Coverage from ASHP Midyear Highlights SPT Week in Review


Top news of the week from Specialty Pharmacy Times.

This past week, Specialty Pharmacy Times ® was onsite at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Clinical Meeting and Exhibition in Anaheim, California. Check out below for a roundup of our coverage highlights that you may have missed.

5. HIV/AIDS Advocate Magic Johnson Delivers Keynote Speech at ASHP Midyear

The 2018 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting got off to a magical start today when basketball legend, businessman, and HIV/AIDS advocate Earvin “Magic” Johnson delivered the keynote address at the convention’s opening session, drawing upon his experiences, both on the basketball court and in the business world, to empower attendees to embrace their potential as health care providers and leaders Read more.

4. Pharmacists Play Key Role in Driving Utilization of Oncology Biosimilars

As biosimilar development continues to grow, pharmacists will be essential in transitioning both clinicians and patients alike in the use of these therapies. Read more.

3. Immunotherapy: Managing Immune-Related Toxicities in Patients

With the increasing use of these treatments in the oncology space, pharmacists should be knowledgeable about how to best manage patients on immunotherapy. Read more.

2. Innovation in Smart Drug Delivery Could Change the Future of Pharmacy

What if there was a drug delivery system intuitive enough to respond to changes in a patient’s disease? What if patients didn’t need to remember to take their medications and could instead rely on an implantable device to administer a dose for them? Read more.

1. Annual Pharmacy Forecast Predicts Industry Developments for 2019

The annual forecast predicts developments in different areas that are likely to challenge pharmacy practice leaders in hospitals and health systems in the future. Read more.

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