September/October 2015

Web Exclusive: Pharmacists and Mass Communication for Implementing Pharmaceutical Care

October 28, 2015

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

Pharmacists' communication activities are critical to improving and maintaining a positive image among the public; therefore, a media plan should be in place in order to reach both broad and narrowly defined audiences.

Why Is Pain Management Such a Pain?

October 24, 2015

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

The United States has a pain management problem that stems from both treatment style and misuse; input from multiple stakeholder groups will be required to find a solution.

Impact of Insulin Delivery Systems in Elderly Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

October 23, 2015

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

This real-world study suggests that improved clinical outcomes are possible in the difficult-to-treat elderly patients with type 2 diabetes group without affecting healthcare costs, by initiating insulin therapy with a pen device.

The Pharmacist's Role in Biologic Management for IBD in a Health System—Integrated Practice Model

October 23, 2015

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

The authors present a detailed overview of the pharmacist's involvement with biologic therapy management and contributions to patient care within a health system-based integrated clinical practice model.