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Patient engagement is defined differently by various clinicians, caregivers, health plans, and other providers. And healthcare organizations can have vastly divergent engagement goals. But one thing the majority of the healthca...

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A recent study sought to quantify the burden of opioid-related deaths in the United States and compare this burden over time and by age and sex.

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Blockchain, the distributed ledger technology, continues to expand in the financial industry, but we haven’t yet examined its full potential to transform the healthcare industry. Healthcare, and the pharmacy industry specific...

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Pain management is an area of concern for many healthcare professionals, and not just because it’s so prevalent in the national news cycle. In her article “To tre...

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Because of the concern about prescription opioid abuse and the growing numbers of dependent opioid users switching to heroin, it is of interest to ascertain the rate and incidence of such transition. Accord...

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NCPDP, the standards development organization focused on the pharmacy sector, just wrapped up its annual business and technology conference, which immediately followed its quarterly technical ...

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Opioid analgesics remain the first-line treatment for moderate-to-severe acute pain in emergency departments. But a study published in JAMA 2017 showed tha...

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While studies confirm that prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) do help states reduce misuse and diversion of opioid drug products, many professionals and research data still report variable benefits, inconsistent usag...

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Pharmacists, how many times have you seen a patient pay for more their medication than they should, all because you’re prohibited from telling them about ways to save money? How often have you had to tell...

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