June 15, 2018
On June 14, 2018, the National Hemophilia Foundation issued a Medical Advisory. The Hemophilia of Georgia pharmacies did not distribute any of this product. Medical Advisory #424: has announced a recall of one lot of Profilnine.
April 25, 2018
By Leigh Carpenter, RPh, Director of Pharmacy
RECALL NOTICE: BD Medical has issued a voluntary recall of BD PosiFlush Heparin Lock Flush and BD Pre-Filled Normal Saline Flush syringes due to a potential for contamination by bacteria.
November 14, 2017
By Jeff Cornett
Enrollment for ACA marketplace plans closes December 15 for insurance coverage that begins on January 1, 2018. Links to the insurers offering ACA plans in Georgia is available here.
November 13, 2017
By Penny Kumpf, BSN, RN-BC, VWD Community Outreach Nurse
As of October 2017, the Medic Alert® Foundation International will no longer be charging annual renewal fees. Now, it’s a onetime cost.
October 12, 2017
By Michelle Turkington
Every three days, eight-year-old Parker’s mom helps him inject medicine into one of his veins. Parker has severe hemophilia. Signs of the disorder, which affects the blood’s ability to clot, began appearing when he was an infant. His mother Kristie told us, “As he went on, the bruises just kept coming.” Kristie had no family history and no complications with her first child, so she was stunned to learn she was a carrier for hemophilia. She found out only after Parker’s little brother, Oliver, was diagnosed, too.