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A call for pharmacists to step up

Pharmacists have a unique opportunity to define their roles under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which became US law in March 2010, according to Helene Levens Lipton, PhD, a faculty member in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy. Her views are explored within the context of 5 provisions of the law in the October 2010 edition of Pharmacotherapy.

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[Pharmacists and Health care Reform: Go for it!][link defunct as of February 4, 2013] (PDF)


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