State of the States, February 16

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Feb 19, 2018 8:00:00 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

Dealing with Prescription Drug Shortages 

Posted by Meaghan Byrne, PharmD., CPE & Frank Pallaria, RPh on Feb 12, 2018 12:12:06 PM

Why do drug shortages occur and what should a patient do if his or her medication is in short supply?

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Topics: Clinical

State of the States, February 9

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Feb 12, 2018 8:00:00 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

State of the States, February 2

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Feb 5, 2018 8:00:00 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

Ultimate Winter Worker Safety List

Posted by Kellie Collier on Jan 31, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Frigid winter temperatures are not to be taken lightly – especially when you’re working in these cold climates. Outdoor or road workers are often susceptible to the harmful hazards of winter, including icy roads, frost bite and slips/falls.   

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

State of the States, January 26

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Jan 29, 2018 8:00:00 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

Reining in Requirements on Compound Medications

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Jan 23, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Compound medications, or compounding, is the process of creating a custom medication to treat a patient’s individual medical condition.  To create a compound, a physician will write a compound prescription, which lists the exact amount and combination of drugs to be used to meet a patient’s needs.  The prescription is then sent to the pharmacy, who creates the compound drug.  Some compound prescriptions require a special compounding pharmacy to create, while others can be made in a licensed pharmacy – it all depends on the combination of ingredients and goal of the product.   

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Topics: Legislative, Workers' Compensation

State of the States, January 19

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Jan 22, 2018 8:00:00 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 Naloxone Rescue Kits are Being Co-Prescribed with Opioids

Posted by Meaghan Byrne, PharmD., CPE & Frank Pallaria, RPh on Jan 17, 2018 10:21:41 AM

The United States is facing a public health crisis with the overdose rate involving opioids. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that in 2016 the number of deaths involving a prescription opioid were five times higher than in 1999.

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Topics: Clinical, Pain Management

State of the States, January 12

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Jan 15, 2018 8:00:00 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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