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

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

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

VA Pharmacist-Led Diabetes Clinic Dramatically Improves Patient Outcomes

BACK IN 2009, when the VA San Diego Healthcare System wanted to help its primary care physicians meet performance measures for diabetes as well ... [read more]
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Mar 31, 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