The newly-formed Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), a group of independent long-term care pharmacies, plans to work with U.S. Congressional leaders to reintroduce the Medicare Efficient Drug Dispensing Act.
As a collaborative member of an integrated healthcare team, the pharmacist specializes in monitoring drug therapies for disease states
For pharmacists serving long-term care facilities, January 1st was the start date for the requirement that many Part D medications are to be dispensed in increments of no more than 14 days.
The Beers Criteria have undergone a new update. What do you need to know to care for geriatric patients properly?
A final ruling from CMS states that "We now believe a more targeted and less disruptive approach is warranted"
There was an increased risk of acute infection among long-term care residents who visited hospital emergency departments, according to a study published online January 23 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.