Shields "Care Corner" Blog

WEBINAR: Solutions To Financial Toxicity In Specialty Pharmacy

 

Last year Shields raised more than $400 million in financial assistance for patients being treated at our partners' health system clinics. In this webinar we're showing you how you can do the same for your health system's patients. Shields very[...]

UPDATE 4: Hospital Specialty Pharmacies During COVID-19

A Resource for All Hospital Specialty Pharmacists and Administrators: It's been four months since the lock-down began and care for patients with chronic illnesses is still evolving. In our fourth 30-minute information sharing session with[...]

UPDATE 3: Hospital Specialty Pharmacies During COVID-19

A Resource for All Hospital Specialty Pharmacists and Administrators: It's been three months and we all still sharing ideas regarding how hospital specialty pharmacies can for patients differently than before? What are the most common challenges[...]

Getting Medications to a Patient During COVID-19

 

From a Specialty Pharmacy Liaison - For the past two weeks I have been assisting the hospital pharmacy with medication deliveries during COVID-19. Every morning I begin work at 7:30 am to prepare for the day before going to the pharmacy. Early[...]

UPDATE: Hospital Specialty Pharmacies During COVID-19

A Resource for All Hospital Specialty Pharmacists and Administrators: During COVID-19, how are hospital specialty pharmacies caring for patients differently than before? What are the most common challenges facing hospital specialty pharmacy[...]

Hospital Specialty Pharmacies During COVID-19

A Resource for Hospital Specialty Pharmacists and Administrators: During COVID-19, how are hospital specialty pharmacies caring for patients differently than before? What are the most common challenges facing hospital specialty pharmacy directors[...]

Acts of Kindness During COVID-19

When a crisis occurs, the unsettling events surrounding it are sometimes explained in a way that reflects the true nature of kindness in all of us. “Rather than focus only on the few impacted by a crisis, look also at the many, many more people[...]

Coronavirus and Managing Your Chronic Illnesses

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has placed a spotlight on the importance of preparedness for everyone living with a chronic condition, from the coordination of large-scale relief efforts to individuals having a plan of action for themselves. For many[...]

Drug Theft Solved by Pharmacy Team

From a Specialty Pharmacy Liaison - A patient called me Wednesday morning in a panic.  He hadn’t received his shipment of Hepatitis C medication and he was going run out in just two days. A two- or three-day lapse would likely mean he wasn’t[...]

A Guiding Light, After Our Diagnosis

From a Hospital Specialty Pharmacy Patient - Today, I’d like to share my experience as a parent whose child is a patient  of your specialty liaison, Jonathan. After sharing my 15-year-old son’s healthcare story at a support group meeting one[...]

Subscribe To The Care Corner Blog Here!