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.
Omnicell LIVE! – Caregiver Crisis: Combating the Burnout and Labor Shortages that Lead to Errors
Hospitals are overwhelmed and understaffed. Automation technologies can help address some of these workforce challenges, but are only part of the equation. Learn more at our webinar on empowering clinicians.
Building the Case for Dedicated 340B Program Management
The pressures of the last year have underscored the importance of the 340B program and its impact on hospital finances. Hospital leadership needs to understand why a dedicated 340B program manager is key to driving program success.
Intelligence Success and the Future of Pharmacy
Archbold Health System is a leader in leveraging cloud-based data and predictive analytics to provide a holistic view of medication inventory management. In part two of our Omnicell Blog series, learn how Archbold found success through intelligence and why it is the future of medication management.
Addressing the Pharmacy Industry Labor Shortage with Automation
Pharmacy staffing shortages have been around since the 1980s. But the combination of pandemic burnout and other industries competing for talent is leading to increased turnover. Learn how a robust technology strategy can help your pharmacy address the labor challenges.
Data and Analytics: The Backbone of Pharmacy
Pharmacists and other healthcare practitioners face many risks in the supply chain. Data is stored across different healthcare facilities, making it difficult for them to make decisions about inventory management since they often need to access this information manually before making any intelligent choices. Learn how Archbold Medical Center in Georgia used analytics to break down silos and improve patient safety across the continuum of care.
Provider Status and Digital Pharmacy: A Winning Combination for Patient Care and Labor Challenges
The Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act is a bill that would grant pharmacists provider status under Medicare Part B to help address the worsening shortage of primary care physicians in America. Join Omnicell's Chief Clinical Officer James Stevenson for this critical discussion with pharmacy leaders during the virtual ASHP Midyear Meeting 2021.
Omnicell and Fresenius Kabi Join Forces to Improve Controlled Substance Management
A collaboration between Omnicell and Fresenius Kabi is helping U.S. health systems to manage controlled substances better, reduce diversion, and save nursing time through new pharmacy technology designed to enhance patient safety and efficiency.
Implications of Recent Court Decisions on 340B Contract Pharmacy Program
After five major federal court decisions within a week, it's clear that there will be no quick resolution to the contract pharmacy battle. All five drug companies received a reprieve from having to restore 340B pricing in the contract pharmacy setting.
Future of Pharmacy Podcast: Achieving the Delicate Balance with OR Medication Management
With anesthesia providers and pharmacies on the same page, patients can benefit from a seamless medication experience in an operating room. Closed-loop technology is crucial for both entities to succeed. Listen to the latest episode of the Future of Pharmacy Podcast to hear more.
Why Automation Is Critical in the Operating Room
In the operating room (OR), patients are always a top priority. To keep them safe, pharmacy and anesthesia providers must have strict controls for medication management. Hear how Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist transformed medication management in their surgical suites thanks to automation.
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