Pharmacy & medical supplies
Current trends in prescriptions include the elimination of handwritten presciptions in favor of what are being called "e-prescribing". To create efficiency as well as reduce errors, current technology allows your physician to create and send prescriptions directly to your pharmacy via a private, secure network.
Some simple things to remember about drugs and other products used to maintain your health:
- Keep an updated list of all medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins and over-the-counter products you take. You can use the form we provide as part of "Personal medical information and history".
- Tell your physician and pharmacist about any drug allergies you have.
- Ask your pharmacist about side effects and what foods or activities to avoid (if any), concerning your prescribed medications.
- Read and follow the safety instructions and warnings on the label of your prescriptions.
- Never share prescription medications.
- Do not take expired medications, reduce your dose, split pills to save money, or increase your dose to make up for missed doses.
Adaptive clothing - apparel adapted to best solve the particular dressing problems of wheelchair users, the elderly, geriatric patients and those suffering from such disabilities as stroke, arthritis, paralysis, diabetes, Alzheimer's Disease, edema and incontinence.
Compounding pharmacies can help patients with unique health care needs that off-the-shelf prescription medications cannot meet. Personalized medication solutions—mixed safely by trained, licensed pharmacists—are an option to achieve the desired health care outcome.
Durable medical equipment refers to any medical equipment used in the home to aid in a better quality of living. This may include ambulatory products, diabetic supplies, infusion and IV supplies, respiratory supplies and equipment, etc.
Eye drop systems - a unique system developed to make putting eye drops in your eyes easy and resistant to spills.
Hearing amplification & adaptive devices are available to help with those who are non-hearing, deaf, hard of hearing, hearing impaired and suffer from severe to minimal hearing loss.
Magnification systems and devices includes visual adaptive technology products to enhance or ease difficulty with reading, phone usage, etc. resulting from visual impairments.
Medical Identification Systems for Emergencies - an integrated system of products and services that provides medical personnel immediate knowledge of your current medical conditions when you become incapacitated or unable to communicate
Medication Therapy Management Services is a service to optimize therapeutic outcomes for individual patients and may include medication therapy reviews, pharmacotherapy consults, anticoagulation management, immunizations, health and wellness programs and many other clinical services. The goal is to help patients get the best benefits from their medications by actively managing drug therapy and by identifying, preventing and resolving medication-related problems.
Prosthetics and Orthotics specialize in the evaluation, fabrication and custom fitting of artificial limbs and orthopedic braces.
Senior Care Pharmacists have specialized training in the medication-related needs of seniors. Typically this is accomplished through a comprehensive consultation that provides a thorough, one-on-one review of all of your medications: prescription; over-the-counter; herbal; and nutritional.
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