Multimillion-Dollar Project Confirms Value of Clinic-Based Pharmacy Care
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400
University of Southern California (USC) pharmacist Steven Chen is confident that data from a nearly completed multimillion-dollar project will definitively show that clinical pharmacy services are cost-effective and improve patient outcomes.
California Mulls Coverage of Comprehensive Medication Management
A bill to have the nation's largest Medicaid program cover comprehensive medication management (CMM) services by pharmacists and primary care physicians emerged from a committee hearing on April 5 with a unanimous round of ayes by state legislators.
FDA Approves New Methylene Blue Product in New Concentration
FDA earlier this month approved the marketing of Provayblue 5-mg/mL methylene blue injection for i.v. use in patients with acquired methemoglobinemia.
Applicants, Residency Programs Find Each Other in 'Second Match'
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400
After what one participant described as a several-day "whirlwind," 333 pharmacy students and pharmacists matched with residency program positions during the second phase of the 2016 ASHP Resident Match.
Thoughtful Pain Management Looks Beyond Opioids, CDC Says
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400
When Andrew Lowe's patients tell him
that they can't make it through the day without taking large amounts of opioid
drugs to alleviate chronic pain, he asks them a
simple question: "Do you like the way you feel today?"