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If its increased safety and other benefits haven’t convinced you to get into e-prescribing, maybe Medicare’s promised financial incentives will.
When patients present with suspicious complaints of pain, these seven steps can help you prevent the misuse of prescription drugs.
Four simple steps will help safeguard patients from this growing threat to their pocketbooks and their health.
Safe medication use is achievable and affordable if you follow these recommendations.
Take control of your samples before they take control of you.
Four questions will help you identify which new drugs represent real advances in patient care.
Patient adherence may depend on the answer to this question, so it must be asked.
Understanding the basics will help you field patients’ questions about the new prescription drug benefit.
The article describes how one practice uses volunteers to implement its patient-assistance program, which helps needy patients receive free or discounted medicines from pharmaceutical companies.