All Content

OTC Products Are Now Covered by HSAs and FSAs Under CARES Act

Contemporary Clinic® interviewed Amanda Bowles, the director of the Shopper Science Lab at GSK Consumer Healthcare, on the expansion of coverage eligibility for OTC and menstrual products by health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts this year following the passage of the CARES Act.

100 Million Doses of Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine to be Produced Under New US-Moderna Deal

Moderna will manufacture doses of its experimental coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine candidate as clinical trials are ongoing to expedite the production process.

FDA Approves New Opioid for Intravenous Use in Hospital Setting

The FDA has approved olicerdine (Olinvyk, Trevena) for use in patients with severe pain who require an IV opioid when alternative treatments prove to be inadequate.

The Most Important Part of Being a Nurse Practitioner

Contemporary Clinic spoke with Jessica Peck, president of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), about COVID-19's affect on the organization and her hopes for the future of NAPNAP.

Study: UK, US Health Care Workers Report Higher Rates of COVID-19 Compared with General Population Early in Pandemic

Study finds that health care systems need to develop additional strategies to protect workers from COVID-19.

J.D. Power Study Finds Health and Wellness Services Growing at Retail Pharmacies

The J.D. Power 2020 US Pharmacy Study has revealed that 5% more customers used at least 1 health and wellness service at a retail pharmacy than in 2019. 

New Integrated Continuous Glucose Monitor Available to Patients With Diabetes

A new integrated continuous glucose monitoring system that aims to help patients with diabetes manage their condition and to share health data with care providers is now available.

Key Issues Surrounding Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Contemporary Clinic spoke with Jessica Peck, president of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), about the organization and the key issues surrounding pediatric nurse practitioners.

American Cancer Society Aims to Boost HPV Vaccination

Vaccinations have declined during the COVID-19 pandemic, but an American Cancer Society aims to boost HPV immunization for cancer prevention with a renewed campaign.

Interprofessional Communication Activities Enable Collaboration Between Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacy Students

Implementing a communication activity between students in pharmacy programs and in doctorate nurse practitioner programs can encourage student growth while preparing them for future interprofessional work.