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Spotlight on: EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM 2015, Part 1

More than 5000 healthcare professionals met in Milan, Italy this week at the European Heart Rhythm Association’s (EHRA) bi-annual conference. EHRA is a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). 209 more words


Do you have any questions for the pharmacist?

Do you have any questions for the pharmacist?

Who hasn’t heard that question when they’re at the pharmacy counter. Most of us say no and leave as quickly as we can. 527 more words

Health Advocacy

Improvements In Understandability Of Medication Label and Warnings Needed To Empower Patients

Reports about side effects of medications like one reported today in the article Common Heartburn Medications Linked To Greater Risk Of Heart Attack and disclaimers in advertising and labels of drug advertisements are supposed to help patients make more informed decisions about medications. 1,956 more words

Tips from others with M.E. for remembering to take medication

My post asking you to let me know how your pharmacy has helped you is also generating some great tips from people with M.E. on remembering to take your medication, so I’ve started this post to collect your suggestions. 127 more words



I have been thinking about writing this blog for a long time.

Having been a consultant for the last one year, I have now realised how important it is to work with colleagues who are working along with you to achieve the best outcomes for your patients. 530 more words

Integrated Care

Empowering Patients in the Communication Era

By Dr. T.V. Rao

Today the world is guided by Information and communication technology and healthcare is no exception. Health communication and health information technology (IT) are becoming central to health care, public health, and the way our society views health. 471 more words

population health: that means us

Population Health: ACA and ACOs

Population health has become the lynchpin of healthcare delivery in the United States, especially since the passage of the Affordable Care Act… 1,676 more words

Bernadette Keefe