All US states now permit electronic prescribing of controlled substances, with Missouri’s recent formal authorization making it the final state to do so.
Eric A Wright, PharmD, MPH, investigator I for Geisinger Health Research, discusses the biggest factors that play a role in determining the likelihood that a patient will remain adherent to medications during care transitions.
A generic equivalent to Bristol-Myers Squibb’s entecavir (Baraclude) hepatitis B treatment has been approved by the FDA.
Jessica Kerr, PharmD, CDE, and assistant department chair at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville talks about information pharmacists should give patients on high-dose basal insulin.
In the recent past, bipolar disorder has been classified as the most costly mental illness.
A list of the most debilitating diseases a patient may face over his or her lifetime was recently curated by Healthcare Business and Technology.
Kristen L. Marjama, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, clinical educator with Healthcare Clinic at Walgreens in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, discusses strategies pharmacists can use to support asthma management.
The FDA has proposed adding a 4-letter suffix to the names of biosimilars to distinguish them from their biologic counterparts.
Multidose medication dispensing at discharge (MMDD) involves supplying products that have been partially used during hospitalization to ensure continuity of care.
The 340B Program “mega-guidance” just released by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) clarifies how patients can receive deeply discounted drugs.
Kristene Diggins, FAANP, CNE, NEA-BC, DNP, DCC, MBA, manager of professional practice at MinuteClinic, talks about the benefits and risks of aggressive glycemic controls.
If you are receiving radiation and chemotherapy for cancers of the head and neck, you may experience oral mucositis.
Peptic ulcer disease leads to 1 million hospitalizations and 6500 deaths annually.
Dietary supplements are intended to supplement the diet, not to cure, prevent, or treat diseases or replace the variety of foods important to a healthy diet.
Early detection and treatment are key to protecting eyesight.
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