Jill Sederstrom
Jill Sederstrom is a Contributing Editor
Stronger Measles Vaccination Exemption Policies Reduce the Likelihood of an Outbreak
Making nonmedical vaccination exemptions more difficult to obtain can reduce risk of a measles epidemic.
New Recommendation Drops the Number of HPV Shots for Children from Three to Two
Recommended number of HPV injections for kids under 14 drops to two.
New Opportunities in Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Schools of pharmacy are offering fellowships, certificates, and other training for a value-based health-care system.
Study Finds Nearly Half a Million Deaths Prevented in the United States by Vaccines
Over 55 years, 450,000 people stayed alive and 200 million people stayed well in the United States because of vaccines.
Early Studies of Needle-Free Vaccine Delivery System Show Promise
A pill-like device that pumps vaccine into the mouth may make syringes obsolete.
Your New Role in the Battle Against Depression
Your New Role in the Battle Against Depression
A shortage of mental health-care providers, coupled with pharmacists’ unique skills and access to patients, has led to a significant opportunity for community and health-system pharmacists to aid in detection of depression and in medication selection and counseling for patients with depression.
Considering Specialty Pharmacy? Make Your Move
Considering Specialty Pharmacy? Make Your Move
There is a lot for growth in specialty pharmacy but chains and independent pharmacies should make their move soon if they want to enter this market. The window of opportunity is closing.
Alzheimer's Disease: Untapped Potential for Pharmacy
Pharmacists can become the perfect partner in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease. Details here.