Pharmacy

By Hafizah Osman 02:44 am March 14, 2019
Eastern Health has rolled out a new trial across its Box Hill Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria, to help patients better manage their medication after they leave the hospital.
How a new EHR gave enterprise-wide visibility to one behavioral health org
By Bill Siwicki 03:03 pm March 12, 2019
At Keystone Human Services, the new system offers a much more detailed picture, giving staff better insights into needs, goals and support requirements.
By Diana Manos 03:07 pm March 06, 2019
The addition of the medication management technology will give senior living providers and pharmacies more choice and flexibility through a single vendor, the company said.
By Diana Manos 12:08 pm March 04, 2019
The new integration will feature a medication decision support platform, RxBenefit Clarity, that can provide prescription price information at the point of care.
Identifying drug diversion at Piedmont Athens: from weeks to 24 hours

Georgia’s Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 01:09 pm February 27, 2019
To help combat the opioid crisis, the medical center invested in inventory and analytics technology that helps accurately and consistently identify cases of drug diversion.
By Mike Miliard 12:35 pm February 22, 2019
The HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association's Opioid Crisis Task Force has created what it calls the "ideal minimum data set" to get physicians the right information to enable safer EPCS.
David Swenson
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By BD 12:00 pm February 12, 2019
David Swenson, RPh, Vice President of Medical Affairs at BD, reflects on conversations with customers to provide some perspective on an underreported aspect of the opioid crises – healthcare professional drug diversion - which is growing importance to hospitals across the United States.

Credit: FDA.gov

By Nathan Eddy 10:33 am February 08, 2019
The initiative will tap into emerging technologies, potentially blockchain, to improve supply chain safety and security.
NewYork-Presbyterian working on machine learning analytics to combat opioid crisis

NewYork-Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 01:42 pm February 06, 2019
The major academic health system is working with machine learning analytics vendor Splunk to create a new system to guard against misuse of controlled substances, including opioids.
Adam Szerency
By Susan Morse 05:23 pm January 17, 2019
Minor differences in co-payments sometimes mask exponential differences between similar generic formulations.

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