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This past summer, I had the pleasure of working with a physician colleague who is the medical director for a Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) based in the Midwest. We were featured speakers at national pharmacy meetings on t...

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Recent fluctuations in prices of generic drugs have caught the attention of many in the healthcare industry and raised questions about coverage and reimbursement. Understanding the “why” and “how” behind generic drug co...

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Study also notes the impact of propoxyphene withdrawal from the market The dispensing of opioid pain relievers and prescription opioid overdoses decreased substantially after the FDA approval of an abuse-deterrent exte...

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After returning from the NACDS Total Store Expo and spending time with retail pharmacy executives on their vision of “Healthcare in the Future,” I am increasingly more convinced that telehealt...

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This fall, I had the opportunity to participate in both state and national meetings where information was presented about evolving value-based payment models and the role pharmacists may play in improving quality metrics. In parti...

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After a steady rise, trends show a decline starting in 2011. There has been an epidemic of prescription opioid abuse over the last two decades. A 2015 New England Journal of Medicine study authored by drug abuse experts from mu...

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Prescribers and pharmacists nationwide have encountered enough frustrating drug shortages recently that it has simply become a way of life for clinicians. But it shouldn’t have to be. The keys to solving the drug shortage pr...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a revised Pregnancy Lactation Labeling Rule (PLLR) after 35 years of rating medication safety for pregnant and breast-feeding women with the traditional lettering scale: ...

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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced that prescription drug abuse is the nation’s fastest growing drug problem. Here are the facts from CDC.gov that back up tha...

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