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FDA to recognize some foreign drug inspections

October 31, 2017  |  U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced drug regulatory authorities in eight European countries can conduct inspections that meet FDA requirements as part of a larger effort to reduce redundancies and free up agency resources.  

Chronic disease communication lacking

September 27, 2017  |  newswire

A majority of seniors have multiple chronic conditions—and a majority of Medicare plan members say plans don’t help proactively manage them, a new survey finds.  

Dementia medication interactions

September 19, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Medications designed to combat dementia symptoms often interact with other medications, creating a swirl of adverse drug events, says ASCP president Joseph Marek, RPh, CPG.

The 2017 OPTIMA Award in Memory Care

September 18, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors

Congrats to Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Issaquah, Washington, winner of the inaugural OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care!

South Florida pharmacy fills meds ahead of Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Progressive Care Inc. has delivered more than 3,000 prescriptions this week to ensure patients have medications during the storm. 

The 2017 OPTIMA Award winner for Excellence in Memory Care

August 11, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors

I Advance Senior Care is proud to announce the winner of the inaugural OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care.

Remedi SeniorCare expands in N.C.

August 7, 2017  |  newswire

The long-term care pharmacy adds Charlotte, N.C. to its growing list of sites.

KKR, Walgreens buy PharMerica for $909M

August 3, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The joint venture will convert pharmacy benefit manager PharMerica into a private company.

Overprescribing opioids

August 2, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Many surgery patients seem to have plenty of prescription pain pills left over after their recovery, and that’s a big problem, says a new JAMA study.

New pharmacy approaches to diabetes management

July 26, 2017  |  Chuck Riepenhoff, RPh, CDE

Pharmacists are adopting adherence programs, collaborating with the clinical care team and reviewing new industry guidelines to maintain blood sugar levels and keep comorbidities in check.

CDC: Diabetes rates on the rise

July 25, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Why the next big chronic disease challenge for skilled nursing facilities could be diabetes.

A winning combination

July 24, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Over-the-counter pain relievers help resident blogger Kathleen Mears manager her pain.


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