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AmerisourceBergen

Medicare Part D Open Enrollment: What Your Patients Need to Know

Peter Kounelis
Peter Kounelis, R.Ph.
AmerisourceBergen
August 2020

Pharmacies

Eight Impact Making Advocacy Tips for Pharmacists

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AmerisourceBergen
July 2019

Political advocacy can be intimidating, but it doesn’t need to be. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

Pharmacies

Three Easily Avoidable Mistakes Pharmacists Make When Communicating with Patients

Phyllis Houston
Phyllis Houston, MSOL
AmerisourceBergen
April 2019

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.

Physician Practices

Inventory Management Technology as the Hub of a Fully Integrated Specialty Practice Solution: Part 3

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Greg Metz
AmerisourceBergen
February 2019

An integrated inventory management system can play an important role in helping specialty practices address expectations and cater to a millennial patient demographic.

Manufacturers

Moving Medicare Coverage

Jennifer Snow, MPH
February 2019

Executive Q&A: How shifting coverage for some drugs from Medicare Part B to Part D could impact access and affordability for patients.

Pharmacies

'Tis the Season for a Flu Shot

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AmerisourceBergen
November 2018

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.

Health Systems

Ambulatory Pharmacy Outlook for Health Systems 2018

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AmerisourceBergen
November 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.

Physician Practices

Inventory Management Technology as the Hub of a Fully Integrated Specialty Practice Solution: Part Two

Lisa Harrison
Lisa Harrison
Oncology Supply
October 2018

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.

Pharmacies

Keeping Communities Well: Reminding Patients of the Importance of an Annual Flu Vaccine

Peter Kounelis
Peter Kounelis, R.Ph.
AmerisourceBergen
October 2018

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.

Physician Practices

Inventory Management Technology as the Hub of a Fully Integrated Specialty Practice Solution: Part One

Barry Fortner, Ph.D.
Specialty Physician Services
September 2018

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.

Health Systems

Pharmacy Systemness: The Powerful Potential of Consolidated Distribution

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AmerisourceBergen
August 2018

A look at how health systems can stem the tide of rising pharmacy costs with a consolidated distribution model.

Physician Practices

The Value-Added Services of Specialty Pharmacy

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AmerisourceBergen
June 2018

Learn how the right specialty pharmacy can offer value-added services for physician practices and patients.

Health Systems

Pharmacy Systemness, Part Three: Why a Consolidated Distribution Model Makes Sense for Health Systems

Mitch Wood
AmerisourceBergen
May 2018

The primary benefits of consolidated distribution, and what health systems need to know before getting started.

Health Systems

Commercially Available Unit Dose Products: Enhancing Access to Treatments and Promoting Pharmacy Efficiency

Brian McMillan
American Health Packaging, an AmerisourceBergen Company
May 2018

While suppliers are making fewer pre-packaged unit dose treatments available, health system pharmacies still have options for acquiring them. Learn which is best.

Health Systems

Pharmacy Systemness, Part Two: Consolidation Offers a Better Distribution Method for Health Systems

Mitch Wood
AmerisourceBergen
May 2018

How health systems can gain the benefits of a centralized distribution model without the excessive capital investment.

Health Systems

Next Generation Ambulatory Pharmacy

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AmerisourceBergen
May 2018

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.

Health Systems

Pharmacy Systemness, Part One: The Case for Consolidated Distribution

Mitch Wood
AmerisourceBergen
April 2018

Can health systems implement self-distribution without the capital investment in freestanding warehouse space? Yes.

Health Systems

Caring for the Whole Patient

Kristin Chambers
AmerisourceBergen
April 2018

What challenges does the increased demand for care coordination create for health system specialty pharmacies and what opportunities does it present for demonstrating value?

Health Systems

Recovering the Costs of Uncompensated Care

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AmerisourceBergen
March 2018

How hospitals and health systems are leveraging patient assistance programs to ease the financial burden of caring for under- and un-insured patients.

Physician Practices

Helping Specialty Practices Bridge the Clinical Research Gap

Susan Weidner
IntrinsiQ Specialty Solutions
February 2018

How an innovative program efficiently and affordably connects patients with cutting-edge care and practices with elusive research opportunities

Pharmacies

Diversification through Immunization

Peter Kounelis
Peter Kounelis, R.Ph.
AmerisourceBergen
January 2018

Learn how immunizations present an opportunity for additional pharmacy revenue and enhanced patient care.

Health Systems

Health System Pharmacy and Population Health Management

Mike Long
Mike Long
Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions
November 2017

By enhancing existing infrastructure and core assets with emerging technologies, pharmacy can be a driving force in an impactful population health management initiative.

Health Systems

A Look Ahead for Health System Pharmacy

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November 2017

Four key health system trends and the opportunities they present for pharmacy.

Health Systems

Ambulatory Pharmacy as the Hub of Transitional Care

Eunice Moore, PharmD, MS, PMP
Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions
October 2017

How an effective meds-to-beds program and robust data analytics can improve care continuity and lower readmissions for successful value-based care.

Health Systems

Taking the Lead on Prior Authorizations

Jason Poquette, R.Ph
St. Vincent Hospital
August 2017

Learn about the unique opportunities pharmacies have to lower drug costs, increase revenue and improve the patient experience.

Health Systems

Transitional Care Pivots Toward Improved Performance

Matthew Wolf
AmerisourceBergen
May 2017

Analytics is trending in transitional care, with impressive results for high-risk patients.

Physician Practices

Five Ways to Stop Practice Profit Leaks

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AmerisourceBergen
April 2017

Five ways that oncology practices can optimize their operations and avoid financial strain.

Pharmacies

Infographic: Nine Ways Pharmacies Can Help Improve Medication Adherence

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April 2017

Health Systems

Mergers and Acquisitions and the Health System Pharmacy

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February 2017

How pharmacy can drive revenue and standardization after a merger.

Health Systems

Hospitals, Pharmacies and Value-Based Purchasing

Matthew Wolf
AmerisourceBergen
December 2016

What opportunities does the shift to fee-for-value present for health system pharmacies?

Health Systems

Ambulatory Care and the Health System Pharmacy

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December 2016

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.

Pharmacies

Take a Stand Against DIR Fees

Peter Kounelis
Peter Kounelis, R.Ph.
AmerisourceBergen
November 2016

How pharmacies can take action now.

Pharmacies

Using Data to Improve Patient Interactions

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November 2016

Tom Mullin, President of Community and Specialty Pharmacy at AmerisourceBergen, shares how pharmacies are using data to improve interactions with patients.

Health Systems

Cancer Care at a Crossroads

Rebecca Knockemus
Rebecca Knockemus
AmerisourceBergen
November 2016

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.

Health Systems

Six Health Systems Trends and How They'll Impact Pharmacy

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September 2016

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.

Health Systems

The Truth Behind Three Health Systems Myths: Part Three

Alex Minkoff
AmerisourceBergen
September 2016

What does it really take to build, operate and evolve the health system’s ambulatory care model?

Health Systems

The Truth Behind Three Health Systems Myths: Part Two

Alex Minkoff
AmerisourceBergen
September 2016

Leveraging data to get the total drug purchasing picture.

Health Systems

The Truth Behind Three Health Systems Myths: Part One

Alex Minkoff
AmerisourceBergen
September 2016

Does the C-Suite really know the value of ambulatory pharmacy?

Pharmacies

How Medication Synchronization Makes a Difference

Jason Turner, PharmD
Moundsville Pharmacy
July 2016

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.

Physician Practices

Adherence to Oral Oncolytics Requires a Clinically Integrated Approach to Specialty Pharmacy

Kelly Ratliff
US Bioservices
June 2016

How greater collaboration between oncologists and pharmacists can drive patient-centered solutions to improve adherence.

Physician Practices

Five Good Reasons to Use a Single Distributor

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April 2016

The advantages of buying from one source.

Health Systems

Packaging Success

Sid McFadden
Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions
April 2016

How prepackaged unit dose medications can increase safety and efficiency while lowering risk and costs for America’s hospitals

Health Systems

Medication Reconciliation in the Health System

Curt Passafume, Jr., MBA, RPh
Ohio Health
March 2016

How a strong medication reconciliation program can generate benefits that go far beyond safety.

Health Systems

Building the In-house Pharmacy

Amy Flowers
Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions
October 2015

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.

Health Systems

Bettering the Benefits of Drug Benefits

Amy Flowers
Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions
June 2015

Health systems implementing in-house, outpatient pharmacies as part of their strategy for addressing care transitions, are also leveraging the ambulatory pharmacy to improve their employee drug