State of the States, May 10

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on May 13, 2019 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

Electronic Prescribing Trend Helping to Curb Opioid Epidemic

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on May 9, 2019 2:39:04 PM

Electronic prescribing, or e-prescribing, allows health care providers to securely send prescription information from their computer or tablet directly to pharmacies. E-prescribing isn’t new, but it’s gaining ground quickly as more and more states are considering a mandate on this prescription transmission method. 

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Topics: Legislative, Pharmacy

State of the States, May 3

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on May 6, 2019 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

Following Your Medication Routine Matters, Here's Why.

Posted by Vivian Tahmasbi, PharmD on May 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Staying adherent to your medication routine might seem like a simple task, but nearly 10 percent of hospitalizations and their cost are a result of not following a prescription regimen. Medication non-adherence is frequently perceived to be minor because of the lack of symptoms; however, non-adherence can lead to a decrease in quality of life and possible health consequences.

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Topics: Pharmacy

State of the States, April 26

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Apr 29, 2019 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, April 19

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Apr 22, 2019 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

5 Things Every Injured Worker Should Know About Workers' Comp

Posted by Kellie Collier on Apr 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Unfortunately, there is no handbook for workers who have been injured on the job. No playbook that tells you who to call, what to do, or which questions to ask. And, given that each workers’ comp claim is different, it’s difficult to compare your work injury to that of a friend or family members.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

State of the States, April 12

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Apr 15, 2019 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

Calculating Dosage Risk with Morphine Milligram Equivalents

Posted by Vivian Tahmasbi, PharmD on Apr 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM

MME stands for Morphine Milligram Equivalents. Because all narcotics are synthesized from opium, healthcare professionals have developed a formula that allows an easy conversion to be made to compare the doses of different narcotics.

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Topics: Pharmacy, Pain Management

State of the States, April 4

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Apr 8, 2019 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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