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Pharmacy Workflow Management with Talon

Bedside Rx: Reimagining the Pharmacy Workflow Process

July 1, 2019

Recently, Becker’s Hospital Review published an excellent piece entitled, “It’s time to bridge clinical and operational excellence – Here’s how to get there.” The article points out that hospital pharmacies sit at the intersection of…

Purchasing Medical Supply Carts

Sourcing medical carts? Here’s what you need to know.

June 29, 2019

When you think about how hospitals and other healthcare locations can provide quality care as efficiently as possible, it’s unlikely that medical supply carts are the first thing that come to mind. But in reality,…

Healthcare Efficiency

5 Ways to Address the Growing Healthcare Efficiency Crisis

June 24, 2019

Harvard’s Dr. Michael Porter defines value in health care with the equation { value = outcomes/cost }. That seems pretty straightforward, yet efficiency in healthcare remains elusive. Healthcare organizations face an overwhelming challenge: providing safe…

Drug Diversion in Healthcare

Facing the Challenge of Drug Diversion in Healthcare Settings

June 4, 2019

Substance addiction and abuse in the United States has reached alarming proportions. The epidemic is so severe that drug overdoses are one of the most common causes of death for Americans under the age of…

pharmacy inventory management

Expanding Pharmacy Inventory Management beyond The Pharmacy

May 31, 2019

The Issues Facing Pharmacy Inventory Management Pharmacy technicians are well aware of the importance of keeping an accurate inventory of drugs. They spend nearly 25 percent of their days maintaining medication inventories in centralized pharmacies.…

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3 Benefits of Pharmacy Automation

May 24, 2019

The Trend of Pharmacy Automation As the pharmacy seeks to modernize its processes and adhere to stringent regulatory requirements, automation has come front and center. While some pharmacies, particularly smaller operations, hesitate in adopting pharmacy…

Talon Patient Care Technology

Using Patient Care Technology to Improve the Patient Experience

May 17, 2019

The Evolution of Technology in Healthcare Up until the recent past, transformative patient care technology consisted primarily of electronic medical records (EMRs). EMRs were a mainstay in many healthcare organizations’ technology investments, providing a single…

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Improving Patient Care through Technology

May 10, 2019

The patient journey through the healthcare system has evolved over the past half-century. While the end goal of providing quality patient care to achieve the best outcomes is still the end goal, how that care…

Crash Cart Checklist

The Crash Cart Checklist: Is It Enough to Reduce Patient Risk?

May 8, 2019

The Essential Crash Cart The purpose of a crash cart is to store and transport emergency medication and equipment, providing physicians and nurses immediate access to life-saving items. One report by the National Hospital Ambulatory…

Medication Management and Avoiding Medication Administration Mistakes

Medication Mistakes: Who’s at Fault?

April 27, 2019

A Tragic Medication Error In a recent article by The Institute for Safe Medicine Practices (ISMP), “Another Round of the Blame Game: A Paralyzing Criminal Indictment that Recklessly ‘Overrides’ Just Culture”, the inherent risk and…

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