The newly-formed Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), a group of independent long-term care pharmacies, plans to work with U.S. Congressional leaders to reintroduce the Medicare Efficient Drug Dispensing Act.
In a letter sent late last week to the bill’s sponsor, more than 480 pharmacies endorsed the Medicare Efficient Drug Dispensing Act (S.B. 1493)
The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is calling for public review and comments on its draft plan to reduce adverse drug events that are preventable. The deadline is Friday, Oct. 4 to email feedback to [email protected].
As a collaborative member of an integrated healthcare team, the pharmacist specializes in monitoring drug therapies for disease states
For pharmacists serving long-term care facilities, January 1st was the start date for the requirement that many Part D medications are to be dispensed in increments of no more than 14 days.
The Beers Criteria have undergone a new update. What do you need to know to care for geriatric patients properly?
A final ruling from CMS states that "We now believe a more targeted and less disruptive approach is warranted"
There was an increased risk of acute infection among long-term care residents who visited hospital emergency departments, according to a study published online January 23 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.