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Christine Blank
Dosage errors common with Humulin R U-500 insulin
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) continues to receive reports of dose measurement confusion with Humulin R U-500 concentrated insulin injection, according to a recent safety alert from the agency.
Statins offer 30% lower risk of COPD exacerbation
Statins offer 30% lower risk of COPD exacerbation
A new retrospective case-control study among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease found a 30% decreased risk of COPD exacerbation with any statin use.
Identify those who need adherence help
Medication nonadherence drives $105 billion in annual costs.
Tips for getting patients involved with MTM
In addition to boosting patient health outcomes, medication therapy management is vital to a pharmacy’s bottom line, according to various speakers participating in the recent Pharmacy Quality Alliance’s webinar “Boosting MTM Program Compliance.”
CDC: Unsafe injections a growing problem
Unsafe injections remain a problem in the United States and throughout the world, according to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Central hub to monitor 'doctor shopping'
The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy has developed a platform for sharing prescription monitoring programs