In This Issue
Investigation of GPOs yields mixed opinions
Pittsburgh hospitals band together to reduce medication errors
Safety analyses take on engineer's perspective at JCAHO's urging
USP issues standards for unit dose repackaging
Look for signs of product tampering
CDC wants October's influenza vaccine reserved for most-needy patients
News Briefs
USP MEDICATION ERRORS REPORTING PROGRAM
Ensuring continuity of care and accuracy of patients' medication history on hospital admission
Summary of the second executive session on emergency preparedness and the pharmaceutical supply chain
Club drugs: methylenedioxymethamphetamine, flunitrazepam, ketamine hydrochloride, and γ-hydroxybutyrate
Implementation of a therapeutic-interchange clinic for HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors
Perceptions of quality and value in state and local pharmacy professional organizations
Perceived importance and self-assessment of the skills of Canada's health-system pharmacy managers
Implementing a performance evaluation system in a correctional managed care pharmacy
Use of drug manufacturers' patient assistance programs by safety net providers
Manufacturer warnings of system-related medication errors
ASHP Practitioner Recognition Program- 2002 Fellows of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Catalog of Teratogenic Agents, Tenth Edition
A Primer of Drug Action: A Concise Nontechnical Guide to the Actions, Uses, and Side Effects of Psychoactive Drugs, Ninth Edition