Long-term care pharmacy Omnicare’s parent company, CVS Health, will lay off 5,000 employees, the company formally announced Wednesday.
Clinical briefs for Thursday, Nov. 3
Nov 03, 2022
CVS to sell Omnicare LTC pharmacy business … Staten Island nursing home’s water systems test positive for Legionella … Advisers to FDA: Take steps to resolve pulse oximeter accuracy problems …...
Stumbling blocks or stepping stones? The path to decreasing antipsychotic and psychotropic drug use in...
Aug 30, 2022
[Partner content] Join Nancy Losben, executive director of quality at Omnicare, and McKnight’s Long-Term Care News Executive Editor Jim Berklan as they discuss the use of psychotropic drugs in...
Clinical briefs for Friday, July 1
Alicia Lasek (f3)
Jul 01, 2022
Extended! McKnight’s Tech Awards nominations now due by July 7 … Omnicare appoints new president to lead long-term care business … U.S. Supreme Court nixes religious challenge brought by healthcare...
Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Sept. 14
Sep 14, 2021
CDC: Moderna’s shot most effective among the three COVID vaccines in latest real-world study … Merck foresees possible U.S. authorization for its COVID antiviral pill by end of 2021 … LTC pharmacy...
Healing the LTC industry in a post-COVID-19 world
Jun 23, 2021
As we see the steady — and hopefully permanent — decline of COVID-19 in the U.S., the challenge for the long-term care industry is a comeback. What we can expect is that the comeback will not look...
Retail giants wrap up vaccine clinics, launch new LTC services for ongoing care
Apr 23, 2021
CVS Health and Walgreens have completed their final LTC clinics, and are handing the reins to Omnicare and PharMerica to provide ongoing COVID-19 vaccination services in skilled nursing facilities and...
LTC vaccinators opt to briefly halt J&J shots while awaiting FDA guidance
Apr 14, 2021
Long-term care pharmacies and clinicians have temporarily paused their use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine following recommendations from health officials. Guidance is needed quickly in order to...
LTC pharmacies pivot after feds call for timeout on J&J COVID vaccine
Apr 14, 2021
Long-term care pharmacies have stopped using the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and are awaiting further instruction from federal health officials, who recommended the halt while they investigate six...
Q&A: Are you listening? A veteran provider on fostering engagement with Black and brown staff, residents
Mar 26, 2021
The pandemic has trained a spotlight on numerous healthcare disparities faced by Black and brown long-term care residents. Monica Payne, a veteran clinical manager for Omnicare, says that reflecting on...