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Top 7 Challenges (and Opportunities) for Pharmacy in 2018
Top 7 Challenges (and Opportunities) for Pharmacy in 2018What’s the difference between a challenge and an opportunity? In 2018, for pharmacy, they may be the same thing.
Pharmacy Technology: Disruption or Improvement?
Pharmacy Technology: Disruption or Improvement?Is new technology actually making pharmacy any better (or easier)?
Top 4 Trends for Hospital Pharmacists in 2018
Top 4 Trends for Hospital Pharmacists in 2018ASHP predicts leadership changes, enlarged roles for pharmacists, and financial pressures.
5 features of successful comanagementA comanaging MD discusses what five traits should be part of any OD-MD comanaging relationship. Setting patient expectations on both ends is the underlying framework.
Why ODs need a business strategyRunning a practice day-to-day can pose challenges for ODs. Carl Spear, OD, MBA, FAAO, outlines the three basic business strategies to maximize success and why it is important to choose one that fits your practice.
Managed Care State of the Industry Survey 2017As 2017 comes to a close, how do healthcare leaders feel about the state of the industry? Here’s your chance to find out.
Three ways ONC can improve healthcare interoperabilityThe American Medical Informatics Associations says interoperability has fallen off as a priority at the ONC. Here are its top recommendations to the organization.
Balancing work and home as an OD during the holidays
Balancing work and home as an OD during the holidaysTracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, FAAO describes how her life as an OD during the holidays changed over time. From after graduation to having her own family, Dr. Swartz finds that the balance has changed.
From scars to active acne: Technological treatment for hard-to-treat casesLasers and photodynamic therapy are practical treatment options for acne patients who fail or aren’t compliant with traditional first-line therapies. Today’s energy devices might also enhance acne treatment as adjuvant therapy, a review shows.
Compelling research lacking in laser-based acne treatmentDermatologists and others are increasingly using lasers and light-based therapies to treat acne, but the literature proving efficacy among these therapies is limited by few high-powered trials and lots of small, low-quality studies.