Pharmacy Today, February 2013

February 2013 • Volume 19, Number 2


32   Focus on prostate cancer: Recent therapies improve morbidity and mortality

34   TKIs hit the market: Bosulif, Iclusig, and Cometriq approved to treat cancers

36   Pasireotide: Somatostatin analog is orphan drug for Cushing disease

38   Raxibacumab: New monoclonal antibody for inhalational anthrax

40   MTM profile: Kumbera and Halterman and creating a new business model at OutcomesMTM

44   Project IMPACT: Expanding diabetes care at Price Chopper Pharmacy and Ball's Food Stores

46   Building pharmacy capacity for MTM: Article points to three areas of research

48   Incentive grants: APhA Foundation program funds pharmacy-based projects

Policy and Advocacy

52   On the docket: Pharmacist responsibilities do not extend to therapists

53   Hub on policy and advocacy: Provider status; Walgreens forms ACOs

55   House of Delegates: Policy topics: NSURE, access to pharmacists' services, drug take-back/disposal

58   Petition: Student pharmacist opens White House provider status petition

59   Compounding: Massachusetts governor proposes compounding bill

60   PCORI: Iowa project advances dementia care for rural, Hispanic populations


3   Bulletin: Flu tips, vegetarians and heart disease, antibiotic education, HIV and cultural awareness

6   Today's perspective: APhA2013: Your voice, your profession, our legacy

12   Pharmacists in Action: Provider status, 'Minute with' Nelson Kardos, 340B at APhA2013

22   Product showcase: New approvals, indications, and formulations

24   OTCs today: Insomnia in children with autism spectrum disorder

25   Integrative medicine: Coenzyme Q10 and heart failure

26   Immunization update: Flu sweeps the nation

28   One to one: Counseling and mental health conditions

29   MTM pearls: Strategic planning to ensure success

30   Technology forum: Sharing data with HIT

76   Error alert: Student pharmacists help find errors

Health-System Edition

HSE 2   Insomnia: Entitlement and employability among future pharmacists: Part 1

HSE 4   Many faces of MTM: DePietro, nuclear pharmacy essential to Mass General patient care

HSE 7   Compounding: The ties between compounding and drug shortages

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