HHS to extend PREP Act protections for pharmacy workers after end of PHE
Apr 16, 2023
Pharmacy providers will continue to have liability immunity when administering COVID-19 and vaccinations, treatments and tests after the end of the Public Health Emergency, the Department of Health and...
Consultant pharmacists urge calm amid drug shortages
Jan 20, 2023
A “tripledemic” and temporary recent shortages of popular medicines like Tamiflu and amoxicillin have fueled concern about supply chains and shortages of vital medications.
Clinical briefs for Thursday, Nov. 10
Nov 10, 2022
Pharmacists want bigger role after providing pandemic staffing boost … WHO reports 90% drop in world COVID-19 deaths since February … New wellness audit for senior living communities released … Treating...
Pharmacists want bigger role after providing pandemic staffing boost
Nov 09, 2022
Pharmacists are yearning to expand on their success helping skilled nursing facilities during the pandemic, a top executive said Monday.
New White House vaccine push could elevate LTC pharmacist role
Oct 26, 2022
A pharmacy expert is hopeful a new White House push for vaccinations will empower long-term care pharmacists to play a continued role in COVID prevention and treatment.
Pharmacists fill care gaps as COVID strategies develop
Oct 06, 2022
The year 2022 has been a challenging and, at times, breakthrough year for drugs in long-term care. Unfortunately, many of the people who managed and dispensed them in nursing homes were absent. “Staffing...
New guidelines tackle controlled substances diversion in healthcare settings
Alicia Lasek (f3)
Aug 02, 2022
The ASHP guidelines can be tailored to the needs of long-term care settings, and aim to help create a culture of awareness and accountability around drug diversion.
Do you involve your pharmacist in admissions? You should
Feb 10, 2022
Having a pharmacist in admission reviews can smooth the workflow and reduce the number of medication-related problems residents experience.
Pharmacists poised to continue transition into direct care roles, survey finds
Jan 25, 2022
Pharmacists will continue to move into central roles in healthcare, including chronic disease management in the adult patient population, the authors say.
Americans have high trust in healthcare providers: poll
Aug 11, 2021
Trust in health care providers could be an important factor in efforts to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates