pharmacist liability

Pain Management and Protecting Your License
Pain Management and Protecting Your LicensePharmacists have a responsibility to help control opioid misuse, but how do you prove that you’re doing everything right?
Pharmacy’s Catch-22: Save a life — or save your livelihood?When a snap decision is called for, “What is our corporate loss-prevention policy?” can compete in an employee’s brain with “What is the best thing for the patient?”
The dilemma of Molly’s mom: Pharmacists, technicians respondIn some professions, eternal vigilance comes with the territory.
Pharmacists and cognitive dissonanceWhat do you do when you've got half a dozen warring paradigms inside your head?
Can pharmacists be sued for doing their jobs?
Can pharmacists be sued for doing their jobs?Pharmacists are drug specialists. If their duty is to use their knowledge in service to patients, can they be sued for speaking up?
Pharmacists write in: Worst mistakes, Part 1Pharmacists open up about the ones that haunt their dreams.
Who is to blame for pharmacy mistakes?When multiple factors are involved, the issues may not be as clear-cut as you think.
A HIPAA violation, a $1.8 million verdict, and three takeaways
A HIPAA violation, a $1.8 million verdict, and three takeawaysPharmacists swear to promote the good of every patient. But stuff can happen. It wouldn't hurt to take out some insurance. Just in case.
Pharmacy dispensing errors: Claims study emphasizes need for systematic vigilance
Pharmacy dispensing errors: Claims study emphasizes need for systematic vigilanceIf you're waffling on the idea of taking out professional liability insurance, read this and think again.
Duty to warn: The importance of the pharmacist in everyday practiceA pharmacist's failure to counsel can result in severe, life-changing consequences for the patient.