The Reinvented Pharmacist

Friday, November 18th, 2011
If the separation of consulting pharmacy goes ahead as planned, does this mark a setback or an advancement for the field?
Thursday, November 17th, 2011
Could it be that our future success will only be bright if we use imagination instead of focusing on preserving the status quo?
Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
Adequate pain management is important, but in our zeal to do good, have we caused harm to too many patients?
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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.
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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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