IDD Monkeypox Clinical Update

September 23, 2022 Learn More

September 2022 Edition

September 15, 2022

Clinical News Influenza and Adult Immunization Guide Updated for 2022-23 We are pleased to release PharMerica’s 2022-2023 Influenza and Adult Immunization […]

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Transition Troubles Solution: Continue Care

September 8, 2022

What you’ll learn: Patients moving out of a post-acute stay need special attention. The new Continue Care transitional care program […]

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Expert Insight: Robert Ciatto

September 8, 2022

Learn leadership lessons from Robert Ciatto, President and CEO of ACLD in New York, that can help you enable and […]

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A Model of Quality Care During Transitions

August 30, 2022 Learn More

7 Steps to Prevent Exploitation of Individuals with I/DD

August 22, 2022

What you’ll learn: Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the US experience a higher rate of abuse than the […]

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Ease the Quease: A Palliative Approach to Managing Nausea and Vomiting

August 11, 2022

Presented by: John Corrigan, PharmD, OnePoint Patient Care Clinical Pharmacist Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022 1:00pm ET Identify potential causes […]

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The Medication Pass: An Evidence-Based and Person-Centered Approach to Improving Efficiency

August 11, 2022

Presented by:  Jeff Herr, Pharm D, Manager of Clinical Operations, PharMerica Bill Vaughan, RN, BSN, Consultant, NADONA Date: Thursday, September […]

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Webinar 1 of 4 on CMS Phase 3 Guidance: Resident Rights; Freedom from Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation; Admission, Transfer and Discharge Rights and Administration

August 11, 2022

Presented by: Michelle Scherwinski, RN, CDP, CADDCT, CMDCP Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022 1:00PM ET Key Learnings: Hear updated guidance […]

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Webinar 2 of 4 on CMS Phase 3 Guidance: Quality of Care, Behavioral Health Services, and Food and Nutrition

August 11, 2022

Presented by: Linda Savage, MSN, RN, RN-BC, NHA, CPHRM CDONA, SWOC Marti Wdowicki, PharmD, Director of Clinical Operations, PharMerica Date: […]

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Webinar 3 of 4 on CMS Phase 3 Guidance: Infection Control, Pharmacy Services, Quality of Life, and Physician Services

August 11, 2022

Presented by: Cynthia Fronning, RN, GERO-BC, CDONA, FACDONA, RAC-CT, IP-BC, AS-BC Janis Russell, PharmD, MBA, Manager Clinical Operations, PharMerica Date: […]

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Webinar 4 of 4 on CMS Phase 3 Guidance: QAPI, Compliance and Ethics Program, Physical Environment, and Nursing Services

August 11, 2022

Presented by: Nancy Tuders, RN, GERO-BC, IP-BC, CDONA Rebecca Wingate, PharmD, Director of Clinical Operations, PharMerica Date: Tuesday, October 11, […]

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Behavioral Health Services; and Food and Nutrition

August 10, 2022

Presented by: Linda Savage, MSN, RN, RN-BC, NHA, CPHRM CDONA, SWOC Marti Wdowicki, PharmD is a Director of Clinical Operations […]

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July 2022 Edition

August 7, 2022

Clinical Updates Clinical Advisory: Covid-19 Rebound After Paxlovid Treatment On 5/24/22, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued […]

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August 2022 Edition

August 7, 2022

Clinical News Lorazepam Injection Drug Shortage A national supply disruption has caused an interruption in the dependable availability of lorazepam […]

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All Aboard! Staying on Track to Optimize Psychotropic Medications

August 1, 2022

Presented by:  Matthew J Palmer, BS, PharmD, BCGP, Manager of Clinical Operations, PharMerica Nena Hart MSN, RN, CHPN, RAC-CT, C-DONA, […]

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Expert Insights: Stanfort J. Perry

July 26, 2022

Hear from Stanfort Perry, Executive Director of AHRC Nassau, on the current challenges of staffing and what you can do […]

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More MDS coordinators are walking the floor. Is that a costly mistake?

July 21, 2022

Presented by:  Leah Klusch, RN, BSN, FACHCA, Founder and Director, The Alliance Training Center Sherrie Dornberger, Executive Director, NADONA Date: […]

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Recognizing and Treating Depression in I/DD Individuals

July 20, 2022

What you’ll learn: Individuals with cognitive disabilities are at a 1.5-2x higher risk of depression compared to the general population, […]

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PharMerica CPO Interviewed by U.S. News and World Report

July 8, 2022

PharMerica Chief Pharmacy Officer T.J. Griffin was interviewed by U.S. News and World Report about ways to save money on […]

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Rising Costs and the Need for Growth, Part 2

July 6, 2022

Guest Speaker: Robert Kramer, Founder, Nexus Insights and Co-founder, Strategic Advisor & former CEO, NIC LISTEN NOW! Thanks to COVID-19 and […]

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Rising Costs and the Need for Growth, Part 1

July 6, 2022

Guest Speaker: Robert Kramer, Founder, Nexus Insights and Co-founder, Strategic Advisor & former CEO, NIC LISTEN NOW   For the past […]

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EP: 7 More MDS coordinators are walking the floor. Is that a costly mistake?

July 5, 2022

Guest Speakers: Leah Klusch, RN, BSN, FACHCA, Founder and Director, The Alliance Training Center   LISTEN NOW MDS coordinators are usually […]

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EP 6: On Air, and On Your Side

June 30, 2022

Guest Spotlight: James Berklan: Executive Editor, McKnight’s Robin Arnicar: President, NADONA Listen NOW From staffing and regulatory issues to the […]

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Let’s Talk Telehealth

June 27, 2022

Presented by:  Bill Deane, Senior Vice President operations and commercialization, PharMerica Patricia Schuermann, Vice President Sales/ IDD, PharMerica Dr. Maulik […]

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Pandemic Year 3: Keys to Success

June 13, 2022 Learn More

June 2022 Edition

June 13, 2022

Here is everything you missed! Clinical Pearl: Aspirin for Primary Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Recommendations for the use of aspirin for […]

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Redefining Discharges: A Novel Blueprint to Transitional Care

May 25, 2022

Presented by: Dr. Elizabeth S. Howard DHA, MSN, RN, COS-C, Vice President of Clinical Services and Innovation, BrightSpring Health Services William Mills, […]

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4 Components of Successful Transitional Care Management

May 19, 2022

What you’ll learn: Care transitions are high-risk events in which pharmacy and medication management play an essential role. To promote […]

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6 Ways to Help Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Process Big Change

May 19, 2022

What you’ll learn: Whether they are positive or negative, expected or unexpected, changes can trigger distress and make it difficult […]

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Topical Compound Prescribing in Hospice: Five Things Every Clinician Should Know

May 17, 2022

Presented by: Joseph Solien, PharmD, BCPP, BCGP Vice President of Clinical Consulting Date: Thursday May 26th at 1pm EST Key […]

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Pain, Pills and Best Practices: Optimizing Opioid Use in Long Term Care: Eliminating Survey Pains

May 11, 2022

Presented by: Kishore “Josh” Bose, PharmD, RPh, Manager of Clinical Services, PharMerica Bill Vaughan, RN, BSN, Consultant, NADONA Date: Thursday, […]

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4 Workforce Challenges and How to Address Them

May 6, 2022

What you’ll learn: The I/DD industry and the needs for behavioral care and services are growing.  And like many other […]

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Closing the Care Gap with Continue Care

May 3, 2022 Learn More

PharMerica Launches Continue Care Transitional Care Management Program

May 2, 2022

Continue Care – A Unique Transitional Care Management Program, Combines Pharmacy and Home-Based Primary Care Services for Residents Returning Home […]

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EP 5: How Operators can Find the Best Way – or ways – Forward

May 1, 2022

Guest Spotlight: Mark Parkinson, President and CEO, The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living Listen NOW […]

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PharMerica’s President Bob Dries Retires

April 30, 2022

It is with much gratitude that we announce the retirement of Bob Dries, President of PharMerica, for all of the […]

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EP 4: Setting the Record Straight on the White House’s Nursing Home Reform Package

April 25, 2022

  Guest Spotlight: Mark Parkinson, President and CEO, The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living Listen […]

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A Collaborative Approach to Pharmacy FTags

April 5, 2022

Presented by: Jeff Herr, Pharm D, Manager of Clinical Operations, PharMerica Nancy Tuders, RN, GERO-BC, IP-BC, CDONA, Assistant Director of […]

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EP 3: Bringing Health Home: The Transitional Care Management Model

March 25, 2022

Guest Spotlight: William (Bill) Mills, M.D., Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs, BrightSpring Health Listen NOW   Open on Spotify The […]

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EP 2: Overcoming Staff Vacancies by Improving Operational Efficiency

March 22, 2022

Guest Spotlight: Robert Brandi, Vice President, Health Services, Eskaton Tighe Hammam, Vice President, Residential Services, Eskaton Listen NOW   Open […]

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EP 1: Empty Bed Syndrome: The Impact of Staffing Shortages

March 21, 2022

Guest Spotlight: Sherrie Dornberger, Executive Director, NADONA Listen NOW   Open on Spotify When admissions from hospitals and the community […]

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Improving Pharmacy Contracts: Setting Nurses up for Success

February 21, 2022

Presented by: Kellie Duvall, Vice President of Client Support Services, PharMerica Cynthia Fronning, RN, GERO-BC, CDONA, FACDONA, RAC-CT, IP-BC, AS-BC […]

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P.D.P.M. Operational, Financial, and Clinical Managers-Data Base Coding-Training Topics-Audit Activity

February 21, 2022

Presented by: Leah Klusch Date: Wednesday March 16, 2022 @ 1:00PM Key Learnings: • Identify structural and regulatory changes that will […]

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Regulatory Update

February 3, 2022

Operational resources covering updates from relevant regulatory bodies (e.g. CMS memos, State Boards of Pharmacy bulletins) 08.31.2022 Phase 3 CMS […]

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Clinical Alert

February 3, 2022

High urgency notifications for immediate attention with potential impact to prescribing practices or pharmacy operations (i.e., Critical drug shortages) 08.31.2022 […]

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Clinical Pearls

February 3, 2022

Clinical/Quality communications covering updates to medication information, clinical guidelines, best practice recommendations, etc. (i.e., CDC updates routine vaccination guidelines) 07.28.2022 […]

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Clinical Advisory

February 2, 2022

Low urgency notifications servicing as general education for pharmacies/facilities (i.e., medication of interest approved or discontinued) 06.2022 COVID-19 Rebound after […]

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Bringing Health Home: The Transitional Care Management Model

January 27, 2022

Presented by: McKnight’s Webinar Bill Deane, RPh, Senior Vice President of Operations and Commercialization, PharMerica Jeremy Colvin, Senior Vice President, Growth and […]

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MedSafe: Cost-Effective Disposal of Unused Patient Medications

January 25, 2022

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Friend not Foe – Developing the Partnership between the Director of Nursing and Consultant Pharmacist

January 19, 2022

Presented by: Marti Wdowicki, PharmD; Cynthia Fronning RN, GERO-BC, CDONA, FACDONA, RAC-CT, IP-BC, AS-BC Shari Carson RN, BSN Date: February […]

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