California Strengthens Antimicrobial Stewardship Mandate for Hospitals

A CALIFORNIA LAW THAT GOES INTO EFFECT this summer strengthens the state's previous requirement for acute care hospitals to practice antimicrobial ... [read more]
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Feb 23, 2015

Pharmacists Integrate into Geriatric Emergency Department

WHEN UPSTATE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL in Syracuse, New York, began looking at adding a geriatric emergency department (ED) to Community Campus, the ... [read more]
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Jan 19, 2015

Pharmacists Praise New Medicare Billing Opportunities

RECENT UPDATES TO THE INCIDENT-TO BILLING REQUIREMENTS from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have created new opportunities for ... [read more]
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Jan 19, 2015

Pharmacists in the C-Suite Offer New Perspectives on Patient Care

AS HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SYSTEM MERGERS and acquisitions increase, pharmacy directors have begun to step into executive positions that allow them ... [read more]
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Jan 09, 2015

Pharmacists’ Investigational Drug Services Aid Ebola Response

THE HANDFUL OF  U.S. CASES OF EBOLA  VIRUS DISEASE (EVD) have cast investigational drug therapy into the national spotlight and brought ... [read more]
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Dec 03, 2014

From Political Novice to Seasoned Advocate: Getting Involved in Provider Status

MY POLITICAL "CAREER" BEGAN with some notes scribbled on a napkin at a Starbucks in the fall of 2007. It was just me and my department head ... [read more]
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Nov 07, 2014