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Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Did you know that the 14% of undiagnosed HIV patients cause 33% of new infections?
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most common cause of death in America, but the disease rates for African-Americans are especially high.
How Patient Counseling Techniques Improve Adherence
Andi Lane Clark, PharmD, Director of Clinical Field Services at Rite Aid, outlines several successful patient counseling techniques with respect to improved medication adherence.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded universities about $28 million in grants to study pediatric asthma triggers.
Medication Adherence and Chronic Disease Management
Andi Lane Clark, PharmD, Director of Clinical Field Services at Rite Aid, discusses how proper medication adherence habits allow patients to better manage their chronic conditions.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Patients with concomitant atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure (HF) face worse symptoms, poorer prognoses, and different treatment responses than those with either condition alone.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Now that electronic prescribing of controlled substances is permitted in all US states, pharmacists can expect e-prescriptions to gain momentum.
Updates on the Provider Status Movement on the State Level
Nick Gentile, Director of State Grassroots Advocacy and Political Action for ASHP, discusses the current status of provider status movements on the state level.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is applauding the accomplishments of pharmacists as the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) nears the 20th anniversary of its pharmacy-based immunization delivery certificate training program.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
US pharmacists moving abroad, beware. You may have to take a pay cut, considering that pharmacists in the United States tend to receive higher salaries than their counterparts in other countries.

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