What is a prior authorization?

The below is from an insurance company that explains it.  For patients with diabetes, this happens all the time as most medications are new and require prior authorization.  This creates the need for pharmacists and physicians to work together.  At EPC, we are working to create this environment where pharmacists and physicians work side by side to avoidContinue reading “What is a prior authorization?”

Basics of Thyroid Cancer

The incidence of thyroid cancer is increasing as more screening is being done and more nodules in thyroid are being uncovered.  According to American Cancer Society there were 52,890 new cases of thyroid cancer in the US in 2020 (12,720 in men and 40,170 in women). Generally, a nodule is picked up either by feeling aContinue reading “Basics of Thyroid Cancer”

Don’t Forget About Yourself Ladies!

Let’s face it, you are busy!  Most of you have full time jobs.  Most of you come home and have to be a full time moms.  You don’t have time to take care of yourself.  You are too busy taking care of others that you neglect yourself.  Well, if you don’t take care of yourself,Continue reading “Don’t Forget About Yourself Ladies!”