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Entries for January 2017

Emergency Key Points of Contact

Posted on January 18, 2017 in: Member News

By Sarah Barden, Pharm.D., M.B.A, emergency preparedness coordinator, Michigan Pharmacists Assocaition, and director of business development, Pharmacy Services Inc. In the event of a public health emergency situation, every organization should have a key contact person responsible for receiving important information and then disseminating as appropriate throughout the organization. Hospital ...

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By Suprat Saley Wilson, Pharm.D., BCPS, pharmacy coordinator, emergency medicine services, Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center The upcoming MPA Annual Convention & Exposition will be held Friday, Feb. 24 through Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. This meeting offers more than 45 continuing education (CE) programs, or approximately 21 ...

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By Lauren Wolf, Pharm.D., BCPS, PGY2 emergency medicine pharmacy resident, Detroit Receiving Hospital Regardless of which setting you practice in, it should come as no surprise that our nation is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. In 2014, both prescription pain medications and heroin were the cause of death in more than 28,000 people. At least half of all opioid overdose deaths in the United St...

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By Katie Axford, Pharm.D., BCPS, WMSHP president, assistant professor, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, western regional society representative The Western Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists (WMSHP) enjoyed a break in December after a busy and productive fall season. In September, WMSHP began providing accredited continuing education (CE) through a joint providership agreem...

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By Allison Liao, Pharm.D. and Michelle Sahr, Pharm.D., PGY1 community pharmacy residents at Meijer Pharmacy, Ferris State University and Pfizer As reimbursements from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are declining for health-systems and community pharmacies alike, many organizations are thinking outside the box to increase patient outcomes and third party payments. In November...

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