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WHY ARE PHARMACISTS SO CAUTIOUS ABOUT FILLING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES?

I remember receiving tons of prescriptions from a pain specialist who prescribed OxyContin 80 mg with the directions of 2 tablets four times a day with quantity of #240 to all of his patients few years ago.  474 more words

Pharmacy Law

Pharmacists help to improve stroke survivors' health: Canadian study

TORONTO — Pharmacists have the education and know-how to look after patients and now a new Canadian study suggests that they can successfully manage the health of stroke survivors. 670 more words

News

Pharmacists Caught Paying AIDS Patients to Skip Their Meds

A pharmacy in New York’s Bronx borough was shut down by state anti-fraud officers recently after it was discovered that the pharmacists working there had paid off poor AIDS patients to nottake their medicines. 463 more words

Sheeple

Devil May Care.

Although I am tempted to dwell on the Transparent Drug System for Patients Act, I am aware that my dwelling will inevitably evolve into venting because my relationship with Patient Engagement (née Member) was not meaningful. 826 more words

A Patient Voice

RECAP: March CE Dinner at Montefiore Medical Center

Last month we had the opportunity to venture into the Bronx for our monthly CE meeting at Montefiore Medical Center.

 

Montefiore hosted our 70 plus members in their grand hall at the Tishman Learning Center and provided food through their very own catering service. 193 more words

CE Meetings

Imagine Doctors Writing Out A Prescription For Healthy Foods To Prevent Disease

Past studies show that populations that make a priority consuming quality foods live a better life. I am defining “better” as a high quality of living which is free from cancer, cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, etc. 1,150 more words

Health

New Pharmacy Bill for California

SB 493 a new bill that pass is going the change the ballgame for pharmacists today and future pharmacists.  SB 493 officially declares that pharmacists are “healthcare providers.” This opens up various avenues to improve the health and wellness of many patients. 163 more words