patient care

Pharmacy Education: Foundation for Providing HealthAACP offers a rebuttal to Drug Topics opinion article.
Immunizations Across the Adult Lifespan
Immunizations Across the Adult LifespanVaccinations in adulthood play an important role in public health and in reducing the morbidity and mortality associated with infections.
The Future of Oncology Treatment Is Value AssessmentHow value assessment tools enhance decision-making in oncology.
How to Deal with Your Worst Customers
How to Deal with Your Worst CustomersAll pharmacists have faced a bad situation with a customer. Here are some tactics for  turning it around—and what to do when you can’t. 
More Older Patients Have Medication Troubles Than You Think
More Older Patients Have Medication Troubles Than You ThinkWhat problems your older patients are having (and what you can do about it).
The right and wrong ways to dismiss patientsWhile physicians should be circumspect about “firing” patients in most types of cases, they are well within their bounds to dismiss patients who are violent, verbally abusive or use their trusted doctor-patient relationship to feed drug addictions.
How to enlist family members to improve patient careHow does a physician overcome the challenges and take advantage of the valuable opportunity that arrives with that third person in room?
What makes a high-risk patient, and how do we care for them?
What makes a high-risk patient, and how do we care for them?With the paradigm shift to value-based care, physicians, health plans and policy makers are all striving for a crucial goal—achieving better outcomes at lower costs
CE: Diabetes: Setting the stride to improve glycemic control
CE: Diabetes: Setting the stride to improve glycemic control
Primary care has lost its quarterback position in patient careThere is a crisis in primary care and it’s now flowing over into the hospital when a primary care physician’s (PCP) patient is admitted.