Older adults, patients with weakened immune systems, individuals living in long-term facilities, and those with underlying cardiopulmonary disease are at a higher risk of developing severe RSV infection outcomes.
Open to all health care professionals, the PQA meeting is a top forum for learning best practices and emerging trends in medication services, pharmacist-provided care and quality improvement initiatives.
New research finds that mental health has replaced COVID-19 as the top health concern among Americans, but deeper analysis needs to be done into whether depression and anxiety are truly becoming more widespread.
As new variants of the virus come to rise, it is crucial to continue to address the safety concerns with mass COVID-19 immunizations during the pandemic as well as provide solutions to reduce the exposure and spread of the virus.
COVID-19 has increased the demand for new, safer curbside conveniences and the health care industry—including the pharmacy—has transformed rapidly to meet patient needs and prioritize safety as a result of the pandemic.
Expanding pharmacist–patient care services to include vaccine promotion and administration within ambulatory clinics is an example of the expanding role of pharmacists and their contribution to primary care practice.