Achieving Provider Status for Pharmacists

ACHIEVING PROVIDER STATUS under Section 1861 of the Social Security Act is important for the profession. It is essential to recognize pharmacists ... [read more]
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Jan 02, 2013

Innovations in Reimbursement

Pharmacists Branching Out into New Models of Patient Care

LAST APRIL, THE PHARMACY DIRECTOR of a large, multi-hospital health system in the Midwest phoned Gloria Sachdev, Pharm.D., clinical assistant ... [read more]
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Sep 06, 2012

Children’s New Pharmacy Model a Resounding Success

Decentralized Pharmacy, Expanded Use of Technology and Technicians Work

In 1998, Richard Sakai, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCSHP, became the director of pharmacy service at the 358-bed Children’s Hospital Central California ... [read more]
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Mar 28, 2012

UW Health Goes the Extra Mile to Prevent Venous Thromboembolisms

Anticoagulation Program Earns Team ASHP Foundation Award

Numbers alone rarely tell the whole story, but for the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health in Madison, they offer a tantalizing glimpse of a ... [read more]
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Mar 28, 2012

Pharmacy Groups Launch Initiative to Improve Care Transitions

ASHP and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) are working together to improve patient outcomes by facilitating the involvement of pharmacists ... [read more]
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Mar 27, 2012

Cleveland Clinic Hospitals Lead Way on Quality-of-Care Measures

STARTING IN OCTOBER 2012, Medicare will reimburse hospitals based on quality-of-care measures, including how closely hospitals follow best clinical ... [read more]
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Sep 23, 2011