Stephen Argiro, PharmD, BCGP


Finding an Opportunity to Advance Pharmacy Practice During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant innovation, which presents a unique opportunity for pharmacists to advance pharmacy practice by serving as the integral drug monitoring experts of the health care team.

Rodney Rohde, SV, SM, MB (ASCP), FACSc


CDC and FDA Recommendations for SARS-CoV-2 Booster Shots

Experts in the management of SARS-CoV-2 educate on CDC and FDA recommendations for approaching administration of booster vaccines, including those for special patient populations.

Hannah C. Oliver, PharmD Candidate


COVID-19 Vaccines: FDA Approved, EUA, and in the Pipeline

Clinical testing of COVID-19 vaccine efficacy has led to the first FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine, Comirnaty.

UMass Memorial Health


Pharmacy Care Coaches Improve Outcomes in Patients With Diabetes

Care Coach program offers a comprehensive set of pharmacy and counseling services to patients struggling to manage their diabetes.

Kami Nolan, PharmD, CSP and Jill Paslier, PharmD, CSP


Patient Safety and the Role of a Specialty Pharmacist in a Health System

Due to the high-touch, high-risk nature of specialty medications, specialty pharmacies must incorporate robust programs to ensure proper medication usage and minimize the potential for error or adverse events.

Kevin Nguyen, PharmD; Nathan Nguyen, PharmD Candidate; Mya Yee, PharmD Candidate; Katherine Kim, PharmD Candidate


Molnupiravir: What We Know So Far About Oral Antiviral COVID-19 Treatment

Molnupiravir (Lagevrio) is a potent ribonucleoside analog that blocks SARS-CoV-2 replication by acting as a competitive substrate of virally-encoded RNA-dependent RNA polymerase.

William Carroll, PharmD, BCPS


Bringing a Culture of Belonging to Pharmacy

Leaders must fully understand the benefits of diversity and create an environment in which it thrives to cultivate and inspire the next generation of inclusive leaders.

Skylar Kenney, Assistant Editor


Replacing Brand-Name Cardiovascular Drugs Could Save Patients Money

New analysis shows the substitution would cut costs by $600 million in the United States annually.

Lisa Nodzon, PhD, ARNP, AOCNP


Managing AEs With BTK Inhibitors in CLL

Lisa Nodzon, PhD, ARNP, AOCNP; Katie Tobon, PharmD, BCOP; and Javier Pinilla-Ibarz, MD, PhD, share insight on strategies for the monitoring and management of BTK inhibitor–associated toxicities in CLL and review the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to treatment.

Allison P. Golbach, PharmD, BCPS


Breaking the Bank: Financial Toxicity in Cancer Care

The increasing economic burden of treatment may impact patient outcomes.

Kristen Jones, PharmD


Professional Liability Insurance Offers Peace of Mind

As job duties continue to change, having coverage protects against alleged errors or omissions.

Dawn Royer, PharmD Candidate


Review of the 2022 ACCE Guidelines for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

The most common cause of death for patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is cardiovascular disease, but it also increases the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma and may surpass hepatitis B and C as the leading cause of this cancer.

Rami El Assadi, PharmD Candidate 2022


The Role of Behavioral Economics in Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Well-designed incentives and education can help address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and bolster vaccination rates.

Ghania Naeem, PharmD


Management of Diabetes During Ramadan

It is imperative for health care professionals, especially pharmacists, to be well-informed regarding the physiological impact of Ramadan on diabetes.

John A. Bumpus, PhD


Tramadol: A Missed Opportunity for the Treatment of Depression

Evidence indicates that low-dose tramadol is a generally safe, effective, and fast-acting antidepressant for a substantial number of individuals suffering from depression.

Leif Mann, Kevin Shumway, Tracy Mahvan RPh, PharmD, MBA, BCGP


Treating COVID-19 in the Pediatric Population

An overview of current theses and research surrounding the pathogenesis, presentation, and treatment of COVID-19 in children.

Jessica Bylyku, PharmD candidate


What Is the Point of Point-of-Care Testing?

These diagnostic tests play critical role in chronic disease management, early interventions, and emergency situations.

Victoria MacLelland, PharmD Candidate


Hindsight Is 20/20: Two Final-Year Student Pharmacists Reflect on Their Experiences

Pharmacy school is about more than academics—it's also a time to build relationships and explore opportunities.

Moom R. Roosan, PharmD, PhD


Pharmacists Play Role in Pharmacogenomics Clinical Services

They should consider many factors and use clear guidance on predicting phenotypes from genotypes to intervene optimally based on specific drug-gene interactions.

Sarah Clemente, MHA


Evaluate 503B Facilities for Outsourced Compounds

Complete due diligence before selecting a compounding pharmacy and establishing an outsourcing relationship.

Heather D. Nelkin, PharmD, BCOP, DPLA


Clinical Outcomes of Oral Anticancer Regimens in NSCLC Patients Managed in an Integrated Health-System Specialty Pharmacy Program

Pharmacist interactions provide significant benefits for patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated with oral oncolytics.

Meghan Perry, PharmD candidate


A Review of Treatment Options, Guidelines for Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction

With the release of the 2022 AHA/ACC Guidelines for the Management of Heart Failure, patients with HFpEF now have a wider range of treatment options.

Scott Kjelson, PharmD


Wellness is the Future of Pharmacy But is the Profession Prepared?

Currently, no national pharmacy organization has defined wellness in the pharmacy profession, which is needed so that others have a sense of guidance around wellness within the profession.

Sina Hosseini, PharmD Candidate


Tip of the Week: An Implementation Framework Is Key to Launching MTM Service

Evidence suggests that there are many barriers to the proper implementation of MTM services, including time constraints and lack of staff support.

Sophia Humphreys, PharmD, MHA


Summary of the PSJH System Pharmacy Clinical Service COVID-19 Response

The PSJH COVID Workgroup was formed after the concept arose out of the early work of physicians and pharmacists at PSJH.

James Parrish


Pharmacy Students Lead Drive-Through Influenza Vaccination Event

Idaho State University partners with the Idaho Immunization Coalition to effectively and safely vaccinate patients against influenza.

Calantha Yan, PharmD, RPh


The Role of Daridorexant in the Treatment of Insomnia

Although pharmacotherapy is considered for the treatment of insomnia, medication should not be the sole treatment for individuals diagnosed with insomnia.

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