Shields "Care Corner" Blog

Attention Pharmacy Technicians! We're Hiring!

WE NEED YOU! Shields Health Solutions has been growing at a tremendous pace and 2021 will be no different. As we continue to expand our footprint around the country, we are looking to hire more talented people to help spread our mission!

Providing Injection Support

This week's Care Corner Blog is a patient story shared to us by our clinical pharmacist, Lauren Skilton, who went above and beyond to help her patient feel comfortable with his new injection medication. Pharmacists like Lauren Skilton implement[...]

New Year, New Resolutions

The new year often brings us to think about how we can continue with good habits or change bad ones, accomplish a personal goal and improve our overall lives. One of the best resolutions we can make is to live a healthier life, which is exactly[...]

Shields Starts the New Year by Joining Forces with Excelera

January 12th marked a huge milestone for us at Shields, as we announced our acquisition of Excelera, an organization whose mission and values align with our own, to advance health system specialty pharmacy. Together, our combined company will[...]

Life is Full of Pleasant Surprises

This week's Care Corner Blog is a patient story shared to us by Patient Outreach Coordinator Priscilla Ngo from NewYork-Presbyterian. The benefits a health-system owned specialty pharmacy can have for patients struggling with chronic illnesses are[...]

Making a Difference on a Patients Life and Outlook

This week's "Care Corner" story was provided to us by our Director of Support Operations, Angela Killay. As Director of Support Operations, Angela leads our Patient support team in providing the utmost patient care to our patients. Last week,[...]

The Best Birthday Present

From a Specialty Pharmacy Liaison - Recently, I've been working with a patient diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis to help get her back on her medication. Due to the high cost, she had stopped taking her medication when she ran out of financial[...]

Establishing Trust With Compassion and Kindness

From a Clinical Pharmacist -In March 2020, we had a new patient transferred to our UConn Health specialty Pharmacy who was suffering from Psoriatic arthritis and being treated with Humira. Shortly after her transfer to our pharmacy, her medication[...]

Meet HOSP: The Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance

Much like us at Shields Health Solutions, the fully integrated specialty pharmacies market is growing rapidly. It became clear that there needed to be a trade organization committed to advocating for better patient care and outcomes associated[...]

Bonding Over Shared Backgrounds

From a Clinical Pharmacist - I called a patient for her first cycle of an eight-week course treatment for her Hep C. She had several complaints around side effects, including headaches and insomnia. We reviewed mitigation strategies, and she[...]

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