The Omnicell Blog
The pharmacy world is changing fast. The emergence of pharmacy intelligence, predictive analytics, and increasing demand for a complete end-to-end solution means healthcare leaders must innovate to meet both new medication management challenges (COVID-19) and old (diversion, patient safety, and rising costs).
The Omnicell Blog is the leading source for pharmacy information on emerging trends, successful best practices, and ideas and insights to help pharmacies digitally transform to lower cost and improve patient safety.
Omnicell and Fresenius Kabi Join Forces to Improve Controlled Substance Management
A collaboration between Omnicell and Fresenius Kabi is helping U.S. health systems to manage controlled substances better, reduce diversion, and save nursing time through new pharmacy technology designed to enhance patient safety and efficiency.
Implications of Recent Court Decisions on 340B Contract Pharmacy Program
After five major federal court decisions within a week, it's clear that there will be no quick resolution to the contract pharmacy battle. All five drug companies received a reprieve from having to restore 340B pricing in the contract pharmacy setting.
Future of Pharmacy Podcast: Achieving the Delicate Balance with OR Medication Management
With anesthesia providers and pharmacies on the same page, patients can benefit from a seamless medication experience in an operating room. Closed-loop technology is crucial for both entities to succeed. Listen to the latest episode of the Future of Pharmacy Podcast to hear more.
Why Automation Is Critical in the Operating Room
In the operating room (OR), patients are always a top priority. To keep them safe, pharmacy and anesthesia providers must have strict controls for medication management. Hear how Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist transformed medication management in their surgical suites thanks to automation.
Thank You for Attending Omnicell Illuminate 2021
Thank you for joining us at Omnicell Illuminate 2021. It was truly inspiring and informative as more than 1,100 leaders from pharmacy, nursing, IT, and the C-Suite joined us to learn more about ways technology and intelligence are transforming medication management.
A Matter of Medication Distribution Models
Patients and providers rely on the Central Pharmacy for care, and that's why pharmacy leaders select a medication distribution model based on a deliberative and collaborative process. Find out the different approaches two pharmacy leaders took in assessing distribution models in the October Future of Pharmacy Podcast.
Transforming Your Central Pharmacy Dispensing Operation
Learn how upgrading central pharmacy automation technology has helped Sentara Healthcare enhance their central pharmacy operations. Gain insights from their automation journey to achieve business and clinical goals during Omnicell Illuminate 2021.
The Soaring Need to Support Mental Health for Healthcare Workers
Mental health needs have always been disproportionately high for healthcare workers, but the strain of COVID-19 has exacerbated the problem. Health systems need scalable methods to identify vulnerable individuals and connect them to the resources they need.
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