The Reinvented Pharmacist

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
The NACDS is trying to get political leaders to appreciate the value of the community pharmacist. But why do we have to tell them?
Friday, July 8th, 2011
Pharmacies are now the second most common source for immunizations, a fact that underscores the key role pharmacists play on the care team.
Friday, July 1st, 2011
Does there seem to be an increase in OTC drug recalls or is the problem primarily related to one company?
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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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