Oct 03, 2013 | Operational failures that hurt hospital performance
Attributes of high-performing hospitals & health systems include patient monitoring and drug prescribing
Oct 03, 2013 | PhRMA sues to stop 340B pricing for orphan drugs
The Pharmaceutical & Research & Manufacturers of America alleges regulation is based on an erroneous reading of statutory text
Oct 01, 2013 | Pharmacists: The solution to expanding clinical services
Many Faces of Medication Therapy Management
Oct 01, 2013 | October is American Pharmacists Month
Know Your Medicine. Know Your Pharmacist.
Sep 27, 2013 | Bill makes compounders’ participation in oversight voluntary
Contaminated steroids mixed by a New England Compounding Center are blamed for 750 meningitis cases and over 60 deaths
Sep 26, 2013 | Improving Health Literacy and Medication Adherence
Millions of Americans suffer from adverse health outcomes each year because of barriers to medication adherence
Sep 23, 2013 | Drugstore prescription program helps patients after discharge
Between 50 and 70% of prescriptions that are written are actually taken to a pharmacy, while 48 to 60% are actually picked up.
Sep 20, 2013 | The Outlook for Pharmaceutical Spending Through 2022
CMS projects outpatient prescription drug spending will grow at a compound average rate of 6.5% from 2014 to 2022.
Sep 19, 2013 | Predict drug adherence or pay more in future costs
NCPA recently awarded a “C+” grade to the United States for drug adherence rates in its first national report card.
Sep 17, 2013 | Wisconsin hospitals say no to free drug samples
Freebies drive up costs of patient treatment and care, health care executives say.