HEALTH SYSTEMS

Study shows benefits of a centralized pharmacy-led prior authorization processPharmacy-led interventions in prior authorization processing resulted in a statistically significant benefit in improving time to PA approval, time to first fill, and time too pick-up.
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.

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