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Drug-induced prolongation of the QT interval – or the time it takes for heart ventricles to de...

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The Pharmacy Health Information Technology Collaborative released its updated integration roadmap last month, titled, “The Roadmap for Pharmacy Health Information Technology Integration in US Health Care: 2018-2021 Update.”...

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Dosing of aspirin for the long-term prevention of cardiovascular events has traditionally taken the “one-dose-fits-all” approach. This has yielded only modest benefits in the prevention of cardiovascular events, possibly du...

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From a research and academic perspective, we often tout the potential value of pharmacogenomics (PGx), the study of the genetic variations that contribute to the wide variability in drug responses in patients. But implementing ...

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More than 40% of Americans said in a recent survey that they struggle to pay for their medications, with 33.3% reporting they’ve skipped filling a prescription at least once in the past year due to cost. ...

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A recent study using Medicaid enrollee data showed that medical marijuana laws and adult-use marijuana laws were associated with lower opioid prescribing rates. A second study using data from the Medicare Part D population foun...

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It may not be exciting or cutting-edge, but the pharmaceutical supply chain and pharmacy profession’s operations are tied to an infrastructure that depends on a 10- or 11-digit number: the

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A recent study found the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in combination with oral anticoagulant therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation was associated with an increased risk of major bleeding compared...

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Last week, the U.S. Senate passed its ambitious Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 (S.2680) by a vote of 99 to 1. The bill differs...

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