Redheaded Pharmacist

A Taste of Failure
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Why are so many key components of our healthcare system so disconnected from patient care, and why do pharmacists have to be the ones to bail out patients?
Universal Flu Vaccine on the Way?
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
A medical breakthrough that would allow patients to skip the annual flu vaccine would be amazing, but what would that mean for community pharmacy?
Part D Brand Co-pays on the Rise
Friday, November 18, 2011
Rising costs for brand-name medications and deductibles mean that seniors need to do their homework--and pharmacists need to be prepared for angry patients.
Pfizer's Big Problem: Lipitor Patent Expiration
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Pfizer isn't going to let its money maker go down without a fight, and that could mean changes that will affect the price patients pay for cholesterol meds.
Drug Shortages Problem Continues
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Everything from manufacturing quality control problems to recalls is impacting the supply of hundreds of prescriptions, and that adds up to one big reduction.
Fighting Mandatory Mail Order
Monday, November 7, 2011
The real secret to killing the mail order threat is to demonstrate that community pharmacies are not more expensive.
It's a Long Road... but Worth It!
Friday, November 4, 2011
Pharmacy students don't want a sugar-coated sales pitch for the profession, but they also don't want doom and gloom. They want honest and practical advice.
 

In Seniors: Consider CMV Serostatus
When Recommending Flu Vaccine

Older people who have cytomegalovirus seem to have less robust responses to the trivalent influenza vaccine than those who do not have CMV.


 

 

Conference Coverage
News from the year's biggest meetings


Pharmacist Education
Clinical features with downloadable PDFs


 

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