Medication management is as much art as science in a patient’s final days, and that can present multifaceted caregiving challenges for hospice providers
Capsa Solutions acquires Kirby Lester, LLC
Jul 29, 2014
Medication management company Capsa Solutions has announced the acquisition of Kirby Lester, LLC, of Lake Forest, IL.
How to do it … medication management
Jun 01, 2014
Proper and effective medication management of controlled substances can save your facility thousands of dollars in needless waste and diversion. Most solutions are, figuratively speaking, right under your...
SureCare RX opens new facility in Washington
Apr 08, 2014
SureCare RX, an independent pharmacy for long-term care facilities, is opening a new facility in Camas, WA, on April 15.
3 strategies for improved medication management communications in SNFs
Mar 17, 2014
One area where many SNFs have room to improve is medication management. Optimizing medication management services during care transitions will position SNFs as high-value partners in the preferred referral...
Feature: Prescribing Unity
Feb 01, 2014
Assembling a well-coordinated medication management team requires solid communication, collaboration and convergence of clinical professionals
Providers embracing technology bring in honors in second Tech Awards program
Dec 01, 2013
The second annual McKnight’s Long-Term Care News Excellence in Technology Awards begged the question: How can you compare to last year’s storied winners?
Mobile devices help reduce medication errors in nursing homes, doctors say
Oct 10, 2013
Using mobile devices as part of medication management reduces the number of adverse drug events in nursing homes, according to a survey of physicians.
How to do it… medication management
Jun 01, 2013
The proliferation of managed care is introducing a host of new challenges for long-term care providers. Pressures have never been greater to increase quality and lower costs. Successful strategies entail...
Medication reminder based on game theory
Apr 10, 2013
Mango Health is using game mechanics to get people to be more conscientious about taking their meds. The firm has released an app that does just that. Users simply enter their medications or supplements,...