Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/mtm/condition-rss en-us Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:35:42 UTC Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:35:42 UTC How Pharmacists Can Manage Metric Dosing of Children’s Medications http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/How-Pharmacists-Can-Manage-Metric-Dosing-of-Childrens-Medications Children’s medications should now be dispensed in metric units, not teaspoons or tablespoons. Here's how pharmacists can help make the change happen. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 03:45:00 UTC New Hepatitis C Regimens Have Adherence Issues http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/New-Hepatitis-C-Regimens-Have-Adherence-Issues Advances in treatment for chronic hepatitis C virus have been breaking news in the last few years. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 03:00:00 UTC Opioid Abuse Countermeasures Coming Soon from HHS http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Opioid-Abuse-Countermeasures-Coming-Soon-from-HHS Responding to the growing number of deaths related to prescription opioid overdose, the US Department of Health and Human Services recently announced new opioid abuse countermeasures. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 02:00:00 UTC Why 1 Field Clinical Manager Chose to Work for Rite Aid http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Why-1-Field-Clinical-Manager-Chose-to-Work-for-Rite-Aid Marcy Andrews, PharmD, field clinical manager for Rite Aid Clinical Services, talks about why she chose to work for Rite Aid. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:54:00 UTC How Rite Aid Differs From Other Pharmacies in Terms of Service, Experience http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Rite-Aid-Differs-From-Other-Pharmacies-in-Terms-of-Service-Experience Marcy Andrews, PharmD, field clinical manager for Rite Aid Clinical Services, talks about what makes Rite Aid different from other pharmacies in terms of the service or experience it offers to customers. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:18:00 UTC How Anorexics Control Appetite http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/How-Anorexics-Control-Appetite Anorexic patients may not experience the reward-based motivation for food that drives many individuals to eat, which would explain how they are able to control their appetite. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:29:00 UTC Field Clinical Manager Describes Rite Aid Wellness Initiatives http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Field-Clinical-Manager-Describes-Rite-Aid-Wellness-Initiatives Marcy Andrews, PharmD, field clinical manager for Rite Aid Clinical Services, describes some wellness initiatives she has championed in her area. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:20:00 UTC How Rite Aid Raises Awareness About the Services Pharmacists Offer http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Rite-Aid-Raises-Awareness-About-the-Services-Pharmacists-Offer Marcy Andrews, PharmD, field clinical manager for Rite Aid Clinical Services, talks about how Rite Aid raises awareness about the services pharmacists offer. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:15:00 UTC Services Patients Are Surprised to Learn that Pharmacists Perform http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Services-Patients-Are-Surprised-to-Learn-that-Pharmacists-Perform Marcy Andrews, PharmD, field clinical manager for Rite Aid Clinical Services, talks about which services patients have been most surprised to learn that pharmacists perform. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:10:00 UTC A Rite Aid Field Clinical Manager Gives Advice to Pharmacy Students http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/A-Rite-Aid-Field-Clinical-Manager-Gives-Advice-to-Pharmacy-Students Rite Aid Field Clinical Manager Marcy Andrews, PharmD, provides advice to pharmacy students. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:05:00 UTC <i>Directions in Pharmacy</i> 5th Annual CE Conference http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Directions-in-Pharmacy-5th-Annual-CE-Conference From optimizing inhaler technique in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, to catching red flags when dispensing controlled substances to patients with chronic pain, pharmacists can improve patient outcomes in an evolving treatment landscape. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:55:00 UTC How Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Assist Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Prescription-Drug-Monitoring-Programs-Assist-Pharmacists Daniel Abazia, PharmD, BCPS, clinical assistant professor at Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, talks about how prescription drug monitoring programs assist pharmacists. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:15:00 UTC New Technologies Changing the Future of Health and Medicine http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/New-Technologies-Changing-the-Future-of-Health-and-Medicine In his keynote address at the American Pharmacists Association’s general session, Daniel Kraft, MD, chairman of the medicine and neuroscience tracks for Singularity University, posited that it is time to think outside the box and reimagine health and pharmacy. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:00:00 UTC FDA Issues Strong Warning on Anemia Drug Risks http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/FDA-Issues-Boxed-Warning-on-Risks-of-Anemia-Drug Ferumoxytol (Feraheme) has been responsible for a number of serious reactions and deaths since its 2009 approval. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:05:00 UTC Hypertension Management: Making Sense of the Guidelines http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Hypertension-Management-Making-Sense-of-the-Guidelines A veritable alphabet soup of hypertension guidelines have been released over the past year. Here is what you need to know. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:33:00 UTC Immunization Update for Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Immunization-Update-for-Pharmacists Changes to immunization schedules, a review of this season’s flu shot, and potential vaccines in the pipeline were broached at the American Pharmacist Association’s Annual Meeting and Exposition session on immunizations. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:05:00 UTC Pharmacists' Legal Responsibility When a Controlled Substance is Dispensed http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Pharmacists-Legal-Responsibility-When-a-Controlled-Substance-is-Dispensed Daniel Abazia, PharmD, BCPS, clinical assistant professor at Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, talks about a pharmacist's legal responsibility when a controlled substance is dispensed. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:46:00 UTC How Prevalence and Severity of Opioid Abuse Has Increased in the Last Decade http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Prevalence-and-Severity-of-Opioid-Abuse-Has-Increased-in-the-Last-Decade Daniel Abazia, PharmD, BCPS, clinical assistant professor at Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, talks about how the prevalence and severity of opioid abuse has increased in the last decade. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:40:00 UTC Red Flags Pharmacists Should Look Out For When Dispensing Controlled Substance Prescriptions http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Red-Flags-Pharmacists-Should-Look-Out-For-When-Dispensing-Controlled-Substance-Prescriptions Daniel Abazia, PharmD, BCPS, clinical assistant professor at Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, talks about some red flags pharmacists should look out for when dispensing controlled substance prescriptions. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:33:00 UTC Ex-Pharmacy Tech Charged with Drug Trafficking http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Ex-Pharmacy-Tech-Charged-with-Drug-Trafficking A former pharmacy technician in Massachusetts has pleaded not guilty to charges of drug trafficking and larceny. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:00:00 UTC