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My Specialty Pharmacy Experience Made Me a Better Caregiver. It Can Help You Too

Author: Tige Bower, Account Executive Are you ready? Are you prepared? You typically hear these questions regarding tornado drills or disaster preparedness. This isn’t about a natural disaster, however. It’s about an unexpected diagnosis that many of us face at some point during our lives. We’ve all known friends and family members who have battled…

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The Role of Specialty Pharmacy in Cancer Care

Author: Jill Allard, Clinical Pharmacist on the Amber Pharmacy Oncology Center of Excellence  Specialty pharmacies provide medication and patient support for people diagnosed with complex health conditions, such as cancer. Patients with cancer often work with specialty pharmacies to get the medication and clinical support they need to manage their treatment. The level of service…

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How to Be a Great Caregiver to a Patient with a Chronic Condition

Author: Kris Admire, Certified Case Manager At Amber Pharmacy, we take pride in going above and beyond to provide personalized support for our patients’ clinical, physical, financial, educational and emotional needs. However, patients are not the only ones who need this support. Caregivers are spouses, relatives, friends and neighbors who can devote hours of every…

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications in Specialty Pharmacy

Author: Adam Winstead, Vice President of IT Artificial intelligence and machine learning are buzzwords in every industry. Specialty pharmacy is no different. These technologies create exciting new possibilities to enhance specialty pharmacy services and improve patient outcomes. While the industry integrates technology into our services, let’s explore the potential artificial intelligence and machine learning applications…

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Pharmacogenomics: Drug-Gene Testing for Personalized Treatments

Author: Chinye Nalls-Ahaiwe, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist When patients are newly diagnosed with a specific condition, doctors must often try several drug therapies before settling on one that effectively manages the disease and its symptoms, while avoiding as many undesirable side effects as possible. A drug that works for one patient may not work for another.…

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Anna Louise James: A Pioneer African-American Female Pharmacist

Author: Amber Pharmacy  In recognition of Black History Month, Amber Pharmacy is featuring the men and women who broke barriers, became pioneers in the pharmacy profession and inspired future generations to follow in their footsteps. Learn more about Anna Louise James, an African-American pharmacist who served patients from her pharmacy in Connecticut for over five…

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Specialty Pharmacy Trends and New Medication Therapies to Expect in 2019

Author: Shelly Nickerson, Clinical Director of Trade Relations  Specialty pharmacy is at the forefront of change and innovation within a rapidly evolving pharmacy industry. As the clinical director of trade relations at Amber Pharmacy, I monitor product pipelines and keep a watchful eye on industry trends across the entire healthcare industry. In 2019, expect to…

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