Tag: Medication

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 […]

Everything is designed for this man, even drugs

Everything is designed for this man, even drugs

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments November 19, 2019

This is reference man. He’s a white, 30-year-old, male who weighs about 155 pounds. And he decides how we live. For decades, industries have considered this the standard human. And designed the world around him. Everything from air conditioning in offices, to cars, even military equipment. But there are other ways we use reference man, […]

Pharmacy Care | Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

Pharmacy Care | Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment November 18, 2019

Hi! I’m Adam Scott, the Director of Pharmacy at Gateway Rehab in Florence, Kentucky. At Gateway the pharmacy department has a lot of different roles. One of the main things we do is medication reconciliation. So when you’re transferred from your hospital or nursing home, or even from home, we have to do a lot […]

What Cold + Flu Medicine Should I Take? | A Doctor Answers
What is pharmaceutical misuse?

What is pharmaceutical misuse?

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment November 14, 2019

(gentle music) Pharmaceutical drugs prescribed by a doctor provide many benefits. Most of us use these drugs appropriately. However, the misuse of pharmaceuticals is increasing from 7.4% in 2010 to 11.4% in 2013. Misusing pharmaceutical medications can include taking more medication than prescribed, taking medication differently to what’s recommended, combining it with other drugs, including […]

1st year Pharmacy at Curtin: Josh’s story

1st year Pharmacy at Curtin: Josh’s story

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment November 12, 2019

I started uni studying engineering but I found that it wasn’t for me. I enjoy my casual job in a busy community pharmacy and this inspired me to study pharmacy. Hi, I’m Josh, and I’m in my first year of Pharmacy at Curtin University. What excites me about pharmacy is the opportunity to meet new […]

Doctors Talk about Epilepsy (Geigy Pharmaceuticals,1965)

Doctors Talk about Epilepsy (Geigy Pharmaceuticals,1965)

By Bryan Wright 2 Comments October 28, 2019

[Sound of ambulance doors being opened.] [Paramedic:] Ready? [Clanking of wheels as gurney is removed from rear of ambulance.] [Dave Gilbert:] This little girl is suffering from one of the true medical emergencies, status epilepticus. [Doctor:] Hello. [Paramedic:] Hi Doc. [Paramedic:] Hi. We’ve got a 13-year-old girl here that has a history of seizure disorder […]

PillPack: A New Kind of Pharmacy | 15s

PillPack: A New Kind of Pharmacy | 15s

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 28, 2019

What if your pharmacy didn’t act like a pharmacy? And taking your medication was this easy? PillPack is a new kind of pharmacy. We’ll sort your medication and deliver it directly to your door. It’s your medication made easy.