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Rising Tide

Are You Prepared to Meet the Rising Tide of Boxed Warning Drugs?

Corporate Perspective
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 by Christine Cheng, PharmD

What do antidepressants, antipsychotic drugs, smoking cessation agents, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have in common? All of these drugs have the FDA’s highest warning: the boxed warning. Read more...

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Electronic Prescribing

The Perils of ePrescribing Without Clinical Quantity Units of Measure

Corporate Perspective, Information Systems, Standards
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 by George Robinson, RPh

After being exposed to poison ivy, I called my physician and requested one Medrol Dose-Pack. When writing a prescription for a medication that has fixed packaging, the prescriber wants to select whole number quantities of the package for example, "one Medrol Dose-Pack." Read more...

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Sailboat Rocky Seas

Part Two: Management Challenges of NDC Reuse

Corporate Perspective
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by Julie Suko, PharmD

Perhaps it should be, but unlike a diamond, an NDC is not forever. Nor do the editorial department experts at FDB expect smooth sailing ahead when it comes to the issue of NDC reuse. Read more...

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Doc charting in tablet

National Health IT Week 2013 Report: Who Owns Your Personal Health Information?

Corporate Perspective, Government, Transformational Change
Friday, September 20, 2013 by Tom Bizzaro, RPh

I attended National Health IT Week in Washington DC. There were a number of seminars and meetings focused on the growth of health IT in the United States. Read more...

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Interoperability Blog Picture

Interoperability Makes Waves at HIMSS13 with CommonWell Health Alliance

Corporate Perspective, Transformational Change, Standards
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 by Tom Bizzaro, RPh

The nonprofit CommonWell Health Alliance mission  “interoperability for the common good” is ... Read more...

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