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To what extent is a pharmacy liable for harm that a patient causes to others while the patient is using medication provided by the pharmacy? In other words, can a pharmacy owe a duty of care to a third party based on the pharmacy’s relationship with the patient? This is the question that arose…
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By Julie Gould William Fleischman, MD, MHS, director of Quality and Implementation Science at the Hackensack Meridian Health System, explains how a restrictive drug distribution program reduced the rate of TIRF prescribing and he identifies the critical role pharmacists play in patient safety.…
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By Julie Gould A recent study, published online in JAMA Network Open, examined how opioid prescriptions changed by state between 2006 and 2017 across the United States.   According to the study findings, over the 12 years, “prescription duration increased in all states, averaging approximately 18…
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