Medication Distribution and Medication Dispensing: What’s the Difference

Both the State and Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for overseeing and managing drug disbursement in the country. They create laws to regulate the distribution and dispensing of all kinds of medications, whether they be over-the-counter, prescription, or controlled substances.  Traditionally, they only allowed pharmacies and pharmacists to distribute and dispense medications…

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Why Gastroenterology and Rheumatology Offices Need In-Office Physician Dispensing

Rheumatology and gastroenterology are complex specialties for chronic conditions. Treatments continue to evolve as new oral and injectable medications are introduced to treat patients effectively. Because there are so many treatment options, in-office medication dispensing may be an excellent option for physician offices. It offers a way to provide patients access to their medications and…

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Setting up Physician Dispensing? 5 Important Things You Must Know

Many doctors and clinics from a broad variety of practice specialities, such as urgent care, orthopedic, pain management, and occupational health clinics are setting up physician dispensing or in-office pharmaceutical services in order to prescribe and dispense patients’ medication at the time of their visit. Other practices are taking notice of this trend and considering…

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Arizona Physician Dispensing Regulations

If you are a physician working in Arizona and are considering medication dispensing at your practice, it is important that you adhere to state laws and regulations. The information included on this page is for reference only, so please refer to your state medical or pharmaceutical board for updated information.  Registration for Medication Dispensing Physician…

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