Tips for Medication Adherence

“There’s a new health problem in America that results in nearly 125,000 deaths annually and costs the healthcare system an estimated $100-$189 billion a year, and it’s 100% preventable. What is it? Medication Non-Adherence. Medication Non-Adherence occurs when a patient forgets to fill a medication, take the medication at an incorrect time, take the wrong dose of a […]

3. Set Up a Dosage System (Medication Management BASICS Video Series) (English)

(Music) Now that your family member or friend’s medications are verified and sorted, you need to set up a system for taking them that’s appropriate and easy to use. Medication sets – or “medi-sets” – are plastic boxes with dosage days and times easily visible on them. Large color-coordinated posters can also serve to show medication times clearly. […]

Some Antibiotics May Injure Male Kidneys

Renal failure risks may rise with certain antibiotics. I’m Erin White and this is a dailyRx Minute. Antibiotics fight off a broad range of bacterial infections. However, a new study suggests that, for males aged 40 through 85, taking commonly prescribed antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones may more than double the risk of acute kidney injury that must be […]

How to Store Medications

How to Store Medications. Oxygen, light, and water can break down your medications. Take care of your medications and take care of yourself by storing your medications in a cool, dry, and dark location. You will need Kitchen cabinet or drawer Secure location Original containers and list of current medications. Step 1. Avoid using the medicine cabinet. There […]

Medications in Hippo Manager

Hippo Manager’s medications widget makes prescribing medications a fast, seamless and efficient process. Easily add medications to a patient’s record. Information like product expiration date will populate from your inventory, as well as the item description. Select the invoice you want to add it to, or if it’s for use in the clinic or hospital, select none. Add […]

Antiplatelet Medications

Following a stroke, you may be prescribed an antiplatelet drug such as Aspirin or Plavix. In this video, we’ll talk about antiplatelets and cover: -The types of antiplatelet medications that are used to prevent stroke. -How antiplatelet medications can reduce stroke. And -Possible side effects of antiplatelet medications. Antiplatelet medications reduce your chance of having a blood clot […]