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Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles for July 17, 2020

Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles From the Web by Elements magazine |

July 17, 2020

Every week we share our favorite articles that other organizations, associations, and companies are producing to help your pharmacy business thrive.

You’ll discover new strategies and tips to boost your independent community pharmacy business and to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the pharmacy industry.

This week we chose five articles covering topics from increasing cultural competency to sales trends during the coronavirus pandemic.


Pharmacists Get Green Light for COVID-19 Testing

The HHS has issued guidance to clarify that pharmacists can order and administer COVID-19 tests. Pharmacy Practice News reports on the change and other challenges pharmacists might face in implementing testing.


A Profession Responds During the Crisis

Pharmacists and staff have had to put themselves on the front line to serve patients during the pandemic. Drug Store News explores the resources pharmacists have to help them navigate during these uncertain times.


Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Shows ‘Promising’ Results

Biotech firm Moderna says its vaccine against COVID-19 has produced a “robust” immune response in patients participating in the phase 1 human trial. The International Business Times explains the next steps for vaccine testing.


How Geographic Data Supports Population Health During COVID-19

By examining geographic data, healthcare workers can target health efforts at communities with high-risk factors for COVID-19, according to HealthITAnalytics. By using precise local data, community health leaders can determine best practices for their area and improve outcomes.


Patients Want to Keep Using Virtual Care After COVID-19 Pandemic Ends

An Accenture survey found 60 percent of patients who adopted virtual healthcare tools during the pandemic wanted to continue using the technology in the future. Fierce Healthcare breaks down the results.






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