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...
Pandemic spurs Trilogy to add discount delivery pharmacy benefit for employees
Apr 06, 2021
Senior living operator Trilogy Health Services has begun offering its approximately 17,000 employees and their dependents a one-source, full-service discount pharmacy benefit through its proprietary pharmacy,...
Omnicare’s Jim Love: COVID vaccine delivery will mirror CVS flu clinic program
Oct 23, 2020
CVS Health will apply its experience with onsite flu vaccination and COVID-19 testing to its new role as a partner in the federal government’s long-term care COVID-19 vaccination efforts, Omnicare President...
New program gives analytics through personalized reviews
Aug 22, 2018
Turenne PharMedCo has launched the Connect 360 program to give nursing homes and assisted living facilities access to analytics through personalized annual reviews, the company announced.
Unfortunately, turning away opioid addicts might be necessary
Joan Baird, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP and Blake Griese, JD, PharmD
May 07, 2018
While the practice of turning away opioid addicts may appear heartless, this may be necessary given some of the administrative and regulatory hurdles that exist.
Job well done, Grosso has eye out for next adventure
James M. Berklan
Apr 12, 2018
Frank Grosso has done a lot in his 67 years. But he’s not done. That much he wants to make abundantly clear.
Congress told: pharmacy distribution reform severely needed
Dec 14, 2017
The president and CEO of the Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition warned the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee on Wednesday that pharmacy benefits managers are bad for business, for both consumers...
Pharmacist sentenced to probation in nursing home drug reuse scheme
Oct 19, 2017
A former employee of a Pennsylvania pharmacy was sentenced to probation and community service on Tuesday for her role in a scheme to repackage drugs that went unused by area nursing homes.
Time to increase your dose of overprescribing education
Sep 19, 2017
It turns out seniors who might be victims of overprescribing recognize it an issue all too well, according to new research.
Sector-specific LTC pharmacy data warehouse now a reality
Phil Fogg Jr.
Jul 19, 2017
Ensuring the provision of quality post-acute care in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities requires the need to direct and perform an increasingly complex array of medication management regimes...