Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/mtm/condition-rss en-us Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:24:54 UTC Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:24:54 UTC Questions To Consider for Patients With Uncontrolled Hypertension, Multiple Medications http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Questions-To-Consider-for-Patients-With-Uncontrolled-Hypertension-Multiple-Medications Joseph Saseen talks about a few things pharmacists should consider with patients who have uncontrolled hypertension and who are taking multiple medications. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:04:00 UTC New Knowledge about Hypertension http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/New-Knowledge-about-Hypertension Joseph Saseen, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, FNLA, BCPS, CLS, professor in the Departments of Clinical Pharmacy and Family Medicine at University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy, talks about the new knowledge surrounding hypertension that we have learned in the past 5 to 10 years. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 04:49:00 UTC How Age Factors in to Blood Pressure Goals http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Age-Factors-in-to-Blood-Pressure-Goals Joseph Saseen, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, FNLA, BCPS, CLS, professor in the Departments of Clinical Pharmacy and Family Medicine at University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy, talks about the role age plays in deciding blood pressure goals. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 04:34:00 UTC Differences Between JNC 8 and ASH Guidelines http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Differences-Between-JNC-8-and-ASH-Guidelines Joseph Saseen, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, FNLA, BCPS, CLS, professor in the Departments of Clinical Pharmacy and Family Medicine at University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy, highlights some of the differences between JNC 8 and the American Society of Hypertension guidelines. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 04:15:00 UTC Tamper-Resistant Opioids Reduce Dispensing Rates http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Tamper-Resistant-Opioids-Reduce-Dispensing-Rates Prescription opioid dispensing and overdoses decreased after abuse-deterrent oxycodone hit the market and propoxyphene left it. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 04:00:00 UTC Benefits of Attending Directions in Pharmacy's Annual CE Conference http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Benefits-of-Attending-Directions-in-Pharmacys-Annual-CE-Conference Amit Gupta, RPh, a consultant pharmacist for Pharma-Care, talks about his experience attending Directions in Pharmacy's 5th annual CE Conference in March 2015. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 03:56:00 UTC Problem-Ridden Pharmacy Shut Down by State Pharmacy Board http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Problem-Ridden-Pharmacy-Shut-Down-by-State-Pharmacy-Board The Virginia State Board of Pharmacy shut down the prescription operations of a pharmacy in Richmond after deeming it deficient in several areas upon inspection. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:00:00 UTC Oxycodone Overdose Deaths Drop with PDMP http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Oxycodone-Overdose-Deaths-Drop-with-PDMP Deaths related to oxycodone overdose dropped 25% in Florida after the state adopted a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to track controlled substance dispensing. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 05:00:00 UTC Regular Aspirin Use Rising Among Older Adults http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Regular-Aspirin-Use-Rising-Among-Older-Adults While the FDA only recommends daily aspirin for patients who have experienced major cardiovascular events, about half of older adults in the United States take aspirin regularly. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 03:00:00 UTC Violent Video Games Don’t Amplify Aggression in Autistic Adults http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Violent-Video-Games-Dont-Amplify-Aggression-in-Autistic-Adults After playing violent video games, adults with autism do not display more aggression than those typically developing. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 02:00:00 UTC Popular Painkiller May Subdue Positive Feelings http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Popular-Painkiller-May-Subdue-Positive-Feelings In addition to relieving pain, acetaminophen may cause patients to experience less intense emotional responses. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:00:00 UTC Newly Insured Shift Prescription Trends Substantially http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Newly-Insured-Shift-Prescription-Trends-Substantially States with expanded Medicaid saw 25% more prescriptions filled last year. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:00:00 UTC How the EQuIPP Platform Has Helped Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-the-EQuIPP-Platform-Has-Helped-Pharmacists David Nau, PhD, RPh, FAPhA, president of Pharmacy Quality Solutions, talks about how Electronic Quality Improvement Platform for Plans and Pharmacies has helped pharmacists. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:37:00 UTC How Value-Based Payment Trends Incentivize Adherence http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Value-Based-Payment-Trends-Incentivize-Adherence David Nau, PhD, RPh, FAPhA, president of Pharmacy Quality Solutions, talks about how have value-based payment trends incentivize adherence. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:22:00 UTC Facebook Rant Puts Pharmacist in Hot Water http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Facebook-Rant-Puts-Pharmacist-in-Hot-Water A pharmacist who posted derogatory comments about a customer on social media is now being investigated by the National Health Service. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:00:00 UTC Most Successful Tactics Pharmacists Can Use to Improve Adherence http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Most-Successful-Tactics-Pharmacists-Can-Use-to-Improve-Adherence David Nau, PhD, RPh, FAPhA, president of Pharmacy Quality Solutions, talks about the most successful tactics pharmacists can use to improve adherence. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:58:00 UTC How Adherence is Measured http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Adherence-is-Measured David Nau, PhD, RPh, FAPhA, president of Pharmacy Quality Solutions, talks about how medication adherence is measured. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:52:00 UTC First Generic of MS Treatment Gets FDA Nod http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/First-Generic-of-MS-Treatment-Gets-FDA-Nod The FDA today approved Sandoz’s glatiramer acetate (Glatopa), a once-daily injection indicated for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 05:24:00 UTC Do Popular Weight-Loss Programs Work? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Do-Popular-Weight-Loss-Programs-Work As the Affordable Care Act places greater emphasis on obesity, pharmacists should stand ready to help patients manage their weight. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 05:00:00 UTC Unapproved Prescription Drugs Seized by US Marshals http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Unapproved-Prescription-Drugs-Seized-by-US-Marshals US Marshals have seized $1.5 million worth of unapproved prescription drugs from Stratus Pharmaceuticals at the request of the FDA and the US attorney for the Southern District of Florida. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 04:50:00 UTC