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.

Ready-to-Use Glucagon Injection for Severe Hypoglycemia Now Available

July 06, 2020

Xeris Pharmaceuticals’ new glucagon injection (Gvoke HypoPen), a ready-to-use glucagon formulation in a premixed autoinjector, is now available by prescription.

New Test Available for Varicella Zoster Virus Detection

July 06, 2020

ZosterGent Reagent, a fast fluorescent antibody test for the detection and confirmation of the varicella zoster virus, is now available for use with high-risk patients, including those who are immunocompromised.

FDA Authorizes Third Combination Diagnostic Test for Flu and COVID-19

July 06, 2020

The FDA has granted emergency use authorization to an additional combination diagnostic test for influenza and COVID-19.

AI Innovations Amid COVID-19

July 03, 2020

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

Women With HIV and Persistent Depression May Experience Greater Risk for Heart Disease

July 03, 2020

A new study found increased plaque buildup levels in women with HIV who also suffered from persistent depression and stress.

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