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ADHD

ADHD

  ADHD and the pharmacist role   Even though ADHD can necessitate a variety of diagnostic tests, pharmacists are likely to be among the first health care providers to hear about a patient’s symptoms, owing to the higher frequency of interactions than other physicians. Pharmacists who recognize probable ADHD symptoms, whether through casual conversation or …

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COMMUNITY PHARMACY

COMMUNITY PHARMACY

PHARMACY PREVENTING ROLE Community pharmacy teams are increasingly providing a wide range of public health initiatives, such as smoking cessation, sexual health services, alcohol interventions, flu immunizations, and more, in addition to optimizing the use of pharmaceuticals. Pharmacists can implement public health programs, conduct preventive measures, screen, and refer potential patients, support prescribing, and improve …

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Top Health Industry Issues of 2021: Will A Shocked System Emerge Stronger?

Healthcare organizations and their front-line clinical workforce have absorbed the brunt of the pandemic and the emotional toll of witnessing the deaths of hundreds of thousands who could not have loved ones present. Physicians are now dealing with sicker patients because of delayed care during the pandemic. The healthcare system in 2021 also faces a …

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A Bright Future for Hospital Pharmacy

Craig Dolan, PharmD, McKesson Vice President of Business Development and Innovation For hospital pharmacies, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic sparked an abrupt and intensive reevaluation of nearly every aspect of their operations, from the logistics of drug procurement to the relationships that are so critical to delivering quality care. As difficult as it may …

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The Big Number: For Older Adults, Taking Aspirin Regularly May Reduce Chances of Colorectal Cancer By 20%

Older adults who take aspirin regularly may be reducing their chance of developing colorectal cancer by 20 percent, according to research published in the journal JAMA Oncology. But there’s a catch, of sorts: The risk reduction appeared to apply only to those who started taking a daily aspirin dose at a younger age, generally in their 50s or 60s, …

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How activity-based costing can boost hospital finances

The COVID-19 pandemic has strained hospital and pharmacy wholesalers’ revenue because of reduced patient volumes and expenses related to the virus. To improve their financial picture, organizations must make cost-reduction decisions based on credible patient-level cost and quality data using the most accurate cost management method.  Some cost management methods are obsolete, but activity-based costing …

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