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Time for National Access to a Prescription Drug Repository in the EHR Workflow

Corporate Perspective, Information Systems, Transformational Change
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
by Tom Bizzaro, RPh

As far as I can tell, everyone in healthcare agrees that we have a serious problem in the United States with the abuse of prescription drugs. The Obama administration, the public, and even our bipartisan Congress agrees. However, converting agreement about the problem into action in creating the best possible solution is the hard part.
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Recruiting Veterans

Transitioning from the Battlefield to Business: Career Advice from an FDB Employee and Military Veteran

Corporate Perspective
Friday, April 15, 2016
by Matt Petrie

FDB will take part in “Honor A Hero, Hire A Vet” event job fair on April 20th, and this is not our first time participating in such outreach events. To support these efforts, FDB employee and veteran Matt Petrie offers his perspective on how the challenges of military training and experience can give veterans an edge over their peers and provides points for job seeking veterans to translate that experience into career success in the business world. Read More

Doctor Patient Relationship

Why We Need to Ponder Pediatric Dosing Issues, Part 2

Corporate Perspective, FDA, Information Systems
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
by Jim Breen, PharmD

In Part 2 of our blog series on the issues and challenges in pediatric dosing, we explore what should be done to circumvent pediatric dosing errors. At FDB, we committed ourselves to provide more clarity on acceptable pediatric dosing ranges for a number of drugs commonly used in this patient population by convening a panel of clinical pharmacists specializing in pediatrics from eight leading hospitals to explore dosing recommendations. Read More

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