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5 Highlights from ACHE 2021 Congress on Healthcare Leadership

The American College of Healthcare Executives Congress on Healthcare Leadership was back last month in a fully virtual format after being cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19. This year’s Congress was packed with dozens of live and on-demand sessions that delivered insights on a range of topics, including clinical quality, hospital financial performance, and diversity

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Patient Safety Awareness Week: A Spotlight on the Role of the Pharmacist

More than 20 years since the publication of the Institute of Medicine’s landmark report, To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System, patient safety remains a major concern across the industry. Medical errors cost about $20 billion per year annually. And the cost is more than financial; errors can cause prolonged illness, permanent disability

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The Baldrige Framework: CompleteRx’s Journey Toward Performance Excellence

In healthcare today, change is the only constant. With evolving reimbursement, emerging new technologies, an aging workforce and a rise in consumerism, a culture of continuous improvement is imperative to evolve and thrive. And building a culture of improvement starts with developing a strategy that involves measuring, improving and adapting. That’s why CompleteRx began its

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Black History Month

Black History Month: Recognizing Trailblazing Pharmacists

As Black History Month draws to a close, CompleteRx remembers Anna Louise James, who became, in 1908, the first African American woman to graduate from the Brooklyn College of Pharmacy in New York. The daughter of a Virginia plantation slave, James served patients from her pharmacy in Connecticut for more than five decades. Over the

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HHS Advisory Opinion on Contract Pharmacies Offers Hope for 340B Programs

A new advisory opinion from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) clarifies that 340B hospitals are entitled to buy covered outpatient drugs at the discounted price, even if they use contract pharmacies to distribute the drugs to patients. In the advisory opinion released on Dec. 30, 2020, HHS states that the requirement to

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4 Pharmacy Trends to Watch in 2021

COVID-19 redefined healthcare last year, as hospitals quickly adapted to care for critically ill patients, meet high demand for ICU beds and deal with workforce shortages. Although better days are on the horizon with the availability of the first COVID-19 vaccines, the public health crisis isn’t over yet. We recently sat down with Mark Brown,

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