Pharmacists Seeing Retirement With New Eyes

IN AN ERA OF ERODING 401(k) PLANS and disappearing pensions, pharmacists, like other professionals, are finding the prospect of retirement daunting. ... [read more]
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Mar 28, 2011

MUSC Takes Home Award for Excellence in Medication-Use Safety

THE DAYS AND WEEKS AFTER A KIDNEY TRANSPLANT are a critical time for patients. Many are already on complex medication regimens at the time of ... [read more]
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Mar 28, 2011

ACOs in the Age of Health Care Reform

Opportunities Abound for Pharmacists’ Med-Management Skills

THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT OF 2010 provides a plethora of opportunities for pharmacists to optimize their patient-care ... [read more]
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Mar 28, 2011

Innovating the Pharmacy Technician’s Role

New Paradigm Frees Up Pharmacists for Direct Patient Care

AS PHARMACISTS EXPAND THEIR ROLES and carve out new niches in an era of health care reform, they are counting more and more on highly ... [read more]
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Dec 26, 2010

Pharmacy Job Market Changing

Competition for Prime Spots Increasing

JUST FIVE YEARS AGO, newly minted pharmacists were assured of placement in their desired residencies and jobs. With a broad job market and ... [read more]
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Dec 26, 2010

Pharmacists Successfully Managing Drug Shortages

THE BAD NEWS: Chronic drug shortages continue unabated across the country, delaying medical procedures, potentially contributing to medication ... [read more]
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Dec 26, 2010