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2014-10-07 08:30:39

Drawing 2,100 pharmacists and other practitioners, AMCP's fall meeting has largest turnout since 2007 BOSTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) today opened AMCP Nexus 2014: Connecting Health Care and Innovation conference here in Boston, bringing together 2,100 pharmacists, doctors, nurses and other practitioners from across the nation and New England for four days of workshops, exhibits, research presentations and even a visit to Fenway Park....

2014-10-06 16:27:04

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning in 2015, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) will implement two changes in recertification requirements for Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs). First, any continuing education (CE) hours earned by a CPhT will need to be pharmacy technician-specific ('T-specific') to qualify for recertification. Second, PTCB will reduce the number of allowable 'in-service' CE hours from 10 to 5. In-service CE refers to...

2014-10-02 12:26:11

Service to Launch at Health 2.0 Fall Conference Sept. 24 in Silicon Valley ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A professor in Mercer University's College of Pharmacy has developed a mobile application and website, InpharmD(TM), that provides customized, on demand, evidence-based responses to clinical questions from health care providers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149789 The website and app allow users to type in any medication-related question -...

2014-09-29 08:32:09

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Council of the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) has elected Mark F. Scanlon, R.Ph. as President and Esmail Merani, R.Ph. as Vice-President for the 2014-2015 Council year. Each will serve a one-year term from September 2014 through to September 2015. Scanlon, a third-generation pharmacist from the Peterborough area, is a graduate of the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. Carrying on in the same profession of his father and...

2014-09-05 08:24:14

PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy announced today, September 5, 2014, that the University of Pittsburgh has added them as a specialty pharmacy provider for eligible faculty, staff, and dependents, effective immediately. PITTSBURGH, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy is a Pittsburgh-based entity and is one of the nation's fastest growing specialty pharmacies. It will be a new option for University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff to receive their specialty medications....

2014-08-28 16:27:55

BALTIMORE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedi SeniorCare, one of the nation's largest providers of long-term care pharmacy services, has named Jennifer L. Hardesty, PharmD, FASCP as the Chief Clinical Officer of Remedi SeniorCare. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130425/PH02001LOGO In this role, Dr. Hardesty is responsible for the continued development and implementation of the clinical programs for the company, as well as providing direction and standard reporting tools for...

2014-08-27 23:01:49

Seventy-three members of the founding class of the KGI School of Pharmacy (SoP) celebrated the beginning of their careers as healthcare professionals at a traditional White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, August 23. Claremont, Calif. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Seventy-three members of the founding class of the KGI School of Pharmacy (SoP) celebrated the beginning of their careers as healthcare professionals at a traditional White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, August 23. Students entering a four-year...

2014-08-07 23:02:54

Members of the Founding Class include two brave young women inspired to study pharmacy after suffering from rare childhood disease, drug reactions. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 On different continents, the young lives of Flavia Nagujja and Caroline (Jung Eun) Kim were deeply affected by childhood illnesses stemming from medical error or lack of information. Kim is a survivor of Reye’s syndrome. The rare but serious condition, linked with aspirin use in children with viral...

2014-08-04 23:01:52

The WCU School of Pharmacy is housed in the newly-opened Los Angeles Learning Site; the PharmD program starts in August. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 West Coast University (WCU) is celebrating an exciting milestone in the life of the 105-year-old, regionally accredited university; founded in 1909, WCU focuses on health sciences education, and the University has announced the launch of the new Doctorate of Pharmacy program (PharmD), which is being offered at the recently...

2014-07-31 12:29:43

VALLEJO, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Touro University California's College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce it has been selected as the recipient of a $150,000 grant by the Joseph & Vera Long Foundation, which will allow the University to increase research and classroom space on its campus. "This is about creating state-of-the-art technology for the study of health sciences, and will help us apply high-tech courses that enhance the diverse needs and interests of our...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.