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[Kaiser Health News, July 10, 2019]   When Mary Kay Gilbert saw her doctor in May for a skin infection on her leg, she wasn't surprised to receive a prescription for an antibiotic cream. But Gilbert, 54, a nurse and health consultant, was shocked when her physician clicked on the desktop computer and told Gilbert the medicine would cost $30 on her Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan.
July 10, 2019
[KSTP TV, September 26, 2018]   Allina Health Pharmacy volunteers are fighting the opioid addiction epidemic by packing Narcan kits. Narcan is used as an antidote to opioid overdoses.
September 26, 2018
[KSTP TV, May 14, 2018]   Patients across Minnesota are busy trying to make sure they can get their hands on needed epinephrine brands due to a nationwide EpiPen shortage. Read more.
May 14, 2018
[KSTP TV, October 27, 2017]   Allina Health is among the first healthcare providers in the Twin Cities to meet federal requirements for having two layers of security for practitioners sending electronic prescriptions for controlled substances to pharmacies. "We're making sure the prescriptions go there without any potential for forgeries of those prescriptions," Lee Mork said, who is one of Allina Health's pharmacy directors.
October 27, 2017
[CCX Media, March 07, 2017]   A trip to the pharmacy can be an overwhelming experience for someone simply trying to choose an over-the-counter medication to treat a symptom. Not only are there varieties of choices, says Allina Health pharmacist Mckaya Kastner but people also have to worry about how a new medication might interact with a medication you're currently taking.
March 04, 2017
[WCCO-TV, September 21, 2016]   The safe disposal of drugs not only prevents others from swiping bottles from home medicine cabinets, but it also protects the environment. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs come from family and friends.
September 21, 2016