Helping Technicians Fulfill a Stronger Role

            Safe, effective medication use is predicated on ensuring that everyone on the pharmacy team works at the same level of ... [read more]
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Sep 01, 2008

Getting to the Root of IV Medication Errors

            In November 2007, an intravenous medication error that could have been fatal for the newborn twin daughters of actor Dennis ... [read more]
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Jun 01, 2008

The Importance of Communicating Clearly with Our Patients

            I have been thinking a lot lately about the effect of poor health literacy on our patients’ ability to understand and ... [read more]
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Mar 01, 2008

Career Transitions Offer Excitement, Challenges

Lisa Gersema, Pharm.D., BCPS, was in flux, moving into a new role as phar­macy director at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. After nearly two ... [read more]
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Mar 01, 2008

Pharmacists Learn Ins & Outs of Creating New ED Position

            Tanya Claiborne, Pharm.D., had just been hired as the first emergency department (ED) pharmacist at Sentara Healthcare System ... [read more]
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Mar 01, 2008

Leadership Center Kicks Off Inaugural Year, Enrolls First Class

Eighty- five pharmacists have enrolled in the inaugural academic program of ASHP’s new Center for Health-System Pharmacy Leadership. The Center, a ... [read more]
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Mar 01, 2008