August 29, 2019

Thank you to everyone who sponsored and supported our charity golf tournament!  

Our sincerest appreciation goes out to all our valued sponsors and players who made the day more memorable. With your help, we were able to raise more funds than last year!

August 7, 2019

Columbia Lutheran held their annual boat float this past weekend. Mercury Pharmacy was proud to be one of the sponsors of this fundraiser and we were able to enjoy a beautiful evening out on Lake Union. Columbia Lutheran Home is one of the oldest non-profit skille...

July 23, 2019

July 19th, we gathered at Diamond Knot Brewpub in Mountlake Terrace to listen to a talk by Finding Rose author and educator, Angelia Brigance. As a caregiver and teacher with years of experience working with dementia and Alzheimer’s, Angelia has become somewhat of an e...

June 27, 2019

Join Us For A

FUNDRAISER

With all proceeds going towards the Alzheimer's Association

Diamond Knot Brewpub

2602 232nd St SW #106

Friday, July 19 from 11 until 2PM

Join us for a talk and book signing about Finding Rose, written by Angelia Brigance. Admission costs $40 and incl...

April 1, 2019

In the Long-Term Care industry, we are surrounded by opioids and other controlled substances. It is easy to become lax with regulations and ignore procedures. It is important to maintain a “heathy paranoia” and be vigilant when handling controlled substances. If, and w...

 Despite many clinical guidelines and studies warning of the risks associated with benzodiazepines, agents such as lorazepam (Ativan®) and alprazolam (Xanax®), remain commonly-prescribed drugs for older adults. With uses ranging from anxiety to insomnia to behavioral d...

January 16, 2019

Medication security and accountability is extremely important. Keeping track of the keys to your medication carts and medication storage areas needs to be a priority. If your keys go missing, it is best practice to have the lock changed out by your pharmacy. This can b...

December 6, 2018

The Opioid Crisis

Hundreds of people in Washington State die from opioid overdoses each year, both from prescription drugs and from other narcotics such as heroin. The problem is a public health crisis. Many who survive overdoses are still prescribed opioids after the o...

October 22, 2018

Medications and biologics are sensitive to different conditions and can become unstable and lose potency if they are not stored correctly. United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and CDC standards need to be maintained.

Storage Temperature and Environmental Recommendations:

Ref...

Medication Crushing Requirements 

The Nursing Home survey process is challenging. As we all try to navigate and follow the new regulations, we need all the tools and support available. Here are a few updates and resources to assist you and your team. 

CMS released a Phas...

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