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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Family Planning With Multiple Sclerosis

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March is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month and Shields is proud to support over 5000 patients across 20 of our partner health-systems with their MS treatment. According to the National MS Society, the disease affects roughly one million people in…

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…

Excelera Residency Showcases Highlights Quality Improvement Projects and other Research Projects

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Although COVID-19 disrupted the option to hold in-person events, it also compelled us to think differently and offer novel opportunities. One such opportunity was shifting to a virtual format for 2020 – 2021, so Excelera Network members and their pharmacy residents could participate in four topic-based sessions and to showcase their Quality Improvement Projects (QIPs) and research.

Attention Pharmacy Technicians! We’re Hiring!

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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…