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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.
Discover the Five Stages to Achieving an Autonomous Pharmacy
The concept of the autonomous pharmacy — the vision to eliminate all manual tasks regarding medication dispensing and IV preparation — is a direct response to escalating challenges in medication and supply management across the continuum of care.
Are Disparate Solutions Causing Visibility Gaps in Your Pharmacy Operation?
You need uniform connectivity across your pharmacy operating systems to have a complete view of your inventory and the medication’s journey. This will help your hospital streamline workflows, achieve closed loop reporting, reduce medication errors, limit diversion risk, lower costs, and improve patient care.
How the Cloud Can Elevate Healthcare and Medication Management
The concept of “autonomous pharmacy” is the vision of operational excellence that pharmacists, nurses, and executives have been striving for—zero-error medication management. It’s also the ideal digital transformation standard needed to address escalating challenges in pharmacy supply chain across the continuum of care.
Why Intelligence and Analytics are Key to Curbing Diversion
Studies show that 1 in 10 healthcare workers will experience substance abuse at some point during their lives. Yet despite being the hardest hit by diversion, many health systems lack the necessary tools to detect these incidences in real-time.
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The Vision for Pharmacy Intelligence Is Now a Reality
Could you imagine having complete visibility across your pharmacy operation? For instance, the ability to track medication – from the loading dock to the nurse’s glove – through a combination of cloud-based intelligence, analytics, machine learning, and AI.
For Nurses, Intelligent ADCs Make Med Management Easy
For Massachusetts General Hospital – the No. 6-ranked hospital in the country by US News & World Report – finding and retrieving medication from the basement and delivering to distant patient floors can cause lengthy medication administration delays that can be dangerous to patients with urgent care needs.
3 Simple Tips for a Successful Digital Transformation
The concept of “autonomous pharmacy” is the vision of operational excellence that pharmacists, nurses, and executives have been striving for – zero-error medication management. It’s also the ideal digital transformation standard needed to address escalating challenges in pharmacy supply chain across the continuum of care.
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