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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Exploring Patient Safety and the Role of a Specialty Pharmacist

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The specialty pharmacist has a unique role in medication safety. Due to the high-touch, high-risk nature of specialty medications, the pharmacies that handle them must incorporate robust programs to ensure proper medication usage and minimize the potential for errors or adverse…

Celebrating Women’s History Month!

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March is Women’s History Month and we at Shields celebrate our female staff who are vital to the success of our mission. Our work force is 71 percent female and their contributions drive our outcomes and business every single day.…

How The Shields Care Model Addresses Inequities

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In this blog, we take a glance at some of the health inequities that the Black community faces in the United States and share a story on how the Shields Care model assists under-insured and non-insured people around the country.…

Finding Support During The Pandemic

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This week’s Care Corner Blog is a patient story shared to us by our clinical pharmacist, Carolkim Huynh, who recognized that while her patient was stable in her condition, she wasn’t feeling stable in other areas of her life. Like…

Attention Pharmacy Technicians! We’re Hiring!

Attention Pharmacy Technicians! We’re Hiring! 1024 576 Shields Health Solutions

WE NEED YOU! Shields Health Solutions has been growing at a tremendous pace and 2021 will be no different. As we continue to expand our footprint around the country, we are looking to hire more talented people to help spread…

Providing Injection Support

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This week’s Care Corner Blog is a patient story shared to us by our clinical pharmacist, Lauren Skilton, who went above and beyond to help her patient feel comfortable with his new injection medication. Pharmacists like Lauren Skilton implement our…

New Year, New Resolutions

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The new year often brings us to think about how we can continue with good habits or change bad ones, accomplish a personal goal and improve our overall lives. One of the best resolutions we can make is to live…

Shields Starts the New Year by Joining Forces with Excelera

Shields Starts the New Year by Joining Forces with Excelera 204 115 Shields Health Solutions

January 12th marked a huge milestone for us at Shields, as we announced our acquisition of Excelera, an organization whose mission and values align with our own, to advance health system specialty pharmacy. Together, our combined company will serve over…

Life is Full of Pleasant Surprises

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This week’s Care Corner Blog is a patient story shared to us by Patient Outreach Coordinator Priscilla Ngo from NewYork-Presbyterian. The benefits a health-system owned specialty pharmacy can have for patients struggling with chronic illnesses are immense. Still, many patients…