COVID19

COVID-19 vaccines in retail pharmacies

In early February, the Biden administration announced the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccinations to increase access to vaccines across the country. Here’s what you need to know: What is the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccinations? This...

5-18-2021

Abarca Health: COVID-19 vaccines in retail pharmacies

The evolving role of pharmacists

Pharmacists may very well be the unsung heroes of healthcare. In reality, they play a critical role in providing access to medications as well as administering care. Recently, their role has become even more important. Here’s a look at two...

3-1-2021

Abarca Health: The Evolving Role of Pharmacists

What is a twindemic?

2020 brought a lot of firsts in healthcare and, as we enter into flu season amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are faced with the potential of another one: a twindemic. Here’s what you need to know: What is a...

2-1-2021

Abarca Health: What is a twindemic?

Care Management in the times of COVID-19

In today's new healthcare environment transformed by the COVID-19 outbreak, the patient's needs have inherently changed, making care management more critical than ever before. At present, it's estimated that 1 in 4 Americans live with multiple chronic conditions, making the...

9-2-2020

Abarca Health: Care Management in the times of Covid-19

PBMs and the Run on Hydroxychloroquine

Leading pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) say the initial flood of demand for the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine, sparked by suggestions from the White House that it was an effective treatment for COVID-19, finally is showing some signs of easing. This has...

5-22-2020

PBMs and the Run on Hydroxychloroquine

Be prepared.

We've all heard some saying around "always be prepared." In today's technology-driven, fast-paced world, we're often too busy, and our inboxes are too full to plan for something that may never happen. Then the unexpected hits and many companies are...

5-8-2020

Abarca_Building a team that can thrive amid the unexpected

What People with Asthma Need to Know About COVID-19

May is Asthma Awareness Month, one of the most common lifelong chronic diseases in the U.S. with more than 25 million Americans living with it. As the world faces the biggest health emergency of modern time, the outbreak of the...

5-4-2020

Abarca_May is Asthma Awareness Month