Connecting pharmacies in post-acute care: An integration that yields powerful results
Nov 22, 2023
Nursing facilities bear a significant burden regarding medication-related challenges within the vast healthcare landscape. Startling statistics reveal that these challenges come with an enormous financial...
‘A lot of barriers’ hitting LTC communities in search of COVID vaccines
Jessica R. Towhey
Nov 02, 2023
Despite a major push from the Biden administration to get the COVID vaccine used far and wide, at least one long-term care infection prevention expert said her community barely got enough to cover skilled...
Clinical briefs for Thursday, Sept. 21
Sep 21, 2023
Program reduces number of medications nursing home residents take … Group backs House committee for spotlighting harmful pharmacy practices … College doc group shares COVID-19 treatment guidance...
Long-term care pharmacy to pay $3 million over dispensing, reimbursement violations
Dec 14, 2022
Residents in nursing homes received controlled substances without valid prescriptions from a long-term care pharmacy that has agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations it broke federal law.
Illinois SNF operator vindicated as whistleblower suit falls short
Aug 23, 2022
Heritage Operations Group has been vindicated in a whistleblower claim filed by a former Omnicare pharmacist who alleged the Illinois-based nursing home operator violated the False Claims Act by improperly...
How pharmacy providers can impact patient care
Aug 22, 2022
When a person seeks medical care, a team impacts that care. Primary care teams, home care groups, and even medical transportation companies play a role in patients’ health outcomes. One of the...
McKnight’s Market Leaders Podcast: Optimizing your pharmacy operations
Jun 08, 2022
[Partner content] Looking to increase efficiencies in your staff, optimize facility operations and decrease turnover? In addition to its clinical guidance and programs, Omnicare offers proactive communication...
Cantex’s Peter Longo: Building a gateway to the future through ancillary services
May 23, 2022
The ability to care for patients more seamlessly through ancillary services excites referral partners. So do better outcomes facilitated across the continuum and during transitions of care. But it takes...
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...
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,...