Disruptive Healthcare

Is the Future of Pharmacy in Jeopardy?

August 6, 2019

by Marc Sweeney, R.Ph., Pharm.D. Dean, Cedarville University School of Pharmacy Is the future of pharmacy really in jeopardy? Is automation going to replace the pharmacist’s role? Is reimbursement for dispensing causing the elimination of the profession? Some traditional-minded individuals seem to be fostering a bleak view of the profession’s... View Article

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Pharmacists Collaborate to Build Bones

July 18, 2019

Professionals from across various disciplines are collaborating to make a difference in the field of pharmacy and change healthcare for the future. It’s not unusual to see collaboration between pharmacists and other healthcare professionals, but the Cedarville University School of Pharmacy is taking collaboration to a whole different level. A... View Article

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Preparing Leaders in the Pharmaceutical Industry

June 17, 2019

The rising cost of healthcare is a growing issue in America, with the cost of pharmaceuticals being one of the greatest concerns. Families, especially seniors, struggle to afford their prescription medications. And, rising healthcare costs threaten the profitability of organizations. To combat these problems, we need innovative solutions, and we... View Article

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Pharmacy Professor Develops Antibody to Treat Vascular Conditions

June 12, 2019

A key to disrupting healthcare through pharmacy is innovation. Dr. Rocco Rotello, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Cedarville University School of Pharmacy, has helped engineer and test an antibody that may treat a multitude of vascular conditions, including pain in walking and limb necrosis associated with late-stage diabetes.... View Article

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New Cedarville Initiative Moving the Needle on Collaborative Healthcare

May 16, 2019

The following article published in the Dayton Business Journal highlights how the Cedarville University School of Pharmacy is disrupting healthcare through innovative solutions. New Cedarville initiative moving the needle on collaborative health care By Laura Newpoff DBJ contributor If pharmacists are going to realize their value as part of a patient’s... View Article

Student pharmacist working with patient.

Pharmacy Students Empower Honduras Residents in Healthcare

May 10, 2019

Quality healthcare is vital for any country, but in Honduras, there is a 1-to-3,000 ratio of professional nurses to Honduran citizens. Understanding this problem, Dr. Jeff Huston, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice in the Cedarville University School of Pharmacy, will lead his 23rd trip to Honduras from May 7-17 with eight... View Article

Pharmacy student takes blood pressure of older woman.

Collaborative Practice in Pharmacy at Community Health Center

May 10, 2019

As the healthcare profession has changed through the years, so has the role and opportunity for pharmacists to influence healthcare. Once known for dispensing prescriptions and warning doctors of potentially dangerous drug interactions, today’s pharmacists now have the ability in certain situations to prescribe medicines and order labs. Welcome to... View Article

Pharmacy faculty talking with student.

Disrupting Healthcare

May 10, 2019

Cedarville University School of Pharmacy faculty and students are disrupting the pharmacy profession. When most hear the word disruption, it may provoke thoughts of upheaval, but for the Cedarville University School of Pharmacy, the goal is fresh solutions. Pharmacy students at Cedarville receive a comprehensive, accredited education rooted in a... View Article

Female pharmacist shows mom and young girl how to use inhaler.

Can Motivational Interviewing Influence Parental Decisions About Vaccines?

May 10, 2019

How do parents make decisions about whether or not they will vaccinate their children? A team of pharmacists is researching the answer to that question. Researching the way in which patients make decisions is just one way that Cedarville is bringing positive, disruptive change to American healthcare. Motivational interviewing is... View Article