Verdict marks an end to the nonpunitive culture
- RxLegal - Emily's Law: Requiring Minimum Education and Training Standards for Pharmacy Technicians. Gabay, Michael // Hospital Pharmacy;Feb2011, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p103
The article offers information on the establishment of Emily's Law by legislatures in Ohio. It notes that the passage of Emily's Law was based on a case wherein cancer patient Emily Jerry died after a pharmacist technician committed medication error. It adds that the law is the beginning of a...
- Federal bill would promote apology after medical errors. Gebhart, Fred // Drug Topics;11/21/2005, Vol. 149 Issue 22, pHSE16
This article highlights the National Medical Error Disclosure and Compensation Act in the U.S., that will encourage hospitals to apologize after medical errors and negotiate fair compensation. This legislation is introduced to provide incentives to create a culture of safety that will reduce...
- Continued dispensing begins. // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;Oct2013, Vol. 94 Issue 1121, p4
The article informs that pharmacists in South, West, Tasmanian and Victorian Australia can supply medicines under Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) of Australia to a patient without a doctor's prescription, as of October 2013.
- Drug Control and the British Health Service. Dunlop, Derrick M. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug69, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p237
Describes the work of the British Safety of Drugs Committee. Provisions of the Medicines Act; Reasons for the legislation that seeks to encompass far more than the present limited objectives of the Committee; Reasons for the steady increase of average cost of medicine per head per year.
- Washington wrapup. Conlan, Michael F. // Drug Topics;12/13/93, Vol. 137 Issue 23, p148
Features reports from the governmental agencies concerning the pharmaceutical industry. Reporting of fatal prescription errors to the Food and Drug Administration; Supreme Court ruling on exclusive networks; Creation of AIDS prescription task force with industry and activists; Legislation on...
- Former pharmacist indicted for manslaughter after med error. Paul, Reid // Drug Topics;9/17/2007, Vol. 151 Issue 18, p10
The article reports that pharmacist Eric Cropp has been indicted by a grand jury in Ohio for manslaughter and reckless homicide in the death of two-year-old child, Emily Jerry, which resulted from an improperly compounded intravenous solution. Penalties for both charges are up to five years in...
- Independent log checkered record against PBMs lately. Zwilich, Todd // Drug Topics;6/21/2004, Vol. 148 Issue 12, p57
This article talks about efforts of community pharmacists to topple down the growing power of pharmacy benefit managers (PBM) in the U.S. On the federal level, community pharmacists have achieved limited success so far in their ongoing effort to convince Washington policy makers that the...
- Remuneration under the 5CPA agreement. // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;Feb2010, Vol. 91 Issue 1077, p4
The article reports on the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement in Australia which includes a two-year freeze in dispensing fees of drugs and discontinuation of pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS) online incentive.
- EMILY'S LAW: OHIO PHARMACY TECHNICIANS AND THEIR EMPLOYERS FACE NEW STATE REGULATIONS. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2009 Q3, Special section p1
The article looks at the regulations imposed by Ohio Senate Bill 203 on the state's pharmacy technicians and their employers. Also known as Emily's Law, the rule contains the criteria for the qualification of pharmacy technician and establishes criminal penalties for unauthorized...