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Pharmacists Authorized by HHS to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine

By Daniella

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has authorized pharmacists to order and administer COVID-19 vaccinations to patients aged three and older, once the vaccine becomes available. This authorization was made in order to expand on the efforts of HHS to deliver a safe and widely available...

09.10.20 03:26 PM - Comment(s)

Changes in Breast Cancer Care during COVID-19

By Daniella

According to a new study published in Bio Integration, health care facilities have been forced to adapt how they treat chronic non-COVID-19 illnesses, including breast cancer, since the start of the pandemic. Many health care institutions have had to redirect resources to pandemic management, creati...

08.26.20 02:51 PM - Comment(s)

Primary Care Patients & COVID-19

By Daniella

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans have avoided or delayed health care out of concern for their health or the health of their families. According to a national survey of 4,400 Americans, conducted by Aetna and Morning Consult, 60% responded that they had canceled or delayed hea...

07.30.20 11:26 AM - Comment(s)

Increase Pharmacy Profits through Staffing Changes

By Daniella

When it comes to staffing your pharmacy, each store varies in finding the appropriate number of staff and hours. Especially as store traffic changes day to day and seasonally, it may be hard to determine when to schedule your staff and how many. However, there are a few ways you can shift your staff...

07.28.20 02:35 PM - Comment(s)

President Trump Takes Action to Lower Drug Costs & Ensure Access to Life-Saving Medication 

By Daniella

The White House issued a press release on July 24, 2020 stating that President Trump had signed four Executive Orders to decrease prescription drug costs and increase access to life-saving medication among Americans. The signing of the Executive Orders adds to the President’s previous efforts to dri...

07.25.20 10:38 AM - Comment(s)