This Week on Drug Topics: July 26 to July 30

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

Coronavirus Research News

The CDC estimates that close to 70% of US adults have received at least 1 COVID-19 vaccine as of this article’s press time. Keeping up with pandemic news is more important than ever, so 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®: Part 2: Medicare Part B Provider Status for Pharmacists

Ken Perez, MBA, vice president of health care policy and government affairs at Omnicell, discusses current legislation circulating the House and Senate to grant pharmacists provider status in underserved areas.

Watch part 1 on Total Pharmacy.

Drug Topics® Journal, July 2021 Digital Edition

The July 2021 digital edition of Drug Topics Journal is now available on DrugTopics.com. In this issue, you’ll find great insights into the latest pharmacy trends in independent community practice, diabetes, respiratory and autoimmune diseases, and more.

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Expert Interviews: Part 2: Physician 360 and the Benefits of Telemedicine for Pharmacists

In this interview with Drug Topics®, Angela Fusaro MD, MBA, CEO and cofounder of Physician 360, a telemedicine program that connects patients to health care providers, discusses how independent pharmacies can use telemedicine to play an expanded role in patient care.

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On Demand: What You Don't Know Can Cost You: Simple Ways to Make Data-Driven Decisions in Your Pharmacy

In this podcast episode with Jeff Harrell, PharmD, learn simple tools and tips to optimize profitability and streamline operations using objective data straight from your pharmacy.

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In Case You Missed It: US Drug Overdose Deaths Reach Record High in 2020

Drug overdose deaths, including opioid-related deaths, have increased rapidly in the United States in recent years, according to preliminary data from the CDC.

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