The ACA has led to some early reforms popularly known as "The Patient Bill of Rights." Here's a proposal for a similar platform specifically addressing Rx drugs.
Why would pharmaceutical representatives choose to ignore pharmacists? What kind of sense does that make?
Readers discuss the pharmacist's role in OTC selection, voice appreciation for Stan Illich's views, argue that pharmacists need to realize who's in the driver's seat, and share their appreciation for JP.
The Federal Trade Commission recently settled with a Puerto Rican pharmacy network that was allegedly engaging in noncompetitive behavior.
An encounter with a police officer reminds JP that the world sees pharmacists only as pill counters.
The ways of PBMs are convoluted and mysterious. If we don't keep a sharp eye out, one of these days we'll be getting prescriptions out of vending machines.
Suppose a country were facing a flood of Biblical proportions but determined to focus on bringing in more tourism; what would you say about its priorities? Now suppose that country were a professional organization and ... well, read on.
Federal agencies have fined an LTC provider $50 million for improperly dispensing controlled substances.
Readers have their say on unionization, fair reimbursement, and self-regulation.
Remember when hardworking coal miners "owed their souls to the company store"? Look a little closer to home and you just might find that someone you know is in a very similar spot.