HEALTH SYSTEMS

Efficiency and security drive medication management system upgradeTrying to enhance medication management across a continuum of care in a multi-facility hospital IT environment is no easy task.
Drug expenditure data help pharmacists plan aheadA recent report projects an 11% to 13% increase in total drug expenditures in hospitals and health systems in 2016.
Health-system pharmacists embrace medication standardization campaignCompletion of Phase I of ASHP’s Standardize 4 Safety initiative is fast approaching.
ASPs vs. microbial resistance: Pharmacists lead the chargeThe Pew Charitable Trusts took a look at antibiotic stewardship programs in 10 U.S. health systems. Here's the result.
Connected: Telepharmacy unites the team
Connected: Telepharmacy unites the teamNow, that pharmacist on the other side of the country is only a mouse-click away.
Vision, purpose, and passion drive leaders in pharmacyOne other thing that really good leaders have: Really good managers.
Connected therapy management takes MTM digitalThe universal connectivity of everything in healthcare — “the internet of medical things” — is here
Shorter hospital stays and reduced costs possible with IV acetaminophenA new study has found that use of acetaminophen injection and reduced use of opioids to treat acute surgical pain can save a medium-sized hospital an estimated $4.7 million annually.
New patient-care opportunities begin with a "blueprint"Pharmacists who want to move forward in their professional practice need structure and guidelines. These might fill the bill.

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