The Reinvented Pharmacist

Thursday, May 12th, 2011
Is dementia such a difficult problem that we are willing to try anything to treat it even if it is an unapproved treatment?
Monday, May 9th, 2011
Is there an end in sight to the drug shortages that compromise patient safety? And in the mean time, what can pharmacists do?
Thursday, May 5th, 2011
Do these results suggest that pharmacists who see themselves as part of the local community act differently toward their customers?
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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