Pharmacy Strategies for Executive Leaders
Think your hospital’s pharmacy is just a cost center? Think again. For hospitals to meet today’s steep challenge of cutting operational expenses by as much as 20 to 30 percent in some cases, there’s an urgent need to look at the pharmacy and pharmacists’ clinical role with fresh eyes.
McKesson is singularly focused on one thing — better business health for hospital pharmacy. From community hospitals to large IDNs, we are working hand-in-hand with organizations across the nation to meet the challenges of change head on. We approach your need for financial scrutiny, smarter productivity and integrated technology in a high-touch, holistic way. Ultimately, we can help you reduce risk and create a more sustainable future so you’re positioned to continue to deliver high-quality patient care. Take a minute to bookmark this page and stay current with the latest pharmacy trends.
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Big hospitals plug into mobile healthcare – Mobile Strategies 360
Hospitals are including a wide range of departments in their mobile health programs, such as nursing, physicians,
, information technology, ancillary care, biomedical engineering and finance. … to support clinical messaging between nurses and
Medicare bill backed by hospital groups passes key House vote
The House Committee on Ways and Means on Tuesday advanced a bipartisan bill that would amend changes made to Medicare hospital payments under the Bipartisan Budget Act in 2015, according to the Morning Consult.
CMS finalizes Medicaid managed care overhaul: 5 things to know
CMS released a final rule Monday that includes the first major update to Medicaid managed care regulations in more than 10 years.
Drug Disposal Kiosks Help Hospitals Serve Their Community
Patients who need to dispose of
unwanted controlled substances and other medications are embracing the
convenience of drug disposal kiosks managed by their local health-system
Northwell Health Launches $100k Contest to Fund Next Medical Breakthrough
On Monday, Northwell Health launched a new contest in which public voting will decide which of three medical innovations developed by some of its 61,000+ employees will receive $100k in additional research support. Starting today through April 18th, voters can go to www.northwell.edu/vote to learn about each innovation and vote for their favorite idea in which they think Northwell Health should invest.
NY provider advocacy groups say $15 minimum wage threatens viability of organizations, services
Several healthcare provider advocacy groups issued a joint statement warning of the impact of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) proposed $15 minimum wage, saying the additional expenses without new state funding will result in eliminating services and even closing organizations, according to Saratogian Health.
McKesson Pharmacy Optimization®
McKesson’s Pharmacy Optimization® is a team of experienced pharmacy experts that works with you to understand your needs and current practices. Analyzing hospital-specific data, the team will evaluate and recommend cost-reduction and revenue-enhancement opportunities, as well as strategies for optimizing the business of your pharmacy. Learn More »
McKesson Population Health Manager™
When your healthcare organization takes on the responsibilities of managing the health of an entire patient population, you and your providers need new competencies — advanced insight, actionable data and new skills — to help deliver better health outcomes at lower cost. We recognize the challenges of managing the health of a population and taking on financial risk. Our Business Advisor Services can help you quickly realize value from McKesson Population Manager™ for faster return on your investment.
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