The mere phrase “malpractice lawsuit” has struck fear in the hearts of many healthcare providers, and for good reason.
The month of March came in like a lion, indeed, but not because of the weather.
In 2012, compounding made headlines when 64 people died as a result of fungal meningitis caused by contaminated compounded products.
Pharmacists traditionally have been one of the most underutilized members of the healthcare team, possibly because they hadn’t been officially recognized as part of that team.
Results from a nationwide survey last year revealed that adults get immunized in pharmacies more frequently than anywhere else, other than physician offices.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, commonly known as HIPAA, has been in effect for a decade.