Community Practice

NACDS: Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances Should be Mandatory

July 02, 2020

NACDS is urging the Drug Enforcement Administration to make electronic prescriptions for controlled substances mandatory.

Kroger Health to Start Offering COVID-19 Home Collection Test

July 02, 2020

Kroger Health will start offering its COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit with the guidance of a telehealth consultation.

CDC: Partnerships With Pharmacists Expand Diabetes Prevention Efforts

July 01, 2020

The CDC has identified the pharmacy sector as a key partner in offering its lifestyle change-based program for patients with high risk for type 2 diabetes.

Reevaluating the Use of Docusate in the Management of Constipation

July 01, 2020

Pharmacists can and must play an active role in guiding patients on the selection of laxatives which are supported by sound evidence.

Pharmacists: Fight Racial Disparities in Health Care

June 26, 2020

Today, pharmacists are banding together to “eliminate racism, discrimination, injustice, and the marginalization of individuals within the profession.”

Coronavirus News Roundup: Vaccine Trials Gaining Momentum, Pharmacists Fight Racism Amid COVID-19

June 26, 2020

Check out this week's most important coronavirus-related news.

Over the Counter Episode 2: A Pandemic's Effect on Pharmacist Burnout

June 25, 2020

In the newest episode of Over the Counter, 3 experts on professional burnout discuss the factors at play, and the impact the COVID-19 pandemic may be having on rates of pharmacist burnout.

Older Adults in Long Term Care Amid COVID-19

June 23, 2020

Amie Blaszczyk, PharmD, FASHP, CGP, BCPS, associate professor and division head of geriatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, explains the factors acting on older adults in long term care, and the response from these facilities.

How to Engage With Elected Officials When You Can't Meet Face to Face

June 22, 2020

Until social distancing measures are phased out, store owners who want to make a difference in independent pharmacy can and should leverage technology to connect with legislators virtually.

Pharmacy Groups Praise New York COVID-19 Pharmacist Vaccination Law

June 18, 2020

New legislation authorizes licensed New York pharmacists to administer a vaccine for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) when it becomes available.