Boston Bombing Puts Hospital Pharmacies into Emergency Mode

THE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED in the emergency department on April 15, 2013, had injuries unlike any Nancy Balch had seen in her 12 years as an emergency ... [read more]
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Apr 22, 2013

CPPA’s Value to Pharmacy Practice

  AS YOU MAY BE AWARE, ASHP recently joined the Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA) as a governing member. We believe that ... [read more]
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Mar 13, 2013

At Bellevue Hospital, All Hands on Deck During Hurricane Sandy

Pharmacy Staff Mobilizes to Care for Hundreds of Patients

Editor's Note: After Hurricane Sandy flooded the lower floors of Bellevue Hospital Center, N.Y., with 10 million gallons of water, rendering the fuel ... [read more]
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Jan 17, 2013

Froedtert Health Expands Roles of Pharmacy Technicians

Pilot Project Demonstrates Success of Medication History Collection in ED

When Tyler Van Schyndel, Pharm.D., was choosing his pharmacy residency project in 2011, he wanted one that would leave a lasting mark. He chose ... [read more]
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Nov 20, 2012

Children’s New Pharmacy Model a Resounding Success

Decentralized Pharmacy, Expanded Use of Technology and Technicians Work

In 1998, Richard Sakai, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCSHP, became the director of pharmacy service at the 358-bed Children’s Hospital Central California ... [read more]
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Mar 28, 2012

Gazing into the Crystal Ball

Health-System Pharmacy in 2011 and Beyond

AS PHARMACY PRACTICE EVOLVES from a profession that primarily supervises medication distribution to one that provides services such as medication ... [read more]
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Mar 28, 2011