November 20, 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 ranging from updates on Covid-19 vaccines and testing to examining Amazon’s move into pharmacy.
Amazon’s recent announcement that they are entering the pharmacy space has put independent pharmacies on their toes. But DrugChannels explains why the move isn’t as disruptive to the industry as it seems on its face.
A recent Gallup poll found that more people are willing to take a coronavirus vaccine then they were in September. The New York Times explores some of the causes of vaccine hesitancy.
Stopping the coronavirus will depend on how effective potential vaccines are, and how widely they are adopted. McKinsey explores four possible scenarios for achieving herd immunity.
The FDA has authorized the first at-home, self-administered Covid-19 test, which patients can obtain via prescription. Politico explains how the test works and when it’s expected to hit the market.
Health information being siloed at individual providers’ offices can prevent patients from getting the best care. STAT News makes the case that the pandemic provides an opportunity to push interoperability into the future.