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2008-08-11 09:01:39

PharmacyOne Training and Drug Information CenterConcludes a training course on New Trends in Pharmacy Management PharmacyOne Training and Drug Information Center, concludes its first course in pharmacy management, held on July 26th until July 30th. The course is considered the first of its kind, several topics were discussed including pharmacy and Budget Management, pharmacists and medication law, the pharmaceutical services, in addition to the latest developments in pharmacology. A...

2008-07-30 03:00:19

By Trewet, CoraLynn B Nathan A. FASTtrack: Managing Symptoms in the Pharmacy. London, UK: Pharmaceutical Press; 2008. 233 pp, $29.95 (paperback) 978-0- 85369-2-727-5. FASTtrack is a new series designed for undergraduate pharmacy students. These easy to read books are intended to complement textbooks and reference books to assist students in preparing for examinations. Managing Symptoms in the Pharmacy provides the reader with information needed for common ailments likely to be encountered...

2008-07-25 12:01:21

China's State Council has published a white paper that reviewed the overall progress achieved in the pharmaceutical industry. The document focused on various legislative and administrative changes taken by the government and highlighted the hurdles that are yet to be overcome by the Chinese pharma industry, according to Scrip World Pharmaceutical News. According to the document, there are approximately 6,900 pharmaceutical enterprises in China that are producing 1,500 types of drug...

2008-07-24 06:00:21

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/efd972/evidencebased_med) has announced the addition of the "Evidence-Based Medicine - Current Use and Future Impact on Global Clinical and Reimbursement Practices" report to their offering. Evidence-based medicine is defined as an attempt to use standards from scientifically-collected evidence to improve medical practices by assessing risks and benefits of treatments and/or the lack of treatments. The term can be taken to...

2008-07-23 09:01:21

Radical changes are on the horizon for America's retail pharmacies, according to this month's cover story in Drug Topics, retail pharmacy's leading news magazine. In the story, Drug Topics takes a close-up look at how changes in our healthcare system are dramatically transforming one of America's most time-honored healthcare institutions. The bottom line is that more people are taking more prescriptions with fewer pharmacists to fill them; a situation that will require pharmacies to...

2008-07-18 09:01:12

White paper: 150,000 people in China obtain pharmacist's qualifications BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) -- A total of 150,000 people in China had obtained pharmacist's qualifications by the end of 2007, says a white paper published by the Information Office of the State Council on Friday. China implements a certification system for registered pharmacists, states the white paper. In order to guarantee the quality of drugs and improve pharmacy service, professionals in pharmaceutical...

2008-07-18 09:00:20

Full Text: Status Quo of Drug Supervision in China (12) Regulation of Medical Devices In 2000, China promulgated the Regulations for the Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices, and primarily established an administrative system focusing on pre-marketing product examination and approval, and post-marketing surveillance and vigilance, as well as the supervision of manufacturers. The scope of vigilance mainly covers adverse event monitoring, product re-evaluation, alert and recall....

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. Roberts, RPh, executive vice president and CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), issued the following statement: "America's 23,000 community pharmacies have just been given the prescription for success in the healthcare marketplace. The passage of this bill will...

2008-07-15 15:00:52

PrimeTherapeutics, a thought leader in pharmacy benefit management, will be a lead presenter in the workshop at the Third Annual Executive Forum on Rx Benefit Management for Employers and Health Plans: "Enhancing Employee Performance, Productivity, Health and Outcomes Through Innovative Pharmacy Benefit Design Strategies," July 21-22, 2008, Las Vegas, NV. Hosted by World Congress, the forum includes presentations by The Center for Health Value Innovation (www.vbhealth.org), the nation's...

2008-07-10 12:01:17

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Howard University and CVS/pharmacy officially opened Howard University's newly upgraded Pharmacy Practice Laboratory, where pharmacy students may sharpen their skills in a practice setting, learning how to dispense medication, counsel patients and utilize state-of-the-art technology found in many pharmacies. CVS/pharmacy donated $300,000 to the renovation of the laboratory, building upon the Company's strong partnership with the school to provide...


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