Drug Shortages: 5 Tips You Can Use to Get the Medications Your Hospital Needs

It’s no secret that drug and supply shortages continue to plague every hospital’s pharmacy operations. It’s a complex problem with several causes. In some cases, new medications that work better than older formulations become popular quickly and manufacturers have a hard time keeping pace with demand. In other instances, companies that made products in Puerto […]

Moments in Pharmacy – Reynant Jackson

The theme for this year’s ASHP Mid-Year Conference is “Some Mid-Year Magic.” To celebrate the contributions and magic that our talented pharmacists and technicians bring to their patients, we are launching a new series called Moments in Pharmacy. Today we feature Reynant Jackson, CPhT, a pharmacy technician and supervisor working at Loretto Hospital in Chicago for […]

Celebrating National Pharmacist Month and National Pharmacy Week 2018

October is American Pharmacists Month and National Hospital & Health-System Pharmacy Week. It’s a time to recognize the invaluable contributions that pharmacists and technicians make to patient care in our nation’s hospitals. It is an ideal time for pharmacy departments to acknowledge and celebrate their achievements in ensuring safe and effective medication use and to […]

CompleteRx Recognizes Employees, Clients with Annual Quality Awards

CompleteRx recently announced the winners of its 2017 company awards at a town hall meeting broadcast live to offices across the U.S. “Each year, we take a moment to acknowledge the outstanding work performed across our network of hospital pharmacies with these awards,” said Terry Andrus, CEO. “It’s always hard to choose among such excellent nominees. Handing […]

Antibiotics: Here’s What We Can Do to Preserve Their Power

The misuse of antibiotics in inpatient and outpatient settings creates a dangerous situation for all Americans. Already, approximately 2 million people in the U.S. become infected with bacteria resistant to all known antibiotic treatments and 23,000 of them die each year. Why are antibiotics failing us? Largely, it’s because of inappropriate or unnecessary use. More […]

CompleteRx Company Update: October 2017

No matter what time of year, we know that pharmacy plays a vital role in healthcare and the patient care experience. To honor and thank our employees for all their hard work and dedication, we celebrated National Hospital and Health System Pharmacy Week and National Pharmacy Technician Day in mid-October. Here at CompleteRx, we made strategic planning […]

Celebrating National Pharmacist Month and National Pharmacy Week 2017

For this year’s National Pharmacy Week and National Pharmacist Month, we all have much to reflect upon. The recent string of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria stretched hospital pharmacies to the limit across many states. There’s nothing like a combination of power outages, floods and high winds to stress test our people and our processes. […]

CompleteRx Company Update: September 2017

We deeply appreciate the concern and well wishes expressed by our clients and strategic partners during Hurricane Harvey.  CompleteRx’s business continuity plan allowed for uninterrupted operations throughout the storm and its aftermath.  We are incredibly proud of our employees, hospital partners and the entire Houston community. In an emergency and in day-to-day normal operations, it’s […]

CompleteRx Company Update: July 2017

The heat is on for the summer but that is not stopping our team from continuing to tackle key pharmacy initiatives as well as new regulations to support our hospital partners. CompleteRx recently hosted our third quarter webinar, “Pain Points – How to Overcome the Opioid Crisis,” which provided an overview of the pain crisis, […]

Webinar Recap: Pain Points – How to Overcome the Opioid Crisis

In our latest webinar, “Pain Points – Overcoming the Opioid Crisis,” our speakers discussed the current opioid epidemic, recommendations on opioid use in chronic pain and new pain standards released by TJC and assessing risk and addressing harm of opioid use. It was a lively discussion that also providers hospitals and health care systems with […]