|Technology Strategies that Work in LTC Pharmacy||| Print ||
Decreasing reimbursements for facilities and the push to reduce medication waste are some of the realities long-term care pharmacy is facing. There’s demand for better communication between pharmacy and facilities and the differentiating potential from some of the latest supporting technologies, such as eMARs. Find out about the strategies LTC pharmacies are deploying to successfully meet these needs. Story begins on page 25.
Measuring the Impact of Short Dispensing Cycles
by Jae Chung, M.B.A.
The CMS requirements for shorter-cycle dispensing in long-term care pharmacy now set to take effect Jan. 1, 2013, have generated a lot of discussion about the potential advantages and disadvantages. This pilot study contributes to this ongoing dialogue by assessing the opportunities shorter cycles may present for lowering Part D medication waste, looking at the impact of different fill cycles across different packaging types.
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