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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Mental Health Awareness Month: How Shields Empowers Mental Health Everyday

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it’s so important to recognize your mental health – physical, emotional, and overall well-being. It’s crucial at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood, and taking care of your mental…

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Reducing Health Disparities during National Minority Health Month

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April is National Minority Health Month, and the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health is highlighting the key role individuals and organizations can play in helping to reduce health disparities and improve the health of racial…

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Living Life to the Fullest after a Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis

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It’s so hard to imagine the emotions of receiving a diagnosis that can affect the rest of your life, maintaining relationships, succeeding at a job, and just day-to-day living activities. It can be even more challenging to envision what it…

Rare Disease Day 2022

Raising Awareness about Rare Diseases

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A rare disease diagnosis can be hard to digest and comprehend. What does the future look like? Will I be able to get the treatment I need to live with the diagnosis? Aside from that, the financial burden can often…

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…