Growing Trend Toward Specialization, Board Certification

  IN THE LAST 11 YEARS, the number of pharmacists who have become board certified in a pharmacy specialty by the Board of Pharmacy ... [read more]
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Jan 03, 2014

ASHP Foundation Traineeships Focus on Patient Care

ANTICOAGULANT MEDICATIONS and the high risks associated with them pose many challenges for even the best-prepared pharmacist. In 1985, the ... [read more]
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Nov 18, 2013

Antibiotic Stewardship Team Improves Drug Use, Reduces Costs

AN AGGRESSIVE ANTIMICROBIAL stewardship program established jointly by Mercy Gilbert and Chandler Regional Medical Centers led to a significant ... [read more]
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Oct 18, 2013

Pharmacist Involvement Integral to Medical Home at Advocate Health

AS HEALTH CARE REFORM EVOLVES and providers are held to higher standards of quality and improved patient outcomes, more physicians and health ... [read more]
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May 09, 2013

At Wishard Hospital, Better Diabetes Care through Teamwork

Collaborative Practice Agreements Expand Pharmacy Services

DIABETES MANAGEMENT can be tricky, especially for patients who have been diagnosed and prescribed oral agents or insulin to help them control ... [read more]
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Mar 25, 2013

Expansion into Prescribing at the VA

Pharmacy Team Moves into Exciting New Areas of Patient Care

A KEY ELEMENT of advancing pharmacy practice—and a recommendation of ASHP’s Pharmacy Practice Model Initiative—is the expansion of ... [read more]
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Feb 25, 2013