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International Overdose Awareness Day: A Time to Remember. Time to Act.

International Overdose Awareness Day: A Time to Remember. Time to Act.

CDC Marks International Overdose Awareness Day with New Research on Benzodiazepine Overdose August 31, 2021, marks International Overdose Awareness Day. It’s a day to remember and grieve those we’ve lost and to strengthen resolve to end overdose injuries and deaths....

Great Plains QIN Webinar: The Pharmacy – An Invaluable Community Resource | October 19, 2021

Pioneering Spirit Advances Community Pharmacy Networks

          A visit to the pharmacy is a common and frequent occurrence for individuals managing any acute or chronic health care condition. Pharmacists continue to expand their services and expertise beyond medication dispensing to include...

AHRQ’s Four Moments of Antibiotic Decision Making Framework

AHRQ’s Four Moments of Antibiotic Decision Making Framework

Before initiating use of antibiotics, it is important to pause and review all relevant clinical and laboratory data and then weigh the potential benefit versus harm of initiating antibiotic therapy. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ’s) Four...

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