Latest Hospital pharmacy Stories

2008-08-28 00:00:38

By Virginia Matthews PHARMACY Today pharmacists aren't just doling out drugs - they're giving medical advice, too. By Virginia Matthews If you think a pharmacist still wears a white coat and just dispenses pills, think again.

2008-08-22 18:00:43

By TOM BREEN West Virginia's free clinics are balking at proposed rules that would change how they dispense prescription medication.

2008-07-23 12:01:22

By Lora Hines, The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif. Jul. 22--California pharmacists are turning away some Medi-Cal patients whose prescriptions now cost more to fill than the state will cover.

2008-07-16 09:01:19

The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have voted to override President's George W. Bush's veto of H.R. 6331, the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008. In response Bruce T.

2008-07-15 12:01:00

WHO: Dennis Tribble, Pharm.D. Chief Pharmacy Officer for ForHealth Technologies and Chairman of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) Section on Pharmacy Informatics and Technology.

2008-04-17 15:00:57

ROCKVILLE, Md. and NEWTON, Mass., April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InforMedix Holdings, Inc.

2008-02-14 09:01:00

By A.J. Hostetler, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Feb. 14--Walking through Henrico Doctors' Hospital (Forest) after visiting a newborn, 2-year-old Will Cox was captivated by a blue-eyed robot wheeling by in the hall.

2008-01-11 11:15:00

A device using a new technology intended to ensure high-risk medications are correctly compounded at hospital pharmacies was recently tested at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in the University of Michigan Health System. The test showed the device consistently identified and validated the proper formulations of seven intravenous drugs and prevented five potentially serious medication errors over an eighteen month time period.

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