SPPS205 Pharmacy Informatics Lecture 1: Art of Medicine to the Sciences of Health

submitted by: Phil

Howard Asher CEO of ATM Health providing a first year PharmD lecture at UCSD in Pharmacy Informatics (SPPS205). The lecture describes the history and current state of health care and the promise of the future through advances both in basic and clinical care as well as the role that information technology has to play. The major take home message as recorded by the students was the emergence of person centric care.

Art of Medicine to the Sciences of Health

submitted by: Phil

Lecture by Howard Asher to the UCSD Pharmacy Informatics (SPPS205) class. The lecture covers the problems and promise of health care with an emphasis on informatics issues, particularly as it related to pharmacists.

Video tip of the week: Highlights [heh] of the Cannabis browser

submitted by: OpenHelix

An introduction to the Cannabis genome browser. For the paper and links, visit http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=11320 .

Diabetes Drugs Market And Diabetes Devices Market 2011 to 2016

submitted by: tmrreport

The Global Market for Diabetes Management accounted for USD 40 billion in 2010 and is expected to attain a market size of around USD 114 billion following a growth rate of 13.5% CAGR.
Browse: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/diabetes-devices-market.html

Counterfeit Avastin - Not At MD Anderson

submitted by: mdanderson
http://bit.ly/z2KOKJ Last week, the maker of the widely used cancer drug Avastin, issued a warning that a counterfeit version of the drug was discovered in the United States. The announcement revived concerns among hospital officials, government regulators, doctors and patients about the growing threat of fake drugs. Read the full story on Cancerwise http://bit.ly/z2KOKJ Upon learning of the notice, MD Anderson pharmacy staff examined their supply of Avastin and confirmed that none of...

Preparing the Next Generation of Clinical Pharmacists

submitted by: mdanderson
Most undergraduate pharmacy education involves didactic learning, with little patient contact until late in the process, says Joel LaJeunesse, vice president for the Division of Pharmacy. But, at MD Anderson, pharmacy residents get plenty of direct patient contact through the Pharmacy Graduate Year 2 (PGY2) program. PGY2 allows those who've completed a one-year residency in pharmacy to specialize in one of two areas for another year. Six residents specialize in oncology; two focus on...