Pharm.D.-M.D. Team Successfully Enacts Opioid-Free ED Shift

OPIOIDS ARE OFTEN THE GO-TO ANALGESICS in the emergency department (ED). They’re fast, powerful, and easy to prescribe and administer. But ... [read more]
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Feb 01, 2016

Transforming AJHP

HAPPY NEW YEAR! As CEO of ASHP, one of my goals has been to help guide the continuing evolution of AJHP, ASHP’s peer-reviewed scientific journal. ... [read more]
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Jan 12, 2016

Children’s Pharmacists Design System that Cuts PN Errors to Nearly Zero

PRIMARY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, has virtually eliminated parenteral nutrition (PN) errors. This dramatic outcome is ... [read more]
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Oct 05, 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