Sarah John, PharmD Candidate


Pharmacy Students Can Improve Gender Equity in Clinical Research

Pharmacists can provide their knowledge to female patients but also ensure women are adequately represented in research.

Tiffany MacKenzie, PhD


Bacteroidetes: The Jekyll and Hyde of the Human Gut Microbiome

The relative abundance of gram-negative Bacteroidetes to other phyla, such as gram-positive Firmicutes, is essential to maintain biodiversity and human gut health.

Steven Treon, MD, PhD, FACP, FRCP


Therapies Under Investigation for Waldenström Macroglobulinemia

The exciting therapies in the pipeline that are thought to target novel mechanisms in Waldenström macroglobulinemia.

Julie Harting, PharmD


Long Story Short: Cellulitis Can Be Treated in Less Than a Week

Duration of therapy may be just 5 to 6 days for patients without risk factors for complications.

Beju Shah, PharmD, MBA


One Year Later: Key Issues Impacting Health System Pharmacies During the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

This vaccine rollout has become even more crucial for the US health care system, as new mutations of the coronavirus continue to emerge.

Brandon Newman, PharmD, MMHC, CSP


How Data Can Help Demonstrate the Value of the Health-System Specialty Pharmacy

Insurers, accountable care organizations, and manufacturers increasingly look for demonstrable clinical outcomes as proof for reimbursement or access to limited distribution networks.

Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS


As Shortages Continue, Suppliers, Hospitals, and Health Systems Look for New Solutions

Hospitals, health systems, and the supply chain are all negatively impacted by drug shortages and are each affected by the decisions of the others.

Danielle Wilson, PharmD, Candidate 2023


Commonly Overlooked Adverse Effects in the Community, Clinical Pharmacy Settings

Although pharmacists possess a wealth of knowledge on AEs, it remains a monumental task to recall the clinical significance of every AE, even with the most commonly used medications.

Daniel Streetman, PharmD, MS


Interaction Considerations for Common OTC Drug Classes

Although OTC medications are generally considered safe when used as directed, there are some key drug interactions for pharmacists to keep in mind when helping patients choose an OTC product.

Jennifer N. Tovar, PharmD Candidate


Clinical Overview: Risankizumab-rzaa for Crohn Disease

Risankizumab-rzaa is the first and only specific IL-23 inhibitor approved to treat moderately to severely active Crohn disease in adults.

Kevin Cleveland, PharmD


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.

Matt W. Sherwood, Esq


Your Company Receives a Subpoena – What Now?

With the growth of civil and criminal litigation, more companies in the health care space are receiving subpoenas commanding them to provide information to a third party.

Shields Health Solutions


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.

Savannah C. Miller


Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005 Takes Aim at Drug Crisis

Curtailing the availability of meth precursors in the principal focus of the law, paving the way for states to follow suit.

Christine Pfaff, RPh


The Impact of COVID-19 on Cervical, Breast Cancer Screenings

Breast cancer screening guidelines using mammography vary among guiding bodies, including the American Cancer Society and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Lucas A. Berenbrok, PharmD, MS, BCACP


How to Use Data to Transform Pharmacy Practice

Tips to help community-based pharmacists use the data at their fingertips to better market and provide the enhanced pharmacy services that drive practice transformation.

Angela Rasmussen, PhD


COVID-19 Booster Shots and the Future

Key opinion leaders provide some advice for the public regarding COVID-19 booster shots and look to the future of the pandemic.

Camille C. Charbonneau, PharmD, BCPS, CDOE, CVDOE


Help Patients Use Inhalers Properly

Choosing the appropriate device and using the correct technique are critical for drug delivery to the lungs.

Vincent J Cascone, PharmD, BCOP


Use of PD-1/PD-L1 and VEGF Inhibition Combination Is Expanding

The relatively new combination of PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors with VEGF inhibitors represents a promising option for patients with various malignancies.

Abdulhassan Saad, MD, FACP


Expert: Alcohol Dependence Is an Epidemic, Yet Treatments Exist

Pharmacists play an important role in the recovery journey for patients who decide medication assisted treatment is right for them.

Matthew Gibbs


Overwhelmed, Overburdened Pharmacists Spend Less Time With Patients, Hurting Retail Pharmacy Business

The health of a pharmacy business is under attack from many directions, but retail pharmacies can take steps to alleviate some of this pressure to improve the health of their business.

Elizabeth Leander, PharmD


Improving Management of Chronic Diseases in Rural Areas Begins with Maximizing Community Pharmacy Services

Community pharmacies are an untapped resource in rural areas but need to market their services to effect changes in public health.

TJ Schieber, MBA, PharmD Candidate


Updates in the First-Line Treatment of Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

Current guideline recommendations include various combinations of targeted therapy with immunotherapy.

Jackie Iversen, RPh, MS


The Balancing Act of Vaccines

As pharmacists, it’s important to understand and embrace the science and the tools that COVID-19 has brought.

Francis Staskon, PhD


Lower Discontinuation Rates on Cycled Oral Antineoplastics Can Lead to Lower Medical Costs, Fewer Hospitalizations

These agents are likely to become the mainstay of cancer treatment in the very near future.

Ferkhanda Najib, PharmD


Pros, Cons of Different Diabetes Monitoring Devices, How Pharmacies Can Support Optimal Use

For patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, decisions around the selection of glucose meters can be difficult as there are several brands and types of meters available.

Jon Faldasz, PharmD BCPS, and John Pilla, PharmD


The Evolution of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring for Tacrolimus

Therapeutic drug monitoring is essential with tacrolimus, which is one of the key immunosuppressive agents used after solid organ transplant.

John P. Bomkamp, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID


2022-2023 Influenza Season Looks to Be Severe

Outpatient treatment is primarily based on patient-specific factors, whereas oseltamivir remains the therapy of choice for inpatient settings.

James Richardson


Spotting the Early Warning Signs of Diabetes and Related Complications

Pharmacists are in a strong position to identify the early warning signs of diabetes because they are often the most accessible and frequently visited members of the health care team.

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