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Entries for June 2015

Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) has been working with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and other partners to address concerns related to pharmacy technician licensure. Due to the volume of applications received by the Department and a number of other concerns, we have gained support from the Michigan Legislature to extend the effective date to Oct. 1, 2015....

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by Carissa Jacobs, Pharm.D., PGY1 pharmacy resident, Spectrum Health  Codeine is metabolized by cytochrome P450 2D6 to morphine (Figure 1). There are different genetic mutations of 2D6, called ultra-metabolizers, which cause certain patients to metabolize codeine faster. These patients are more likely to have higher concentrations of the metabolite morphine in their blood stream. Morphine is...

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by Karl Renius, Pharm.D., and Emily Kearney, Pharm.D., PGY1 pharmacy residents, Sparrow Hospital The ResiTrak Web site that pharmacy practice residents and preceptors have become accustomed to using since 2007 is being phased out. Originally created through a partnership between the McCreadie Group and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), ResiTrak has been provided free of ch...

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by Melvin Leonard, Pharm.D., MSHP Professional & Legal Affairs Committee Last year, on March 11, 2014, House Resolution (H.R.) 4190 was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to recognize pharmacists as providers under Medicare Part B. This year, the bill was reintroduced in the U.S. House as H.R. 592 and a companion bill, Senate Bill (S.) 314 was introduced in the U.S. Senate. The l...

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by Jodie Elder, Pharm.D., BCPS, MSHP Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Committee  Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you’ve undoubtedly heard that members of the U.S. House and Senate recently introduced the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act. If passed, these bills (House Resolution [H.R.] 592 and Senate Bill 314) will provide patient...

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