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Opioid prescription limits gain supportA pharmacist organization is among the supporters of a new Medicare Part D proposal, which calls for a 7-day supply limit on opioid prescriptions.
Groundbreaking gene therapies in store for hemophiliaTreatment failures can result in a spectrum of problems for patients with hemophilia. Here’s some guidance on choosing the right therapy.
5 facts physicians should know about Anne Schuchat
5 facts physicians should know about Anne SchuchatAn HHS spokesperson told Medical Economics that Anne Schuchat, MD, formerly principal deputy director, is now the acting director of the CDC. With a background in internal medicine, here are five other facts physicians should know about the new head of the agency.
How the Flu’s Severity Will Affect Healthcare SpendingThe flu epidemic is taking a toll on the U.S. healthcare system. Here's how health insurers can curtail spending on flu care.
As Diabetes Numbers Rise, Costs Mount
As Diabetes Numbers Rise, Costs MountThe pharmacist's role in diabetes care will only continue to grow.
Four pain management programs curbing the opioid epidemicFrom State-led programs to innovative pharmacist-hospital partnerships, these programs are fighting to quell the epidemic.
Are Antibiotic Stewardship Programs Worth It?
Are Antibiotic Stewardship Programs Worth It?There's been a lot of talk about these programs, so just what are they accomplishing?
Four risks healthcare executives should monitor in 2018With the right preventions in place, hospitals and healthcare executives will be well positioned to respond to these four risks in 2018.
Here’s a more effective way to test for HPVA Kaiser Permanente study found that a new way to test for HPV has the potential to increase efficiency and decrease waste.
Promoting Drug Safety During Breastfeeding
Promoting Drug Safety During BreastfeedingPharmacists can help women who breastfeed by identifying the safest drugs and dosage schedules to minimize exposure.