Expert Interview: Racial Disparities Amid COVID-19

July 10, 2020 07:15pm

Dr. Cheryl Wisseh, PharmD, zone 5 director of the National Pharmaceutical Association (NPhA) discusses the ways that the current pandemic is displaying and doubling down on long standing disparities in our health care system.

Coronavirus News Roundup: FDA Authorizes New Diagnostic Test, Advancements in AI Tools

By Drug Topics staff

Over the Counter Episode 4: 2 Pandemics, Racism and COVID-19

By Drug Topics staff

CVS Pharmacy Offering New Spoken Rx App Feature

By Gabrielle Ientile, Assistant Editor

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy Releases Agenda for Fifth Annual Specialty Pharmacy Law Conference

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Focus on Management and Patient Education

July 10, 2020

Pharmacists can counsel patients with GERD on strategies to address their symptoms.

American Cancer Society Updates Guidelines for HPV Vaccination

July 09, 2020

The American Cancer Society has updated its guidelines regarding the administration of the HPV vaccine.

Merck Announces New Trial Results for Islatravir Plus Doravirine in Antiretroviral-Naïve Adults With HIV-1

July 09, 2020

Both trial sub-analyses will be presented at the virtual 23rd International AIDS Conference.

Walgreens to Offer Large-Scale, Full-Service Physician Offices At Stores

July 08, 2020

Village Medical at Walgreens will staff a multi-disciplinary team, with pharmacists functioning as key members of the integrated model.

Gut Bacteria Contribute to Improved Prediction of Type 2 Diabetes

July 08, 2020

Type 2 diabetes risk prediction is improved by observing changes in gut bacteria, a study finds.

Survey: Changes in PrEP Utilization, Risk Behaviors During COVID-19 Pandemic

July 08, 2020

Survey results on PrEP access and utilization during COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders presented at the 23rd International AIDS Conference.

ASHP Annual Survey Reveals Key Trends in Health-System Pharmacy

July 07, 2020

The annual survey hit on key health-system pharmacy insights related to formulary management, pharmacogenomics, and opioid stewardship, among others.

Part 2: Innovations in AI Amid COVID-19

July 07, 2020

Drug Topics interviews Steve Mok, PharmD, manager of pharmacy services and director of health outcomes and analytics fellowship at Wolters Kluwer, to break down the ways that artificial intelligence can mitigate challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pharmacy Groups Urge CMS to Reimburse for Medical at Home Services

July 07, 2020

A group of pharmacies and pharmacy organizations urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to formally recognize and promote medical at home pharmacy services for long-term care.

Postherpetic Neuralgia Overview

July 07, 2020

The lowdown on shingles’ most common complication.

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