Pharmacy

Improve Patient Safety with Barcode Medication Administration (BCMA)

Improve Patient Safety with Barcode Medication Administration (BCMA)

One of the most practical ways to reduce medication errors within a hospital is to implement a system called barcode medication administration (BCMA). BCMA is an inventory control system that is designed to make sure that patients are receiving the correct medications by electronically validating and documenting […]

National Pharmacist Day

National Pharmacist Day

Happy National Pharmacist Day to my fellow pharmacy compatriots! We all know how stressful a pharmacist’s day can be, therefore today is the perfect day to thank your fellow pharmacists for their hardwork and contributions throughout the year. If you’re not a pharmacist, please take […]

What is Pharmacy Informatics?

What is Pharmacy Informatics?

New technology is being introduced into healthcare everyday. These innovations have increased the importance of health information technology (HIT) which is the exchange of health information in an electronic environment. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), health information technology within […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">New Year’s Pharmacy Resolutions</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">2018 Edition</span>

New Year’s Pharmacy Resolutions 2018 Edition

Another year of my pharmacy career has passed and another one is about to begin. In preparation of the new year, I’ve created a list of pharmacy resolutions I’d like to practice, as well as see others adopt. Limit distractions Working as a pharmacist within […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Triptans</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Medication Spotlight</span>

Triptans Medication Spotlight

If you have ever experienced a migraine, then you know it’s more than just a bad headache. The migraine attack can be so intense that the pain and throbbing are disabling. It may also be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, neck pain, and sensitivity to light. […]



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