Substance Use Disorder and the Opioid Epidemic

Jerry McKee, PharmD, MS, BCPP Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Psychiatry BalladHealth-Woodbridge Psychiatric Hospital   Substance Use Disorder and the Opioid Epidemic: How Pharmacists Can Help Despite much local, state, and national attention, opioid drug overdose deaths continue to increase in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), deaths from drug overdose are… Continue Reading Substance Use Disorder and the Opioid Epidemic

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Progress on Sterile Compounding Initiatives

James A. Ponto, MS, RPh, BCNP Chief Nuclear Pharmacist, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Clinical Professor, University of Iowa College of Pharmacy   Progress on Sterile Compounding Initiatives The 2012 New England Compounding Center tragedy shined a spotlight on problems with some sterile compounding practices, especially when greed overrides safety. Although owner Barry Cadden and… Continue Reading Progress on Sterile Compounding Initiatives

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January 2018 Iannucci Blog

Andrea A. Iannucci, PharmD, BCOP Assistant Chief Pharmacist, Oncology and Investigational Drugs Services University of California, Davis Medical Center   It’s hard to believe that it’s already 2018.  2017 was an eventful and productive year for BPS!  We expanded our BPS staff by adding an Associate Executive Director and put together a great psychometric team,… Continue Reading January 2018 Iannucci Blog

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