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Healthcare Data Breaches

Healthcare Data Breaches – 2015 was a record year Michael Warren, Risk Manager, ARM, OHST 2015 was a year of records. For you golf fans, it marked the debut of the world’s largest useable golf club. At 14 feet five inches, it drove a ball a distance of 524 feet. Unfortunately, the record set with Read More »

Crime Statistics

Who are they and what are they thinking? Offenders and pharmacy robbery and burglary. Tara O’Connor Shelley, Ph.D., Center for the Study of Crime and Justice (CSCJ), Department of Sociology, Colorado State University Pharmacists Mutual has been tracking pharmacy crime statistics for over 5 years in order to develop effective measures to address a problem that Read More »

Naloxone – Cautions for the Pharmacist

Kristen Jones, PharmD, Risk Management Consultant In 2013 alone, legal and illegal opioid drugs killed 24,492 people nationwide, including 16,235 who used synthetic opioid drugs such as oxycodone or hydrocodone, and 8,257 others dying from heroin, the CDC reports. Overdose is the number one cause of accidental death surpassing automobile accidents. In the mid-1990s, community Read More »