CARE CORNER BLOG

At Shields, we believe every patient deserves special treatment. To us, providing special treatment means providing patients with better outcomes. Here we share the stories, insights and inspiration that motivate us to focus on what matters most, making patients feel special.

CARE CORNER BLOG

At Shields, we believe every patient deserves special treatment. To us, providing special treatment means providing patients with better outcomes. Here we share the stories, insights and inspiration that motivate us to focus on what matters most, making patients feel special.

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Residency Rotation Series Brings ‘Real Life’ Experience, Career Opportunities to Pharmacy Residents

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As a pharmacist, it’s never too early to start thinking about your future and where you’d like to advance your career. But having the resources and opportunities to do that is an important first step. The field of specialty pharmacy and health system-based specialty pharmacy continues to rapidly grow…

How Shields Employees Celebrate The Holiday’s

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Shields created six Employee Resource Groups (ERG) last year to celebrate the diversity of our team and create opportunities for team members to connect with each other and learn about creating harmony between their professional and personal lives and interests.…

Shields End Of Year Celebration

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I love this time of year! It’s the holidays; time for traditions, gathering with family and friends: food, laughter, and kindness abounds! But, one more reason I love this time of year…. It’s time for the Employee of the Year…

Changing The Way Diabetes Is Treated

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The Shields Diabetes Program applies our integrated care model to diabetes by placing pharmacy liaisons in clinics. Liaisons are trained to handle benefits investigation, prior authorization, financial assistance, refill reminders, and new patient outreach. While simplifying care and improving access…

Shields Develops Innovative PAH Clinical Management Model

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Kerry Mello-Parker, PharmD, MBA, and Kristen Ditch, PharmD, BCCCP, recently wrote an article for Becker’s Hospital Review discussing Shields’ new clinical management model for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH).  PAH is a rare and progressive condition, with about 500 -1000 new…

Asembia Summit Recap

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Recently, we were fortunate to send a small contingent to the Asembia 2021 Specialty Pharmacy Summit held in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 26 – 29, 2021. After a year of almost negligible in-person opportunities, it was refreshing for our…

Developing Our Shields Drug Pipeline

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The specialty drug pipeline is a critical component in building a successful specialty pharmacy program. Staying abreast of what is on the horizon and successfully planning and executing is key to a successful pipeline strategy. One of our strategic management…

Shields NASP Posters 2021

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The opioid crisis has impacted communities across the U.S. and in 2017, the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared it a public health emergency. According to HHS, 10.1 million people misused prescription opioids in 2019 alone (https://www.hhs.gov/opioids/about-the-epidemic/index.html,…

A Pharmacist’s Oncology Journey

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Kevin Poel, a Clinical Pharmacist at Shields Health Solutions, was a freshman in college in New Mexico, playing on the soccer team, when he got an unusual call from his mother and father. “For them to call together was a…