Rebecca P. Snead, RPh, Discusses the Current Movement Toward Pharmacist Provider Status
Rebecca P. Snead, RPh, the executive vice president and CEO of the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations discusses the current movement towards pharmacist provider status, and elaborates on the challenges and opportunities encountered.
This video was taken at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 25th Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego, CA, on April 4, 2013.
Deaths from overdoses of prescription painkillers are not rising as quickly, but the reasons for that trend are unclear and could be linked to the legalization of marijuana, according to reports released today.
The National Bone Health Alliance working group expanded criteria for the clinical diagnosis of osteoporosis to include T-score < 2.5 at the spine or hip; low-trauma hip fracture; low-trauma vertebral, proximal humerus, pelvis or some distal forearm fractures in the setting of osteopenia; or FRAX score in a patient with osteopenia meeting or exceeding the National Osteoporosis Foundation Guidelines.
Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) attempt to ensure that patients with potentially osteoporosis-associated fractures are followed appropriately with screening and intervention. In the United States, industry, non-profits, and governmental steering committees support FLS.
Autophagy functions in numerous critical ways, including in quality control, cell remodeling, and energy production. Understanding the molecular pathways of autophagy can result in understanding and treating neurodegenerative disorders, metabolic disorders, and physiologic changes associated with aging.