Achieving Pharmacy Excellence
For pharmacists and CPOs dedicated to medication safety and keeping patients healthy
How Advances in Cloud Computing Can Impact Big Data for Pharmacy
Advances in cloud computing and its adoption make it possible and powerful for the pharmacy data to be integrated into the overall health system, care continuum, and patient journey. Cloud is also empowering pharmacists to leverage predictive analytics and benchmarking to accurately optimize medication inventory management through quality, trusted data.
Turnkey Services Are Advancing Adoption of Central Pharmacy Automation
The benefits of a fully autonomous pharmacy are widely recognized – reduced medication errors, less waste, improved efficiencies, more opportunity to focus on higher-value patient care. Yet many pharmacies are still putting off the adoption of autonomous solutions.
340B Advocates Face an Important Decision at a Critical Juncture
Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted a decade ago, most 340B provider advocates have preached caution, as 340B providers scored significant victories in the ACA. These wins included expanding the 340B program to include rural hospitals, increasing pricing transparency and providing additional oversight over drug manufacturers. Ever since, 340B advocates have been largely playing defense – reacting, rather than setting the agenda.
ASHP Midyear 2020: The Journey to Zero-Error Medication Management
I invite you to join us during ASHP Midyear 2020 to learn how the Autonomous Pharmacy is transforming inefficient, error-prone, manual processes to help pharmacies enhance safety, improve efficiency, and drive business outcomes.
Future of Pharmacy Podcast: Planning Your Journey to an Autonomous Pharmacy
Every day, the healthcare industry faces new challenges that are impeding goals to deliver quality patient care. The stress of managing more complex systems in the face of higher expectations continues to grow.
New National Survey Examines How Retail Pharmacies and Health Plans are Preparing for the COVID-19 Vaccine
As news emerged about positive COVID-19 vaccine trial results, the attention turned to how the vaccine would be distributed and administered to 330 million Americans. EnlivenHealth™ explored these COVID-19 vaccine readiness issues in a recent national survey.
Improving OR Control – Delivering a Medication Management Standard of Care
The operating room is one of the most intense and dynamic environments across any health system. It is also one of the more costly areas while at the same time being one of the highest revenue-generating functions.
A 340B advocacy group punching above its weight
Omnicell 340B Guest Contributor Ted Slafsky shares his perspective on the threat to the 340B drug program as some drug manufacturers have unilaterally stopped providing 340B discounts, how advocacy groups are stepping up to defend the long-standing right to dispense drugs through contract pharmacies.
The Journey to Zero-Error Medication Management
Omnicell’s Winter 2020 release includes new advancements in automation, intelligence, and technology-enabled services to streamline workflows and expand inventory management capabilities to drive improved outcomes and operational success. Read more about the Company’s product roadmap and strategic vision.
Welcome to Opening Day of Omnicell Illuminate 2020
Today, I was excited to join thousands of registrants representing pharmacy, nursing, informatics, and healthcare leaders for the launch of Omnicell Illuminate 2020 , one of the year’s biggest digital events dedicated to technology-driven medication management.
From Seeing to Believing: Going Beyond Data to Prescriptive Actions and Closed Loop Workflows
What if critical operational data, such as early detection of potential inventory excess, medication transactions and movement, and pharmacy technician activity, could be tracked and reviewed? If you could see soon to be expired medications and base future purchasing decisions on past buying behavior - that would be pretty powerful and fiscally advantageous.
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