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Pharmacy Times

Giants of MS Awards Recognize Pharmacist’s Contributions to the Field

news outletPharmacy Times
Publish DateJuly 08, 2024

In an interview with Pharmacy Times, Jacci Bainbridge, PharmD, BSPharm, FCCP, MSCS, FAES, discusses what it means to be one of the recipients of the 2024 Giants of MS awards. Bainbridge said she believes pharmacists will play a growing role in multiple sclerosis care, and neurology more broadly.

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UCHealth

Arrive Health takes the pain — and time — out of prescription prior authorizations

news outletUCHealth
Publish DateJuly 01, 2024

The prior-authorization system is working smoothly at three UCHealth clinics with the goal of rolling it out systemwide by the end of 2025, says Surabhi Palkimas, PharmD, UCHealth’s pharmacy operation manager and a professor at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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9News

Cancer drug shortages continue, provider warns 'this is a big issue'

news outlet9News
Publish DateJune 28, 2024

The drugs many people need to treat their cancer are in short supply. Dr. Cindy O'Bryant says the problem has existed for years, but warns it's never been this serious.

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KSUT

Colorado law empowers students in public and charter schools to be Naloxone first responders

news outletKSUT
Publish DateMay 02, 2024

Students are empowered to carry and administer Narcan regardless of whether a school district has a policy in place and without permission from schools. The new law also resolves some legal gray areas.
 
“The question was, are the schools immune?” said José Esquibel, director of the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention. “Schools wanted to know, ‘Are we going to be liable for something that occurs on school campuses, and could a parent or someone else initiate a lawsuit against the school?’”

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