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2016 Prior Authorization LTC Industry News
July 12, 2016

2016 Prior Authorization

All health plans are now requiring PRESCRIBER to process prior-authorizations. Pharmacists can no-longer submit the PA>

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By Derek Ishaque

Multistate Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia InfectionsClinical
July 12, 2016

Multistate Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia Infections

STOP using liquid docusate

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By Mais Faraj

Product Recall - Abbott ORAL NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTSClinical
May 20, 2016

Product Recall - Abbott ORAL NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS

Abbott has initiated a recall of the lots below of non-retail, 8oz. metal can products because some cans may have a different color, smell, taste or texture - inconsistent with other lots of Abbott nutritionals

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By Mais Faraj

Guardian Announces New Partnership with Ron’s Pharmacy ServicesLTC Industry News
May 19, 2016

Guardian Announces New Partnership with Ron’s Pharmacy Services

Ron’s Pharmacy Services, located in San Diego, CA, has joined the Guardian family.

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By Derek Ishaque

New Label FDA Recommendations For MetforminClinical
April 25, 2016

New Label FDA Recommendations For Metformin

FDA is requiring labeling changes regarding the recommendations for metformin-containing medicines for diabetes to expand metformin’s use in certain patients with reduced kidney function.

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By Mais Faraj

New 2016 Prior Authorization Requirements Pharmacy News
March 16, 2016

New 2016 Prior Authorization Requirements

Insurances are now starting to require Prescribers to submit PAs. This is not good news for your custodial non-covered residents.

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By Derek Ishaque

MatrixCare IntegrationAbout SCRx
March 09, 2016

MatrixCare Integration

SCRx is now directly integrated with MatrixCare Electronic Health Record

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By Derek Ishaque

Xifaxan Price Increase Pharmacy News
March 09, 2016

Xifaxan Price Increase

Xifaxan has increased their price significantly. Please limit usage whenever possible

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By Derek Ishaque

Flu Outbreak?Clinical
March 07, 2016

Flu Outbreak?

We have many flu cases showing up in San Diego and some facilities were considered as outbreak.

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By Andrew Yeung, Pharm.D.