Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/pharmacy-management/condition-rss en-us Fri, 22 May 2015 01:09:12 UTC Fri, 22 May 2015 01:09:12 UTC Pharmacists in Kentucky Can Now Dispense Naloxone Without Prescriptions http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pharmacists-in-Kentucky-Can-Now-Dispense-Naloxone-Without-Prescriptions The Kentucky Board of Pharmacy has passed an emergency regulation permitting the state’s pharmacists to dispense the prescription drug overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription. Fri, 22 May 2015 12:53:00 UTC How Clinicians Can Overcome Barriers to Initiating Insulin http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Clinicians-Can-Overcome-Barriers-to-Initiating-Insulin Jennifer Goldman, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, FCCP, professor of pharmacy practice at MCPHS University, discusses the role pharmacists can play when helping clinicians overcome barriers to initiating insulin use. Fri, 22 May 2015 10:00:00 UTC Biggest Challenge in Pharmacy School: Time Management http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Biggest-Challenge-in-Pharmacy-School-Time-Management Justin Mathew, pharmacy student at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, discusses what he thinks is the biggest challenge pharmacy students face. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:00:00 UTC How Pharmacy Students Have Changed Over the Years http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Pharmacy-Students-Have-Changed-Over-the-Years Peter J. Rice, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, discusses how pharmacy students have changed over the years he has been teaching. Thu, 21 May 2015 03:03:00 UTC Thieves Cut Hole in Hospital Pharmacy’s Wall to Steal Pills, Cash http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Thieves-Cut-Hole-in-Hospital-Pharmacys-Wall-to-Steal-Pills-Cash A health-system pharmacist received quite a surprise one morning upon spotting a large hole in his pharmacy’s wall. Thu, 21 May 2015 01:00:00 UTC Hospital Leaders Say Scaling Back 340B Program Would Hurt Patients In Need http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Hospital-Leaders-Say-Scaling-Back-340B-Program-Would-Hurt-Patients-In-Need Health-systems leaders fear that a scaled-back 340B Federal Drug Pricing Program would hurt the very patients it was designed to benefit. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:00:00 UTC The Pharmacist Role in Antibiotic Prescribing http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/The-Pharmacist-Role-in-Antibiotic-Prescribing Fred Eckel, RPh, MS, Editor-in-Chief of Pharmacy Times, reflects on the pharmacist's role in antibiotic prescribing. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:00:00 UTC 22 Pharmacists, Doctors Arrested in DEA’s Drug Abuse Crackdown http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/22-Pharmacists-Doctors-Arrested-in-DEAs-Operation-Pilluted Twenty-two pharmacists and doctors were arrested in the Drug Enforcement Administration's “Operation Pilluted” aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse. Wed, 20 May 2015 09:00:00 UTC The ITPD Program at University of Colorado's Pharmacy School http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/The-ITPD-Program-at-University-of-Colorado-Skaggs-School-of-Pharmacy-and-Pharmaceutical-Sciences Shaun Ellen Gleason, PharmD, MGS, assistant professor at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, explains what the International-Trained PharmD Program is. Wed, 20 May 2015 03:22:00 UTC Adding Opioids to Cannabis for Chronic Pain Won’t Raise Substance Abuse Risk http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Adding-Opioids-to-Cannabis-for-Chronic-Pain-Wont-Raise-Substance-Abuse-Risk- Chronic pain patients using prescription opioids in conjunction with medical marijuana are not at increased risk for substance abuse. Wed, 20 May 2015 03:00:00 UTC Managed Care Contract Changes Provide Opportunities for Consultant Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Managed-Care-Contract-Changes-Provide-Opportunities-for-Consultant-Pharmacists Recent changes to reimbursement algorithms create new opportunities for consultant pharmacists to strengthen their contributions to managed care contracts. Wed, 20 May 2015 01:00:00 UTC Breaking Down Pharmacy Stereotypes http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Breaking-Down-Pharmacy-Stereotypes Amanda Bright, pharmacy student at Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University, talks common misconceptions surrounding what pharmacists do. Wed, 20 May 2015 10:00:00 UTC In-Hospital Retail Pharmacies Aim to Reduce Readmissions http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/In-Hospital-Retail-Pharmacies-Aim-to-Reduce-Readmissions More health-systems are opening on-site retail pharmacies to improve medication adherence and patient care after discharge and reduce costly hospital readmissions. Tue, 19 May 2015 06:27:00 UTC Issues to Overcome in Pharmacy: How Much Pharmacists Are Underutilized http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Issues-to-Overcome-in-Pharmacy-How-Much-Pharmacists-Are-Underutilized Kevin Pak, pharmacy student at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, discusses an obstacle for pharmacists. Tue, 19 May 2015 01:00:00 UTC Compassion and Empathy in the Pharmacy http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Compassion-and-Empathy-in-the-Pharmacy Ian Dilley, Purdue College of Pharmacy student, said pharmacists should strive to show compassion and empathy. Tue, 19 May 2015 10:00:00 UTC Smoking Cessation Incentive Program Coming Soon to CVS http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Smoking-Cessation-Incentive-Program-Coming-Soon-to-CVS Keeping its commitment to tobacco cessation efforts, CVS Health is set to launch an incentive program to help its employees to stop smoking. Mon, 18 May 2015 05:55:00 UTC Common Overactive Bladder Drugs Rarely Resolve Symptoms http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Common-Overactive-Bladder-Drugs-Rarely-Resolve-Symptoms Overactive bladder medications do very little to reduce symptoms in women compared with placebo. Sun, 17 May 2015 05:00:00 UTC Giving Infants Antibiotics May Spur Disease in Adulthood http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Giving-Infants-Antibiotics-May-Spur-Disease-in-Adulthood Infant antibiotic use may be linked with disease later in life. Sun, 17 May 2015 02:00:00 UTC Fun Facts About Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and APhA http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Fun-Facts-About-Philadelphia-College-of-Pharmacy-and-APhA Kevin Pak, pharmacy student at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, reveals 2 interesting facts related to APhA and his pharmacy school. Sat, 16 May 2015 10:42:00 UTC R&B Singer Claims Pharmacist Refused to Fill Painkiller Prescription Due to Bad Neighborhood http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/RandB-Singer-Claims-Pharmacist-Refused-to-Fill-Painkiller-Prescription-Due-to-Bad-Neighborhood A Grammy-nominated singer is claiming a CVS pharmacist initially declined to fill a painkiller prescription in the middle of the night “because of the neighborhood.” Sat, 16 May 2015 02:00:00 UTC