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Patients Benefit from Integration of Pharmacists into General Practice Teams

By Daniella

Integrating pharmacists into general practice (GP) teams, specifically among patients with long-term or complex medical needs, could decrease pressure on GP teams and optimize patient treatment entirely, according to new research by the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. When GPs manage patient t...

07.02.20 12:07 PM - Comment(s)

Racial Inequality within High Deductible Health Plans

By Daniella

A recent study done by the Boston University School of Public Health found that black cancer survivors are more likely to struggle financially when covered by high deductible health plans than white cancer survivors on the same plan. Based on data from the National Health Interview Survey, researche...

07.01.20 10:10 AM - Comment(s)

US Health Officials Report a Surge in COVID-19 Cases

By Daniella

On Tuesday, 6/23, federal health officials reported a “disturbing surge” of COVID-19 infections in many parts of the country, especially in Florida, Texas, and Arizona, as states began to reopen and the public ignored social distancing and face mask guidelines. On the same day, the US had recorded t...

06.29.20 04:25 PM - Comment(s)

The Impact of COVID-19 on Pharmacies

By Daniella

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and state-wide lockdown restrictions are lifted or changed, pharmacies can expect to see a higher volume of customers in their stores. Pharmacists play a crucial role within the community, as they are often the first health care professionals that the pub...

06.25.20 12:54 PM - Comment(s)