Healthcare News & Insights

In-home pharmacist medication management cuts readmissions

Hospitals must continue to do their best to stop readmissions in patients. This includes trying more innovative approaches when following up with patients post-discharge, such as bringing providers to their homes to help them understand their medications. 

Pharmacist phone calls may lower readmissions

You may have new potential partners in the quest to lower readmissions: pharmacists. New research shows how their involvement with patient care may reduce the likelihood that someone’s readmitted to the hospital. 

Pharmacist gets 4 years in prison for fraud

Turns out identity theft and fraud were the wrong cure for this pharmacist’s financial troubles.