This Week on Drug Topics: June 21 to June 25

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

Coronavirus Research News

The CDC estimates that 65.4% 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®: Labor Shortage Affecting Local Pharmacies

The national labor shortage is affecting independent pharmacies that are struggling with hiring employees, according to the results of a new survey released by the National Community Pharmacists Association.

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Drug Topics® Journal, June 2021 Digital Edition

The June 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.

Read the June issue of Drug Topics Journal.

Medical World News: Part 3 - Leverage Technology to Maximize COVID-19 Vaccinations, Boost Clinical Services and Transform Pharmacy Practice

In part 3 of our interview, Jason Ausili, PharmD, chief clinical officer at FDS, discusses how independent community pharmacies can leverage technology to save time and reinvest in clinical services now and beyond the pandemic.

Watch part 1 and part 2 of Jason’s interview.

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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Community Pharmacy, Health System Partnership Improves Hypertension Care

An upcoming Drug Topics® article examines a partnership between the University of Michigan Medical Group and Meijer Pharmacies focused on improving care for patients with hypertension. Check back to drugtopics.com this week to read the article.

In Case You Missed It: Pharmacists’ Public Health Role Grows as Birth Control Prescribing Authority Expands

An increasing number of pharmacists are now prescribing birth control, further expanding their role as public health service providers.

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