Cardinals coach Bruce Arians and GM Steve Keim wat

first_imgCardinals coach Bruce Arians and GM Steve Keim watch the conditioning test at Cardinals training camp July 28, 2016. (Photo by Adam Green/Arizona Sports) Are quarterback playing later in their careers than they used to“By far, by far; five to six years because of sports science. Sports science is in a place that we’ve never seen where athletes can play maybe into their 40s now because of health, nutrition, and training aids. There’s so much stuff out there to help them, yeah, I don’t see why some of these guys can’t play in their 40s.”Has the window you thought Carson Palmer had to play expanded“Yes, yes; because you never now what a guy’s work ethic is actually. What he does physically training-wise is amazing. I’ve seen him get younger just since his knee injury; all what he did to his core, his entire body, the way he eats and all those things now. He’s adding longevity to his career.”What struck you in the way Palmer has come back from the NFC Championship Game“Just the same way he does from any other adversity, any other interception. He comes right back, ‘What do we have to do to win the game?’ His preparation from day one after Carolina has never changed, if anything it’s stronger. The guys, they gravitate to him because of his resolve and the way he comes back and goes after the next play after a bad play.” The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo GLENDALE, Ariz. – Head coach Bruce Arians, now in his fourth year with the Arizona Cardinals, meets the media each day during training camp.Here, in this space, we’ll highlight many of the key topics and personnel conversations he has with reporters following the morning walk-through.“It went good and nobody got hurt. I don’t know what else to tell you since yesterday. I like where we’re at. There was a very good, business-like approach to the meetings and the walk-through, and I look forward to getting started this afternoon.” Do you know what you have in Michael Floyd or is there still some question“No, there’s no question in my mind. I just know that he can continue to get better. He’s still hasn’t reached his pinnacle yet, but he’s gotten better and better and better each year.”Can Robert Nkemdiche be an option offensively in short yardage situations“Oh yeah; he’s done it before and he’s been damn good at it.” – / 17 Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   Who else is in the mix at punt return, besides John Brown“Well, he was dynamic in college. At first it was Pat’s job (referring to Patrick Peterson). He’s caught punts since he’s been here. We’re going to look at him a lot harder longer this year, a long with J.J. (Nelson), who we brought in for that same reason. They both came in as punt return guys. We’ll have five to six guys always catching them just in case something drastic happened.”What about kick return“We’re going to look at Andre Ellington, J.J. ‘Smoke’ will be back there. Kerwynn (Williams), all the same guys. (Ellington) has returned kickoffs before. As dynamic as he is, you’d like to look for more opportunities for him to touch the ball.”What about the center position“There’s competition at every position, but it’s A.Q. (Shipley’s) job to lose. He’s the veteran. I was really pleased with what Earl (Watford) did; anxious to see him play that position in pads and real-live bullets. Evan (Boehm) can prove me wrong; a lot of rookies have.”What is your situation with right tackle if you have problems with D.J. Humphries“I don’t foresee problems. He’s going to get beat. They all get beat, but I really like where he’s at physically and mentally right now.” Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

New guidelines provide framework for responding to drug shortages and to improve

first_img Source: Jul 31 2018Healthcare teams in patient care settings can develop policies and procedures to minimize the impact of drug shortages by incorporating new guidelines published today by ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists). The ASHP Guidelines on Managing Drug Product Shortages provide a framework for responding to drug shortages and outline best practices to improve quality of patient care.Drug shortages have a tremendous impact on the U.S. healthcare system, which spent an estimated $209 million in 2013 for the purchase of more expensive substitutes alone. This estimate does not include other significant costs, such as the added labor required to identify available alternative products and to ensure operational changes to accommodate the product changes.Related StoriesApplication of machine learning methods to healthcare outcomes researchNew solution makes fall recovery safer and easierAlmost 74% of Americans show concern about burnout among healthcare professionalsThe ASHP Guidelines on Managing Drug Product Shortages provide recommendations on strategies and processes for informing practitioners of shortages and ensuring the safe and effective use of therapeutic alternatives. These guidelines were developed by one of the nation’s leading experts on drug shortages, Erin R. Fox, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, Senior Director of Drug Information and Support Services, University of Utah Health, and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Utah College of Pharmacy, Salt Lake City.”ASHP and our colleagues at the University of Utah have been leaders in providing ASHP members, policymakers, and the entire healthcare community with timely information, solutions, and proactive advocacy on addressing and preventing drug shortages for more than 15 years,” said ASHP CEO Paul W. Abramowitz, Pharm.D., Sc.D. (Hon.), FASHP. “The ASHP Guidelines on Managing Drug Product Shortages will serve as a valuable resource for pharmacy departments to lead healthcare teams in taking a proactive approach to preparing for and responding to drug shortages. ASHP will continue to be the leader on this critical patient care and patient safety issue until we find solutions that ensure that no patient is ever adversely affected by drug shortages.”​last_img read more