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HIV/AIDS Awareness Month Highlights Opportunities for Pharmacy
As HIV has become a manageable chronic condition, and even curable in some cases, the role of pharmacists cannot be understated.
Pharmacists Should Help Address Social Determinants of Health
With appointment-based models in community pharmacy, researchers have noted that community pharmacies are well suited for identifying and addressing social determinants of health.
Assessing the Cognitive Consequences of Certain Medicines Remains a Challenge
The need for additional data on safety and efficacy of medicines both new and old that assess all potential risk factors is ever present, with health system pharmacists at the front lines.
Embracing Diversities: Patient Care Will Pave the Way for Public Health
Pharmacy schools have also been seeing a change not only in education about personalized patient care and community-centered care.
AI May Be One of Our Most Powerful Tools in the Battle Against Cancer
Artificial intelligence has helped ensure a data-driven methodology for evaluating eligibility criteria for clinical trials, facilitating more inclusive trial design.
Celebrate the Everyday Work of Pharmacists
October offers us a chance to take a step back to admire the hard work and dedication that pharmacists show day in and day out.
As Flu Season Approaches, Prepare for Pharmacists' New Roles
With back-to-school season already over and the fall rapidly approaching, health systems are bracing for another season of influenza, COVID-19, and respiratory syncytial virus.
Complexities Arise as We Progress Toward the DSCSA Final Implementation Landmark
As we approach November 27, 2024, new regulations and updates may arise for health system pharmacies to be aware of to remain compliant.
With Summer Winding Down, Impactful Meetings in Oncology Pharmacy Remain on the Horizon
Approval of First OTC Contraception Extends Pharmacists’ Reach in Comprehensive Care
Although the price and availability timeline of norgestrel have yet to be determined, experts already agree that it is an important step toward increased access to contraception.
Mental Health Issues Affect Pharmacists as Well as Patients
Updated Cannabis Quality Standards, Regulation Helps Establish Its Role as Medicine
Renewed focus on the potential this drug can provide patients is upon us as we continue to strive for greater and better care and treatment for patients throughout US health systems.
2023 ASCO Data Leave Their Impact on Oncology Pharmacy
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting includes updates from some of the most important clinical trials being conducted in the field of oncology.
The Oncology Field Expands to Meet the Needs of the Whole Patient
COVID-19 Rule on Telehealth Gets Extension
The DEA’s decision allows some health care providers to have more leeway in prescribing certain controlled substances.
Health Awareness Days, Months Serve as Reminders for Pharmacists
Key topics in May include mental illness for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and PharmD candidates.
Health Awareness Days and Months Serve as Reminders for Pharmacists
Issues highlighted in May include mental illness as well as asthma and allergies.
Patient Advocacy, Technological Innovations Advance the Field of Oncology Pharmacy
A strong theme of recent conferences was the push for greater awareness of pharmacists' roles in patient advocacy and patient education.
Drug Makers See the Light on Insulin Prices
On March 1, 2023, Eli Lilly and Company said it would take steps to cap insulin prices, and Novo Nordisk and Sanofi followed suit 2 weeks later.
With Pharmacy School Applications Declining, Resilience Is Pivotal for Profession
With the rapid increase in the number of pharmacy schools, there has been a struggle to fill all open spots within each school.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Are Crucial in Pharmacy
Pharmacy Times® commits to incorporating DEI concepts into our coverage and focusing on social determinants of health (SDOH).
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Change Is in the Air in Pharmacy
Change is upon us, and opportunities for advancing treatment opportunities for patients continue to look strong.
February Is American Heart Month
There's no better time to remind pharmacists that they are vital in the fight against CVD.
"Tripledemic" Highlights The Necessity of Vaccinations
Some US pharmacies are experiencing medication shortages as a result of COVID-19, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus cases.
Data in Excess: A Confluence of Oncology/Hematology Conferences Presents Key Clinical Research
In this special January issue covering ASH and SABCS, we have divided
the publication by conference.
"Tripledemic" Highlights Necessity of Vaccinations
Cases of COVID-19, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus are creating a so-called tripledemic.
Insulin Rationing Highlights Health Care Disparities
An analysis found an estimated 1.3 million US adults with diabetes rationed their insulin in the past year by delaying prescription refills, skipping doses, or using smaller doses.
Significant Opportunities Are Ahead to Improve Health Equity, Provide Patient-Centered Oncology Treatment, Care
Looking to 2023, there remain significant opportunities on the road ahead to improve patient outcomes and patient-centered oncology treatment and care.
Pharmacy Students Lead the Field Into the Future
From improving access to offering precision care, students are at the forefront of innovation.
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