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Pharmacist & Physician Opioid Collaborative

Pharmacist & Physician Opioid Collaborative This Podcast Series is about Pharmacists & Physicians collaborating on the proper & humane usage of pain management strategies, the usage of opioids, and evidence-based medication therapy management practices. Episode 1 Who’s PROP & How can Pharmacists Be More Involved? Each day, more than 130 people die from opioid overdoses....

What is Precision Medicine?

Precision Medicine: Pharmacogenomics Precision medicine is a treatment approach which takes into account the individual variability in genetics, environment and lifestyle for each person.  Pharmacogenomics (PGx) plays an important role in precision medicine as it allows for personalization of an individual’s medications. I developed a deeper understanding of this concept when I began partnering with...

phactMI Podcast Series

Welcome to the phactMI Podcast Episode 1   Notes from the phactMI Podcast show: Join us in this episode as Evelyn Hermes-DeSantis, PharmD, BCPS, Director, Research and Publications, phactMI/ Professor Emerita, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and guest speakers Patrick Reilly, PA, CEO, phactMI and Mary Sendi, North America Medical Information Regional Lead...

Welcome to the RxInfluencer Magazine

About the RxInfluencer Magazine Pharmacists continue to be one of the most trusted professionals in the United States, says Gallup’s annual survey. Pharmacists are ranked in third place in 2018 in terms of honesty and ethical standards, according to Gallup’s report, Americans’ Rating on the Honesty and Ethical Standards of Professions. This publication and our...

Healthcare from the patient perspective

Pharmacists help patients navigate the healthcare system As healthcare professionals, pharmacists help patients navigate the healthcare system on a daily basis: providing medication and disease state counseling, calling providers to address drug-drug interactions or duplications in therapy, and recommending more cost-effective solutions, when appropriate. However, when we experience healthcare from the patient perspective, we start...

Advocacy – A Crucial Endeavor

A Crucial Endeavor By Shane Garrettson It is an irrefutable truth that pharmacists are the preeminent medical experts in the field and serve a critical function in healthcare management for patients all over the world. Pharmacists engage in optimization of pharmacotherapy, provide counsel to patients, administer vaccinations, and more. It is also universally understood that...