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.
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.
Best Practices for Early Detection and Planning – Using Data and Analytics to Prevent Diversion
In the medical profession, one in ten healthcare workers will abuse controlled substances due to access and availability at work. Hear from pharmacy leaders who are using analytics-based best practices for mitigating diversion, and discover new ideas that can be implemented by any health system – all thanks to advanced technology.
Reducing Drug Spend with IV Robotic Services
IV automation technology combined with robust expert services is a game-changer for reducing drug spend with 503B outsourcers and in the OR by preparing ready-to-administer syringes with IV robotics. Learn about these critical operational and financial benefits at the upcoming Omnicell Illuminate 2021!
Time for Congress to Break the Contract Pharmacy Logjam
Safety net providers, which are losing hundreds of millions of dollars each year in needed savings, don’t have the luxury of time. Neither do the patients that rely on 340B providers for affordable medicine and healthcare services. It’s time for Congress to take action.
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