Rite Aid will offer free informational resources in its stores and online on summer skin care, as well as sponsoring a cross-country tour offering full-body skin cancer screenings, the drug store chain said Wednesday.
The importance of convenient care clinics within the U.S. healthcare system, along with the nurse practitioners and physician assistants who work in them, rang loud and clear at the sixth annual Retail Clinician Education Congress held in May.
Beverly Malone, CEO for the National League for Nursing, is not only among the country’s most vocal leaders in the national conversation about the nurse educator shortage and the role of nursing in ensuring access to safe, quality and culturally competent care to diverse patient populations. She is also the 2013 winner of the Loretta Ford CARE Lifetime Achievement Award.
Misperceptions and stereotypes about opioid dependence that may affect how it's treated have persisted among the general public and physicians despite increased attention devoted to the issue, according to a new survey.
The Annals of Internal Medicine published a study comparing generic utilization of common diabetes medications across two government programs — Medicare Part D and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Eager to embark on ways to strengthen the relationship between graduate nursing education and nursing practice in emerging models of care delivery, a select group of leaders in both graduate nursing education and nursing practice came together during RCEC 2013 to partake in a historic roundtable discussion.
Along with the rise in available consultative pharmacy services being provided today, pharmacy education opportunities that address natural health-related areas are increasing as well, enabling health practitioners to have a more robust conversation around a patient’s health.
With a striking new pharmacy design and workflow system that pulls the pharmacist out from behind the counter and right into the patient waiting area, the nation’s top pharmacy retailer is helping to drive healthcare reform and the accelerating revolution in pharmacy-based patient care.
For those suffering from heart or lung disease, cancer, systemic infections or other all-too-common conditions, the science of medicine has made extraordinary advances over the past few decades. But millions of patients afflicted with an uncommon and little-understood disorder often are consigned to the far margins of medical care, in many cases, for years.