Leading Hospital Pharmacy Optimization

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Chargemaster Maintenance

Chargemaster Maintenance: Guidelines for Managing your CDM and Staying Up to Date

Hospital pharmacies play a crucial role in ensuring that patients receive the appropriate medical care and treatment. One essential component of this is maintaining an accurate charge description master, also known as the chargemaster or CDM. The chargemaster is a comprehensive list of all medical procedures, services, and supplies that a hospital offers, along with their

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Current Issues Facing Hospital Pharmacies in 2023

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on global health care are widespread and persistent. Hospital pharmacies have adapted with innovative solutions over the past few years, but the pandemic’s lingering effects continue to present challenges that permeate nearly every aspect of health care. From supply chain issues and staffing shortages to technological advances and emergency

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Drug Diversion Prevention

How to Prevent Drug Diversion

Drug diversion is a tremendous challenge for hospitals and pharmacies, creating risk for patients, clinicians, and the entire health care system. Most diversion goes undetected and/or unreported due to its covert nature and the unreliability of traditional reporting like monthly usage reports. This makes it difficult to obtain precise data, but a wide range of

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Pharmacy Audit Checklist

A pharmacy audit checklist can serve as a guideline to help you prepare for a DEA audit and avoid costly mistakes. CompleteRx provides all clients with a defined process and checklist, which is reviewed and updated by the CompleteRx operations team. In addition, our compliance department conducts independent onsite audits to ensure adherence. What is

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Improving Your Hospital Pharmacy Inventory Management

Why is Hospital Pharmacy Inventory Management Important? Maintaining an efficient hospital pharmacy inventory management system is important because it allows the hospital, first and foremost, to deliver optimal patient care and safety. This is the driving force in creating and implementing any system. An effective hospital pharmacy inventory management system helps manage costs and addresses

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Your Guide to Understanding the 340B Drug Pricing Program

The 340B drug pricing program is a rebate and savings program that allows qualifying “Covered Entity(s)” to purchase outpatient drugs from manufacturers at reduced and discounted prices. Covered entities are typically hospitals, specialty clinics and their associated outpatient facilities who service uninsured and low-income patients. Why is 340B important? Created by Congress in 1992 and

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Dangers of Self-Treatment for COVID-19: Ivermectin Update

After news of a rise in use of ivermection across the country and the conflicting information around its use, CompleteRx wanted to provide some information on drugs that are currently under FDA investigation for the treatment of COVID-19. On September 1, 2021, ASHP reported outpatient prescribing for and dispensing of ivermectin has risen exponentially since before

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completerx.com gets a website refresh!

Website refresh alert: Welcome to the newly refreshed CompleteRx website!   Site updates includes navigation enhancements, improvements to the structure of our content, and a whole host of smaller but impactful changes. All of these improvements were designed to optimize your user experience at completerx.com. When we started this project we had big ideas, from

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