May 11, 2017 | Taking Medicines Like You’re Supposed To: Why Is It So Hard?
Even when a person is highly motivated, there are still missed doses
May 10, 2017 | Existing Health IT is Meant to Help. Too Bad It Doesn’t
The AAFP points to the kind of technology that actually enables better care
May 08, 2017 | Diabetes and Rural Areas: Pharmacists Identify Neuropathy
Pharmacist intervention has been shown to improve glycemic control, reduce blood pressure and improve adherence
May 04, 2017 | U.S. Prescription Drug Spending as High as $610 Billion by 2021
Spending on prescription medicines in the United States will increase 4-7 percent through 2021
May 03, 2017 | How Will CMS Changes to Medicare Part D Affect Retail Pharmacy in 2018
Medication adherence will continue to be measured for diabetes medications, statins and certain blood pressure medications
Apr 28, 2017 | How a Pharmacist Can Help You Better Manage Your Health
A pharmacist should be your first stop when taking a new medication or reviewing what you already take
Apr 24, 2017 | Current Medication Reconciliation Practices Miss the Mark
To do medication reconciliation right, providers should aim for a “correct” medication list
Apr 18, 2017 | The Cost of Not Taking Your Medicine
An out-of-control epidemic in the U.S. costs & affects more people than any disease Americans currently worry about
Apr 12, 2017 | JAPhA Study: Calling Physician’s Office Better than Faxing for Clarifying Prescriptions
"For all prescriptions, the top reason for contacting the physician’s office was prior authorization"
Apr 11, 2017 | How Many Pills Are Too Many?
"Including nurses and pharmacists in the process can reduce the burden on physicians and the risks to patients."