The ongoing business expects all of the new locations, upon receipt of required government business licenses, to end up being fully operational by the end of the 3rd quarter of 2011. ‘We are pleased to announce the addition of 21 new shops to our strong regional retail pharmacy business,’ commented Mr. Hui Tian Tang, Chief and Chairman Executive Officer of China BCT Pharmacy Group, Inc. ‘Our retail strategy continues to focus on Guangxi, with an focus on second and third tier metropolitan areas with relatively low market penetration. By buying the Baicaotang brand, offering excellent customer service and offering ample item selection, we aim to become the leading retail pharmacy in Guangxi.The Coalition for Patients’ Rights, a nationwide coalition that represents a lot more than three million licensed and certified healthcare professionals, has tracked the proliferation of multidisciplinary treatment teams as well as barriers with their creation, such as efforts to limit scope of practice. Recognizing the need for collaborative practice and teamwork, the Interprofessional Education Collaborative, which represents the disciplines of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health, identified core competencies for collaborative practice and co-led a meeting where an action arrange for implementing those competencies was designed.’When patients can engage with healthcare experts across disciplines, it can benefit better meet patients’ requirements,’ said Towers.Â.
Another nail in the coffin for statin drugs – New research finds statins increase artery calcification In just one more blow to the claimed benefits of statin drugs, newly posted research has found that statin drug use leads to accelerated coronary artery and aortic artery calcification, both of which greatly contribute to coronary disease and mortality.