Tag: Medication

Critical Care Pharmacy in 30 Seconds

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment February 27, 2020

– So there’s sort of three big components to being a critical care pharmacist that set it apart from other pharmacy practices. You have a lot of interaction with the medical team. You have a lot of high-acuity, high-adrenaline situations. And the third thing is the complexity of the disease states. And so having a […]

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Why To Take Your Medication: Learn from a Physician

Why To Take Your Medication: Learn from a Physician

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment December 23, 2019

We often talk about diabetes as a lifestyle disease and when most people say that they think of food and physical activity but actually the most important lifestyle component of diabetes is taking medications that have already been prescribed. Before people have diabetes when they have pre-diabetes we have found that improving their fitness, changing […]

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What should you do when a mental health crisis strikes?

What should you do when a mental health crisis strikes?

By Bryan Wright 29 Comments December 23, 2019

If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis, I think the first thing to do is figure out what you need. Right? So, if you’re having trouble with your own safety, you’re really thinking about killing yourself, you need to get help. And you need to see a professional, or you need to go to an […]

Family Medicine Physician Dr. Thomas Schumacher on Osteopathic Medicine

Family Medicine Physician Dr. Thomas Schumacher on Osteopathic Medicine

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 21, 2019

As a doctor of osteopathic medicine, it is hammered in from day one to look at the patient as a whole, to try to fix every aspect of their life that you can. We get all of the same training that a medical doctor does but we also take a course in something called osteopathic […]

Critical Care Pharmacy

Critical Care Pharmacy

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment December 20, 2019

Pharmacists – Now part of the PCMH care team

Pharmacists – Now part of the PCMH care team

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 7, 2019

Patients feel very comfortable coming here first and we strive to have as many services as we can in our office. So about a year ago, we developed an interdisciplinary diabetes team consisting of a diabetic nurse practitioner, clinical pharmacist and a medical social worker. Patients with not a very good diabetic control, we got […]

Pharmacy Tech – Wisconsin Technical Colleges

Pharmacy Tech – Wisconsin Technical Colleges

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 4, 2019

[Jeremy:] You learn stuff in class and you get to use it right away, hands on. Only eight weeks in you’re doing an internship. [Jennifer:] Pharmacy technicians-they have to deal with filling prescriptions, counting, picking the right medication, they have to deal with insurance, and most of all, being able to communicate with the patient. […]

California Department of Managed Health Care – Independent Medical Review (IMR)

California Department of Managed Health Care – Independent Medical Review (IMR)

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment November 21, 2019

California has the strongest patient’s right laws in the nation. The California Department of Managed Health Care’s Help Center can help ensure you get the care you are entitled to. What do I do if my health plan denies care that I need? The Department of Managed Health Care’s Help Center can provide an Independent […]