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Pharmacy Informatics and Your Bottom Line

Hospital Pharmacies everywhere are working endlessly to improve medication use and patient safety, using every tool available to achieve this goal with the staff on hand. How does your organization use pharmacy informatics to help achieve this bottom line? Having time...

First Annual Telehealth Summit – A Success!

On August 29th, a Telehealth Summit was held in York to provide education and the latest information related to telehealth trends and best practices to support rural health. Prairie Health Ventures and CHI Health hosted the event which was created for CEO’s, IT...

Proposal to Cut 340B Eligibility in Half

A proposal by Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) would cut more than half of the disproportionate share hospital’s (DSH) eligibility to participate in the 340B drug discount program. 340B Health shows that 573 of the 1,115 current participants would be dropped from the...

Find savings where you didn’t expect – the HR department

At PHV, we want to change the way you think about your HR department. Many of the costs written into this department’s budget are non-negotiables. For example, your organization should not stop running background checks on potential employees. However, PHV believes...

Do your employees travel often?

Through your membership with PHV Edge, you and your employees can access Hertz Gold membership, meaning you can pass on all the hassles with car rentals. You will receive discounts on both business and non-business rentals, LDW/Liability included on business rentals,...

How many mats and towels does your business use in a month?

If the answer to this question is more than zero, then it’s probably a pretty large number. This service is easy to “set and forget”, so it might be time to evaluate your current vendor. Four different companies offer discounted services for uniforms, mats,...

New Cell Phone Contracts in Effect

Through Premier, PHV Edge offers members access to employee cell phone plans at a reduced rate. In the new contract lunch, Edge members gain access to more carrier options than ever before. Your business may be eligible to access Sprint or Verizon cell phone contracts...

Two Rural Hospitals Integrate Better Pharmacy Informatics

Rebecca Miller, clinical pharmacist-informatics specialist at Bozeman Health in Montana said of her hospital that, “we offer a lot of the same services that a larger hospital would have. But because of our rural nature and our population size, we may not always have...

UDI Compliance Dates in September – What is coming?

The FDA has been implementing the unique device identification system in waves. When the implementation process is complete, devices will be labeled with a unique device identifier (UDI) readable to both humans and machines. September 24, 2018 marks the date for a...

Supply Chain Spotlight: Recall Management Services

The US FDA reports that there was a 97{a825b113fa7e7f7df3124aad37f306612c93d04c1401cc72a54a1f67d114723a} increase in recalls of medical devices between 2003 and 2012. Recalls continue to increase across the industry supply chain, straining administrative staff and...

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