prescriptions

The Case for Indications on PrescriptionsPutting indications on all prescriptions may reduce errors.
One plan’s unique approach to combat diabetes, obesityThis novel approach aims to help those already struggling with obesity and diabetes, but eventually win the fight against this epidemic.
Express Scripts’ 2016 Drug Trend Report: 7 things to knowReport highlights spending trends in key areas, including specialty medications, oncology, diabetes, and inflammatory conditions.
How to Safeguard Against Fraudulent PrescriptionsRed flags—and what to do when your suspicions are aroused
Four reasons why a hospital should open an integrated pharmacyWhen is retail right? Consider these four benefits that will impact the bottom line.
Four ways to a better patient healthcare experienceCoordination is key in improving adherence and outcomes in patients with chronic conditions. Here’s how.
Targeted intervention improves ED prescribing for elderlyA targeted intervention at an urban Veterans Affairs Medical Center helped to improve the prescribing practices for elderly veterans discharged from the emergency department
Hydrocodone prescribed most to Medicare beneficiariesGeneric Vicodin (hydrocodone acetaminophen) was the most widely-prescribed drug to Medicare Part D beneficiaries in 2013, according to new data released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services last week.
Four prescriptions for successful pharmacy practiceThe most powerful drug in your pharmacy is not what you may think.
Strategies for primary care physicians to handle prescription medication requestsWhile direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription medications means patients are coming to the doctor with drug-related requests, some see an opportunity to educate.