Aaron Johnson, PharmD


Pharmacists Are in Key Positions to Tackle Black Maternal Mortality Disparities

Tackling racial disparities among health care providers can help improve disparities faced by patients.

Ryan Kurschner


Clinical Overview: Cyletzo, a Biosimilar Version of Adalimumab

Indications for adalimumab include ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn disease, chronic plaque psoriasis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ulcerative colitis.

Moura Maseha, PharmD


Behind the Counter Codeine Preparations Require Diligent Care

It is the role of the pharmacist to ensure patients are adequately counseled on the adverse effects and potential harms of codeine.

Emily Wilkerson, PharmD


Pharmacy Colorectal Cancer Screening Protocol Shows Potential of Pharmacists in Preventative Health

The opportunity to provide non-invasive colorectal cancer screening and education to patients is undoubtedly a role that pharmacists can fill.

Nirav Pandya, PharmD, RPh


Common Medication Errors in LTC Communities: What Pharmacists Can Do To Help Prevent Them

The most common medication errors seen in LTC facilities include dispensing errors, delay in delivery, and expired inventory.

Micah Cost, PharmD, MS, Chief Executive Officer, Pharmacy Quality Alliance


Pharmacy Measures and Policy Considerations for Pharmacy Practice

There are several important policy issues that could impact pharmacists’ ability to positively affect the quality of care for patients through the use of pharmacy performance measures.

Christina Billias, PharmD


Antineoplastic Extravasation Prevention, Management

Extravasation is defined as the inadvertent leakage of a vesicant from the vein into the surrounding tissue.

Glenn S Tillotson PhD, FIDSA


Clinical Overview: Steps to Implementation of Rebyota for Recurrent C difficile Infection

Rebyota is a live biotherapeutic product that is unfamiliar to many pharmacists and other health care providers with different steps in the eventual administration process.

Momi Talukdar, PharmD Candidate


Case Study: Treating Chronic Hypertension in Pregnancy

Chronic hypertension during pregnancy increases the risk of poor pregnancy and birth outcomes.

Kendra R. Delibert, PHARMD, BCOP


HSSP Leads to High Rate of Acid Suppression Therapy Substitution

This study highlights one benefit of the integrated health system specialty pharmacy model for patients who are prescribed acalabrutinib.

Mackenzie Goltz, PharmD, MPBA


Positioning Specialty Pharmacy to Care for Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

A specialty pharmacy can effectively dispense, monitor, and follow-up with transplant patients who are maintained on the standard triple-drug immunosuppression regimen.

Spencer Sutton, PharmD


Getting in the Mindset to Become a Successful Preceptor: How to Precept Responsibly

Students should prepare to be preceptors early in their pharmacy school careers.

Seth Kriha, PharmD


Clinical Overview: Auvelity (Dextromethorphan and Bupropion) for Major Depressive Disorder

With many different classes of medications used in the treatment of major depressive disorder, pharmacists can have a significant impact on patients' lives, from counseling on medications to assisting with finding the right medication.

Sanjay Dalwani


A ‘Neutral Zone’ for Data Sharing Allows Researchers to Share Data for Drug Discovery While Remaining HIPAA-compliant, Preventing Data Leaks

In a collaboration using a neutral zone, organizations do not have access to each other’s data, but will instead have access to insights gathered by pooling their data together with other organizations for analysis by artificial intelligence technology.

Chris Ryan


FDA Approves Elacestrant for ER+/HER2–, ESR1-Mutated Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer

The FDA has approved elacestrant (Orserdu) for the treatment of postmenopausal women or adult men with estrogen receptor–positive (ER+), HER2-negative, ESR1-mutated advanced or metastatic breast cancer with disease progression following at least 1 line of endocrine therapy.

Erica Reed, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP


Are Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria the Next Global Health Crisis?

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of managing infections properly globally and the need for stewardship networks among partners.

Meredith Ayers, CPhT


Challenge Owners to Define Support Staff

Many pharmacy professionals feel discouraged, underutilized, and undervalued, but the support staff often saves the day.

Ian Manners


How Technology Workflows Can Support Medication Adherence in Your Pharmacy

Financial assistance platforms improve patient outcomes and the pharmacy bottom line.

Donna Rebelo RN, MS NE-BC


Pharmacists, Nurses Improve Medication Communication, Patient Experience Through Development of Medication Safety Patient Education Program

Given the increasing value of patient satisfaction in determining the quality of care in the hospital reimbursement model, research is flourishing with a focus on identifying the factors that could positively influence patient satisfaction outcomes.

Helen Sairany, PharmD, MBA, BCACP


Understanding the Origins and How to Heal From Codependency

Commonly known as “relationship addiction,” co-dependency involves emotional, spiritual, physical, or mental enmeshment with a loved one.

Jaya White, JD


Lawsuit Challenges States’ Ability to Bar Access to Mifepristone

Without a constitutional right to abortion, mail order pharmacy providers need to consider both the federal requirements and various state laws in how they approach the dispensing of mifepristone across state lines.

Christine Cline-Dahlman, BFA, CPhT


Pivot to Expand Professional Roles

Although some pharmacy employees have left the profession, others have stayed but changed direction.

Jennifer L. Donovan and Agnes Cha


Key Metrics That Support the Integrated Specialty Pharmacy Model

Real-world metrics demonstrate that using health-system specialty pharmacies (HSSPs) means everyone wins: health systems, clinicians, and patients.

Hien Tang, PharmD, BCOP


Real-World Efficacy, Safety of Tixagevimab/Cilgavimab in Patients With Cancer After EUA Revision

The role of monoclonal antibodies in minimizing COVID-19–related complications remains important to assess.

Priyanka Nair, MBA


6 Major Trends Boosting the Telemedicine Market in Health Care

The number of medical visits carried out via telehealth grew from 840,000 in 2019 to 52.7 million in 2020.

Hossam Maksoud, PharmD


Pharmacists Can Help Mitigate Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Drug Concerns With Education, Adherence Assistance

Pharmacists play an important role in providing education and support with adherence to PrEP in populations with a high risk for HIV infection.

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