Medicare Part D patients not taking blood pressure meds correctly September 20, 2016 By Tracey Walker Expert offers specific actions for managed care execs to take Dear pharmacists: Are those white coats really necessary? Quasi-religious symbol? Sign of enforced conformity? Emblem of arrogance and superiority? Or simple professional attire? You decide. Pharmacist pens story for children A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down — and this children's book should too. Top 10 sessions to attend at the AMCP Annual Meeting 2016 This year’s Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting 2016, held April 19 to 22 in San Francisco, will feature several sessions of important to managed care professionals. Here are our top 10 recommendations. Did hospital pharmacist expose patients to HIV? March 08, 2016 By Christine Blank Shore Medical Center of Somers Point, N.J. recently informed 213 patients who received intravenous morphine or hydromorphine that they may have been exposed to HIV or hepatitis B or C. Pharmacist home visits reduce hospital readmissions February 16, 2016 By Tracey Walker Patients with chronic diseases who received a home visit in HealthPartners’ pilot MTM program reduced readmissions within the first year. Find out how. Care delivery key to next-gen pharmacy success January 10, 2016 By Randy Dotinga Start by thinking of yourself as an investment, not a cost center. Pharmacist featured in HBO documentary on heroin addiction December 15, 2015 By Mark Lowery Editor Starting on December 28th, HBO will begin airing a documentary by award-winning director Steven Okazaki about the heroin epidemic sweeping the country. Colorado pharmacist's life becomes subject of TV pilot December 02, 2015 By Mark Lowery Editor A well-known Hollywood producer has created a television pilot based on the life of Colorado pharmacist Don Colcord. Will biosimilars change the cancer care landscape? November 02, 2015 By Mari Edlin While many believe biosimilars have great potential, challenges remain.