One plan’s unique approach to combat diabetes, obesity April 14, 2017 By Roy Beveridge MD This 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 know February 13, 2017 By Tracey Walker Report highlights spending trends in key areas, including specialty medications, oncology, diabetes, and inflammatory conditions. How to Safeguard Against Fraudulent Prescriptions December 16, 2016 By Valerie DeBenedette Red flags—and what to do when your suspicions are aroused Four reasons why a hospital should open an integrated pharmacy September 25, 2016 By Dana Fox When is retail right? Consider these four benefits that will impact the bottom line. Four ways to a better patient healthcare experience January 05, 2016 By David Cunnold Coordination is key in improving adherence and outcomes in patients with chronic conditions. Here’s how. Targeted intervention improves ED prescribing for elderly A 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 beneficiaries May 04, 2015 By Christine Blank Generic 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 practice The most powerful drug in your pharmacy is not what you may think. Strategies for primary care physicians to handle prescription medication requests May 23, 2014 By Keith Griffin While direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription medications means patients are coming to the doctor with drug-related requests, some see an opportunity to educate. Helping patients improve medication adherence Many patients don’t take their medications as prescribed, but experts say there are ways to help fix that problem.