Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: en-us Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:42:04 UTC Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:42:04 UTC Low Flu Vaccination Rate Seen Among Nursing Home Staff New research reports that the influenza vaccination rate among nursing home staff is only 54%, which may jeopardize their patients’ health. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 03:00:00 UTC Pharmacist Indicted in $50K Medicaid Scheme A pharmacist in Bessemer, Alabama, has been indicted for Medicaid fraud after allegedly scheming with the mother of a terminally ill child, according to Georgia Attorney General Luther Strange’s office. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:00:00 UTC As Super Bowl Approaches, Arizona Grapples with Measles Outbreak Measles cases in Arizona and elsewhere could soar as football fans pour into the state for the Super Bowl. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:44:00 UTC CVS to Pay $500K Settlement for Elevated Store Temperatures Continuing pharmacy operations during air conditioning outages have caused CVS to pay New Jersey more than $500,000 as part of a settlement. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:00:00 UTC Island’s Sole Pharmacy Destroyed by Arson An island community is making do with a temporary pharmacy after its sole pharmacy was destroyed in a fire on January 25, 2015. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:04:00 UTC Pharmacist Provider Status Bill Reintroduced in Congress Pharmacists are getting closer to obtaining provider status, as federal legislation that would enable pharmacists to provide health care services to Medicare patients in underserved communities has been reintroduced in the US Senate and House of Representatives. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:30:00 UTC How Can We Live with HIV? Dr. Lucy Dorrell explains how the body's immune system controls HIV and how patients can live with this virus. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:17:00 UTC National HIV/AIDS Strategy Conversations with National HIV/AIDS Strategy Conversations with explores federal implementation, resources, and community action surrounding the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:16:00 UTC HIV/AIDS: Progress in Treatment Infectious disease specialist Dr. Preston Church talks about new developments in the treatment of HIV. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:11:00 UTC Common Drugs Linked to Increased Dementia Risk A recent report published in JAMA Internal Medicine confirmed a link between dementia risk and commonly used anticholinergic agents, some of which are taken regularly by older adults. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 03:00:00 UTC Fired Pharmacist with Needle Phobia Wins $2.6 Million Verdict A needle-fearing Rite Aid pharmacist who had been fired for refusing to attend mandatory immunization training will receive $2.6 million for his troubles. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:48:00 UTC Pharmacist Catches Man Using Photocopied Prescriptions A Texas pharmacist noted something fishy about a patient’s prescription and called the police, who later arrested the customer after confirming he had photocopied his prescription. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:44:00 UTC Pharmacist Protects Store from Knife-Wielding Robber Kentucky pharmacist Larry Fortenberry had always imagined what he would do in a robbery situation, and he believed that passive, obedient behavior would be the safest bet. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:00:00 UTC Traveler’s Diarrhea Treatment Contributes to Superbug Spread Treating traveler’s diarrhea with antibiotics may contribute to antibiotic resistance and spread resistant bacteria strains, particularly if travelers visit developing parts of the world. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 03:00:00 UTC Police Catch Pharmacy Robber in Less Than 5 Minutes Using a tube of sealant as a fake gun, a man robbed a pharmacy in Piedmont, Oklahoma, but was caught by police in less than 5 minutes. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 UTC Pharmacists Optimize MTM Outcomes in ACOs Pharmacists play an important role in ensuring optimal patient outcomes within accountable care organizations. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:00:00 UTC Twitter Can Predict Regional Heart Disease Risk Feeling #angry, #stressed, or #tired? Such negative tweets within a given region can indicate increased heart disease risk, according to University of Pennsylvania Medical School researchers. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:00:00 UTC Regulatory, Accreditation Standards to Consider Regarding Radiopharmaceuticals Patricia Kienle, MPA, FASHP, director of accreditation and medical safety at Cardinal Health, talks about which regulatory and accreditation standards pharmacy directors should pay attention to with regard to radiopharmaceuticals. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:02:25 UTC Medication Management Aspects Associated with Radiopharmacy Patricia Kienle, MPA, FASHP, director of accreditation and medical safety at Cardinal Health, talks about what medication management aspects are associated with radiopharmacy. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:57:26 UTC New Clue to Fighting the Flu New research findings on the pathogen behind the flu could increase the effectiveness of influenza immunization programs. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:56:00 UTC