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2013-07-03 23:17:49

91% of pharmacists more confident giving heart health advice following international training program to help improve success rates of cardiovascular patients reaching therapeutic targets. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Research shows patients are visiting their pharmacists up to five times more frequently than their physicians making the pharmacist’s role increasingly important in addressing the now world-wide pandemic of cardiovascular disease. At a June medical communications...

2013-06-21 23:19:53

Eileen Wood, RPh, MBA, discusses how pharmacists, health plans and health systems can collaborate in the changing world of health care. Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 When health plans and health systems work together, they can improve patient outcomes, provide quality care and control costs. With programs such as Medication Therapy Management (MTM), pharmacists play an ever-expanding role in this partnership. Eileen F. Wood, RPh, MBA, vice president, pharmacy and health quality...

2013-05-13 13:13:39

As hospitals look for ways to improve patient satisfaction and boost their Medicare reimbursement, a Henry Ford Hospital study found that an inpatient pharmacist-directed anticoagulation service (PDAS) might be an unexpected opportunity. In a survey of 689 patients who received inpatient anticoagulant therapy, patient satisfaction increased significantly using the PDAS compared to patients' reviews of their care in a previous pharmacy model. Key findings: -Overall satisfaction with...

2013-05-02 23:04:43

MedScripts Medical Pharmacy team expands to better provide a personal touch and reduce the stress of investigating insurance benefits for physician offices. Hurricane, WV (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 MedScripts Medical Pharmacy, a community pharmacy with multiple locations, is excited to announce the hiring of two additional pharmacy veterans: Jennifer Johnson as the Regional Account Director and Andy Johnson as the new General Manager. Together, these new MedScripts team members will reduce the...


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