This Week on Drug Topics: April 19 to April 23

Here’s a preview of the featured content to watch for this week on Drug Topics®.

Coronavirus Research News

With an estimated 209 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered and 564,000 COVID-19–associated deaths in the US as of this article’s press time, keeping up with pandemic news is more important than ever. Check back to Drug Topics® to stay informed on the latest coronavirus-related news and research.

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The Latest from Total Pharmacy®: Considerations for Starting a Specialty Pharmacy

Have you ever considered opening a specialty pharmacy? Check out part 1 of a 2-part series on starting a specialty pharmacy, including advice on considering stakeholders and your pharmacy’s location.

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Over the Counter Podcast: The Essential Guide to Wholesaler Purchase Agreements

Pharmacy owners must understand how the components of an agreement are assessed and valued by a wholesaler in order to make informed decisions. Look out for the second installment of our Over the Counterpodcast episode series with American Associated Pharmacies.

Listen to the first episode of this series here.

Drug Topics® Journal, April 2021 Digital Edition

The April 2021 digital edition of Drug Topics Journal is now available on DrugTopics.com. In this issue, Drug Topics® covers the American Pharmacists Association 2021 Annual Meeting, and our cover story considers the importance of scaling up telepharmacy for the future.

Download the April issue.

Medical World News Updates

In an interview with Drug Topics®, Patrick Yoder, PharmD, founder and CEO of LogicStream Health, considers the key issues surrounding drug diversion and the incoming updates to the American Society of Health System Pharmacist’s set of guidelines for preventing drug diversion.

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Now On Demand: Use the Right Analytics to Unlock Value Beyond Prescription Reimbursements

Watch this webinar on demand to learn how your pharmacy can accelerate its growth strategy by applying data and analytics that identify referral patterns and reimbursements for services rendered.

Watch it here.

In Case You Missed It: Dismantling Structural Racism in Pharmacy

At the HOPA Annual Conference 2021, Lakesha Butler, PharmD, BCCPS, discussed how pharmacists can disrupt the status quo to fight racism and work toward health equity for all.

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