Among 21 professionals, the public continues to give pharmacists high marks for honesty and ethics according to the recent annual Gallup Poll. Pharmacists came in second to nurses and just ahead of physicians. Pharmacists have been either first or second in the Poll for almost 20 years.
A recent survey of pharmacists using the "Simplify My Meds" program documented how both patients and pharmacists benefit from medication synchronization programs, or "Med Sync." The survey was taken nationwide. Respondents overwhelmingly noted that med sync has increased efficiency in their [Read more...]
The six newly appointed members of the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy were given the oath of office by current Board President George Karas, Decembere 6, 2015, at the Board's office in Charleston. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin appointed the new members December 1. Pharmacists taking the oath of [Read more...]
West Virginians are more likely than residents of other states to mix anti-anxiety medications with prescription pain pills -- a potentially deadly combination -- said the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and reported by Eric Eyre, staff writer for the Charleston [Read more...]