Month: October 2013

American Pharmacists Month Highlights Importance of Pharmacists in Patient Care

American Pharmacists Month, observed throughout the month of October, recognizes the significant contributions to health care and the commitment to patient care by pharmacists in all practice settings nationwide. During this time, consumers are encouraged to consider the theme, “know

California Enacts Two Laws Aimed to Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse

Governor Brown signed two bills into law that aim to reduce prescription drug abuse by enhancing the state’s prescription monitoring program (PMP) and by making it easier for the medical board to investigate patient records after a suspicious death. The

California Expands Scope of Pharmacy Practice With New Law

A new California law, signed by Governor Jerry Brown on October 1, 2013, will expand the scope of pharmacy practice within the state and improve patient access to care. The bill would establish board recognition for advanced practice pharmacists who,

Hospira Inc Recalls One Lot of 1% Lidocaine HCI Injection After Report of Particulate Matter

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Hospira, Inc, of Lake Forest, IL, have issued a voluntary recall of one lot of 1% Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP, 10 mg/mL, 2 mL Multiple-dose Fliptop Vial, National Drug Code 0409-4276-01, Lot 25-090-DK (the lot

Buying Medications from Foreign Online Drug Outlets Risky, Partnership for Safe Medicines Says

An analysis on a recent report from the Group of 8 (G8) shows that rogue online drug outlets are an issue worldwide. The G8 has been collaborating to undermine counterfeit drug sellers through an agreement to exchange information according to

iMedicare Webinar

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