Medicare Part D Open Enrollment: What Your Patients Need to Know
Eight Impact Making Advocacy Tips for Pharmacists
Political advocacy can be intimidating, but it doesn’t need to be. Here are a few tips to help you get started.
Three Easily Avoidable Mistakes Pharmacists Make When Communicating with Patients
Pharmacists can build stronger patient relationships, increase medication adherence and build lasting brand loyalty by initiating routine phone calls to share information. Done well, an automated outbound communication system can send messages on behalf of the pharmacist in a personal and authentic way.
Inventory Management Technology as the Hub of a Fully Integrated Specialty Practice Solution: Part 3
An integrated inventory management system can play an important role in helping specialty practices address expectations and cater to a millennial patient demographic.
Moving Medicare Coverage
Executive Q&A: How shifting coverage for some drugs from Medicare Part B to Part D could impact access and affordability for patients.
'Tis the Season for a Flu Shot
An annual influenza vaccination is the best protection against the flu virus. Some patients however, are still skeptical. Continue to educate patients on the importance of getting vaccinated. And for those that need a little extra motivation, remind them of what they could miss out on this holiday season.
Ambulatory Pharmacy Outlook for Health Systems 2018
Explore what is in store for the future of ambulatory pharmacy. Download the Ambulatory Pharmacy Outlook for Health Systems 2018 report to discover opportunities for health system leaders to fully leverage ambulatory pharmacy to improve revenue and enhance the patient experience.
Inventory Management Technology as the Hub of a Fully Integrated Specialty Practice Solution: Part Two
Physician practices can leverage integrated inventory management systems to create a more user-friendly experience for patients that improves engagement, increases adherence and facilitates better outcomes.
Keeping Communities Well: Reminding Patients of the Importance of an Annual Flu Vaccine
Now is the time to encourage patients to receive an annual flu shot. Start engaging patients in a conversation about the importance of this vaccine and keep your community healthy during this flu season.
Inventory Management Technology as the Hub of a Fully Integrated Specialty Practice Solution: Part One
Modern inventory management systems are far more than fancy medication cabinets. They've been re-imagined for modern medicine, where complex and expensive pharmaceuticals often prove key to better outcomes at lower costs.
Pharmacy Systemness: The Powerful Potential of Consolidated Distribution
A look at how health systems can stem the tide of rising pharmacy costs with a consolidated distribution model.
The Value-Added Services of Specialty Pharmacy
Learn how the right specialty pharmacy can offer value-added services for physician practices and patients.
Pharmacy Systemness, Part Three: Why a Consolidated Distribution Model Makes Sense for Health Systems
The primary benefits of consolidated distribution, and what health systems need to know before getting started.
Commercially Available Unit Dose Products: Enhancing Access to Treatments and Promoting Pharmacy Efficiency
While suppliers are making fewer pre-packaged unit dose treatments available, health system pharmacies still have options for acquiring them. Learn which is best.
Pharmacy Systemness, Part Two: Consolidation Offers a Better Distribution Method for Health Systems
How health systems can gain the benefits of a centralized distribution model without the excessive capital investment.
Next Generation Ambulatory Pharmacy
Ambulatory pharmacies have potential for expanding the health system's role in patient care. Learn four key ways ambulatory pharmacies are driving health system success.
Pharmacy Systemness, Part One: The Case for Consolidated Distribution
Can health systems implement self-distribution without the capital investment in freestanding warehouse space? Yes.
Caring for the Whole Patient
What challenges does the increased demand for care coordination create for health system specialty pharmacies and what opportunities does it present for demonstrating value?
Recovering the Costs of Uncompensated Care
How hospitals and health systems are leveraging patient assistance programs to ease the financial burden of caring for under- and un-insured patients.
Helping Specialty Practices Bridge the Clinical Research Gap
How an innovative program efficiently and affordably connects patients with cutting-edge care and practices with elusive research opportunities
Diversification through Immunization
Learn how immunizations present an opportunity for additional pharmacy revenue and enhanced patient care.
Health System Pharmacy and Population Health Management
By enhancing existing infrastructure and core assets with emerging technologies, pharmacy can be a driving force in an impactful population health management initiative.
A Look Ahead for Health System Pharmacy
Four key health system trends and the opportunities they present for pharmacy.
Ambulatory Pharmacy as the Hub of Transitional Care
How an effective meds-to-beds program and robust data analytics can improve care continuity and lower readmissions for successful value-based care.
Taking the Lead on Prior Authorizations
Learn about the unique opportunities pharmacies have to lower drug costs, increase revenue and improve the patient experience.
Transitional Care Pivots Toward Improved Performance
Analytics is trending in transitional care, with impressive results for high-risk patients.
Five Ways to Stop Practice Profit Leaks
Five ways that oncology practices can optimize their operations and avoid financial strain.
Mergers and Acquisitions and the Health System Pharmacy
How pharmacy can drive revenue and standardization after a merger.
Hospitals, Pharmacies and Value-Based Purchasing
What opportunities does the shift to fee-for-value present for health system pharmacies?
Ambulatory Care and the Health System Pharmacy
A look at the trends and growth of cancer care alongside the critical considerations health systems need to weigh as they look to deliver the highest quality and most cost effective care in oncology.
Take a Stand Against DIR Fees
How pharmacies can take action now.
Using Data to Improve Patient Interactions
Tom Mullin, President of Community and Specialty Pharmacy at AmerisourceBergen, shares how pharmacies are using data to improve interactions with patients.
Cancer Care at a Crossroads
A look at the trends and growth of cancer care alongside the critical considerations health systems need to weigh as they look to deliver the highest quality.
Six Health Systems Trends and How They'll Impact Pharmacy
Six major drivers are changing how hospitals aim to improve the quality of care while controlling costs, but they're also potential opportunities for the health system pharmacy. This infographic explores exactly how those trends impact the pharmacy.
The Truth Behind Three Health Systems Myths: Part Three
What does it really take to build, operate and evolve the health system’s ambulatory care model?
The Truth Behind Three Health Systems Myths: Part Two
Leveraging data to get the total drug purchasing picture.
The Truth Behind Three Health Systems Myths: Part One
Does the C-Suite really know the value of ambulatory pharmacy?
How Medication Synchronization Makes a Difference
Medication synchronization, the process of coordinating all of a patient’s chronic medications to be filled at the same time each month, is the most valuable program for patients and staff I’ve ever implemented in my flagship store, Moundsville Pharmacy in Moundsville, West Virginia.
Adherence to Oral Oncolytics Requires a Clinically Integrated Approach to Specialty Pharmacy
How greater collaboration between oncologists and pharmacists can drive patient-centered solutions to improve adherence.
Five Good Reasons to Use a Single Distributor
The advantages of buying from one source.
How prepackaged unit dose medications can increase safety and efficiency while lowering risk and costs for America’s hospitals
Medication Reconciliation in the Health System
How a strong medication reconciliation program can generate benefits that go far beyond safety.
Building the In-house Pharmacy
While health systems are finding significant benefits when it comes to offering the ambulatory pharmacy benefit, success depends on proper planning in three important areas.