The Power of Policy: Pathways to the Future

SOMETIMES, WHEN PEOPLE THINK of the word "policy," they think of "red tape," bureaucracy, or an arduous process. However, when I think about the ... [read more]
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Sep 06, 2012

Innovations in Reimbursement

Pharmacists Branching Out into New Models of Patient Care

LAST APRIL, THE PHARMACY DIRECTOR of a large, multi-hospital health system in the Midwest phoned Gloria Sachdev, Pharm.D., clinical assistant ... [read more]
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Sep 06, 2012

Is Prescribing the Next Step in the Evolution of Pharmacy?

Pharmacists in Three States Already Successfully Doing It

Ernest Dole, Pharm.D., PhC, BCPS, FASHP, a pharmacist clinician at the Pain Consultation and Treatment Center of the University of New Mexico ... [read more]
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May 15, 2012

The Next Frontier: Pharmacy and the Emerging Sciences

Individualized Drug Therapy Offers Exciting New Opportunities

  A pharmacist discovered the mistake, and it was a big one. Gone unnoticed, the error would have corrupted an entire clinical trial. The ... [read more]
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Mar 28, 2012

ASHP Driving National Effort to Manage Drug Shortages Crisis

DURING HIS LONG CAREER AS A PHARMACIST, RICHARD CARVOTTA, R.PH., M.B.A., has never experienced anything quite like the prescription drug shortages ... [read more]
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Sep 23, 2011

Implementing Clinical Pharmacy Services

What lead to the pilot project at Providence in 2004? In 1994, Roger Woolf, pharmacy director at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Spokane, ... [read more]
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Jan 21, 2010