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COVID-19 Vaccine

Myths vs. Facts: Making Sense of the COVID-19 Vaccine

Note: In recognition of National Immunization Awareness Month, CompleteRx dispels some of the myths surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines.   Among the reasons that COVID-19 vaccination rates have peaked earlier than experts hoped are the myths that spread among the unvaccinated and influenced their decision not to get the shots. The vaccines are too new; the

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The Promise of Biosimilars: Trends in 2021 and Beyond

  Biosimilars offer savings opportunities to help mitigate the growing and costly biologic specialty drug market through competition. While 2020 saw a decrease in biosimilars activity with fewer approvals and product launches, the U.S. saw an increase in biosimilars uptake during that timeframe, suggesting that the market is poised for continued growth. Hospitals and health

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White Bagging Push by Payers is a Growing Concern

Insurer mandates requiring patients to have their therapies dispensed via white bagging are becoming increasingly common. A Drug Channels report found that in 2019, nearly a third of infusion drugs (both oncologic and non-oncologic) provided in hospital outpatient departments were distributed via white bagging. But pharmacists, providers and professional organizations across the industry are raising

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How COVID-19 Impacted Hospital Disaster Preparedness

The COVID-19 pandemic challenged hospitals in unexpected ways and exposed vulnerabilities in emergency preparedness planning. Across the country, the pandemic stressed supply chains for critical personal protective equipment and essential drugs and caused staffing shortages as hospitals responded to coronavirus surges. According to Ken Maxik, MBA, MBB, FACHE, RPh, Vice President Operations Support, developing pandemic

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National Hospital Week 2021: A Time for Reflection and Appreciation

In the media and in communities across the country, front line healthcare providers in hospitals have been celebrated, recognized and thanked for their ongoing contributions during the COVID-19 pandemic. But this week, during National Hospital Week (May 9 – 15), we take a moment not only to honor those providers’ expertise and dedication, but also

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