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OnePoint Patient Care to Open Hospice-Dedicated Pharmacy in Delaware

Expert local dispensing and same day delivery to be provided by experienced hospice pharmacy MORTON GROVE, IL — November 5, 2019 — OnePoint Patient Care, an industry leader in local hospice pharmacy, e-prescribing technologies and Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) solutions, announced plans to open a new hospice-dedicated pharmacy in Newark, Delaware. Anticipated to open in […]

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1 Minute Consultation: “Which Potassium Supplement Should I Order for a Patient With Dysphagia?”

Diuretics can be especially useful to the hospice clinician for managing fluid retention or edema that commonly occurs in patients with heart failure, cirrhosis, and cancer. Unfortunately, long-term use of loop and thiazide diuretics can lead to hypokalemia, which can be particularly challenging to treat in patients with dysphagia given the fact that many potassium […]

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In the News: How to Dispose of Unused Medications

The Substance Use Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act was signed into law by President Trump in October 2018. This legislation is aimed at addressing the opioid epidemic sweeping through the nation, with thousands of lives lost or ruined due to rampant abuse of prescription pain medications. […]

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OnePoint Patient Care to Open Five New Hospice Dedicated Pharmacies

Nationwide demand for local pharmacy model fuels expansion MORTON GROVE, IL — April 11, 2019 — OnePoint Patient Care, an industry leader in local hospice pharmacy, e-prescribing technologies and Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) solutions, is thrilled to announce plans to open five new hospice-dedicated pharmacies over the next two years, continuing the unparalleled national expansion […]

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In the News: Hospice and Palliative Care Consensus Group Issues Methadone Safety Guidelines

In 2014, the American Pain Society (APS), College on Problems of Drug Dependence, and the Heart Rhythm Society released clinical practice guidelines that focused primarily on safe methadone prescribing practices. The APS guidelines included information regarding patient education, dosing and titration methods, recommendations for electrocardiograph (ECG) and adverse event monitoring. Unfortunately, these guidelines didn’t account […]

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