Authors


Mindy Chen, BS, PharmD Candidate; and Shane P. Desselle, RPh, PhD, FAPhA

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Tip of the Week: The Time is Now to Provide Telehealth, Telepharmacy Services

The Covid-19 pandemic has elevated telehealth as a viable alternative to face-to-face interactions under certain circumstances, the list of which is expanding as technology expands and clinicians become more accustomed to and adept in its use.


Valerie Wasem, BS

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Postpandemic Future Is Bright for Technicians

Tapping techs as immunizers opens up greater visibility and new source of health care labor.


Brian Walker, RPh

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New Therapeutic Agents and Final Thoughts on DED

A panel of experts comment on new therapeutic agents being developed and discuss their final thoughts on dry eye disease.



Emlah Tubuo, PharmD

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Managing Vaccines and COVID-19 Testing With Paperless Technology

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.


Anthony Perissinotti, PharmD, BCOP

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Considerations for Pharmacists

Drs Anthony Perissinotti and Kirollos Hanna provide some important considerations for pharmacists in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia.


Victoria Byerly, PharmD

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Overview of Pharmacological Treatment in Peripheral Artery Disease

The disease is complex, but many opportunities exist for pharmacist intervention.


Trenton Strode, CPhT-Adv, CDEO, CPC-A, CRC, CPB, CRC, CEMC

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Elevating Pharmacists, Empowering Pharmacy Technicians: A Symbiotic Journey in Health Care Excellence

As pharmacy practice continues to evolve, it is imperative to recognize the vital contributions of all members of the pharmacy team, including pharmacy technicians.


Cassandra Lopane

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Clinical Overview: Biologic Agents for the Treatment of Crohn Disease

As more becomes known about Crohn disease, treatment modalities have evolved with biologic monoclonal antibodies becoming a key part of guideline- and evidence-based medicine.


Eric Elliott

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Redefining Person-Centered Care: Lessons from an Independent Pharmacy

Person-centered care focuses on tailoring treatment plans, providing medication support, and ensuring access to resources that meet their unique needs.


Rebecca E. Mathew, PharmD Candidate

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Clinical Overview: The Addition of Curcumin to Standard Ovarian Cancer Chemotherapy

For the management of ovarian cancer, it has been observed in both cellular and animal models that curcumin suppresses cell proliferation and promotes apoptosis.


Rachael M Sheehan, PharmD

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Evaluation of a Chemotherapy Advanced Preparation Pilot Program to Improve Throughput in an Oncology Infusion Clinic

Pharmacy workflow changes in the preparation of chemotherapy products can reduce patient chair time.


Yuxi Lei, PharmD Candidate

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Covalent BTK Inhibitors: A Review of the Evidence in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

This article provides an overview of data supporting the utility of covalent Bruton tyrosine kinase inhibitors in chronic lymphocytic leukemia and details important considerations when choosing among agents.


Nancy Lyons, BSPharm, MBA, CDCES

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Community Pharmacy’s Next Mission: Closing Immunization Gaps Among Vulnerable and Underserved Populations

Every pharmacist can make a difference in patients’ lives by taking the time to understand and fulfill the community’s social and cultural needs.


Angie Giglione, PharmD Candidate

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Clinical Overview: Comparison of Anti-Amyloid Monoclonal Antibodies for Alzheimer Disease

Aducanumab, lecanemab, and donanemab are novel monoclonal antibodies designed to slow disease progression and hopefully have a positive impact in the field of Alzheimer disease management.



Matthew Roberts, PharmD Candidate 2023

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ADHD Medication Shortage and the National Fallout: What to do Now?

Pharmacists are crucial in supporting patients with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder as shortages of Adderall continue.



Danielle Harvey, PharmD Candidate

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Tips to Finding Balance: Being a Well-Rounded Student Pharmacist

From countless hours of studying to participating in pharmacy organizations to volunteering in the community, it’s no surprise that student pharmacists often struggle to find balance as a well-rounded student.


Tom Knight, MBA

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Three Health Care Drug Diversion Trends Are Shaping 2023

Prevention, role of advanced machine learning systems, safety should be top of mind for next 12 months and beyond


Paaven Patel

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Three Methods for Effectively Training the Next Generation of Pharmacy Leaders

To develop the next generation of pharmacy leaders, pharmacists should receive effective training from the beginning of their careers.


AJ Rivosecchi, PharmD

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Mitigating the Effects of Ongoing Drug Shortages

The ability—or lack thereof—to procure drugs can drive prices up and decrease patient accessibility.


Samantha Shi, PharmD, BCOP

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USC ALL Induction Regimen Combined With Newer TKIs Is Safe, Effective for Patients With Ph+ Disease

Achieving MRD flow cytometry negativity is crucial in monitoring and predicting survival outcomes.


Luisa Giannangelo, MBA, RPh

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Covalent BTK Inhibitors: A Review of the Evidence in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

This article provides an overview of data supporting the utility of covalent Bruton tyrosine kinase inhibitors in chronic lymphocytic leukemia and details important considerations when choosing among agents.


Sara Luhrs, PharmD Candidate

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Clinical Overview: Certain Antihypertensive Drugs Can Lower Risk for New Onset Type 2 Diabetes

Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials adds to growing evidence around certain antihypertensive drug classes showing promise for primary or secondary prevention of diabetes.


Bradley Winegar, PharmD

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Drug Shortages in Community Oncology: Ensuring Access to Chemotherapy

Persistent chemotherapy drug shortages challenge oncology providers. American Oncology Network employs a drug shortage committee for organized shortage management that involves pharmacists and interdisciplinary stakeholders.


Sebastian Pistritto

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Proof of Delivery is Key to Maximizing Pharmacy Reimbursement, Defending Audits and Preventing Costly Write-Offs

Five crucial steps pharmacies can take to enhance patient engagement and lower operational costs.


Dinesh Kabaleeswaran

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Claims, Lab, and EHR Data Can Make or Break a Drug Launch

Real-world data can help resolve access barriers by providing a highly detailed view into the barriers that impact specific patient populations.


Amir Saba, PharmD Candidate

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Considerations for Environmentally Conscious Pharmacy Students

Environmental conditions and air pollution affect health by causing injuries and fatalities, exacerbating respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, and spreading infectious diseases.


Aidan Walser, PharmD

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Improving Medication Reconciliation Accuracy in a Primary Care Practice

Accurate medication reconciliations are critical for ensuring safe patient outcomes, and a correct medication list can help prevent drug-drug interactions, contraindications, and duplicate therapies.