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.
Pursuing the Vision of Autonomous Pharmacy
One area of opportunity to enhance pharmacy practice is the implementation of technology. The status quo is failing both practitioners and patients. How are leading health systems assessing their medication management strategy to identify opportunities for improvement?
Personalizing Our Path to the Autonomous Pharmacy
Pharmacy transformations are happening every day. As leaders, we need to identify the challenges that need to be addressed in order to not only deliver improved patient care, but to elevate clinician satisfaction, and optimize pharmacy performance.
Autonomous Pharmacy Drives Efficient Hospitals, Safer Patients
By connecting medication inventory and leveraging the data pulled from that technology, there is a huge opportunity to reduce error, improve efficiency, control costs, ensure compliance and, ultimately, enhance patient care and safety.
Four Burning Questions in Contract Pharmacy Standoff
It’s been almost one year mark since a group of drug manufacturers stopped offering 340B discounts or placed restrictions on these discounts in the contract pharmacy setting. So what are the burning questions that continue to remain in this standoff?
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Join us for Omnicell Illuminate 2021, a dynamic, three-day digital conference focused on the most pressing challenges in medication management: operational efficiency, diversion, medication waste, safety, compliance, and increasing revenue, just to name a few.
Why Intelligence Is Essential to Your Cabinet Strategy
Some may think of the ADC as simply a storage unit for nursing, but in reality it plays a critical role across the medication management ecosystem. As ADC systems have evolved, some are now connected to sophisticated data intelligence systems, helping them to play a more prominent role in optimizing pharmacy inventory.
What Is Medication Waste Costing You?
With drug costs skyrocketing and the ever-present challenge of drug shortages, throwing away medications can be agonizing. And costly. The more visibility you have into your inventory, the better equipped you are to eliminate medication waste and ensure clinicians have access to the medications patients need.
How Technology Solves Safety and Operational Challenges in the Operating Room
Modern operating rooms are high-pressure environments. Anesthesia providers need to balance patient care with the administrative tasks that come with managing medication safety. At the same time, Pharmacy needs to maintain accountability for the controlled substances being dispensed. Both are juggling manual processes that make medication management in the operating room highly challenging.
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