Sep 17, 2013 | Wisconsin hospitals say no to free drug samples
Freebies drive up costs of patient treatment and care, health care executives say.
Sep 13, 2013 | Nurse practitioners are increasingly focused on promoting patient adherence, study finds
As a reorientation towards outcomes takes root in the healthcare industry, NPs are spending more time on patient education
Sep 13, 2013 | 21 Ways to Boost Medication Adherence
The $290 billion problem of medication adherence is one of the top challenges to pharmacy practice.
Sep 13, 2013 | Pharmacy Forecast Report 2013-2017 Addresses Trends in Physician and Nurse Work Forces
By 2017, will the drug therapy of at least 50% of inpatients cared for by hospitalists be managed by pharmacists?
Sep 12, 2013 | Further Proof That Transitional Care Works for Medicaid Patients
Transitional care works, both to improve population health, and to save money.
Sep 10, 2013 | Pharmacists may hold the key to lower readmissions
"You cannot assume that because someone has a COPD medicine that they know how to use it or are using it properly."
Sep 10, 2013 | Looking to Pharmacy for Better Hospital Care
Pharmacists are crucial members of the care team who can improve outcomes and reduce costs.
Sep 06, 2013 | Consulting on costs, quality
Physicians, other providers enlisted to help steer patients toward savings
Sep 05, 2013 | Patient Experience: Old School Approach May Be Best
"Real change begins to happen when physicians, nurses, and staff hear the voice of the customer, the voice of the patient."
Sep 03, 2013 | Hospital to home focus may reduce readmissions, study finds
Study links medication non-adherence to increased readmissions