resulting from a growing elderly population, the advent of the Affordable Care Act, and dramatic shifts in how healthcare is ... [read more]
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Sep 21, 2015

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

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

Building Bridges to Pharmacy’s Future: Optimizing Patient Outcomes

Editor’s Note: The following inaugural address was given by new ASHP President John A. Armitstead, M.S., R.Ph., FASHP, at ASHP’s Summer ... [read more]
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Jun 09, 2015