When pharmacists get involved in patient care, significant improvements are often seen. Diabetes management is one of the most notable examples.
The U.S. rate for adult flu vaccinations has not increased significantly because of retail pharmacy access.
Researchers found that estimated coverage for RV at 19 to 35 months of age lags behind the other vaccines recommended at ages two, four, and six.
The number of pharmacists providing vaccinations – both in the U.S. and around the world – is growing significantly.
Already, HHS has awarded around $433 million for Zika response and preparedness activities. In addition, the new Senate and House budget, passed in late September, contained $1.1 billion in Zika funding.
Improper dosing of chemotherapy in IV bags recently caused a problem among a group of patients in Canada, so the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is cautioning healthcare practitioners about chemotherapy dosing.
The U.S. healthcare system, broken even before the Affordable Care Act, needs a team-based care approach that’s more focused on patients, as well as an increased political effort to advance healthcare, according to researchers speaking at a JAMA media briefing at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on November 12.
Use of both AACE and ADA/EASD guidelines can benefit physicians, pharmacists, and other healthcare practitioners.
Despite growing consumer education, children and teenagers are increasingly abusing prescription drugs. Two manufacturers have recently launched products designed to keep Rx drugs secure in the home.