Developing models for pharmacy practice
- Pharmacists in new `academic detailing' role. Muirhead, Greg // Drug Topics;4/11/94, Vol. 138 Issue 7, p70
Reports on pharmacists' role of calling on physicians for information dissemination regarding the latest drug therapies and physicians' prescribing patterns. Pharmaceutical Advertising Council's winter meeting; Managed care organizations' handling of academic detailing.
- How big a staff do you need? Sweeney, Dorothy R. // Medical Economics;03/22/99, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p195
Examines key considerations when assessing the staffing needs of medical practices. Evaluation of current job descriptions; Comparison of the number of staff members to that of other practices; Payroll spending; Collection ratio; Utilization of part-time employees.
- FINDING SPACE FOR OPPOSING CONSCIENCES: REHABILITATING THE MORAL MARKETPLACE FOR THE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION DEBATE. Jarosch, Jeffrey Paul // Northwestern University Law Review;Summer2009, Vol. 103 Issue 3, p1461
The article discusses the conflicts in the dispensation of emergency contraception between the pharmacists who refuse to dispense it for moral reasons and the supporters of reproductive choice in the U.S. It cites the need for legislative intervention that can reform the moral marketplace or can...
- Pharmacy in the palm of your hand. Egerváry, Alex // Pharmacy Today;Feb2012, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p49
The article discusses the contribution of smartphones and tablets in revolutionizing the practice of pharmacy in the U.S. It notes that the emergence of high-technological devices have helped pharmacists to support their interactions with patients and aided them in moving out of the counter....
- Walgreens reimagines pharmacy. Egerváry, Alex // Pharmacy Today;Feb2012, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p50
The article focuses on the so called new Well Experience concept of Walgreen Co., the largest pharmacy chain in the U.S. It notes that the concept was conceptualized to change the way pharmacists practice since they have become the most underutilized health care professionals. Executive director...
- Pharmacy leads health care efforts. // Chain Drug Review;12/8/2014, Vol. 36 Issue 20, p50
Several photographs of pharmacists who are taking the role of health care providers in the U.S. are presented.
- States Fail to Report Disciplined Caregivers to Federal Database. Weber, Tracy; Ornstein, Charles // Pro Publica;7/18/2010, p1
The article reports on several state agencies in the U.S. not informing the federal government about health professionals they disciplined. The information is required by the federal government to maintain a central database meant to weed out dangerous caregivers. A ProPublica investigation in...
- The prescription drug misuse abuse epidemic. Thompson, Megan E.; Tommasello, Anthony; Long, Brigid // Journal of the American Pharmacists Association: JAPhA;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p564
The author comments on the growing problem of prescription drug misuse and abuse in the U.S. According to the author, factors that contribute to prescription misuse and abuse are increased availability, lack of education on addictions, new pain management standards and a drug-taking culture. She...
- Too many pharmacists? No. Greater need to use them wisely? Yes! Baker, Kenneth R. // Drug Topics;Apr2015, Vol. 159 Issue 4, p37
The article reports on a surplus of pharmacists leading to tough competition to find jobs and the growing recognition of the value of pharmacists' training and skills in the U.S. The surplus of pharmacists has forced new pharmacy graduates to compete for available positions. Pharmacists are no...