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National Pharmacy Omnicare Pays 'Unusual' Settlement to Resolve Charges of Generic Drug Switching in Delaware Nursing Homes, Resulting From 'Qui Tam' Lawsuit

... conduct had originally been reported by a Chicago pharmacist whistleblower, who was fired by Omnicare after ... suit filed under the Delaware False Claims Act by pharmacist whistleblower Bernard Lizitza with Chicago qui ... had originally been reported by a Chicago pharmacist whistleblower , who was fired by Omnicare after ...

The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Georgia Seniors about Medication Management and Ways to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

... The program also includes a presentation by the pharmacist on improving health through medication compliance ... receive a comprehensive medication review by a pharmacist or other qualified provider at least annually." ... to review your medication regimen with your pharmacist on a regular basis, especially when filling a new ...

Seniors Should Watch for Drug Interactions When Taking Multiple Medications

... says University of Michigan Geriatrics Center pharmacist Tami Remington. Remington suggests that ... drugs filled at a single pharmacy allows the pharmacist to do a thorough drug interaction check each time a new one is filled. Consulting a pharmacist periodically to ensure medications aren't ...

Photos: Novo Nordisk Improved FlexPen(R) Now Available in the U.S.

... fast heartbeat, or sweating. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for further information. About NovoLog ... fast heartbeat, or sweating. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for further information. About NovoLog (R) ... fast heartbeat, or sweating. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for further information. About NovoLog (R) ...

Pharmacists Encourage Patients To Seek Their Guidance When Choosing OTC Medications

... Patients Select OTC Products Recommended by Their pharmacist Washington, D.C. ... it's critical that patients consult their pharmacist to maximize the benefits from medications and ... in their medications, and asking their pharmacist questions." One of APhA's goal in ...

Discharge Plan Cuts Hospital Readmissions, Patient Costs

... and understand their diagnoses. In addition, a pharmacist contacted patients between two and four days ... who completed the medication review with the pharmacist had at least one problem with their drugs. In half of those cases, the pharmacist needed to contact the patient's doctor or take ...

Video: Diabetes Ten City Challenge Celebrates Three Years of Success:

... and supplies if they work with a pharmacist "coach" to manage their condition. The DTCC is ... to four times a week after signing on with DTCC pharmacist coaches James Sterrett, PharmD, and Chris Dibble, ... has really changed through his experience as a pharmacist coach for the DTCC. "It isn't about my agenda for ...

New Survey: Painful Economy Puts Health Care Pinch on Young Adults

... co-host of Medco's national Ask the pharmacist program. "Seniors are by and large well-versed in ... with a simple question posed to your doctor or pharmacist - 'is there a generic for that?'" Creative ... and 54 percent have asked their doctor or pharmacist about generic alternatives to their ...

NCPA Offers New Immunization CE Program

... This program will give the community pharmacist take-home tools to launch a successful ... collaborative practice agreements, the community pharmacist can combine accessibility with an in-depth ... program was designed to assist the community pharmacist to bring their practice to the next level in ...

Wedgewood Pharmacy Responds to Acepromazine Maleate Drug Shortage

... J. Malmberg, R.Ph., F.A.C.A, F.A.C.V.P., the pharmacist president and CEO of Wedgewood Pharmacy, said ... with unique needs (for example, an infant) When a pharmacist can combine several medications the patient is ... in its commercially available form and a pharmacist can prepare the medication in cream, liquid or ...

Going Online to Draw the Line on High Blood Pressure

... pressure at home and reporting those results to a pharmacist via the Web helps keep blood pressure readings ... home monitoring and reporting the results to a pharmacist who could adjust medications] -- had almost two ... control. But the group with the Web-based pharmacist care fared best, with 56 percent achieving blood ...

Walgreens Pays $35 Million, Settles Pharmacist-Whistleblower Qui Tam Drug Switching Allegations

... allegations exposed by a whistleblowing veteran pharmacist whose actions have returned more than $120 ... firm, Behn & Wyetzner, Chartered, has handled for pharmacist whistleblower Bernard Lisitza. Prior generic drug ... Omnicare before it, shows how an alert, dedicated pharmacist whistleblower can help the government clean up an ...

ApothecaryRx Provides Exit Strategy for Boomer Pharmacy Businesses; Sustains Service and Communication Structure of Community Pharmacies to Improve Drug Compliance, Reduce Drug Errors

... on patient care through communication between a pharmacist and patient." To date, ApothecaryRx has ... The second option would likely mean a pharmacist with less experience managing a store. The ... drug errors could be caught if the pharmacist counseled the patient. "The fact is, ...

CVS, America's Largest Pharmacy Chain, Pays Nearly $37 Million to Settle Federal and State Generic Drug Switching Charges

... Claims Acts for more than five years by Illinois pharmacist Bernard Lisitza, the relator, and his Chicago ... and Wyetzner. "Bernie's your old-fashioned corner pharmacist who was alarmed by what he saw happening at CVS," ... Wyetzner, Chartered. In 2006, Behn represented a pharmacist in a False Claims Act case against Omnicare for ...

FDA Hears Pros, Cons of Pharmacist-to-Patient Drug Sales

... that patients discuss these purchases with the pharmacist first. Lutter said greater consumer ... for the proposal. "The involvement of the pharmacist in counseling patients will be of great value in ... program, who was not at the hearing. "Unless the pharmacist is empowered to order blood tests and interpret ...

NCPA President Steve Giroux's Testimony at FDA Behind the Counter Hearing

... Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and a pharmacist from Middleport, New York. NCPA would like to ... prescription, but only after intervention by a pharmacist in the Behind the Counter or "BTC" class of ... for consumer protection. NCPA represents the pharmacist owners, managers, and employees of more than ...

FDA Mulls Direct Pharmacist-to-Patient Drug Sales

... that patients discuss these purchases with the pharmacist first. "We believe having certain drugs behind ... while providing additional safeguards through pharmacist interventions that would better ensure ... these is the assertion that the plan improves pharmacist interaction with patients and ensures safe and ...

Jewel-Osco Launches Flu Shot Program

... such as flu immunization," said Registered pharmacist Jeff Bregar, manager, Adult Immunization Program. ... of time in the day," added Bill Baker, registered pharmacist and manager, Clinical Programs Marketing. "By ... Specially trained and certified pharmacist immunizers will be available to administer flu ...

Six Olympic Legends Battling Chronic Diseases Lead Revolution in Advancing Pharmacy Care as Medco Launches the 'Tour of Champions'

... to patients served by Medco. "Having an HIV pharmacist I could turn to, someone who has ... have, if I could have confided with a specialist pharmacist who knew my medical and medication history and ... her war with breast cancer: "I didn't think of my pharmacist as a resource back then. It gives me peace of ...

DME Billing Lets Home Care Providers Know How They are Doing in Real Time

... Infusion Pharmacy Software   Number of prescriptions by pharmacist -     • By RX start date    • By therapy Number of Dispensing records by pharmacist -    • By date ...

Arcadia HealthCare's DailyMed(TM) Signs Deal with Comfort Keepers(R), A Leading Provider of In-Home Care

... the medications should be taken. In the dispensing process, a DailyMed pharmacist reviews each patient's medication profile and utilizes state-of-the-art ... the safety and efficacy of the medications being dispensed. A DailyMed pharmacist provides routine communication with the patient, the primary care ...

Arcadia Resources Announces Webcast of Its Fiscal 2010 First Quarter Conference Call

... the medications should be taken. In the dispensing process, a DailyMed pharmacist reviews each patient's medication profile and utilizes state-of-the-art ... the safety and efficacy of the medications being dispensed. A DailyMed pharmacist provides routine communication with the patient, the primary care ...

The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Tampa Seniors on Medication Management and How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

... a local CVS pharmacist. The program also includes a presentation by the pharmacist on improving health through medication compliance and advice on how to ... "It's important to review your medication regimen with your pharmacist on a regular basis, especially when filling a new prescription," said Juan ...

APhA Welcomes New Leader

... CEO-Designate and began the transition into his new role. He is the 26th pharmacist to serve in this role and succeeds Dr. John A. Gans who served in the same ... foundation for his new role." Menighan's days as a practicing pharmacist began in 1974 with Thrift Drug Company and continued in 1978 when he ...

Oncology Group's Pharmaceutical Services Agreement Enhances Efficiency of Drug Management Program

... practice. As a complement to these OPS services, the consultant pharmacist is a resource who focuses on providing ongoing economic value and process ... nurse specialist, and many support staff with the knowledge of an oncology pharmacist team that share a vision of optimizing practice performance in the ...

The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Pennsylvania Seniors on Medication Management and How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

... a local CVS pharmacist. The program also includes a presentation by the pharmacist on improving health through medication compliance and advice on how to ... "It's important to review your medication regimen with your pharmacist on a regular basis, especially when filling a new prescription," said ...

Arcadia Resources Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results

... the medications should be taken. In the dispensing process, a DailyMed pharmacist reviews each patient's medication profile and utilizes state-of-the-art ... the safety and efficacy of the medications being dispensed. A DailyMed pharmacist provides routine communication with the patient, the primary care ...

WellPoint State Sponsored Business Launches New Program with Arcadia HealthCare to Help Improve Medication Safety, Efficacy and Compliance for Medicaid Members

... the medications should be taken. In the dispensing process, a DailyMed pharmacist reviews each patient's medication profile and utilizes state-of-the-art ... the safety and efficacy of the medications being dispensed. A DailyMed pharmacist provides routine communication with the patient, the primary care ...

Arcadia Resources Responds to Share Price Volatility

... the medications should be taken. In the dispensing process, a DailyMed pharmacist reviews each patient's medication profile and utilizes state-of-the-art ... the safety and efficacy of the medications being dispensed. A DailyMed pharmacist provides routine communication with the patient, the primary care ...

Arcadia Resources Sells Non-Core Software Business

... the medications should be taken. In the dispensing process, a DailyMed pharmacist reviews each patient's medication profile and utilizes state-of-the-art ... the safety and efficacy of the medications being dispensed. A DailyMed pharmacist provides routine communication with the patient, the primary care ...

Arcadia Resources Announces Webcast of its Fiscal 2009 Fourth-Quarter and Year-End Conference Call

... the medications should be taken. In the dispensing process, a DailyMed pharmacist reviews each patient's medication profile and utilizes state-of-the-art ... the safety and efficacy of the medications being dispensed. A DailyMed pharmacist provides routine communication with the patient, the primary care ...

Record-Breaking Internet Pharmacy Prosecution Nets Millions for Iowa Law Enforcement

... 3 corporate officers, 2 physician recruiters, 19 doctors, and 1 pharmacist - were convicted in federal court. Twelve additional doctors entered into ... 22 months' imprisonment and forfeited $200,000. Former Union Family pharmacist Douglas Bouchey, 55, now from Mt. Pleasant, Mich., pled guilty to ...

Call for Nominations for the 2009 C.A.R.E. Pharmacy Award

... disease and enhancing the support they receive." How to Nominate a pharmacist Alzheimer's patients and caregivers can nominate pharmacists through ... criteria can be found at www.carepharmacyaward.com . The winning pharmacist will be selected in October from the nominee pool by a panel of three ...

Arcadia Resources Announces Sale of Non-Strategic Businesses

... be taken over a 30-day supply. In the dispensing process, a DailyMed pharmacist reviews each patient's medication profile and utilizes state-of-the-art ... the safety and efficacy of the medications being dispensed. A DailyMed pharmacist provides routine communication with the patient, the primary care ...

P&G Response to FDA Approval of Prevacid OTC(R) 24HR

... ) "Prilosec OTC(R) is the #1 doctor and pharmacist recommended over-the-counter heartburn remedy in the U.S.," said Tim Brown ... OTC PRILOSEC OTC is the #1 Doctor recommended acid reducer+ and pharmacist recommended OTC Heartburn medicine++, the first of a class of OTC ...

Incentives and Pharmacist Coaches Lead to Improved Health and Lower Health Care Costs for Diabetic Patients

... to assist patients on a regular basis. MBGH partners with the Illinois pharmacist Association to train pharmacists in patient education, monitoring of ... requiring them to take an average of five to 13 medications. Having a pharmacist coach helps patients understand the importance of taking these their drugs ...

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Now Offers Continuous Testing And Immediate Pass/Fail Results

... credentials necessary for pharmacy technicians to deliver optimal pharmacist support and patient care," said Kermit Crawford, Senior Vice ... National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) for its North American pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX). "More and more, state boards of ...

Former Head of Office of Lilly CME, Steve Davidson, RPh, Named Medical Education Specialist at CME Enterprise

... Before working for Lilly, Davidson was a practicing registered pharmacist who owned and managed a retail pharmacy. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Butler University and is a registered pharmacist in California and Indiana. He is also a veteran of the United States Navy. ...

HealthMapRx, Mirixa and the City of Asheville Announce New Partnership to Improve Health & Healthcare Savings of Beneficiaries With Chronic Diseases

... "Over ten years ago, the City of Asheville revolutionized the pharmacist care model in the U.S., introducing a new way of encouraging and managing ... health outcomes. The HealthMapRx(TM) programs match patients to community pharmacist "coaches" who provide hands-on education, monitoring, and evaluation of ...

Diabetes Ten City Challenge Reduces Health Care Costs and Improves Patient Health

... and supplies if participants met regularly with a specially trained pharmacist "coach" who helped them track their A1C, blood pressure and ... health outcomes. The HealthMapRx programs match patients to community pharmacist "coaches" who provide hands-on education, monitoring, and ...
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