Fri, 20 February 2015
In our second part of the Pharmacogenomics Pharmacy Podcast Series – we talk with Dr. Phillip Empey and Dr. James Coons with Pitt School of Pharmacy and UPMC – out of Pittsburgh PA.
Empey and Coons explain the concept of pharmacogenomics and describe advances in scientific knowledge and technology, which have led to innovations in personalized medicine.
We talk about the implications of pharmacogenomics data in guiding treatment decisions for patients and how pharmacists can lead these initiatives of proactively leveraging DNA Testing to better manage patient medication regimens.
Philip Empey, PharmD, PhD, BCPS,
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
James Coons, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-Cardiology)
Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiology, UPMC-Presbyterian Hospital; Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
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Mon, 16 February 2015
Ron Lanton - Government Affairs Strategist and President of True North Political Solutions interviews Natallia Mazina with Carman & Mazina - Pharmacy and Business Attorneys from California.
How can Independent Commmunity Pharmacies overcome business obstacles like closed networks, unfair national PBM practices, and becoming better aligned with Accountable Care Organizations?
Natallia (Natasha) has worked with Lynn Carman on several public interest cases (Managed Pharmacy Care v. Douglas, Keffler v. PartnershipHealthPlan of California, among others). She also assisted the David Balto law firm in investigating mandatory mail order in California.
She specializes in: - Audit assistance - License defense - Purchase and Sale of Pharmacy - Unfair business practices by PBMs and 3rd party payors
She is a frequent speaker at various pharmacy events and Several legal organizations, such as AIDS legal panel and Legal Aid of Marin, awarded Natallia for her legal accomplishments.
Natallia is also a Director for Friends of the Ross Valley Arts and an art commissioner for the town of San Anselmo. She speaks English, Russian, and Spanish. Natallia Mazina
Carman & Mazina
Pharmacy and Business Attorneys
404 San Anselmo Ave. San Anselmo, CA 94960
Phone: (415) 802-4750
Mon, 9 February 2015
Pharmacy Times, an industry-leading monthly journal providing practical information to pharmacists, today announced a strategic collaboration with the Pharmacy Podcast Show, an audio blog for pharmacy owners and management teams, to strengthen dialogue and spur innovation around key topics about the pharmacy profession, health care and pharmacy business. Pharmacy Podcast creator and host Todd S. Eury will work with Pharmacy Times to create future content and episodes of the podcast that will be integrated into the blog section of the Pharmacy Times website.
Pharmacy Times is sponsoring the podcast’s 200th episode, which launches online today. In this episode, Fred Eckel, RPh, MS, Editor in Chief of Pharmacy Times, and Tighe Blazier, president of Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc, discuss trends in the pharmacy industry. Listen to that episode of Pharmacy Podcast at [http://www.pharmacytimes.com/blogs/pharmacy-podcast-show.]
“We are honored to welcome Todd Eury and Pharmacy Podcast to the Pharmacy Times family,” said Ashley Hennessy Talamo, publisher of Pharmacy Times. “He has a widely-respected voice and industry perspective that will be an asset to our readers.”
Eury interviews experts and shares perspectives on pharmacy technology, policy, business practices, marketing, and other related pharmacy business topics in episodes of Pharmacy Podcast. Since its inception in 2009, the audio blog has built an audience of more than 40,000 subscribers and listeners across more than 40 countries.
The existing blog content on the Pharmacy Times website is a blend of discussion, opinion and advice addressing pharmacy trends and challenges as well as broader relevant topics in health care. Integration of the Pharmacy Podcast audio blog is intended to bring pharmacy content to the next level in a “Read – Look – Listen” model serving each partner’s pharmacy audiences.
“I’m excited to join the conversations that are already underway on the Pharmacy Times blog. We’re taking two great pharmacy industry resources and integrating them in a way that opens the door for two-way communication amongst readers, listeners and content creators,” said Eury, a serial entrepreneur who has dedicated his initiatives to the business of pharmacy.
Mon, 2 February 2015
The Digital Health Revolution - with John Nosta