Industry Supported Education

Independent pharmacies are a vital source of care. Hallmarked by personalized, high quality and cost-effective care, their services meet the needs of patients in communities across the country. For decades, independent pharmacists have faced and overcome challenges, evolving to keep pace with the industry. Today, we are at yet another inflection point for these care…

The healthcare market’s rapid and ongoing evolution has ushered in a number of recent innovations throughout our industry. Despite this, community-based care providers still face daunting hurdles every day that limit their ability to serve their patients. At Good Neighbor Pharmacy we see these challenges through the lens of the independent pharmacist. Industry legislation and…

A comprehensive review of the pathophysiology of atrial fibrillation. This helps to provide the basis for the two treatment sections, and helps the reader to understand the relationship of atrial fibrillation to its common comorbidities.

The requisite components in educating the atrial fibrillation patient in safe self-management. Included in this section is a description of how shared decision-making is incorporated into the care of these patients.

In-depth discussion on the reduction of cardioembolic risk in the patient with atrial fibrillation. This section includes information about weighing the benefits and associated risks of anticoagulation, and an in-depth review of warfarin and the new anticoagulants.

Older patients with comorbid conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, are especially vulnerable to influenza infection-related complications, hospitalization, and death. However, the severity of influenza’s effects may be reduced or prevented by vaccination. In this podcast, geriatrician Dr. Stefan Gravenstein (top) and cardiologist Dr. Mohammad Madjid offer their thoughts on why influenza takes such a heavy…