A Personal Touch to Transplant Care

Author: Peggy Tomes | Senior VP of Billing and Reimbursement April is National Donate Life Month. To celebrate, through a series of blog posts we are putting a spotlight on the important role specialty pharmacies play in caring for transplant patients and taking a look back at our 20-year history of supporting the transplant community. When…

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Understanding Specialty Pharmacy’s Role in Transplant Patient Care

Author: Peggy Tomes | Senior VP of Billing and Reimbursement April is National Donate Life Month. To celebrate, through a series of blog posts we are putting a spotlight on the important role specialty pharmacies play in caring for transplant patients and taking a look back at our 20-year history of supporting the transplant community.…

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Clinical Pharmacist Jennifer Howder Cares for the Rare at Amber Pharmacy

Author: Amber Pharmacy   There are currently 7,000 rare diseases identified and treating patients with rare diseases can sometimes present a challenge. Each rare condition is unique, and since they are usually not well known, it can require extra research and hands-on care. Working with rare disease patients is where Clinical Pharmacist Jennifer Howder thrives. She…

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Navigating Prescription Labels

Author: Kelli Wyant Pharm.D., Pharmacy Supervisor     Prescriptions can come with quite a bit of information. You may think the directions are the only part of the label you need to read, but that’s not true. It’s key to comprehend your entire prescription label. To help you understand prescription labels, I’ll walk you through each…

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7 Tips and Tricks of a Dietitian | Celebrating National Nutrition Month

Author: Registered Dietitian Megan Hall As consumers, we’re constantly bombarded with messages about fad diets and the different healthy foods we should eat. We see these messages on magazine covers, social media postings and TV. So what makes this article different? It’s written by a registered dietitian – an expert in food in nutrition. As…

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7 Quick Tips to Improve Sleep Hygiene

Author: Michele, RN, OCN, Amber Pharmacy Clinical Nurse It’s estimated that 50-70 million adults in the U.S. have a sleep disorder, according to the American Sleep Association. A good night’s sleep is as important for your health as eating right and exercising. Most of us live busy lives, making it hard to wind down at…

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Rare Diseases Are More Common Than You Think

By: Jennifer Howder, Pharm.D., BCOP, Clinical Pharmacist Here at Amber Pharmacy, I have the privilege to work with patients who have rare diseases and help them improve their health. When you hear of rare diseases, the word “rare” implies very few people are affected. Even though each rare disease affects a small number of people, around…

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10 Ways to be a Wise Healthcare Consumer

February is National Wise Healthcare Consumer Month, a time to reconsider how we shop for benefits and services related to our own health. Purdue University pharmacy student and Amber Pharmacy intern, Michael Stepanovic, shares 10 tips on how to be a wise healthcare consumer.  

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American Heart Month | Keeping Your Cholesterol in Check

By: San Bernardino Pharmacy Manager Teresa Kelley February is American Heart Month, and having healthy cholesterol levels is an important part of having a healthy heart. So what is cholesterol and why is it important? Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in all of the cells of your body and in certain foods. Your body…

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