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Medication Adherence in the Safety Net: Where Simple Innovations Have Big Impact

Transformational Change, Information Systems
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
by Ray Pedden

They say, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Nowhere is this truer than in the safety net where challenges are magnified by financial pressures, lack of resources and an unknown political landscape. The invention we see there is a far cry from the glamorous world of “think-tank” and “start-up” innovation. Instead, people have to come up with new and better ways of doing things just to get through the day. Read More

FDB Controlled Substances Blog Series Part 5

Pharmacists as Care Providers Just Makes Sense

Corporate Perspective, Transformational Change
Monday, May 8, 2017
by Nick Ratto, PharmD

The idea that pharmacists should act as care providers has been a part of the healthcare industry discourse for quite some time and has been steadily gaining momentum in recent years. Read More

Bridging The Gap

Bridging the Gap: How Drug Indications Can Improve Patient Care

Corporate Perspective, Information Systems
Monday, March 27, 2017
by Christine Cheng, PharmD

Regardless of the healthcare setting, the “reason for use” for a medication is essential to evaluating a prescription or drug order. With the growth of electronic health records, computerized physician order entry and electronically transmitted prescriptions, it would seem that associating a drug indication with each prescription is finally feasible. Read More

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