Lauren Biscaldi is the Managing Editor of Drug Topics.
UAMS Wins NCPA 2022 Good Neighbor Pharmacy Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition
The winner was announced during the first General Session of the 2022 NCPA Annual Convention
Grow Front-End Sales Today With These High-Impact, Low Cost Tips
Take in these top tips for pharmacy front-end management.
NCPA Recommends Prescryptive Health AI-Optimized Pricing System to Community Pharmacists
MyRx AI Pricing uses enhanced analytics to bring dynamic pricing to pharmacies and cash-paying customers.
Evaluating Severe COVID-19 Incidence After Initial, Booster Vaccination
Data from periods of Delta and Omicron variant predominance were evaluated in a retrospective cohort study.
Extend Care and Expand Revenue at the Total Pharmacy Solutions Summit
Tune in on Saturday, October 22, 2022.
Conference Preview: NCPA Annual Convention and Expo
The meeting will take place in Kansas City, Missouri, from October 1 through October 4.
As Health Care Providers, Pharmacists Must Advocate for What They Need and What Patients Deserve
Continued advocacy work is the key to seeing state and federal legislative action come to fruition.
FDA Updates Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech EUA to Include Use of Bivalent Vaccine as Booster Dose
These bivalent formulations include an mRNA component common to the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron variant.
FDA Expands Novavax EUA for Use in Adolescents Aged 12 to 17
The vaccine was previously authorized under an EUA for adults aged 18 and older.
At a Glance: Interim COVID-19 Immunization Schedule
The latest guidance for when to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to patients aged 6 months and older.
Become the Pharmacy of the Future With Technology Solutions
Technology can help manage every aspect of the pharmacy.
Q&A: Improving E-Prescribing With FDB Vela
Drug Topics® sat down with Bob Katter to discuss what FDB Vela brings to the table to improve the prescribing process, particularly with specialty medications.
Partnering for Success: How the GNP Business Coach-Pharmacy Partnership Helped Propel One Independent Pharmacy to Success
The relationship between Bright Plaza Pharmacy and their AmerisourceBergen business coach has proved invaluable during the pandemic and beyond.
WHO Declares Monkeypox a Global Health Emergency
The decision comes following reports of 16,000 cases across 75 countries and territories around the world.
Podcast: What You Missed at ThoughtSpot 2022 Day 1
The Drug Topics® team is on the ground at ThoughtSpot 2022. Here's what you missed on Day 1.
Thinking Back and Looking Forward, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Is Ready for the Next 40 Years
After 40 years of experience, Good Neighbor Pharmacy is ready to tackle whatever challenges lie ahead for independent pharmacies.
Breaking: FDA Issues EUA for Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine, Adjuvanted
Adults aged 18 and older are eligible to receive the vaccine.
First, Only Zonisamide Oral Suspension for Treatment of Partial Seizures Approved by FDA
The approval represents an adjunctive therapy option for adults and pediatric patients older than age 16.
Specialty Drug Pipeline Updates for 2022
The specialty drug pipeline includes first- and next-in- class drugs across the oncology and immunology spaces.
Prescription to OTC Switches A Boon for Pharmacy Front End
Medications that switch from prescription-only to OTC can be stocked in the pharmacy’s front end.
Breaking: Pharmacists Authorized by FDA to Prescribe Paxlovid, With Limitations
According to the agency, this new authority may improve access to patients at high risk for severe COVID-19.
Daily Harvest Issues Widespread Recall as Reports of Gastrointestinal Emergencies Surface
Pharmacists who encounter patients with severe gastrointestinal complains may want to stay abreast of ongoing issues with the meal delivery service.
World Health Network Declares Monkeypox Outbreak a Pandemic
The decision came as the World Health Organization prepared to meet on June 23.
Clinical Pharmacists Value During Transition of Care Services Evaluated
During this period, pharmacists can optimize medications, monitor adherence, and improve access.
Does Pharmacist Involvement Impact Rate of Infliximab Biosimilar Switching?
Infliximab biosimilars have been available since 2016.
Hospital-Based Outpatient Pharmacy Successfully Completes RZV Vaccination Pilot Program
The program administered 60 vaccines to patients referred by their primary care physicians.
Immunology Pipeline Includes New Approvals, Expanded Indications for Dermatology, Reparatory, and GI
New options are being developed for conditions including psoriatic arthritis, ulcerative colitis, and asthma.
COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance Rates Still Vary Among Pharmacy Professionals
A majority of survey respondents were willing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Two Hemophilia Drugs Lead Hematology Pipeline Update
Both drugs address an unmet need for patients with hemophilia A or B.
Integrated Health System Pharmacy Models Associated With Medication Adherence, Fewer Side Effects
Patient reported outcomes for were positive for those who filled medications at an integrated health system specialty pharmacy.
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