The Reinvented Pharmacist

Friday, November 16th, 2012
In order to prevent future problems with compounding pharmacies, it is more important to enforce the laws that are already on the books rather than implement new laws and regulations.
Thursday, November 1st, 2012
It shouldn’t take extreme measures to get caregivers to work in a coordinated fashion, but the unusual experience of a physician’s mother demonstrates that it can be done.
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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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