Medications can be life savers and usually can improve the quality of your life if you fall sick. However, these same medications can cause unwanted side effects or may interact with other medications, food, alcohol or even your particular health condition. Sometimes these unwanted side effects or drug interactions may lead to more serious health […]

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Patient Education Social media can improve patients’ access to health care information and other educational resources. In the U.S., eight in 10 Internet users search for health information online, and 74% of these people use social media. Through social media, patients can join virtual communities, participate in research, receive financial or moral support, set goals, […]

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Marketing Plan for an independent Pharmacist-facilitated medication information website (Tentatively called mypharmacist.com) by Olufemi Williams, Pharmacist January 17, 2019     Executive summary The plan is to bring a healthcare service product to market in the form of a medication information website. Customers would be able to set up their medication profile and have their […]

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In his article, Somsak Chunharas talks about the four stages of the problem-solving cycle which are: Identifying and analyzing the problem, formulating possible solutions, implementing solutions and lastly, monitoring and evaluating. One of the factors increasing US healthcare costs is the price of prescription drugs. In 2013, the average cost of US prescription drugs per […]

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Background It has been reported by the American Academy of Actuaries that in 2016, the U.S. spent about $3.3 Trillion, or 17.9 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP), on national health expenditures. Out of this, $329 billion was spent on prescription drugs. The Academy did an analysis of the high prescription drug spending and […]

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