State of the States, October 20

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Oct 20, 2017 2:30:00 PM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

Pain Management: How to Set Attainable Goals

Posted by Stephanie Labonville on Oct 19, 2017 10:50:55 AM

Each person has unique needs, wants, and expectations when it comes to managing pain effectively.  What improvement means to one person may not be what it means to the next.  It is important for the person in pain to work with their health care providers to set their own individual goals.  Making sure those goals are attainable is one of the keys to any successful pain management plan. The CDC and the American Chronic Pain Association recommend setting goals to help control your own progress and provide a framework for making decisions regarding your pain treatment plan.  Here are some tips on how to set goals for pain and pain management. 

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Topics: Clinical

State of the States, October 13

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Oct 16, 2017 10:18:51 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

States Move Forward with Lawsuits Against Opioid Manufacturers

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Oct 10, 2017 10:32:00 AM

Purdue Pharma has gotten a lot of not-so-great coverage over the last few years.  As the opioid epidemic continues to plague much of America, Purdue is facing more than just bad press for manufacturing and selling OxyContin.  In the last few months, five states and a handful of cities have filed lawsuits against Purdue Pharma and other similar pharmaceutical companies, claiming they engaged in deceptive marketing practices when it came to opioids like OxyContin.

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Topics: Legislative

State of the States, October 6

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Oct 6, 2017 2:40:00 PM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

5 Things You Should Be Discussing With Your Pharmacist

Posted by Meaghan Byrne, PharmD & Frank Pallaria, RPh on Oct 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Are you asking your pharmacist the right questions? With more than half of Americans taking at least one prescription medication, it’s important to stay informed about medication side effects, drug-on-drug interactions and ways to improve medication adherence.

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Topics: Clinical

State of the States, September 29

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 29, 2017 11:58:26 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

Why Can't I Choose My Pharmacy Under Workers' Comp?

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Workers' compensation is not like traditional health care, and your coverage isn’t like your normal health insurance coverage.  The reason? Because under workers’ compensation your employer is paying for your treatment. For the most part, you aren’t expected to put out any money when receiving workers’ comp benefits. 

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Topics: Legislative, Workers' Compensation

Michael Gavin Appointed New CEO of Injured Workers Pharmacy, LLC

Posted by IWP on Sep 25, 2017 10:19:18 AM

Injured Workers Pharmacy, LLC. (IWP), a national home delivery pharmacy specializing in serving injured individuals, announced today the appointment of Michael Gavin as President and Chief Executive Officer.

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Topics: Insider

State of the States, September 22

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 22, 2017 11:24:10 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative

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