Compounding Confusion: Uncertainty Swirls in Compound Pharmacy Regulation
Five years after the New England Compounding Center tragedy led the FDA to step in as a primary regulator of compounding pharmacies, uncertainties and anxieties abound.
That was the thread running through a discussion led by Quarles & Brady partners Theodore...
Edward D. Rickert quoted in article “Telemedicine bridging gap between doctor, patient”
Below is an excerpt: The Federation of State Medical Boards wrote the compact. Seventeen states have implemented it and nine others, including Pennsylvania, have legislation or new laws pending, according to the website licenseportability.org.Edward Rickert, a partner at Quarles &...
Pittsburgh Business Times
Edward D. Rickert quoted in article “Connected: Telepharmacy Unites the Team”
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One of the primary drivers of telehealth and telepharmacy is the fact that people like convenience and they are used to getting things quickly and easily, said Rickert, citing the example of automated banking.
"Society as a whole...
Edward D. Rickert quoted in article “‘Nighthawk’ Radiology Services Expand to Hospital Pharmacies: Could Pathology Laboratories Be Next?”
Below is an excerpt:Because digital pathology is growing slowly and has technical hurdles still to overcome, it may take some time before nighthawk telepathology emerges as a trend. However, the demand for telemedicine seems unlikely to recede.“The business case for...