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A Virtual Solution for Taming Prior Authorizations 150 150 Shields Health Solutions

A Virtual Solution for Taming Prior Authorizations

Phoenix—A novel virtual networking and education initiative established by Shields Health Solutions for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other providers at its more than 20 health-system partners has succeeded in streamlining…

Education, Training, Collaboration Key Areas of Focus at ASHP 150 150 Shields Health Solutions

Education, Training, Collaboration Key Areas of Focus at ASHP

Shields Health Solutions poster presentations highlight a comprehensive approach to specialty patient care and successful results from an expanded offering of instructional programs.

Exploring the Links Between Specialty Pharmacy and Mental Health 204 115 Shields Health Solutions

Exploring the Links Between Specialty Pharmacy and Mental Health

Specialty pharmacy is deeply engaged in providing treatment for conditions that are at high risk for mental health challenges.

Multisite Health-Systems Specialty Pharmacy Study Evaluates Adherence to Self-Administered Biologic Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs 204 115 Shields Health Solutions

Multisite Health-Systems Specialty Pharmacy Study Evaluates Adherence to Self-Administered Biologic Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs

High adherence to treatment is a key first step toward better patient outcomes, including sustained disease control or remission. Adherence to self-administered biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) is a key…

Study Finds Health System Specialty Pharmacies Linked to Reduced Cost of Care for MA Patients 204 115 Shields Health Solutions

Study Finds Health System Specialty Pharmacies Linked to Reduced Cost of Care for MA Patients

A new study published in the Journal of Managed Care + Specialty Pharmacy found a correlation between health system specialty pharmacies and reduced cost of care for Medicare Advantage patients when compared to cost of care…

Ease The Way for Administration of Challenging Medications 204 115 Shields Health Solutions

Ease The Way for Administration of Challenging Medications

Medications like inhalers and nasal sprays can be challenging for patients to administer correctly. One such drug is varenicline solution (Tyrvaya), a prescription nasal spray used to treat the signs…

The Role of a Clinical Pharmacist in Melanoma Care and Education 150 150 Shields Health Solutions

The Role of a Clinical Pharmacist in Melanoma Care and Education

Because of the likelihood that patients with melanoma will develop adverse effects on therapy, it is crucial for pharmacists to proactively educate patients and provide them with tools to help…

Focus on Multiple Sclerosis: Benefits of Advanced Pharmacist Certification, a Glimpse into the Drug Pipeline 204 115 Shields Health Solutions

Focus on Multiple Sclerosis: Benefits of Advanced Pharmacist Certification, a Glimpse into the Drug Pipeline

Given the significant advancements in multiple sclerosis (MS) treatments and new therapies in the pipeline, pharmacists who work with individuals affected by MS will, ideally, be equipped with specialized knowledge…

Specialty pharmacy launches near Boston Children’s Hospital aiming to help overcome barriers to care 204 115 Shields Health Solutions

Specialty pharmacy launches near Boston Children’s Hospital aiming to help overcome barriers to care

Boston Children’s Hospital has partnered with Shields Health Solutions, a specialty pharmacy integrator and care provider, to open a children’s pharmacy across from the hospital.

Boston Children’s opens specialty pharmacy with Shields 204 115 Shields Health Solutions

Boston Children’s opens specialty pharmacy with Shields

Shields Health Solutions has partnered with Boston Children’s Hospital to open a specialty pharmacy next to the Longwood campus, a business that the groups say will help improve the pharmacy…