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LTC Pharmacies Sued For Improper Narcotic UsePharmacy News
November 01, 2013

LTC Pharmacies Sued For Improper Narcotic Use

Pharmerica and Omnicare sued by DEA and Medicare for improper Narcotic dispensing in Skilled Nursing Facilities.

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By Derek Ishaque

FDA Restricts Long-Term Opioid Use To Combat AbusePharmacy News
October 04, 2013

FDA Restricts Long-Term Opioid Use To Combat Abuse

The FDA wants to see “designate specific criteria or a list of chronic pain issues for which opioids can be prescribed.”

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By Derek Ishaque

Duals Demonstration Stakeholder UpdateLTC Industry News
April 14, 2013

Duals Demonstration Stakeholder Update

Integrate care for dual eligible beneficiaries

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By Derek Ishaque

CDC: Higher number of children with autismLTC Industry News
March 25, 2013

CDC: Higher number of children with autism

The number of children with autism is “significantly” higher than previously thought

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By Derek Ishaque

FDA Clears Monthly Injectable Form Of Aripiprazole.Pharmacy News
March 02, 2013

FDA Clears Monthly Injectable Form Of Aripiprazole.

Injectable form of aripiprazole

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By Derek Ishaque

Ongoing concern about insulin pen reuse in hospitals & long-term care facilities Medpass
February 13, 2013

Ongoing concern about insulin pen reuse in hospitals & long-term care facilities

More than 700 patients at a New York (NY) hospital may have been exposed inadvertently to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV),

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By Derek Ishaque

The Year In Medicine 2012:  News That Made A DifferencePharmacy News
January 21, 2013

The Year In Medicine 2012: News That Made A Difference

Highlights of 2012

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By Derek Ishaque

Be Prepared And Prevent The Flu...Pharmacy News
January 11, 2013

Be Prepared And Prevent The Flu...

Flu Prevention

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By Derek Ishaque

Medicare to Expand Part D Coverage for Barbiturates and BenzodiazepinesPharmacy News
January 04, 2013

Medicare to Expand Part D Coverage for Barbiturates and Benzodiazepines

Medicare Part D will cover benzodiazepines

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By Derek Ishaque