KnowHow: The FDB Blog

Why Does FDA Approval Matter?

Corporate Perspective, FDA, Government
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
by Reem Mohamed, PharmD

For our second blog in our column "Little Known Facts About Drugs," I wanted to review the compelling history of the FDA approval process, as I am not sure how many readers are familiar with the tragic circumstances that led to the development of the Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act. Read More

Drug Warning Labels

An Overview of California's New Multi-Language Prescription Drug Labels Law

Government, Transformational Change
Monday, October 12, 2015
by Sims Preston

On October 11, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 1073, which will require pharmacists – and pretty much anyone else dispensing drugs in the state – to provide medication instructions in certain non-English languages when requested by patients.
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Health IT Saves Lives in Critical Care│#IHeartHIT

Transformational Change, Information Systems
Friday, October 2, 2015
by Golda Manuel, PharmD, BCPS

In my previous role as a Critical Care Pharmacist, the tenuous nature of a patient’s condition complicates medication therapy. Relying heavily on electronic medical records for medical history, provider progress notes, medication administration times, and so on, I began to paint a picture of this patient. Read More

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