The measures will also affect workers across all areas of the hospital, including dietitians, information technology, nurses, and physicians.
Finding the right medication or drug combination for individual patients is critical.
Although the anticonvulsant is not considered a controlled substance, some state legislation focuses on monitoring the use of or reclassifying it.
Past proposal gives insight into lawmakers' thinking about medicinal use of cannabis on a federal level.
Providers who are sensitive to health literacy have contributed to positive quality improvement across various institutions.
There are 3 PARP inhibitors that are FDA approved in multiple settings of ovarian cancer.
Open to all health care professionals, the PQA meeting is a top forum for learning best practices and emerging trends in medication services, pharmacist-provided care and quality improvement initiatives.
While progress is being made to advance the Cures Act, it is essential to ensure pharmacy interoperability given pharmacy’s critical role in health care.
New research finds that mental health has replaced COVID-19 as the top health concern among Americans, but deeper analysis needs to be done into whether depression and anxiety are truly becoming more widespread.
As new variants of the virus come to rise, it is crucial to continue to address the safety concerns with mass COVID-19 immunizations during the pandemic as well as provide solutions to reduce the exposure and spread of the virus.
COVID-19 has increased the demand for new, safer curbside conveniences and the health care industry—including the pharmacy—has transformed rapidly to meet patient needs and prioritize safety as a result of the pandemic.
Interested individuals may gain certification or continuing-education credits, many of which are available through the American College of Veterinary Pharmacists.
Patient selection is a key factor in the safe and effective administration of advanced pain management modalities.
How much does this federal program affect the success of the health care parties involved?
The alliance between pharmaceutical partners and government organizations signals the possibilities of shared resources in meeting global crises.
QR codes are currently used in various health care settings, such as in hospitals for patient verification, but more recently for health care-related education.
But state-to-state communications and inconsistencies related to licensing present legal issues.
In specialty pharmacy, many patients take steps to manage their prescription benefits before the new year.
USP 800 was a necessary step to maximize safety, but it also recommended many institutions reevaluate their facilities, equipment, processes, and staffing capacity, potentially costing millions of dollars.
As COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, it is more important than ever for pharmacists to be equipped with the knowledge and resources to bust the myths surrounding vaccinations, particularly in preparation for the upcoming influenza season, which is expected to occur from October 2021 to May 2022.
Approved indications for idelalisib include relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia, small lymphocytic lymphoma, and follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
As pharmacy technicians continue to take on more responsibilities, actions must be taken to alleviate the burnout so many are facing.
Patients can sometimes develop Guillain-Barre syndrome after having a recent respiratory illness or digestive tract infection and, in rare cases, after receiving certain vaccines.
Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act provides citizens with a long-term solution to diabetes expenditures.
The value of a patient-first approach and telehealth for addressing the complex health coordination needs of those with these pulmonary conditions has never been more critical.
Dosing recommendations for patients requiring ECMO support are unlikely to be supported by high-quality evidence, but are usually extrapolated from the physicochemical characteristics of individual drugs in conjunction with data from pharmacokinetic studies and case reports.
From countless hours of studying to participating in pharmacy organizations to volunteering in the community, it’s no surprise that student pharmacists often struggle to find balance as a well-rounded student.
Empagliflozin has been found to lower the risk of death due to cardiovascular events and the number of first and recurrent heart failure hospitalizations.