Over 25,000 Pharmacists and Technicians Access PTCB Funded Web-Based Continuing Education Programs
WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is proud to announce that over 25,000 pharmacists
and technicians have accessed two web-based and podcast continuing education (CE) programs developed in collaboration with the American Society of Heal...
Americans United for Life: Ninth Circuit Ruling on Pharmacists Endangers Fundamental Freedoms
CHICAGO, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fundamental American freedoms suffered a blow on Wednesday when the Ninth Circuit ruled that an administrative rule of the Washington Board of Pharmacy took precedence over individual freedom of conscience.
The Ninth Circuit's decision i...
Questions to Pharmacists Rise After Michael Jackson's Death
Consumers more alert to overdose risks from prescription drugs, survey suggests
THURSDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- News reports about a possible link between pop star Michael Jackson's death and his alleged abuse of prescription drugs may have increased the public's concern about pre...
Managed Pharmacy Care: Great Resource for Pharmacists and You
LAKE ARROWHEAD, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Pharmacy Care, Inc., is stepping forth not just for the independent pharmacists
it represents but the general public in several matters of emerging importance.
Not only has MPC successfully halted mandatory mail order programs in various c...
Actress and Mom Alison Sweeney Teams Up With the American Pharmacists Association to Help Fellow Allergy Sufferers Find Relief This Spring
- TV Host Explains How Talking to a Pharmacist Helped Her Manage Her Congestion so She Can Get Back to Her Busy Schedule -
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Mom, actress and allergy sufferer Alison Sweeney knows first hand how symptoms like congestion can make juggling a bus...
Prime Pharmacists Recognized by the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy
ST. PAUL, Minn., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics (Prime) announced that three of its clinical pharmacists, Patrick Gleason, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, Cathy Starner, PharmD and Jeremy Schafer, PharmD were awarded the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy (JMCP) Award of Ex...
Clinical pharmacists can reduce drug costs
Clinical pharmacy services can significantly reduce the cost of prescription drugs and save money elsewhere in the health care system, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
For every dollar spent by hospitals or health systems to provide clinical phar...
FFF Enterprises Unveils ‘The 8 Critical Steps to Guaranteed Channel Integrity' at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Meeting in Orlando
At this year's ASHP midyear meeting, FFF Enterprises, the nation's largest and most trusted distributor of critical-care biopharmaceuticals and vaccines, will unveil its best practices model for supply chain integrity and demonstrate how the company has taken pharmaceutical distribution to a new ...
NCPA Encourages Member Pharmacists to Consider Refraining From Selling Tobacco Products
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing November 20th as the 33rd Great American Smokeout sponsored by the American Cancer Society, the National Community Pharmacists
Association House of Delegates has approved a resolution asking its pharmacist members to consider refraini...
Accessible Pharmacists Have Great Influence Through OTC Product Recommendations
PLAINSBORO, N.J., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As the most trusted and
accessible health care providers, pharmacists
play a key role in their
patients' health and make more than 80 million recommendations to their
patients every month-more often than not, patients will follow these
Pharmacists in Medical Technology
Covance Receives Highest Level of Phase I Accreditation
...od clinical practice inspections.
Covance's clinical pharmacology expertise includes full-time physicians, clinical pharmacologists, registered pharmacists
and more than 30 Advanced Life Support (ALS) trained nurses. The industry leader in the conduct of clinical pharmacology studies, Covance offers more...
Popular Breast Cancer Drug Used with Certain Antidepressants Puts New Jersey Women at Risk
...complex conditions, including centers for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, immunologic and pulmonary conditions. Nearly half of the company's 2,600 pharmacists
are specialists deployed across the TRCs where they provide disease-specific therapy management for those patients who account for 96 percent of pharm...
S.C. Medical Home Pilot for Diabetes Enrolls 1,110
... of a team that can include social workers, pharmacists, wellness coordinators, nurses, disease managers, certified diabetic educators, dieticians and pharmacists
all working together to proactively reach out and develop an individual treatment plan for patients.
In the first three months, case managers ...
HCPC Calls for Greater Healthcare Savings Through Improved Adherence to Prescription Drug Regimens
The study - which was conducted by Ohio State University (OSU) and appears in the Jan/Feb 2008 edition of the Journal of the American pharmacists
Association - compared two groups of patients who were given the exact same drugs for high blood pressure in two different types of packaging: one gr...
Heart Disease Treatment Breakthrough
...mato-derived compound lycopene.
After its launch to doctors this month, Ateronon will be made available
direct to consumers through high street pharmacists
from July onwards.
Dr Gunter Schmidt, a biologist and chief executive of CTL, said he was
confident that once doctors had observed the benefits...
VIDEO from Medialink and the Epilepsy Foundation: New Study Suggests Different Versions of the Same Epilepsy Medication Can Be Harmful
...hlight the concerns raised in recent studies, the Epilepsy Foundation is filing a Citizen's Petition with the FDA, has sent alerts to neurologists and pharmacists
across the country, and developed a Web site ( www.epilepsyfoundation.org/medicationswitching ) to empower patients with information and the ability t...
Expert Insights in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Current Challenges and Future Directions
... Complimentary Continuing Education Online Activity and Podcast for Nurses and pharmacists
VOORHEES, N.J., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a complex heterogeneous disease which, despite significant advance...
Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces Conference Plans in Boston and Additional Clinical Research on CellerateRx(R)
...ucers of the Symposium on
Advanced Wound Care. The seminar will be attended by podiatrists, nurses,
PT's, nursing home administrators, dieticians, and pharmacists
who care for
patients with wounds. The focus is on the clinical and economic perspective
of wound care delivery in various sites of service.
Cephalon Receives Complete Response Letter Regarding Request for Expanded FENTORA Label for Non-Cancer Breakthrough Pain
...n opioid through appropriate
patient selection. This innovative component of the FENTORA REMS program
will educate and engage physicians, patients and pharmacists
to assure that
patients prescribed FENTORA are opioid-tolerant. Additionally, the company
will continue to enhance its existing programs to mitigate r...
McGraw-Hill Professional Launches Drug Effectiveness Resource on AccessPharmacy
supplement the integrated drug database already available on
"In light of the increasing focus on patient care for pharmacists
pharmacy educators, drug effectiveness statements provide a crucial new
tool for reaching evidence-based recommendations," says Scott Grillo,
Pharmacists in Medical Products
AHFS Drug Information
Description:...vidence-based data than any other drug reference.
First published in 1959, the "Big Red Book," as it's come to be known, has gone the extra mile for pharmacists
and healthcare professionals seeking answers to the most detailed questions. It provides more extensive evidence-based data than any other drug refere...
Description:... Product includes all 15 Lexi-Comps databases. Includes Lexi-drugs, the official reference of the American pharmacists
Association and the National Professional Society of Pharmacists....
MedMaster Patient Drug Information
Features:... Unbiased drug information from the American Society of Health-System pharmacists
Includes more than 800 monographs Covers thousands of brand name and generic drugs, including the top 200 most prescribed medications Designed spec...
Company:Unbound Medicine, Inc.
Dairylands Clinical Information Management
Features:...within a Radiology department (including processing orders, film management and tracking, generating department reports and automating charging) Aids pharmacists
manage all aspects of medication verification and dispensing (including coordinating orders, interaction checking, administration and charging) Elect...
Company:Dairyland Healthcare Solutions
Pharmacists in Medical Definition
...imself with the remedy. Other charlatans in the business were Jean Vitrario, Desiderio Descombes, and Cristoforo Contugi. Though most physicians and pharmacists
were skeptical, the reputed medical doctor Johann Schröder published his own recipe in Pharmacopeia Medico-Chymica in 1655. The first pharmacist t...
There are two different professional groups with pharmaceutical education in Denmark:
Pharmaconomists (with a 3-year higher education)
(with a 5-year higher education)
Due to his or her higher education as a health professional , the pharmaconomist has by law the same independe...
Pharmacists in Medical Dictionary
...c. All Rights Reserved. ... Distributor of wholesale generic pharmaceuticals, including OTC's, prescription medicines and more, to independent pharmacists
and chain pharmacies in the U.S. ... ...
...e mortar and pestle is an international symbol of pharmacists
and pharmacies. ... In the Imperial household, th...ist must graduate from a college of ... Many pharmacists
must stand while they work. ... More BLS information about pharmacists
can be found in the Occupational Outlook Handbook...
Pharmacists in Biological News
Study finds homicidal poisoning rising, more likely in infants and elderly
...hild," Shepherd says. "In some cases people make bad decisions and try to sedate their children with medication or alcohol. I think there's a role for pharmacists
and other health care workers to better educate new parents about the inappropriateness of sedating newborns."
Further analysis by race found that ...
Study: Health undervalued in reproductive rights debate
...lawed, said Burkstrand-Reid, a visiting professor in the U. of I. College of Law who studies family and gender law.
She cited a ruling that allowed pharmacists
to refuse to provide the morning-after pill under certain circumstances based on the judge's reasoning that other pharmacies in the area stocked the c...
The quest for specific anti-inflammatory treatment
..., from the Consejo Superior para la Investigacin Cientfica (CSIC) and includes Doctor Antonio Delgado from the University of Barcelona. They are the pharmacists
and organic chemists who provide the UPV/EHU team with the made-to-measure molecules.
50 analogues of C1P have been tested to date of which three h...
A spoonful of sugar?
...r of Medicines and Health in The University of Nottingham's School of Pharmacy, is leading the study. She said: "Healthcare professionals like GPs and pharmacists
are not always good at spotting patients who are not adhering to their medication. They also find it difficult to understand why someone wouldn't take...
PharMEDium Announces National Rollout of Electronic 222 Ordering Initiative
...nd federally registered compounding
centers providing trusted solutions to more than 1,800 hospitals throughout
the United States. Managed by licensed pharmacists
and staffed by certified
technicians, the company complies with all applicable state laws and FDA
regulations, including USP Chapter and DEA require...
Life, but not as we know it?
...ch. It comes ahead of the launch of one of the UK's first research networks into synthetic biology, which is led by Nottingham computer scientists and pharmacists
with chemists at Oxford and Glasgow universities. The network, funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the EP...
Study identifies substances in grapefruit juice that interact dangerously with some drugs
...fruit juice that causes potentially dangerous interactions with certain medications.
For almost a decade, people have been told by their doctors and pharmacists
to avoid grapefruit juice if they are being treated with certain medications, including some drugs that control blood pressure or lower cholesterol. S...
Pharmacists in Biological Technology
North Dakota Pharmacists and Medication Management Systems Partner to Deliver Quality MTM Services to Patients With Diabetes
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Medication Management Systems
(MMS) today announced a new partnership with the North Dakota Pharmacy
Service Corporation -- the result of a legislative initiative that
established a medication therapy management (MTM) health benefit for North
Dakota state e...
Addressing the Pharmacist Shortage: Medco Labor Coalition(TM) Launches National Scholarship Program to Support the Development of the Next Generation of Pharmacists
Coalition Seeking Students with a Prescription for Improving Pharmacy Care in America
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Prescription
medication use in the United States continues to surge, driven by an aging
population, longer life expectancy ...
Cardinal Health Completes Biotech Acquisition
In addition to operating the broadest radiopharmacy network in the United States, Cardinal Health is also the largest employer of nuclear pharmacists
in the world. The combination of that nuclear pharmacy expertise and the breadth of its network allows Cardinal Health to reach more than 85 percent o...
Mirixa Corporation Announces Key New Hires
"These three industry-recognized pharmacists
bring to Mirixa many years of experience in patien...a Corporation, sponsored by the National Community pharmacists
Association (NCPA), is the leader in targeted pati...rixaPro(SM) web-based clinical platform is used by pharmacists
to deliver standardized patient care services. Fo...
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Provides Hospital In-Service Webcast for Acetadote(R)
(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090518/CL18638 )
Available at www.acetadote.net , the webcast provides hospital pharmacists
and physicians, educators and other healthcare providers with information and guidelines on dosage and administration of Acetadote for treatment of ac...
HealthCore Responds to Need for Real-world Health Outcomes Information on Drugs and Devices with Physician Network and Prospective Effectiveness Research
...and Quality, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The IRN(SM) brings together physicians, hospital leaders, clinical researchers and pharmacists
to identify clinical issues to study, provide clinical data for ongoing studies, respond to health surveys, and recruit and enroll patients in compara...
New Pleio Medication Adherence Service Increases Prescription Refills Up To 53%
...cer of Pleio.
Pleio GoodStart connects patients with specially-trained pharmacists
via the Outcomes Pharmaceutical Health Care® Personal Pharmacist Network. "Pleio GoodStart supports pharmacists
in delivering greater value to their patients while improving medication ou...
Informex Survey Shows Innovation Remains a Priority for 2009 and Beyond
...Business Media focuses on professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists
around the world. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do busin...
Maryland Business, Academic and Biopharma Groups Underscore Commitment to Medical Innovation, Finding Cures and Supporting the Economy
... of Appeals
Tom Sadowski, CEO, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore
Howard Schiff, Executive Director, Maryland pharmacists
Kathleen Snyder, President & CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
Partial list of partner organizations...
Bio-Tech Medical Software, Inc. Biometrics Joins Forces with the University of Central Florida to Fight Diversion and Help Combat Prescription Narcotic Drug Abuse
...y getting in the hands of drug seekers and dealers. Patients will not only benefit from faster access to their legitimate medications, but doctors and pharmacists
will also benefit from greater trust ensuring their prescriptions are not stolen, diverted, or otherwise used for drug abuse. This system will help to...
Pharmacists in Biological Definition
Weleda, biodynamic farming, Camphill
A philosophic basis rooted in a practical sensibility yielded continuations to his work. In 1921, pharmacists
and physicians gathered under Steiner's guidance to create a pharmaceutical company called Weleda, which now distributes natural medical products w...