Winning at Our Own Game
Although pharmacists are medication experts and have unique insights into the medication-use process in their organizations, it doesn’t always feel like others think we know the most or that we have control of decisions for our departments.
The Opportunity of Interoperability
Technology is not going away, as we continue to automate manual systems and push data and information to the point of decision making. We need to utilize this information to provide optimal services and ensure that our patients are getting access to the highest-quality care.
The Importance of Advocacy
As the current president of the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists, I have needed to learn about practices and aspects of pharmacy different from those included in my current work setting or for which I was trained.
The Opioid Epidemic: Can Health-System Pharmacists Help?
I wonder if health-system pharmacists who read and hear about the growing opioid epidemic react as if this is someone else's issue.
Preparing Individuals for Provider Status
Our profession continues to debate the role residencies play in our training spectrum.
The ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting: Celebrating 50 Years! What a Great Journey
At the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, we celebrated 50 years of this event.
Global Best Practices in Hospital Pharmacy
Every pharmacy leader needs to be aware of all regulations and standards that impact their organization.
Best Jobs of 2015
In the recently released listing of "Best Jobs of 2015" from CareerCast.com, pharmacists were slotted at 27 of 200 jobs that were ranked.
ASHP 2015 Summer Meetings: Takeaways for Health-System Pharmacists
The opportunities and challenges in health-system pharmacy are broader and larger than one can imagine.
Do Hospitals Still Need a Formulary?
For the last few decades, the formulary has been part of a consistent foundation for all hospital pharmacies.
The Finish Line for Provider Status
There is tremendous momentum and excitement in the pharmacy community surrounding "provider" status.
Lessons from the Ebola Crisis
The Upside of High Drug Costs
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