Meaghan Murphy, PharmD, BCACP


A Collaborative Approach to Specialty Pharmacy at an Academic Medical Center

The SUNY Outpatient Pharmacy has developed a strong collaboration with specialty pharmacy personnel and clinically embedded pharmacists.

Suzette Rovelsky, PharmD


A Call to Action for Evidence-based, Outcomes-driven Conflict Management Styles

With expanding pharmacy practice, it is time to explore conflict management, and its necessity in this current climate.

Susan R. Winkler, PharmD


The Road Less Traveled: Nontraditional Work Arrangements in Academia

According to the 2014 National Pharmacist Workforce Study, approximately 18.7% of women and 16.4% of men actively engaged as pharmacists reported working part-time.

Steven Taylor


A Patient's Voice Is Like No Other

The pharmacy benefits industry can learn ways to streamline processes, make cost-effective changes, and increase efficiency by listening to patients with chronic illness.

Donald R. Miller, ScD


Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing of Direct-acting Oral Anticoagulants in the Veterans Health Administration

This study examines variations in overall use, and potentially inappropriate use, of non-warfarin direct-acting oral anticoagulants across sites within the Veterans Health Administration.

Troy Shirley, PharmD, MBA


Outpatient Cancer Center Cost Evaluation of Extended Beyond-Use Dating with a Closed-System Transfer Device

There is a constant balancing act for health care systems to provide the newest and most up-to-date care for patients while being financially responsible.

Kaitlyn K. Frick


Legislation Aims to Protect Children With Severe Allergies

Push continues for more access to EpiPens, but it is important to protect health care providers who administer the treatment.

Michael J. Gaunt, PharmD


Maximizing REMS Potential to Reduce Risk of Errors, Patient Harm

Incorporate Program Requirements Into Systems and Workflows.

Hollie Fletcher, PharmD


HIV/AIDS: Curbing the Epidemic

Medications enable the management of HIV.

Farah Madhat, PharmD, MA


Adherence Takes Hit During Pandemic

Resulting economic decline Is forces many to make hard choices about medications, but pharmacists can increase awareness and offer solutions.

Geoffrey Joyce, PhD


Outcomes Associated With Primary and Secondary Nonadherence to Cholesterol Medications

This study evaluates the impact of primary and secondary nonadherence to cholesterol medication on low-density lipoprotein levels, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations.

Ira Shafran, MD


Pilot Pharmacoeconomic Analysis of Serum-derived Bovine Immunoglobulin Use in IBD

This pilot study analyzes the cost savings of utilizing a prescription medical food, serum-derived bovine immunoglobulin/protein isolate, for the management of inflammatory bowel disease in a small cohort.

David Yakimischak


Electronic Health Information Exchange

The increased emphasis on interoperability and interconnectedness in health care brings challenges and rewards to pharmacists.

Elizabeth Kukielka, PharmD


Rates of Stroke in HIV Patients Highest Among Women

A proposed mechanism underlying observed sex differences in HIV-associated vascular risk is increased immune activation in women.

Michael C. Deminski, RPh, MS


Healthcare Utilization and Costs for Insured Patients With Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia was related to a pattern of initial increase in utilization and costs, followed by a decrease 7 to 12 months after diagnosis.

Shuchita Kaila, PhD


Impact of Initial Days' Supply of Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers

For ARB-class antihypertensive agents, we examined the association among initial prescription supply days (ie, 30- or 90-day) and adherence, hospitalization risk, and healthcare use.

Joseph J. Conoshenti Jr, BPharm, RPh, MBA


Practice Economics and the Decision to Prescribe Oral Oncolytics

This paper explores the economic incentives that oncologists face when deciding between oral and intravenous oncolytics and their impact on prescribing behavior.

Dimple Patel, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID


Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults

Here is an overview of the key Issues for hospital pharmacists.

Robin J. Richardson, RPh


Drivers of Change in Pharmacy Benefit Management

Executive-level pharmacy leaders in US managed care organizations identify how healthcare reform is driving changes in pharmacy benefit management.

Robert I. Griffiths, ScD


Resource Use Among Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation Patients

This study assesses comparative resource use for patients given a new diagnosis of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation treated with dabigatran or warfarin in a real-world setting.

Marta Vila Ramos


Together Beyond COVID-19: A Look at the Future of the Pharmaceutical Industry

In a short time, COVID-19 has increased our dependency on technology and pharmaceutical companies are actively investigating this digital transformation.

Kathleen Vest, PharmD, CDE, BCACP


Finding Your Passion in a Nontraditional Pharmacy Career Path

Pharmacy students are often told that there are many avenues to their pharmacy careers. This is especially true with the changing landscape of the profession.

Jay Sochoka, BSPharm, RPh, CIP


A Farewell to Frances

Frances Sochovka was an extraordinary woman. She was dad's favorite aunt, and I was quite fond of her.

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