The Reinvented Pharmacist

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
An innovative program involves pharmacists in the patient’s transition from a rehabilitation hospital to the home.
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
Pharmacists in part of Canada will soon be paid to refill certain prescriptions, a move that should be considered in the United States as well.
Monday, February 6th, 2012
Does the Drug Enforcement Administration have standards that are impossible to meet?
About
Fred Eckel, RPh, MS, Editor-in-Chief of Pharmacy Times
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This blog focuses on what our Editor-in-Chief sees as the future of pharmacy.
Author Bio
Fred Eckel, RPh, MS, is the Editor-in-Chief of Pharmacy Times, a position he has held since 2002. Mr. Eckel is a professor at the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He serves as executive director of the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists.

In this blog, Eckel will provide commentary on relevant issues impacting pharmacists and pharmacy professionals, including the merging of pharmacy benefit managers, the implications of health care reform, the conversion of major drugs from prescription to over-the-counter, trends in pharmacy careers, and opioid abuse. He will also discuss legislative issues that impact pharmacists, and comment on the evolving role of the pharmacist.
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