Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/pharmacy-management/condition-rss en-us Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:40:54 UTC Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:40:54 UTC Retail Clinics Competing with Physician Offices Spurs Antibiotic Prescribing http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Retail-Clinics-Competing-with-Physician-Offices-Spurs-Antibiotic-Prescribing Antibiotic prescribing rates tend to rise when retail clinics and physician offices compete for patients in affluent areas with abundant access to health care professionals. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:37:00 UTC Impact of Value-Based Payment Models on Pharmacies http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Impact-of-Value-Based-Payment-Models-on-Pharmacies Pharmacies can anticipate new, specific goals that tie fee-for-service Medicare payments to value-based payment models, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:57:00 UTC How CMS Affects Pharmacists, Health Plans http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-CMS-Affects-Pharmacists-Health-Plans A common thread across all US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services programs is a shift of risk off of CMS and onto health care providers, according to Sam Stolpe, PharmD, senior director of Quality Strategies and Business Development at Pharmacy Quality Alliance. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:51:00 UTC Increasing Emphasis on CMR Completion Rates http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Increasing-Emphasis-on-CMR-Completion-Rates As the quality measurement environment changes, pharmacists may shift their focus to new areas. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:48:00 UTC How Cardinal Health Helped Pharmacies Reduce Costs http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Cardinal-Health-Helped-Pharmacies-Reduce-Costs Ludy L. Underwood, Cardinal Health sales manager for retail/alternative care, pharmaceutical division, talks about how Cardinal Health has helped pharmacies reduce costs. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:00:00 UTC Statins May Not Reduce Parkinson’s Risk After All http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Statins-May-Not-Reduce-Parkinsons-Risk-After-All Casting doubt on previous conjectures, a new study suggests that statins do not protect patients against Parkinson’s disease. Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:00:00 UTC Accreditation Standards Retail Pharmacists Should Pursue for Specialty Pharmacy Services http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Accreditation-Standards-Retail-Pharmacists-Should-Pursue-for-Specialty-Pharmacy-Services Rinku A. Patel, PharmD, RPh, founder and CEO of KloudScript, talks about accreditation standards retail pharmacists should pursue in order to provide specialty pharmacy services. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:00:00 UTC Could Claritin Cure Lyme Disease? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Could-Claritin-Cure-Lyme-Disease An OTC allergy medication may be able to kill the bacteria behind Lyme disease, bringing researchers closer to developing the first targeted therapy for the debilitating infection. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:00:00 UTC Walmart Slapped with Pharmacist Class Action Suit http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Walmart-Slapped-with-Pharmacist-Class-Action-Suit Fed up with alleged unpaid overtime and missed rest periods, a Walmart pharmacist is fighting back against the retail giant with a class action suit. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:00:00 UTC Strategies Pharmacies Can Use to Engage Employees in Pharmacy Operations http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Strategies-Pharmacies-Can-Use-to-Engage-Employees-in-Pharmacy-Operations Marc C. Thompson, executive coach and best-selling author, talks about strategies pharmacists can use to engage employees in pharmacy operations. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:00:00 UTC Improving Quality at the Pharmacy Level http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Improving-Quality-at-the-Pharmacy-Level Quality-driven goals allow pharmacies to showcase the abilities they have part and parcel to their job. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:40:00 UTC What Pharmacists Can do to Introduce New Ideas to Unengaged Staff http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/What-Pharmacists-Can-do-to-Introduce-New-Ideas-to-Unengaged-Staff Marc C. Thompson, executive coach and best-selling author, talks about what pharmacists can do to introduce new ideas to a previously unengaged staff. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:00 UTC Adapting to Change in Community Pharmacy Culture http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Adapting-to-Change-in-Community-Pharmacy-Culture Changing dynamics are influencing the way pharmacists provide care. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:32:00 UTC How to Counsel Graves’ Disease Patients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/How-to-Counsel-Graves-Disease-Patients What do Missy Elliot and Sia Furler have in common? Graves’ disease. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:00:00 UTC How Pharmacists' Awareness of Sterile Compounding Procedures Changed Since 2012 Meningitis Outbreak http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Pharmacists-Awareness-of-Sterile-Compounding-Procedures-Changed-Since-2012-Meningitis-Outbreak Lisa Faast, PharmD, pharmacy business specialist for Pharmacy Development Services, talks about how pharmacists' awareness of sterile compounding procedures has changed since the 2012 meningitis outbreak. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:26:00 UTC How Restricted Access Drugs Affect Pharmacy Operations http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Restricted-Access-Drugs-Affect-Pharmacy-Operations Rinku A. Patel, PharmD, RPh, founder and CEO of KloudScript, talks about how restricted access drugs can affect pharmacy operations in the community pharmacy space. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:42:00 UTC Cardinal Health's GenerationRx Program Raises Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Cardinal-Healths-GenerationRx-Program-Raises-Awareness-of-Prescription-Drug-Abuse Ludy L. Underwood, Cardinal Health sales manager for retail/alternative care, pharmaceutical division, talks about how Cardinal Health’s Generation Rx program raises awareness of prescription drug abuse. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:25:00 UTC How Pharmacists can Use Expertise to Overcome Negative Stereotypes About Compounding http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Pharmacists-can-Use-Expertise-to-Overcome-Negative-Stereotypes-About-Compounding Lisa Faast, PharmD, pharmacy business specialist for Pharmacy Development Services, talks about how pharmacists can use their expertise to overcome negative stereotypes surrounding compounding. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:19:00 UTC Factors that can Influence Adding Compounding Services to Pharmacy Operations http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Factors-that-can-Influence-Adding-Compounding-Services-to-Pharmacy-Operations Lisa Faast, PharmD, pharmacy business specialist for Pharmacy Development Services, talks about factors that can influence adding compounding services to pharmacy operations. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:13:00 UTC Bleeding Risk Boosted When NSAIDs Added to Antithrombotics After Heart Attack http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Bleeding-Risk-Boosted-When-NSAIDs-Added-to-Antithrombotics-After-Heart-Attack Even short-term treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is associated with significant increases in bleeding and cardiovascular event risk in patients receiving antithrombotic therapy after a heart attack. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:07:00 UTC