John Kilgour, Vice President of Acute


Uncovering Hidden Savings in the Hospital Pharmacy

The shift from fee-based, volume-driven care to value-based, patient-centered care and the growth of specialty pharmaceuticals are propelling us all into uncharted territory, no matter what role you play in health care.

Tera Lynn A. Rule, PharmD, JD, RPh, Esq


Actions Following the FDA Compounding Priorities Plan

For a current compounder or someone looking to enter the space, it is imperative that their business remains on top of the latest compounding developments.

Kathy Chase, PharmD, Director of Drug Cost Control Services at Cardinal Health


Uncovering Hidden Savings in the Hospital Pharmacy

The shift from fee-based, volume-driven care to value-based, patient-centered care and the growth of specialty pharmaceuticals are propelling us all into uncharted territory, no matter what role you play in health care.

Mary Bama Bridgeman, PharmD, BCPS, CGP


Self-Care for Immunizations

Which OTC products should these pharmacists recommend?

Jerry A. Barbee Jr, PharmD


Geriatric Cancers Present Many Therapeutic Challenges

Pharmacists should develop treatment plans with an active interdisciplinary team and patient involvement.

Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA


Appropriate Use of Immunoglobulin in Managing Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

Debilitating and degenerative, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is a rare disease affecting 1.6 per 100,000 Americans annually.

Emily R. Cox, PhD


Setting Prices for Generic Medications: A Survey of Patient's Perceptions

The greater use of generic prescription medications has been widely advocated as a policy solution to rising healthcare costs.

Danielle R. Delvecchio, PharmD, BCPS


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.

Kara Ross, PharmD


The Common Cold: An Uncommon Level of Care

Pharmacist recommendations and intervention can positively impact outcomes for cold patients.

Stephen F. Eckel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FASHP, FAPhA, FCCP


A Health-System Perspective: The Evolution of the Pharmacist's Role

Health systems offer numerous opportunities for an expanded pharmacist role in integrated care delivery.

Gregory S. Sawicki, MD, MPH


Patient Preference for Treatment Administration in Cystic Fibrosis

This study assesses the preferences of patients with cystic fibrosis for treatments that differ in the mode of administration.

Stephanie Nam, PharmD Candidate 2017


Ethical Challenges Pharmacists Face When Managing Noncompliant Patients

Adverse effects of medications can irrefutably steer a patient away from taking their medication.

Stacey Ness, PharmD, RPh, MSCS


MedCart Specialty Pharmacy: Preparing for the Next Advancements in Hepatitis C Therapy

Therapy approvals significantly changed the landscape of treatment for hepatitis C and it is anticipated that the drugs in the treatment pipeline will mark significant advances in therapy as well.

Baruch Weinreb, MD


Presenting Prescribing Data to Primary Care Physicians to Explain Nonadherence to Acute Cystitis Treatment Guidelines

Nominal group technique reinforced with electronic voting technology to stimulate conversation is a feasible technique for conducting focus groups with primary care physicians.

Noor Alawwa, PharmD Candidate


Successful Implementation of Student-Driven Virtual Transitions of Care Model During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Virtual transitions of care services are a valuable and viable opportunity for students to progress to graduation and gain valuable experience in preparation for professional employment.

Kelly M. Smith, PharmD


PharmD Students Cope With Transitions in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly pushed traditional face-to-face instruction within schools of pharmacy into a fully remote learning environment.

Robert J. Sanchez, PhD


Therapeutic and Subtherapeutic Dosing of Pregabalin: Medication Adherence, Healthcare Resource Utilization, and Costs

Therapeutic and subtherapeutic doses of pregabalin were compared to ascertain differences in adherence, healthcare resource use, and cost between the cohorts.

Alexandra Ward


Treatment for C difficile Shows Promising Potential in First-in-Human Phase 1 Trial

A first-in-human trial evaluating the safety, pharmacokinetics, and fecal microbiome effects of a novel DNA polIIIC inhibitor demonstrated the antibacterial’s promise as a potential treatment alternative to vancomycin for the treatment of Clostridioides difficile.

Ron Smith, PharmD, MBA


Bridging the Gaps in Patient Care: The Value of Proactive Engagement in the Specialty Care Model

The patient care model employed by specialty pharmacies emphasizes communication and coordination among stakeholders.

Richard L. Barron, MS


Economic Model of Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factors for Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

For US payers, pegfilgrastim is a less-expensive choice than daily filgrastim for reducing the risk of febrile neutropenia in patients receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy.

Andrew Lam, PharmD, MBA


Working Outside the Dispensing Box: The Roles of the Medical Information Specialist and Medical Science Liaison

As medical information specialists and medical science liaisons, pharmacists use their drug expertise and clinical skills to serve as information providers

Henri Cournand, MBA


Why a Holistic, Technology-Enabled Treatment Approach Is Necessary to Address Hepatitis C-Related Liver Disease

Patients with hepatitis C benefit from a collaborative approach that involves specialty pharmacists and other care providers working with patients to promote patient engagement, adherence to therapy, and management of comorbidities.

Quintin Jessee, RPh, BSPharm


Considerations for LTC Pharmacy Short-Fill Dispensing

The new Final Rule to dispense all brand name drugs to Medicare Part D enrollees in long-term care facilities by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will impact pharmacists and patients.

Greg Dewey, PhD


Why Pharmacists Must Remain Data-Driven Decision Makers

Scientific inquiry stands as the basis of so many advances in our society that it seems inconceivable to question the return on investment in science.

Mary M. Bridgeman, PharmD, BCPS, CGP


The Role of the Health Care Professional in Ensuring the Safe and Effective Use of Dietary Supplements

This Continuing Education activity is supported by an educational grant from Nature Made Nutritional Products.

Kristen L. Marjama, DNP, APRN-BC, FNP


Mold Can Cause a Persistent Cough

Cladosporium, Penicillium, Alternaria, and Aspergillus are the most common molds found in almost all environments.1 These are just a few of the hundreds of thousands of species of fungi.

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