Well, another productive day. I spoke with a pharmacist at HMSA/Healthways who truly backs me. She told me how reimbursement really is (at least in Hawaii), and ways I can make a difference. Then, she connected me to people who …

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So many things running around in my brain, I can hardly keep up. It’s exciting, yet nerve-wracking. I am nearing the end of my residency, and I feel like I am just now gaining speed. I think having the new …

Caught in the current Read more »

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I am impressed with the initiatives by the government coming out, such as Partnership for Patients, and now Script Your Future. I think it’s important to educate people about their medications, and doing it in a consistent manner (assuming that …

Yeah, but does it help? Read more »

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Ah, Match day. I remember sitting in front of my computer this time last year, building up the courage to open that email from the NMS. I was shocked to find that I didn’t match, as did 1000 other applicants. …

Didn’t Match? How about a residency on Maui? Read more »

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I have been reading a lot of posts on the interwebs telling people to take iodine, specifically potassium iodide. Now, there are lots of factors regarding radiation and how far it travels, what it travels through, etc. If there is …

Save the KI in HI Read more »

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So many opportunities are presenting themselves in the residency, that I have a hard time keeping up, let alone blog about it! I blogged earlier about the web we weave. Well, talk about a long term care rotation has progessed, …

Aging With Aloha Read more »

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Ever notice that in life sometimes things fall together in an uncanny way?  It may be interpreted as divine intervention, or fate, or some people may just figure they have it all figured out. I like to see it as …

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Watch Shirley, one of our hi-energy pharmacy technicians at Maui Clinic Pharmacy, rip a phone book in half on the first try. No cheating here! When she is working, you might want to leave your attitude at the door. Wow!

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