News Roundup: Immunization Information Systems, Pharmacist Burnout

Here’s a roundup of the latest news coverage from Drug Topics®.

Immunization Information Systems: Beyond the Basics

Immunization Information Systems provide confidential, population-based, computerized database that records all immunization doses administered by participating providers within a geographic area.

https://www.drugtopics.com/view/immunization-information-systems-beyond-the-basics

Flip the Pharmacy Champion Fights Burnout by Transforming Patient Care

Burnout has peaked in community pharmacies across the country. Dana Sadowski, PharmD, is combatting burnout by helping independents reach more patients and provide higher quality care.

https://www.drugtopics.com/view/flip-the-pharmacy-champion-fights-burnout-by-transforming-patient-care

The Cause of Medication Nonadherence and Prevention

A session at the virtual 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition offers insight into the common causes of medication nonadherence and how to improve adherence.

https://www.drugtopics.com/view/the-cause-of-medication-nonadherence-and-prevention

Today is Pharmacy Technician Day #RxTechDay

Today, October 19, is National Pharmacy Technician Day! Thank a Pharmacy Technician when you see them. Pharmacy technicians are vital to the community and deserve celebration for all their hard work. #RxTechDay

https://www.drugtopics.com/view/today-is-pharmacy-technician-day-rxtechday

The Benefits of ScriptCenter Kiosks for Pharmacies, Part 1

Drug Topics® sits down with Asteres® Chairman and BioIQ CEO, Sean Slovenski to discuss 24/7 automated pharmacy pickup. Asteres® develops ScriptCenter kiosks and lockers for secure and safe pickup of prescriptions and healthcare products.

https://www.drugtopics.com/view/scriptcenter-pharmacy-pickup-kiosks-asteres-inc-interview-part-1?seriesVid=1

Pandemic Response, Pharmacists’ Role Among Key Topics at 2021 NACDS Total Store Expo

This year’s Total Store Expo identified opportunities for growth and facilitated collaboration between retailers and manufacturers.

https://www.drugtopics.com/view/pandemic-response-pharmacists-role-among-key-topics-at-2021-nacds-total-store-expo

Shingrix Approved for Immunocompromised Adults

FDA gives OK to shingles vaccine for those at risk

https://www.drugtopics.com/view/shingrix-approved-for-immunocompromised-adults