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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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…

Kindness Begins With Inclusion

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This October, our Shields family is celebrating Global Diversity Awareness Month. Over the last nine years, we have worked hard to develop and maintain Shields’s diverse and inclusive culture. We are proud of the diverse cultures, experiences, and backgrounds our…

The Evolution of Health System Specialty Pharmacy Panel Discussion

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On September 15th, we hosted a panel discussion on The Evolution of Health System Specialty Pharmacy. An esteemed panel of specialty pharmacists helped us understand why a more mature specialty pharmacy (SP) will require more than nascent specialty pharmacy capabilities…

Raising Awareness on RA

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At Shields Health Solutions, improving lives and elevating performance are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we must show our support and drive better outcomes for all patients. This September, we want to highlight Rheumatic Disease…

Specialty Pharmacy Is Growing… And So Are We

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Specialty pharmacy is growing, as is Shields Health Solutions and the increasing number of partners and patients we serve around the country. In this blog, we take a look at where Shields is hiring and why, the importance of retaining…