Long-term care pharmacies, not retail chains, will deliver most booster shots to nursing homes … NIH to study whether pausing meds in autoimmune disease will boost immune response to COVID shot … Breast...
Nursing home study is first to affirm fed’s choice to prioritize residents, staff for COVID vaccines
May 07, 2021
A new industry study provides real-world evidence that the sharp drop in COVID-19 cases and deaths after initial vaccine clinics were in fact due to the shots, and that the vaccines are protecting residents,...
Clinical briefs for Thursday, Feb. 4
Feb 04, 2021
Storage snafu forces some Ohio nursing homes to face possible re-vaccination … By state: CDC names pharmacies participating in federal vaccination program … New model helps predict persistent, high-dose...
Pill counters from Kirby Lester spike due to hydrocodone rules
Nov 18, 2014
Kirby Lester, a retail pharmacy automation provider, saw an increase in demand for for its KL1 and KL1Plus pill counters during October, the company reported, reflecting the Drug Enforcement Agency’s...
Medicaid paying 32% less than Medicare Part D for medications
Jul 03, 2014
Medicaid is paying the lowest average price for 78 high-use and high-expenditure brand-name and generic drugs, a new federal report finds.