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New pharmacy specialist role targets pain management

February 10th, 2022

Some of us may think of pharmacists as generalists — professionals who can answer any question about medications and even suggest the best over-the-counter remedy for minor bumps and bruises. But some pharmacists are now highly specialized, which requires additional training and a focused residency, similar to clinicians. Jillian DiClemente is one such specialist. Click through to meet U-M Health's only full-time pain management clinical pharmacist-specialist, who is helping patients across the organization!

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New initiative addresses health disparities in rates of poorly controlled pain

December 13th, 2021

Recent data and studies, especially during the pandemic, have shed light on racial disparities that exist within health care. These trends prompted a closer look at our own data related to inpatient pain management, revealing apparent disparities at Michigan Medicine. Click through to learn how your colleagues are working to help reduce these disparities and improve care for all patients within the organization.

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