Health System

Chemotherapy Stewardship Programs Needed for Cutting Cancer Costs

July 15, 2020

A recent study found that the programs may result in cost savings to health systems and patients.

Social Determinants of Health: Tackle Disparities From the Pharmacy

July 14, 2020

Enhanced pharmacy services such as home delivery, curbside services, and expanded personal patient outreach create opportunities to address social determinants of health during the pandemic.

Expert Interview Part 2: Racial Disparities Amid COVID-19

July 14, 2020

In part 2 of our interview, Dr. Cheryl Wisseh, PharmD, MPH, zone 5 director, NPhA, dives into the forces that bring about racial disparities, and offers pharmacy and health system-centered solutions.

Sandoz to Supply Critical Injectable Generic Medications to Hospitals

July 14, 2020

Sandoz is collaborating with Civica Rx to provide critical injectable generic medicines to hospitals to help reduce supply shortages.

Expert Interview: Racial Disparities Amid COVID-19

July 10, 2020

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

July 10, 2020

Here's the coronavirus-related news you should know from this week.

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

July 10, 2020

Episode 4 of Over the Counter tackles dual pandemics: COVID-19 and racism. Experts discuss the most pressing health care and pharmacy issues related to racial disparity and the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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.

Over the Counter Episode 3: Remdesivir, A Top Contender for COVID-19 Treatment

July 02, 2020

In episode 3 of Over the Counter, experts weigh in on remdesivir, a potential COVID-19 treatment.