Pharmacists

Swisslog Healthcare Solutions launches Nexus Station

Swisslog Healthcare Solutions announced the launch of its Nexus™ Station at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Summer Meeting in Denver.

12 days and then 45-year celebration starts

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The final stages of preparation are underway for the 2014 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists' (ASCP) annual meeting and exhibition. The gathering of great minds in geriatric medication management takes place November 5-7 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

How's this for a change? Poll says they like you

How's this for a change? Poll says they like you

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Lost in the year-end shuffle was nursing home operators' most optimistic story of 2013: The public has an all-time high opinion of you.

ASCP gathers for spring conference

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) will hold its spring conference and exposition at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA from May 20-23. The keynote speaker will be Dan Benamoz, R. Ph., the CEO and founder of Pharmacy Development Services, Inc. Sessions include "Battling MRSA Infections in Older Adults," on Monday, "Emerging Roles for Consultant Pharmacists in New Models of Care Delivery," on Tuesday and an ASCP Leadership Q & A Forum on Wednesday.

Poll: Nursing tops the list of most trusted professions

Nurses continue to dominate in people's perceptions of the most trustworthy profession, according to a recent Gallup poll.

Pharmacists and doctors and nurses — oh my!

Pharmacists and doctors and nurses — oh my!

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As I was thinking about packing for a recent convention — and those who know me know a lot went into wondering about how many pairs of shoes I could get into my suitcase — I started thinking about the healthcare conventions I go to. Specifically, I reflected on just how different the Q&A sessions are.

No decrease for heart failure mortality rates after pharmacist visit, study says

Consultations with pharmacists, in collaboration with physicians in community-based settings, did not lower mortality and hospitalization rates of heart failure patients, new research finds.