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How a Democrat-Controlled Senate Could Impact the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
The Democrats’ recent sweep of the United States Senate Georgia runoff elections means the Democrats will control both chambers of Congress as well as the White House for the first time since 2010. A number of Democratic leaders in Congress consider this as a clear mandate to aggressively pursue their agenda and enact “bold change.”
An Inside Look at the Latest Governmental and Industry Developments Shaping the 340B Program
As the economic slowdown and rising unemployment levels have disproportionately impacted the underprivileged and uninsured—many that are served by 340B covered entities—the financial pressures are mounting for providers.
Robust Communication and Program Management Expertise are Musts for a Successful Technology Implementation
The key to successful implementation and adoption of new technology starts with strong program management that can help to build consensus, clearly communicate goals, and leverage KPIs to monitor and measure milestones before, during, and post-implementation.
Implications of Recent Federal Actions to Address High Prescription Drug Costs
An estimated 140 bills on drug prices have been introduced in Congress since January 2019; however, partisan differences have precluded passage of any substantive legislation in this area. The inaction by the legislative branch led President Donald Trump to sign on July 24 four executive orders aimed at reducing drug prices and ensuring access to medications.
People Fear Change – But Being Prepared Can Facilitate Adoption
As health systems continue to adopt new technologies and digital transformations, it often causes a dramatic shift that can be jolting and confusing for staff. Successful adoption of these newer, more sophisticated solutions doesn’t need to be scary or complicated.
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.
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.
How the Cloud Can Elevate Healthcare and Medication Management
Data intelligence is nothing new to healthcare. Providers, government, and payers all are leveraging technology to improve efficiency, compliance, affordability, and ultimately patient care. And while some healthcare entities are still hesitant to move data into the cloud — that’s exactly where it needs to be to maximize its potential impact.
Congress Continues to Display Strong Bipartisan Support for the 340B Drug Pricing Program
While 340B discounts equate to only about 1.4 percent of drug industry sales, the pharmaceutical industry continues to lobby against the program. Nevertheless, there is firm bipartisan support for the 340B drug pricing program—primarily because of how it clearly benefits safety-net providers that serve the nation’s poor communities.
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