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How to Help Your Patients Afford EpiPens

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As anyone who follows the news knows, the price of the EpiPen, an epinephrine autoinjector used for the treatment of anaphylaxis, has soared, increasing from $100 to $600. However, there...
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The Pharmacy Trends That Will Shape the Rest of 2017

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Where is the practice of pharmacy heading as we move further into 2017? Here are a few of the trends. Programs for addressing antibiotic-resistant strains of microbes. New regulations from...
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What is Nuclear Pharmacy?

Posted in Rx Career Tips, Pharmacy Industry News

Nuclear pharmacy is a specialization within the field of pharmacy that focuses on the compounding and dispensing of radioactive substances. These substances are used in nuclear medicine. In the field...
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How Can Religious Observations Affect Your Patients?

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Ramadan is a religious observance of Muslims worldwide. It is a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Koran to the prophet Muhammad. The annual observance is...
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How Community Pharmacies Are Impacting Influenza

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You probably have seen the sign outside your neighborhood pharmacy, “Flu vaccinations offered here.” Community pharmacies have now become the venue of choice for most people when it comes to...
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When Medication Adherence Becomes an Issue

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News, Pharmacy Management Tips

Medication adherence has become an increasingly important issue in healthcare. Patients who do not adhere to their medication schedules are costing insurers, pharmaceutical companies, and providers a lot of money...
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Safety in Retail Pharmacies – Are Pharmacists in Danger?

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Crime targeting pharmacies has been on the rise, and the level of violence is up as well according to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The crime level has been increasing...
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Should You Be Concerned About Biosimilars?

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Biosimilars are drugs that are almost identical to the original, which are made by a different company. And it is that “almost” that has many pharmacists and physicians concerned about...
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Deprescribing and Why It’s Becoming Commonplace

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Deprescribing is a term that refers to the reduction or elimination of medication that could actually be causing harm to a patient, or a medication that is doing nothing to...
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What Will the New Political Landscape Mean for Pharmacists?

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The election of Donald Trump as the nation’s 45 th president has created an uncertain future for the healthcare industry. Trump campaigned on repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) signed...
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