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The first podcast to focus on the political side of pharmacy. We will tackle the big and hot topics in the pharmacy world and discuss how they have become what they are and provide calls to action. Our guests include pharmacists with professional areas of practice that cover the topic up for discussion or people with extensive knowledge of the topic. Occasionally, there might even be a politician who joins us.

The first podcast to focus on the political side of pharmacy. We will tackle the big and hot topics in the pharmacy world and discuss how they have become what they are and provide calls to action. Our guests include pharmacists with professional areas of practice that cover the topic up for discussion or people with extensive knowledge of the topic. Occasionally, there might even be a politician who joins us.
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United States

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The first podcast to focus on the political side of pharmacy. We will tackle the big and hot topics in the pharmacy world and discuss how they have become what they are and provide calls to action. Our guests include pharmacists with professional areas of practice that cover the topic up for discussion or people with extensive knowledge of the topic. Occasionally, there might even be a politician who joins us.

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English

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Episodes

What May Be Holding Women Back in Pharmacy With Erin L. Albert

12/2/2019
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This episode I had the pleasure of discussing some things that may be holding women back in pharmacy with Erin L. Albert of the Edutainer Podcast. Erin is an expert in this field and recently produced a study "Who's at the Helm of Healthcare? A 2019 Checkup Report" where she focuses on the C-suites of healthcare (https://payhip.com/b/rpCB). We dabbled into not only the hurdles but how we can work together to ensure everyone is given an equal chance when it comes to being promoted and...

Duration:00:21:10

Episode 10 - Telepharmacy In Michigan

11/22/2019
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Dr. Nancy Lewis was kind enough to sit down with me for this episode to discuss some very critical legislation that has been introduced in the state of Michigan regarding the implementation of telepharmacy in that state. Dr. Lewis and I discuss what Senate Bill 340 entails, who is behind it and what it could layout for the future of pharmacy and healthcare in the state of Michigan, as well as ways to stay involved in pharmacy legislation in your state.

Duration:00:36:42

Episode 9 - California Makes PrEP OTC

10/26/2019
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This week I discuss, with Dr. Holly Murphy, the move California made to move treatments for the prevention of HIV (both PrEP and PEP) to an over the counter (OTC) status under the supervision of pharmacists. This makes a monumental move for access to these medications and counseling, despite the incredibly high prices set for them.

Duration:00:37:18

Episode 8 - 4th Democratic Debate - Pharmacy Edition

10/21/2019
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This episode I recap some of the areas where the Democratic Presidential Candidates talked about pharmacy or aspects of healthcare that may impact pharmacy. Andrew Yang talks about self serve kiosks and automation. Bernie Sanders address tax hikes and copays with Medicare for all. There's also discussion of Amy Klobuchar's plan to tax pain medications.

Duration:00:25:28

Episode 7 - Why So Many Laws

10/12/2019
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This week I sat down with Jennifer Adams to discuss what Idaho is doing to really push the field of pharmacy forwards with major changes in how in regulates them. From pharmacists prescribing to performing diagnostic tests, we cover quite a bit in this episode! Jennifer Adams is an Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Clinical Professor at Idaho State College of Pharmacy in Boise, ID.

Duration:00:34:39

Episode 6 - If You Give an Ox an Oxy by Laura Happe

9/29/2019
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In this episode we interview Dr. Laura Happe about her new book "If You Give an Ox an Oxy". In this episode Laura describes what motivated her to write a book about drug addiction that has a targeted audience of those under 18 and why she feels it is an important topic that needs to be talked about.

Duration:00:17:03

Episode 5- Vaccine Facts and Laws

9/10/2019
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This week, I go into great details about vaccines and a lot of facts and fiction about them. I also review some effective laws that help keep us protected with vaccines and have some intriguing calls to actions that could help better protect us all from preventable diseases and the costs that come with them

Duration:00:50:09

Episode 4 -Vaccines with Melissa Wervey Arnold, CEO of American Academy of Pediatrics, Ohio Chaper

8/31/2019
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This week I sit down with Melissa Wervey Arnold, the CEO of the American Academy of Pediatrics Ohio Chapter, to discuss the current state of vaccines, particularly in the state of Ohio. We dive into some current legislation and discuss some of the hurdles we face in healthcare with making sure we maintain a sufficient vaccination rate to help keep the public protected. You can find the Ohio chapter of AAP here: http://ohioaap.org/ You can also find Melissa here:...

Duration:00:40:20

Episode 3 - Pharmacogenomics with Dan Krinsky of PGX101

8/22/2019
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We have a great Discussion with Dan Krinsky, co-founder of PGX101, about pharmacogenomics and what it can do for the profession of pharmacy. We also discuss where pharmacogenomics is being used currently and what pharmacists can do to better take ownership of this burgeoning field of medicine. For more information on pharmacogenomics, PGX101 and sign up for a course in in this field, please follow this link: https://www.pgx101.com/

Duration:00:39:07

Episode 2 - Opioid Facts

8/17/2019
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This episode dives deep into some facts on opioids, treatments for addiction to opioids and a lot of the issues that we currently face in those realms. Links for reference that are mentioned in the podcast: https://apps.npr.org/documents/document.html?id=5717029-Massachusetts-Sackler-Documents https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/30/the-family-that-built-an-empire-of-pain...

Duration:00:49:24

Episode 1 - Opioids

8/9/2019
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With our first episode, we dive right into the highly politicized world of opioids. We discuss some of the trends we have seen while working in Ohio pharmacies and even discuss some possible solutions for ways to help fix this deadly problem. Our guest is fellow community pharmacist Greg Kramp

Duration:00:37:14

Political Pharmacist Podcast - Trailer

7/26/2019
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Welcome to Political Pharmacist Podcast! Pharmacy is always in the news today, drug prices, overdoses, medical marijuana, manufacturing issues, you name it. So why are the medication experts often consulted? Why aren't we used to the best of our abilities? We're hear to talk about that and a lot more

Duration:00:01:31