Tag Archives: Problem

The Growing Problem of Pharmacy Deserts – Drug Topics

Pharmacy deserts, areas with low access to prescription medications, are a challenge. There could be nearly 100 million Americans without good access to pharmacies, but pharmacists are not rushing to fill the gap. A few independent pharmacists are expanding their existing community practices with telepharmacies, either independently or in cooperation with medical clinics or retailers… Read More »

Part 2: The U.S. has fantastic health care, the problem is….

MISSED PART 1 OF THIS EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW SERIES? READ NOW to learn about Dr. Wyatt Decker’s perspectives on the state and challenges of the health care industry, where it’s smart for leaders to focus, what change means for different stakeholders across health care and lessons learned from a physician executive. Imagine this scenario: there are… Read More »

Drug problem pill-testing debate ignores

As the debate surrounding pill testing at music festivals continues to heat up, the harm associated with another drug — alcohol — appears to have disappeared from the spotlight. Over the Australia Day long weekend, 25 people were transferred to hospital from the Electric Gardens, Hardcore Till I Die and Rolling Loud music festivals in… Read More »

Problem doctors sweep under the carpet

Burnt out, broken down and overwhelmed — these aren’t the words you’d typically use to describe your local GP. On the contrary, doctors and medical professionals are frequently thought of as switched on and ready to tackle any issue. They’re practitioners at the top of their game. Yet, the sad reality is many medical professionals… Read More »