November is National Caregivers Month, and so we interviewed Dr. David Casarett – a palliative care physician, about the invaluable role caregivers play in our society. Please click on the image above to watch the Dr. Casarett interview or click here.
I grew up in an independent pharmacy in eastern North Carolina. For the first 10 years, I was a sickly child who frequented Paderick’s Pharmacy following visits to my pediatrician or the emergency room. And then in 1975, my mom married the pharmacist. Located in a strip shopping center sandwiched in between a grocery store […]
West Virginia Drug Intervention Institute (WV DII) hosted a live panel discussion on Friday, May 21, 2021, to bring attention to the importance of medication safety and disposal. Dr. Susan Bissett, WV DII president, invited William Simpson, president and chief executive officer of DisposeRx, to participate in the conversation. Also on the panel were two […]
The third annual National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet was Friday, April 16, and we are grateful for our Community Outreach partners, customers and trade associations who helped spread the word about the importance of disposing of unused medications promptly and properly by using our toolkit and sharing our social media posts. Our theme for […]
March 8-14 is Patient Safety Awareness Week—an opportunity to educate and remind patients about their responsibilities in keeping themselves—and those around them—safe. One of the ways to do this is to practice safe medication management. Our new DisposeRx Safe Medication Management infographic offers steps that should be followed by patients. Unfortunately, half of steps on […]