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On the Pharm: Q&A with Guardian Pharmacy of Atlanta President Matt Hopp

Presenting the first installment of Guardian Pharmacy Services' 'On the Pharm' series: A Q&A with Guardian Pharmacy of Atlanta President Matt Hopp read more

Atlanta Consultants visit the 10th Annual Winyah Healthcare Symposium

Our partner pharmacies Winyah pharmacy, Preferred Care Pharmacy, and Guardian Pharmacy Piedmont hosted their 10th annual Health Care Symposium last month in Charleston, SC for the communities they serve. read more

CBD Oil: What Do I Need to Know?

Everywhere you look, there is something or someone talking about CBD. What is the real story of CBD? read more

Using the Georgia Certified Medication Aide in Assisted Living: What Paperwork Do I Need??

The Georgia Certified Medication Aide program is in its seventh year, and I am still seeing many assisted living communities that do not have the required paperwork to utilize the Georgia CMA for medication administration. read more

Guardian Atlanta Announces GuardianLINK

Good communication is the bridge between confusion and clarity. With this in mind, Guardian Pharmacy Atlanta has worked diligently to bring our customers GuardianLINK, a new form of communication. read more

What is a Dispensable Prescription?

In order to ensure residents receive their medications in a timely manner and accurately filled prescriptions, Guardian Pharmacy Atlanta must have all required information on any prescription. read more

FDA Adds Boxed Warning to Insomnia Drugs

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is adding a boxed warning to certain sedative hypnotic medications that are commonly used for insomnia read more

CDC Survey Highlights LTC Resident Needs

In February 2019, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics released a report that assessed the long-term care service needs of 28,900 residents* in assisted living or similar residential care environments. read more

Guardian Pharmacy of Atlanta spotlights its Consulting Team

A long-term care pharmacy is like a large machine. There are many moving pieces and each one has significant importance. At our pharmacy, each staff member plays an important role ensuring that residents in each community we serve receive the right medications. While that is happening inside the pharmacy, there is a group at Guardian Pharmacy of Atlanta that works to help connect the community to the pharmacy. Our local consulting team consists of two pharmacists, two nurses and a pharmacy technician with more than 100 years of pharmacy and nursing experience combined. This group spends most of their time visiting our partner communities. The pharmacists review the medications of each assisted living resident, foster interactions and appropriate therapy, and help client communities maintain compliance.  In addition to reviewing drug storage and medication documentation, the nurse consultants also help client communities stay in compliance. Our pharmacy technician, who has certified medication aide experience, performs physical inspections for the pharmacists, checks cycle medication and handles onboarding new communities’ cycle medications. The consulting team is vital in long-term care pharmacy because they form a critical connection between the pharmacy and community operations, providing tremendous support to both groups. They ensure that all […] read more

Blood Pressure Drugs Recalled due to Cancer Risk

The US Food and Drug Administration recently recalled the third blood pressure medication due to concerns read more

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