Five Essential Storm Preparation Tips for People with Chronic Illnesses

The recent hurricane in Texas has cast a spotlight on the importance of disaster preparedness at every level, from the coordination of large scale relief efforts to each individual having a plan they can put into action. When an impending storm, disaster, or emergency poses a threat to a person’s health and safety, it is […]
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Can Academic Medical Centers Stop Patients from Leaving, for Life?

When caring for patients with chronic illnesses, Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) may soon face this same risk as the now-extinct BlockBuster video rental stores. Time and technology could very well pass them by – when it comes to post-visit care. It is widely known that AMCs provide the vast majority of clinical care nationally to […]
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Balancing Your Hospital’s Health Mission and the Taboo of Revenue

A Chinese expression says, “money is not everything, but without it you can do nothing.” Often in healthcare talking about hospital revenue is taboo. But we believe, like any difficult subject, open and honest trumps avoidance. A care model vs. a revenue model is an important conversation to have and allows hospital administrators to provide […]
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How to Put Patient Care at the Center of Your Hospital-based Specialty Pharmacy

We are often asked by hospital administrators, pharmacists and physicians what it takes to start or grow a hospital’s specialty pharmacy. Since creating our first hospital specialty pharmacy program in 2012, we have considered it the Golden Rule of Specialty Pharmacy to place patient care at the center of the business model. This golden rule […]
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