Jun 18, 2021 | Association of California’s Prescription Drug Coupon Ban With Generic Drug Use
Coupons are prohibited by Medicare and Medicaid, but they are available for commercially insured patients.
Jun 08, 2021 | Looking to Tackle Prescription Overload
Older adults often take more medications than they need, or than is safe
Jun 07, 2021 | Pharmacists Studying Transitions of Care in an Emergency Department Population
Important to develop solid relationships w/patients, so they are comfortable asking questions & trust pharmacists w/their care
May 27, 2021 | Pharmacist Evaluation Improves Appropriate Antibiotic Prescriptions at Hospital Discharge
“Antibiotics prescribed at discharge have frequent opportunities for improvement . . ."
May 26, 2021 | Why Drug-Discount Programs Aren’t Always a Good Deal
Discounted prices often still have no relation to a drug's actual cost
May 18, 2021 | Patients in Support Programs for Painful Autoimmune Conditions May Have Reduced Opioid Use
The availability of additional resources is likely to lead to higher rates of medication adherence
May 17, 2021 | Pharmacist Integration is Essential to Implementing Value-Based Care Models
With the rise of value-based care models over the past decade, pharmacists can have a major impact on the total cost of care
May 11, 2021 | Pharmacists Are a Part of the Solution for a More Sustainable Health Care Model
". . . almost every patient who has a medical problem has a medication, right?"
May 07, 2021 | Pharmacists Improve Quality of Care for Patients at ADHD Clinic
"Pharmacists can be integrated into anything"
Apr 28, 2021 | Help Patients Prevent and Manage Seasonal Allergies
Pharmacists can also educate patients about the potential adverse effects associated with these medications