Here’s a roundup of the latest news coverage from Drug Topics®.
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Prioritizing the Mental Health of Providers Across the Country
Susan Lorenz-Fisher, vice president of corporate responsibility & sustainability, AmerisourceBergen, and Erin Briggs, senior pharmacy advisor, Americares, discuss mental health awareness and resources for pharmacists to support their mental health.
Companion Diagnostic for Atezolizumab FDA-Approved for Lung Cancer Treatment
The FDA has approved the VENTANA PD-L1 assay to assist in identifying which adult patients with stage II to IIIA non–small cell lung cancer whose tumors have PD-L1 expression on 1% or more of tumor cells are eligible to receive adjuvant atezolizumab following surgery and platinum-based chemotherapy.
Pack4U Expert Interview Part 2: Medication Delivery 2.0
Shane Bishop, Pack4U's founder, is a pharmacist and entrepreneur specializing in innovative patient-care models and the use of technology to improve adherence, patient health outcomes and quality measures.
COVID-19 Vaccine FDA-Recommended for Children Ages 5-11
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) committee voted on whether the emergency use authorization should be extended to children aged 5 to 11 years.
Increase Medication Adherence through Patient Relationships, Part 1
Tony Makarich, PharmD and vice president of clinical services at Catalyst Health Rx, sat down with Drug Topics® to discuss the benefits for health care providers of a relationship and team-based pharmacy model.
FDA Approves Belumosudil (Rezurock) for the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease (cGVHD)