by: Eric Wolfe, R.PH, Co-Director of Pharmacy The month of October is Pharmacy Month. What is pharmacy and why should it be of interest to me? Did you know that there are over 300,000 pharmacists in America filling over 4 billion prescriptions every year? Pharmacists are the medication experts, an integral member of your health
Did you know that Colorado has a Medication Take-Back Program, and that the Valley-Wide Pharmacy is a registered drop off location? The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment in partnership with the Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention developed the Medication Take-Back Program in response to the increased need for safe disposal of prescription
Throughout the month of December, Valley-Wide Health Systems will be sharing information regarding Winter Wellness and how to stay physically and emotionally healthy during the Winter Season, as well as tips for keeping your teeth healthy. In the article below, our Pharmacy Team shares some tips to pay attention to when it comes to dealing
Valley-Wide Health Systems’ Diabetes Educator, Josh Phifer, will be hosting a Diabetes Night next Wednesday, November 14th. This is event is free for all participants and will feature information from providers and case managers from Valley-Wide. Please see the flyer below for more information.
November is American Diabetes Month and throughout the month, Valley-Wide Health Systems will be featuring education, tips, and information from our medical, dental, and behavioral health providers on living well with diabetes. We know diabetes is an everyday reality for many people and are here to support you. #diabetes #everydayreality
Written by Linda Relyea – Adams State University News This article was featured in the Autumn 2018 edition of Adams State University’s magazine, A-Stater. After graduating from Adams State University in 2011, David Gurule enrolled in the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, where many of his classmates came from large,
Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. is pleased to report that an independent audit was recently conducted on the organization’s Pharmacy Department, and the team received a clean report with no errors. The independent audit was conducted by Turnkey Pharmacy Solutions. The auditors noted that it is not common for organization’s to receive final reports with no
March is National Nutrition Month! We are excited to announce that throughout the month, Valley-Wide will be providing lots of resources to help you and your family eat healthier foods, plan your meals, and provide education on what to look for to make healthier decisions. The theme of the materials you will see throughout the
Although both viral infections and bacterial infections may have you feeling under the weather, they respond to treatment very differently. Both viruses and bacteria can cause sinus and ear infections. Viruses most likely cause bronchitis, common colds, runny nose, sore throat (except for strep), and the flu. Unlike bacterial infections, which respond to antibiotics, viruses
Men’s health month comes around every June, but November is dedicated to the Mustache, “Movember”. The Movember Foundation is an organization that promotes awareness and raises money for men’s health in areas such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. From the Movember Foundation: The state of men’s health is in crisis.