Does CBD Have a Place in Your Recovery?

Posted by Vivian Tahmasbi, PharmD on Jun 7, 2019 10:53:18 AM

Over the last year, CBD has been featured in news reports, internet articles, and medicinal journals as a safe and natural alternative to treat chronic pain. Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, is one of the many compounds that are found in the cannabis plant. And although its buzz has had millions of Americans placing online orders or visiting their local wellness store, there is still much unknown about the true benefits of this treatment option.

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Topics: Pharmacy, Pain Management

State of the States, May 31

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Jun 3, 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, May 24

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on May 27, 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

Forgetting to Take Your Meds? Here are 5 Simple Medication Reminders.

Posted by Kellie Collier on May 24, 2019 10:12:53 AM

We get it, you have a lot going on. Keeping up with your family, errands, work or recovery can sometimes make it difficult to remember small tasks, like taking your medications. If you can’t seem to get into the groove of a medication routine you’re not alone, approximately 50% of chronic illness patients do not take their medications as prescribed.

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Topics: Pharmacy, Pain Management

State of the States, May 17

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on May 20, 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

Is it Safe to Take Expired Medications?

Posted by Neil Welch, PharmD on May 16, 2019 10:47:14 AM

We have all had it happen.  You have a splitting headache or a muscle ache, go into your bathroom for an over-the-counter (OTC) medication - only to find that it has expired.  One of the most common questions I get from friends and family is, “Is it safe to take an expired medication?” The answer on that largely depends, and that is precisely the problem.

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Topics: Pharmacy, Pain Management

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

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