The Future of Pharmacy Podcast
Pharmacy transformation is happening. With The Future of Pharmacy Podcast, you won’t get left in the clouds.
We’re gathering industry innovators, internal experts, and successful health system pharmacy leaders to discuss how technology-driven solutions can help you move closer to zero-error medication management.
Podcast Episode 23
Improving Adherence and Outcomes in Specialty Pharmacy: A Real-World Case Study
Learn how Bausch Health and Omnicell Specialty Pharmacy Services worked together to improve adherence to XIFAXAN, a specialty medication used to treat overt hepatic encephalopathy (OHE), by expediting the prior authorization process and conducting in-depth medication counseling.
Podcast Episode 22
Safety and Savings in IV Automation
Recent technological advances have provided a solution to historical challenges with IV automation. These enhancements allow technicians to increase production and support greater accuracy while reducing human error or variation risks. Huntsville Hospital in Alabama was faced with a choice to implement IV automation. To answer that question, they had to go back a decade to their primary goals, which, both then and today, are safety and savings. IV robotics helps bring those two goals together.
Podcast Episode 21
Texas Children’s Hospital Leverages Technology and Automation for Medication Management
Learn from industry experts how pharmacy automation and an intelligent infrastructure transform medication management to support better care and outcomes for mother-baby, pediatric, and patient populations.
Podcast Episode 20
Facing the Looming Nursing Shortage Head-on
Because of high demand and limited supply, there is a nursing shortage in the United States. COVID-19 has reminded us of the importance of nurses in our lives and why we must invest in them.
Podcast Episode 19
Breaking Down Silos with Pharmacy Intelligence
In the struggle to keep up with everyday demand, health system pharmacies must overcome disparate data systems, inadequate information flow, and incongruous workarounds that greatly reduce inventory accuracy. Find out how pharmacy leaders are breaking down these data silos with advanced analytical tools that provide visibility, insight, and workflow enhancements, leading to inventory optimization and cost reduction.
Podcast Episode 18
At the Precipice of Retail Pharmacy Transformation
As retail pharmacy continues to expand its critical role in the patient’s healthcare journey, it has become increasingly important to streamline and automate inefficient pharmacy operations to free up pharmacists’ time to focus on patient care. Learn how pharmacies are leveraging advanced digital technologies that enable them to improve patient engagement, optimize revenue performance, and deliver high-value clinical services.
Podcast Episode 17
Checks & Balances: Medication Management in the OR
The Operating Room is a dynamic setting. The medications used are high risk and need immediate monitoring and oversight. At any moment, a patient’s condition can turn critical. Find out how pharmacy and anesthesia leaders at Atrium Wake Forest Baptist implemented solutions to help them ensure patient safety, drug availability, and compliance.
Podcast Episode 16
Reverse Your Reliance on 503Bs for Compounded Sterile Products
Learn how the University of Maryland Medical Center reversed its reliance on 503B vendors through an IV robotics insourcing program for compounded sterile products (CSPs). The result is a strategic services operation delivering advanced CSP services across its organization, resulting in improved safety, increased efficiency, and significant cost savings.
Podcast Episode 15
Optimizing Pharmacy Talent and Technology at Owensboro Health
Persistent labor shortages are forcing health system pharmacy leaders to rethink their operational and clinical choices. Learn how innovative leaders at Owensboro Health are sidestepping labor issues, up-leveling clinical programs, and optimizing medication management processes with advanced robotics and software operated by dedicated on-site resident experts.
Podcast Episode 14
Insights and Innovation with Intelligent Pharmacy Data
You can’t manage what you can’t see. When pharmacy leaders at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and their teams made their medication inventories visible through intelligent data solutions, they were able to make better decisions for their patients, workflow, compliance, and financial performance.
Podcast Episode 13
First Steps to Compounding Technology
As the safety of compounding practices comes under renewed scrutiny from authoritativebodies, more attention is being paid to assistive and robotic technologies. Learn how a stepped approach to compounding technology can lead to safer, more efficient, and cost effective compounding operations.
Podcast Episode 12
Achieving the Delicate Balance with OR Med Management
Anesthesia providers need easy access to medications in the operating room. Pharmacy needs to keep medications secure. Achieving that delicate balance in the OR pressure cooker between access and accountability requires an aligned vision, dynamic communications, and enabling closed-loop technology.
Podcast Episode 11
A Matter of Medication Distribution Models
Central pharmacy is the hub of care that patients and providers depend on. Which is why pharmacy leaders follow a deliberative, collaborative approach when choosing a medication distribution model. Hear how two pharmacy leaders approached the matter of distribution models and arrived at very different conclusions.
Podcast Episode 10
Making Sense of Today’s 340B Policy Entanglements
Get updates on how policy and legal developments could impact the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
Podcast Episode 9
Get Ready for Data-Driven Medication Management
Pharmacy dashboards are no longer enough. To manage organizational complexity and make better informed decisions, pharmacy leaders need dynamic intelligence tools. Learn how emerging technologies, including predictive and prescriptive analytics, can take medication management to the next level.
Podcast Episode 8
The Leader’s Personalized Pathway to the Autonomous Pharmacy
Learn how pharmacy leaders from Baptist Health are using their self-assessment results as a strategic tool to chart a pathway to achieving a fully autonomous pharmacy.
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