Shorter Shifts = More Medical Errors

Hospital efforts to cut back long hours for medical residents in order to improve patient safety has proven to have the opposite effect, according to two new studies in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Since a medical oversight board decreased the...

The Future of Compounding Pharmacies

Questions continue to arise about the future of the compounding industry after 50 people were killed starting last fall by tainted steroid injections distributed by the New England Compounding Center. Because most of the 2,700 pharmacists in the International Academy...