The One Thing You Need to Know about Drug Shortage Stewardship


Drug Shortage Stewardship, a new concept that proposes a demand-side national approach, could be another tools to use when faced with the ever-present challenge of drug shortages.


Insights Learned from the Biosimilars Survey: Q&A with Steven Lucio


Biosimilars are a hot topic in pharmacy right now, but will they really have an impact on the pharmaceutical industry? Senior Principal of Pharmacy Solutions Steven Lucio answers this question and more.


New Changes in Cardiology Could Affect Your Clinical Operations and Spend – Here’s How


There have been many pharmaceutical changes in the cardiology service line in the past year – here’s what they are and why.  


Summer Is Here: BBQ, Fun in the Sun and… Tetanus?


Some of the activities we enjoy so much during the summer can also put us at an increased risk of contracting tetanus. That’s why it’s important to be sure your tetanus vaccine is up to date. 




Monkeypox: What Is It and Should I Be Concerned?


Monkeypox has been declared a public health emergency. Here are some of the facts you should know. 


Vacation Vaccinations: What You Should Know Before You Go Abroad


After more than two years of grappling with a global pandemic, Americans are transitioning back into society and planning vacations abroad. But before jetting out the door, travelers should consider what vaccines they’ll need when traveling internationally.


Checking In on Checkpoint Inhibitors and Your Oncology Spend


Four strategies to help manage the increased indicated uses and expenses for checkpoint inhibitors, a type of immunotherapy that blocks checkpoint proteins and helps stop the spread of cancer.


Is Your Hospital Interested in Joining the Specialty Pharmacy Trend? Here Are Five Things to Consider


Specialty pharmaceuticals continue to dominate drug approvals and purchasing. And while many hospitals operate a specialty pharmacy, there’s still room for growth. Here’s five questions to ask when considering if a specialty pharmacy is right for your hospital.


Caution: Flu Season Ahead! What You Need to Know for the 2021-22 Influenza Season and Getting Vaccinated


As we move into the 2021–22 influenza season with a surge in COVID-19, vaccination against both viruses will be critical. Despite a good track record for flu vaccines, we can and must do better. As a health care provider, you have a unique opportunity to lead by example as well as dispel these and other common vaccine misconceptions. Here’s what you need to know about this flu season and the importance of getting vaccinated.


Third Dose or Booster? Depends on Vaccine Versions and Variants


Now that the federal government is recommending that many COVID-vaccinated Americans receive booster shots starting this fall, it’s important to know what a “booster” is and how it differs from a “third dose”. As information is being reported in the media on these vaccines, it’s important to separate fact from fiction.