WE HAVE LIFTOFF: PUT IT TO A VOTE

WE HAVE LIFTOFF: PUT IT TO A VOTE

Today InnovaRx initiates the blog section of our website. Not being a techy or as computer savvy as my two daughters of the younger generations, I am not quite sure how this is supposed to work. However, it is intended to stimulate dialogue in the community and among...

It Begins With Why

In todays hustle and bustle that has become the healthcare system, you might ask yourself why do I need to ask my providers medication questions.They barely have time to say hello, listen to my primary visit concerns, diagnose the problem and write a prescription or...

I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up

In today’s healthcare system, literature about seniors falling and its impact on patient lives and system costs is ever increasing. This month’s spotlight is devoted to defining clinically what a fall is, and methods for patients to decrease their risks for such...

HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM

In today’s health care system, pharmacy practice is evolving from a product oriented model (the prescription) to one that involves patient centered medication management. In this new system, pharmacists are looking to optimize patient drug therapy by identifying and...

February 2017: Check Your Risk!

Know someone 65 or older? Have an elderly relative taking multiple medications and visiting more than 1 physician or pharmacy? If so, it may be the right time to have a comprehensive medication review (CMR) performed. Go to our Consultation page, then answer the Risk...

January 2017: Hanging Out a Shingle(s)

Recently had a close friend and a family member describe their issues with a case of Shingles. The close friend is older than 60, while the family member is approaching 50. These encounters stimulated me to share some information about Shingles. Shingles Defined:...