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Doctors, Do You Know Where The Medication You Prescribed Came From? FDA Wants You to “Know Your Source.” Doctors, medical office managers, and others responsible for medication purchasing need to know about the FDA’s “Know Your Source” campaign. With the help of a few simple pieces of advice from the agency responsible for guaranteeing medication safety, you can make sure that the prescription drugs in your office are FDA-approved. By sticking with state-licensed wholesale medication distributors you can safeguard the health of your patients and protect your practice from liability as well. (May 25, 2015)

Interchange 2014 Highlights: FDA-OCI's Philip Walsky Speaks about the Global Scope of Counterfeit Medicine Crime and FDA's Efforts to Fight It. At the 2014 Interchange, PSM was pleased to have Philip Walsky, the Acting Director of the FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) speak about OCI's efforts to respond to the challenge of fraudulent drug schemes. (May 18, 2015)

PSM Board Member Jim Dahl Interviews FDA-OCI Director George M. Karavetsos In January 2015, George M. Karavetsos was appointed the new head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Criminal Investigations (FDA-OCI). Previous to his appointment as Director of FDA-OCI, Mr. Karavetsos served as the executive assistant U.S. Attorney... (May 12, 2015)

Download & Share: Top 9 Health Risks Women Face From Counterfeit Medications Don't let counterfeit medications compromise your health or the health of loved ones. Download “The Top 9 Health Risks Women Face From Counterfeit Medicine.” (May 1, 2015)

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