Study: Enhanced Role of Pharmacists Contributes to Increase in Patient SatisfactionDecember 12th 2019
Research presented at the ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) 54th Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition in Las Vegas showed that patients who received focused attention from pharmacists during hospital stays expressed higher satisfaction.
ASHP Recognizes 2 Staff Members with CEO Award for ExcellenceDecember 12th 2019
The award is in recognition of members David F. Chen, senior director of the Section of Pharmacy Practice Leaders, and Verna L. Reed, director of Customer Relations and Materials Management for their exemplary work within the organization.
Study Demonstrates Safe, Less-Expensive Options for Patients with Penicillin AllergiesDecember 9th 2019
A pharmacy-driven assessment found more than half of patients with reported penicillin allergies were able to take antibiotics from the same drug class, rather than resorting to substitutes that may have downsides.