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Reducing Costs, Boosting Revenue, and Improving Compliance

Sep 16, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Does your organization have the support of an expert pharmacy solutions partner that can identify and capture savings ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services has a new brand – we are now “CPS®.”

Sep 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM
CPS continues to deliver excellence in our hospital and health system clients, support to help them overcome a variety ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, LLC Is Now CPS Solutions, LLC

Sep 13, 2021 9:00:00 AM
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Pediatric Implications of COVID-19

Sep 8, 2021 8:00:00 AM
As new COVID-19 variants, including the Delta variant, are spreading in the United States, children are making up a ...

Capturing Cost Savings…Driving New Revenues

Aug 30, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Hospital and health system leaders face a multitude of challenges to managing operational, clinical, financial, and ...

CPS Delivers Two to Eight Times the National Average with Biosimilar Conversions

Aug 26, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Though biosimilars help reduce the cost of care when compared to the original innovator biologics, the administration ...

Best Practices to Combat the COVID-19 Delta Variant

Aug 25, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Viruses constantly change through mutation when transmitted, and new variants of a virus are expected to occur. This is ...

How Focused Initiatives Achieved More Than $18.9 Million in Cost Savings Over 15 Months

Aug 24, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The Challenge CPS was approached by the CEO of a large health system comprising over a dozen acute care hospitals. The ...

CPS Webinar: Instituting an Impactful Transitions of Care Program

Aug 20, 2021 1:24:59 PM
Date: Thursday, September 9th, 2021 In this webinar, CPS TELEpharmacy will discuss the potential risks that hospitals ...

Retaining 340B Savings by Leveraging Clear Bagging

Aug 19, 2021 8:00:00 AM
White bagging, brown bagging, and clear bagging. These are terms used to describe specialty medication delivery methods ...

340B Updates from the Field: 340B Referral Capture (Webinar)

Aug 18, 2021 12:47:00 PM
Our 340B Solutions team joined 340B Health during their Updates from the Field series for a brief discussion about 340B ...

Telepharmacy Market Expected to Grow to $123 Million by 2028

Aug 16, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The telepharmacy market is expected to experience significant growth from 2021 to 2028, according to a recent report ...

Gaining Access to Payor Networks

Aug 12, 2021 6:39:54 AM
Vertical relationships between the nation’s largest payors, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), and specialty pharmacies ...

Adapting to Deliver Value and Mitigate Supply Chain Disruptions

Aug 4, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic shined a light on hospital and health system supply chain disruptions and the impact of those ...

CPS Webinar: How Hospitals Nationwide are Transforming Pharmacy Performance

Jul 27, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Date: Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 In this webinar, CPS industry experts will review case studies exploring the value ...

The Impact of Telepharmacy on Clinical Performance (Webinar)

Jul 22, 2021 1:00:00 PM
Date: Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 Join our TELEpharmacy team as we explore case studies that reinforce the effectiveness ...

The Power of Data for Rehabilitation Departments

Jul 22, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The pandemic caused hospitals to redirect resources away from non-essential departments in order to address the ...

Hospital Achieves an Impact of More Than $9 Million on Supply Chain Operations

Jul 21, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Hospitals with fewer than 100 beds often face supply chain challenges, because the operation has access to fewer ...

340B: Transaction Monitoring (Webinar)

Jul 14, 2021 1:00:00 PM
Date: Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 Join our 340B Solutions team for a brief discussion about transaction monitoring and ...

Rehabilitation

Jul 14, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Outpatient rehabilitation departments are considered cost centers by most hospitals. With the right leadership, ...

Combatting COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Jul 12, 2021 8:30:00 AM
The best defense against COVID-19 hospitalization and mortality is still vaccination. Vaccination fundamentally alters ...

Optimizing Materials Management

Jul 9, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Effective materials management is critical for supporting excellence in patient care for hospitals and health systems ...

TELEpharmacy – A Message from Paresh Patel

Jul 7, 2021 9:00:00 AM
The pandemic and the subsequent emergence of multiple virus variants have stretched hospital staff to their limits. CPS ...

Welcome to CPS TELEpharmacy – Your 24/7/365 Partner

Jul 1, 2021 7:03:46 PM
Could lower readmission rates and fewer readmission penalties benefit your hospital? Studies have shown that ...

TELEpharmacy Support That Goes Above and Beyond

Jun 23, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Is your pharmacy team stretched to capacity? It’s not unusual for hospital pharmacy staff to be tasked with ...

Is COVID-19 Over?

Jun 21, 2021 9:00:00 AM
With the summer upon us, Americans are anxious to get back to pre-COVID-19 normal in order to gather with friends and ...

Comprehensive Medication Management

Jun 16, 2021 9:00:00 AM
On average, physicians spend only about 49 seconds explaining to patients about their new medications. Every year, ...

The Value of a Centralized Pharmacy Model

Jun 9, 2021 9:00:00 AM
What sets CPS TELEpharmacy apart?

340B Program Optimization & Referral Capture (Webinar)

Jun 2, 2021 1:00:00 PM
Join our 340B Solutions team for a brief discussion about 340B program optimization and how covered entities can get ...

Improving patient safety while reducing readmissions and costly ADEs

Jun 2, 2021 9:58:00 AM
Hospitals and health systems without 24/7 coverage may be putting patient safety at risk for costly readmissions and ...

5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Specialty Pharmacy Successful

May 25, 2021 12:59:21 PM
May 20, 2021 Members of the SPARx team of experts lead an informative webinar today in partnership with Becker’s ...

Touring the CPS TELEpharmacy Facility in Naperville

May 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Did you know that CPS TELEpharmacy helps reduce pharmacy operating costs by up to 45% for our hospital and health ...

Benefits of a CPS TELEpharmacy Partnership

May 12, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Hospital pharmacies partnering with CPS TELEpharmacy achieve an average 45% drop in pharmacy operating costs. Along ...

340B Location Eligibility

May 11, 2021 1:44:56 PM
COVID-19 has impacted nearly every area of hospital operations, including the 340B program. Because of the pandemic, ...

How CPS TELEpharmacy Improves Patient Outcomes (Webinar)

May 7, 2021 1:00:00 PM
Join our CPS TELEpharmacy team as they review their suite of solutions while highlighting the supportive value they ...

Introducing CPS TELEpharmacy

May 7, 2021 9:00:00 AM
The CPS TELEpharmacy team of licensed, expert pharmacists work seamlessly with our partner hospital pharmacy teams. ...

The Importance of Establishing an Internal 340B Oversight Committee

May 6, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Maintaining 340B program integrity and compliance is a daily exercise. Many organizations mistakenly think that once a ...

Antimicrobial Efforts Reduce Antibiotic Spend by 75%

May 5, 2021 9:00:00 AM
In 2014, a short-term acute care hospital operating over 350 staffed beds and nearly 300 Medicare-certified beds ...

Pharmacy Transformation: Positively Impacting Pharmacy

May 4, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Nobody knows how to capture the maximum potential of the pharmacy better than Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS). ...

An Effective Biosimilar Strategy Reduces Treatment Cost and Improves the Patient Care Experience

May 3, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Innovator biologic drugs have become important treatment options for complex, chronic disease states, such as ...

What Is Telepharmacy?

Apr 28, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Telepharmacy is the practice of delivering pharmacy patient care services from a remotely via telecommunications ...

Pharmacy Transformation: Clinical Performance

Apr 27, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) Clinical Services team can help transform your hospital pharmacy. Watch our new ...

Pharmacy Transformation: New Revenues

Apr 20, 2021 9:35:14 PM
Learn how CPS can help drive new revenues from specialty pharmacy in our new video Pharmacy Transformation: New ...

NHIA SPARx Presentation feat. Eugene Queener, VP Specialty Infusion Services

Apr 19, 2021 4:12:53 PM
April 19, 2021 At this year's National Home Infusion Association Conference, SPARx's VP of Specialty Infusion Services, ...

HRSA Audits Are Inevitable. Preparation Ensures Success.

Apr 19, 2021 10:00:00 AM
To navigate the complexities of the 340B Drug Pricing Program, covered entities must regularly scrutinize the systems ...

AMCP PTCE State of Alzheimer's Disease Session

Apr 15, 2021 11:43:31 AM
Monday, April 12, 2021 AMCP Annual Meeting SPARx’s Susan Trieu, PharmD, VP Trade Relations, moderated a PTCE session ...

Pharmacy Transformation: Approach to Pharmacy Management

Apr 14, 2021 10:15:35 AM
Learn how the CPS approach to pharmacy management achieves excellence for our clients in our new video Pharmacy ...

340B and Medicaid Billing

Apr 13, 2021 10:15:00 AM
Since its inception nearly three decades ago, the 340B Drug Pricing Program has enabled hospitals to better serve ...

Solutions for 340B Covered Entities: Hot Topics & Burning Platforms (Webinar)

Apr 7, 2021 1:00:00 PM
The CPS 340B Solutions suite meets a variety of needs for administrators seeking to optimize their programs. - Topic: ...

Pharmacy Transformation: Understanding the Challenges

Apr 6, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Learn how CPS can help your hospital pharmacy overcome the challenges of recent events in our new video Pharmacy ...

Could Your Hospital Pharmacy Use a Transformation?

Mar 30, 2021 10:15:40 AM
Learn how CPS can help transform your hospital pharmacy and drive efficiency, cost savings, and clinical outcomes, in ...

Optimizing 340B Savings Through Referrals

Mar 29, 2021 10:00:00 AM
There are several ways to enhance, boost, and optimize 340B savings. In this blog, we’ll look at how capturing ...

COVID-19 Virus Variants

Mar 23, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The emergence of multiple variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 has been making headlines recently. ...

Solving Disruption to Infusion Therapy Administration for Cancer Patients – Pharmacy team nominated for award for actions during crisis

Mar 17, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The Challenge For nearly four weeks, the chemotherapy hood at a large medical center in the northeast was out of ...

Focused Initiatives Identify Multi-year Cost Savings Opportunity of $28+ Million

Mar 16, 2021 12:58:59 PM
The CHALLENGE Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) was approached by a large health system comprising 10+ acute care ...

COVID-19 Therapeutics

Mar 16, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization (EUA) of therapies utilizing monoclonal ...

Comprehensive Medication Management Services Reduce ADEs and Readmissions

Mar 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM
A study published by the Annals of Pharmacotherapy states that the United States spends $528 billion on non-optimized ...

The Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine

Mar 11, 2021 8:00:00 AM
On February 24, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found the third COVID-19 vaccine, developed by Johnson ...

CPS's PhAST Certificate Program Helps Hospitals Reduce Antibiotic Use

Feb 11, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Although antibiotics remain one of the most important medical advancements in the last 100 years, the Centers for ...

How Transitions of Care Services Prevent Adverse Drug Events and Unnecessary Readmissions

Feb 10, 2021 8:00:00 AM
In today’s healthcare landscape, hospital executives are looking for innovative ways to decrease readmissions, reduce ...

What is Telepharmacy?

Feb 3, 2021 8:00:00 AM
What Exactly Are Telepharmacy Services? Telepharmacy is broadly defined as the practice of pharmacy exercised from a ...

Achieving Continuous Readiness for USP and for a Large Hospital System

Feb 2, 2021 5:00:00 AM
In 2019, a significant change in the standards and processes around sterile medication compounding and hazardous drug ...

Reducing Opioid Use Through Pharmacist Continuing Education

Jan 28, 2021 5:53:06 AM
Nearly 130 people in the United States die every day after overdosing on opioids, including prescription pain ...

SPARx Patient Care Services Achieves Accreditation with URAC

Jan 25, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Accreditation is a process through which healthcare organizations demonstrate their compliance with national standards. ...

CPS TELEpharmacy Services Reduce the Burden of COVID-19

Jan 20, 2021 8:06:01 AM
As COVID-19 continues to pressure pharmacists and hospital staff, CPS TELEpharmacy continues to support hospitals and ...

SPARx Patient Care Services Achieves Accreditation with URAC

Jan 13, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Dublin, OH – Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, LLC (“CPS”), through its SPARxSM service offering, proudly announces its ...

How Telepharmacy Services Empower Value-Based Care (Webinar)

Dec 23, 2020 11:13:36 AM
    The pharmacy industry is rapidly evolving.  As a result, the role of the hospital pharmacist is changing as well. ...

Unpacking the COVID-19 Vaccine

Dec 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM
The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use authorization ...

Hospital Supply Chain Management in the COVID Era

Dec 4, 2020 3:25:47 PM
Managing the bottom line while in a pandemic is difficult.  That goes without saying.  Healthcare leaders remain ...

Considerations When a 340B Covered Entity Is Changing to a New GPO

Nov 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services has been involved with the 340B Drug Pricing Program since its inception in 1992. We ...

Becker's Hospital Review - Unlocking the True Potential of Your Specialty Pharmacy Program (11/11/20)

Nov 18, 2020 9:48:44 AM
Specialty pharmacy is a rapidly changing landscape through which highly complex treatments, vital to the wellbeing of ...

CPS Webinar - Opportunities Within the Pharmacy: Antimicrobial Stewardship (12/02/20)

Nov 11, 2020 8:07:30 AM
Date: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 - 2:00 p.m. ET CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Antimicrobial resistance is a major risk ...

CPS Webinar - HRSA Changes to the Data Request List (11/06/20)

Nov 6, 2020 10:44:49 AM
In this brief webinar recording, the CPS 340B Solutions team reviews recent changes to the Data Request List from HRSA. ...

Key Learnings About Hospital Pharmacy During a Pandemic: And how to get ready for the next one.

Oct 23, 2020 6:00:00 AM
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospitals and health systems has been enormous. According to the American ...

Filling Gaps in Pharmacy Leadership

Oct 12, 2020 8:00:00 AM
Did you know that Comprehensive Pharmacy Services is exceptionally resourced to fill gaps in pharmacy leadership when a ...

Medication Reconciliation During Transitions of Care

Oct 11, 2020 4:47:05 PM
Caregivers at transition points may inadvertently omit needed mediations, unnecessarily duplicate existing therapies, ...

World Congress 340B Speaker Series - The Importance of an Engaged 340B Oversight Committee (09/29/20)

Sep 29, 2020 10:00:00 AM
A key component of the 340B program is program compliance and integrity.  Covered Entities must agree to comply with ...

The SPARx Solution

Sep 29, 2020 8:00:44 AM
With the specialty drug market projected already exceeding $250 billion and representing greater than 50% of all drug ...

Becker's Hospital Review - What the Health System Administrator Wants to Know about Specialty Pharmacy (09/28/20)

Sep 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM
With hospitals and health systems increasingly seeking to improve control over the patient journey while retaining ...

Supply Chain GPO

Aug 26, 2020 3:20:50 PM
COVID-19 has caused supply chain interruptions for hospitals and health systems across the country. To help meet these ...

Patient Care Services Center

Aug 20, 2020 6:31:05 PM
In the early days of SPARx, we realized that many of our clients needed additional front-end support for filling ...

SPARx Specialty Video

Aug 20, 2020 6:25:59 PM
With the specialty drug market projected already exceeding $250 billion and representing greater than 50% of all drug ...

SPARx Infusion Video

Aug 20, 2020 6:19:38 PM
Many changes have impacted hospital infusion services in recent years. New changes will continue to challenge hospitals ...

SPARx Retail Video

Aug 20, 2020 11:03:00 AM
An optimized retail pharmacy is key to specialty pharmacy success. SPARx serves our client partners in optimizing their ...

What is SPARx?

Aug 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM
The specialty pharmacy sector presents a rapidly growing opportunity for hospitals and health systems. As medications ...

TELEpharmacy Support During COVID-19

Aug 18, 2020 9:00:00 AM
COVID-19 continues to impact hospitals in communities across the country, putting pressure on front-line staff. CPS ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Solution’s Jack Anderson Named to Bellwether League’s Health Care Supply Chain Hall of Fame

Aug 6, 2020 6:26:37 AM
CPS PSI Supply Chain Director Receives Prestigious Bellwether Hall of Fame Honor Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, LLC ...

Achieving Rehab Goals in a Pandemic

Jul 14, 2020 6:00:00 AM
COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of healthcare, including rehab programs. Revenues are down though chronic ...

SPARx Patient Care Services Achieves Accreditation with ACHC

Jun 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM
Memphis, TN – Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, LLC (“CPS”), through its SPARxSM service offering, proudly announces its ...

Optimizing the Pharmacy During Leadership Vacancies

Jun 25, 2020 7:21:11 AM
COVID-19 continues to impact the short and long-term strategies of hospitals, health systems, and pharmacies. Due to ...

Maximizing 340B in Response to COVID-19

Jun 18, 2020 10:51:49 PM
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of healthcare, including the 340B drug pricing program. The ...

Ohio welcomes Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Headquarters

Jun 18, 2020 10:16:28 PM
CPS is officially moving its corporate headquarters from Memphis TN to Dublin OH, a Columbus suburb. The new ...

340B -- Window of Opportunity

Jun 17, 2020 4:56:16 PM
340B Windows of Opportunity

340B and Unused Alquots

Jun 12, 2020 8:46:33 AM
Managing Unused Aliquots in 340B: Or -- Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, and 340B

Lowering Costs & Driving Revenue with Outpatient Pharmacy

Jun 11, 2020 9:00:00 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted hospitals and health systems operationally, clinically and financially. ...

Optimize Pharmacy Operations While Facilitating Successful Transitions of Leadership

Jun 3, 2020 9:00:06 AM
Explore the CPS Interim Pharmacy Leadership Solution

CPS GPO Partners with Leiters for Compounded Sterile Preparations

May 15, 2020 7:55:42 AM
CPS’ newly-formed GPO Comprehensive Purchasing Alliance (CPA) is partnering with Leiters to be the leading 503B service ...

National Hospital Week

May 11, 2020 4:02:37 PM
National Hospital Week, traditionally celebrated May 10-16, takes on a bigger meaning this year in light of COVID-19. ...

Rapid Implementation Remote Pharmacy Services

May 6, 2020 10:14:58 AM
 

Why Your Hospital Needs Specialty Pharamcy and Infusion Therapies

May 6, 2020 6:27:59 AM
Less than two percent of patients require high-cost specialty pharmacy medications to treat their complex chronic ...

Medical Center Partners with SPARx for Specialty & Ambulatory Care

Apr 30, 2020 7:52:04 AM
When a large health system located in the southern United States needed to expand their services to include specialty ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Contributes $100,000 to Pharmacy Employee Relief Fund

Apr 24, 2020 8:33:09 AM
We are living in unprecedented times, so there is no better moment to all come together to support our valued pharmacy ...

Have Confidence in Your Supply Chain with Efficient Materials Management Services

Apr 21, 2020 12:00:00 PM
PSI Supply Chain understands the challenges facing hospitals and health systems as they seek reliable sources for ...

Maintain Pharmacy Efficiency During COVID-19

Apr 21, 2020 5:33:45 AM
Maintaining efficient pharmacy operations during the COVID-19 pandemic is paramount. The CPS Telepharmacy team ...

Getting the Most from Rehabilitation Operations

Apr 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting hospital operations across the care continuum and forcing facilities to shift their ...

340B and HRSA Changes From COVID-19

Apr 14, 2020 5:45:51 AM
COVID-19 brings with it changes from 340B and HRSA. Join us for a look at general flexibilities, changes due to social ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Taps Chuck Ball as President of Sales Division in Strategic Expansion Move

Apr 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM
Ball brings nearly three decades of executive experience in health system sales, pharmacy services, pharmaceutical ...

Protecting Our Partners & Patients

Apr 6, 2020 9:12:05 AM
For hospitals and health systems, the COVID-19 pandemic is an all hands-on deck situation which requires a massive ...

340B, Telemedicine, Covid-19 and Telstar

Mar 26, 2020 9:44:30 AM
 

Is your hospital at risk for compromising patient safety?

Mar 17, 2020 8:00:00 AM
Have you considered the statistics of how patients manage their medications once they leave the hospital?

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Leader Launches SPARx with Expanded Specialty Pharmacy Solutions

Mar 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM
FOR RELEASE: March 16, 2020

CPS Launches a New Spark for Specialty Pharmacy

Feb 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM
CPS has been transforming pharmacies across the country for nearly half a century by delivering leading pharmacy ...

Reducing Nursing Overrides from Automated Dispensing Machines

Jan 23, 2020 7:54:29 AM
Medication errors and adverse drug events (ADEs) can harm patients and impact a hospital’s bottom line. In fact, the ...

340B Leads Convos at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition

Jan 16, 2020 6:32:57 AM
The ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition is the largest gathering of pharmacists in the world.  

Celebrating National Pharmacist Day on January 12th

Jan 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM
At Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), we have one of the largest teams of pharmacists focused on hospital pharmacy ...

The Threats and Opportunities in Hospital Specialty Pharmacy

Jan 10, 2020 2:10:32 PM
In the era of value-based care, hospitals and health systems face a host of unique challenges including reducing the ...

Michael E. VanderPol Named Divisional Vice President of Pharmaceutical Sourcing for Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Dec 18, 2019 8:45:00 AM
Pharmaceutical sourcing professional from Walgreens and Smith Drug Co. joins Comprehensive Pharmacy Services.

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Helps Combat Opioid Crisis with PAInS Program

Dec 15, 2019 3:54:47 PM
NBC featured CPS’ Pharmacist-Driven Analgesia Improvement Stewardship (PAInS) Certificate Program on the Thursday ...

Getting the Biggest Bang from Outpatient Pharmacy

Dec 13, 2019 11:58:31 AM
Hospitals are leaving revenue sources and savings and on the table by not maximizing their outpatient pharmacy ...

National Pharmacy Services Leader CPS Launches Pharmacist-Driven Analgesia Improvement Stewardship Certificate Program

Dec 10, 2019 8:36:57 AM
CPS’ PAInS Program Designed to Help Reduce Opioid Use Through Pharmacist Continuing Education

Visit CPS at the ASHP Midyear Meeting

Dec 8, 2019 4:02:00 AM
In Las Vegas? Stop by booth #1231 to learn how to optimize your Pharmacy!

Telepharmacy: A Win-Win for Hospitals and Patients

Dec 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM
As healthcare shifts from an inpatient to an outpatient service model, the demand for telepharmacy solutions is ...

Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Effects of Metronidazole May Account for the Superior Efficacy of Multidose Therapy Among Women With Trichomoniasis

Nov 8, 2019 9:48:56 AM
Early pharmacokinetic studies of metronidazole (MTZ) for women with trichomoniasis have demonstrated that a single 2-g ...

National Health System Achieves Savings Greater than $6.7 Million Case Study

Oct 31, 2019 12:09:21 PM
In today’s challenging healthcare environment, hospitals and health systems are looking for opportunities to reduce ...

340B and the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk: Managing Post-Discharge Re-classes: A 'Stealthy' Problem

Oct 24, 2019 12:04:15 PM
I already hear a few of our Curmudgeons chastising me for drawing a comparison of the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk (Stealth ...

Likely HRSA and CMS Changes Late 2019

Oct 23, 2019 11:12:56 AM
HRSA and CMS Changes The timing for this blog is consistent with autumn – change is in the air. Two significant ...

The Pharmacist’s Role in Driving Clinical Outcomes

Oct 22, 2019 6:22:18 PM
  In the era of value-based healthcare, pharmacists play a key role that results in better clinical outcomes. By ...

Leanne Ebert Murphy Joins CPS as Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Oct 13, 2019 7:52:26 AM
Strategic legal advisor with extensive commercial and health law experience joins the CPS team.  

Optimization and Safety - CPS in Supply Chain World

Oct 7, 2019 4:38:22 PM
CPS was featured in Supply Chain World, a national magazine that profiles the leading companies in supply chain ...

Benjamin R. Hansen has joins CPS as Chief Financial Officer

Sep 26, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Benjamin R. Hansen has joined Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) as Chief Financial Officer. With more than two ...

Trends in Drug Pricing

Sep 25, 2019 9:07:53 AM
 

Do You Have Antimicrobial Stewardship in Place?

Sep 25, 2019 8:47:04 AM
 

Are you Ready for Changes in Sterile Compounding Compliance?

Sep 25, 2019 8:41:16 AM
 

Leveraging Strategic Partnerships, a CPS White Paper

Sep 17, 2019 9:41:00 AM
Learn how Magruder Hospital (OH) was able to realize over $1.5MM in annualized financial improvements by focusing on ...

Reducing Hospital Readmissions Due To Transitions of Care

Sep 13, 2019 9:56:00 AM
Prior to the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare spent $17.5 billion on hospital readmissions. Hospitals that ...

Getting Started in Specialty Pharmacy

Sep 12, 2019 3:47:53 PM
CPS Ambulatory and Specialty Pharmacy Services assesses the current situation of facilities to develop a tailored ...

Keith Cook Named President of Ambulatory & Specialty Pharmacy Division

Sep 10, 2019 8:59:20 AM
Memphis, TN – Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation’s largest hospital pharmacy solutions provider, ...

Visit CPS at the AHA Leadership Summit

Jul 25, 2019 4:03:00 AM
In San Diego? Stop by booth #401 to learn how to optimize your Pharmacy!

Visit CPS at the 340B Summer Conference

Jul 15, 2019 4:02:00 AM
In Washington, D.C.? Stop by booth #317 to learn how to optimize your 340B Strategy!

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Expands Senior Executive Team with Karl Bedwell

Jul 2, 2019 10:50:26 AM
Former Walmart Executive joins CPS as Chief Information Officer to support rapidly growing company

Enhancing Patient Safety

Jul 2, 2019 8:31:00 AM
Patient safety is a top priority for all hospitals and health systems. Not only do C-Suite executives want to ensure ...

Is Your Hospital a Good Fit for Specialty Pharmacy?

Jul 1, 2019 3:20:14 PM
As pharmaceutical companies continue their laser focus on developing specialty medications for complex chronic ...

CPS Expands Senior Executive Team with Karl Bedwell

Jul 1, 2019 9:04:01 AM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation’s largest hospital pharmacy services provider, has named Karl ...

Crack the Complexities of Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation

Jun 21, 2019 3:01:59 PM
Developing new specialty pharmacy or expanding existing services requires a strategy that successfully navigates the ...

HRSA "Best Practice" Recommendations for 340B Contract Pharmacy Non-Compliance

Jun 19, 2019 10:30:36 AM
HRSA, HSB, and OPA just posted an update.  I will explain the full names represented by the three abbreviations to the ...

Specialty Pharmacy Challenges and Opportunities for Hospitals and Health Systems

Jun 18, 2019 8:35:57 AM
Specialty medications designed to treat complex chronic conditions have dominated new drug development for the past ...

CPS Annual Meeting Hosts 500 Pharmacy Professionals from Across the U.S.

Jun 6, 2019 8:42:00 AM
The nation’s largest private gathering of pharmacy professionals came together May 15 -17, 2019, in Indianapolis, IN, ...

Achieving Continuous Readiness for USP <797> & <800> for a Large Health System

Jun 5, 2019 11:28:56 AM
Regulatory bodies are paying increasing attention to hospital and health system pharmacies regarding sterile medication ...

PSI Supply Chain Solutions

Jun 3, 2019 10:00:00 AM
PSI Supply Chain Solutions

Starting an Ambulatory Care Clinic: Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Clinic

May 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Starting an Ambulatory Care Clinic: Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Clinic

Unleashing the Power of 24/7 Pharmacy Services

Apr 17, 2019 10:14:30 AM
With razor thin budgets and the shift to value-based care, the demands on today’s hospital pharmacists are greater than ...

Key Stakeholders Impacting Hospital-Based Specialty Pharmacies: How to Forge Essential Relationships

Apr 2, 2019 8:02:00 AM
Specialty pharmacy is a rapidly growing segment of drug spend, projected to comprise $240 billion in revenues by 2021. ...

2019 Beer's Criteria Updates

Apr 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM
2019 Beer's Criteria Updates

Glycemic Control and Intravenous Insulin within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Podcast Pearl

Mar 29, 2019 2:57:10 PM
We just published a new podcast titled Glycemic Control and Intravenous Insulin within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) by ...

ASHP Recognizes Memorial Hospital Pharmacy with National Award

Feb 18, 2019 8:07:52 AM
ASHP Recognizes Memorial Hospital Pharmacy with National Award

HRSA Audit Updates: Why is this Important?

Feb 11, 2019 4:10:39 PM
An update about new demands from HRSA for 340B Covered Entities in 2019

Telepharmacy Outlook for 2019

Feb 11, 2019 2:08:46 PM
In the era of value-based care, telepharmacy services have been shown to help reduce overall healthcare costs and drive ...

Diving into Telepharmacy Trends for Hospitals: Look before you leap!

Jan 7, 2019 10:34:53 AM
Regulations Governing Telepharmacy

The following is a statement from Comprehensive Pharmacy Services on the death of Dayna Less

Nov 21, 2018 8:09:49 AM
On Monday, November 19, 2018, a gunman entered Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago, killing a police ...

CPS’ CEO Calvin Johnson (CJ) Featured in Kellogg Magazine

Nov 6, 2018 12:08:30 PM
The Fall/Winter 2018 edition of Kellogg Magazine, published by the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern ...

The CPS Effect

Nov 5, 2018 7:04:10 AM
Transforming pharmacies

How Health Systems Can Navigate the Changing Landscape from Traditional to Specialty Pharmacy Therapies

Oct 23, 2018 10:55:01 AM
Fresh data confirms that spending on traditional pharmaceutical drugs continues to decline while specialty therapies ...

Opioid Overuse in Hospitals Can Be Slowed: Perspectives on a recent study

Oct 22, 2018 10:08:03 AM
In a recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers at Yale New Haven Hospital found that educating ...

Clients save Millions in Drug Spend through the use of Innovative Pharmacy Analytics for Hospitals and Health Systems

Oct 22, 2018 9:31:03 AM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services RxClinical Analytics 2.0 is a Gamechanger for Managing Drug Hyperinflation and Clinical ...

Telepharmacy and Automation

Oct 11, 2018 12:27:31 PM
Automation is impacting industries all over the world, including the healthcare sector. The amount of data produced ...

Why your hospital needs Specialty Pharmacy and Infusion Therapies

Sep 19, 2018 8:08:45 AM
Less than two percent of patients require high-cost specialty pharmacy medications to treat complex chronic conditions. ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Named Best Pharmacy Services Provider – U.S.A.

Sep 17, 2018 1:42:33 PM
Global Health and Pharmacy (GHP) has selected Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) as Best Pharmacy Support Services ...

The New CPS Podcast Channel

Aug 28, 2018 2:31:57 PM
CPS Education recently launched a podcast channel.  Our original focus was to produce informational clinical subjects ...

Tips on Choosing the Right Telepharmacy Provider to Maximize Saving

Aug 27, 2018 1:04:36 PM
Telepharmacy solutions are helping to drive down pharmacy costs without negatively impacting operations and patient ...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Telepharmacy Services: Know what to look for

Aug 6, 2018 7:55:18 AM
The digital age has ushered in a wave of innovation with expanded access to a multitude of life-changing advances in ...

Telepharmacy: A Business Case

Jul 11, 2018 11:08:07 AM
In order to reduce adverse drug events and impact patient safety, many states have enacted statutes that require a ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Expands Telepharmacy Solutions

Jun 11, 2018 10:36:24 AM
FOR RELEASE: June 11, 2018

University of Louisville Hospital and Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Partner to Deliver Game-Changing Specialty Pharmacy Services

May 8, 2018 8:06:00 PM
FOR RELEASE: 05/07/2018 CONTACT: Rod Recor Rod.Recor@cpspharm.com 901-748-0470

The Time to Prepare for Specialty Pharmacy is Now

Feb 26, 2018 10:42:00 AM
For health leaders looking for their next opportunity to improve patient care capabilities and generate revenue, ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Distributes $83,000 to Support Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Dec 22, 2017 12:21:00 PM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Sends Aid for Puerto Rico and Houston Disaster Relief

Elevating the Pharmacist as a Strategic Asset

Oct 20, 2017 5:00:25 AM
The shift to value-based care models continues to impact healthcare as hospitals and health systems look to pharmacists ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Announces Strategic Acquisition of Pharmacy Systems, Inc.

Sep 18, 2017 11:25:00 AM
Combined Company Will Control Nearly $2B in US Hospital Drug Spend and Serve Over 700 Hospitals with broad pharmacy ...

Innovative Ambulatory and Specialty Pharmacy Solutions Launched to Meet Growing Specialty Drug Opportunity for Hospitals

Sep 5, 2017 1:39:00 PM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services and 4Front Consulting combine capabilities to Deliver Turnkey Specialty Pharmacy Support

Leveraging Pharmacy Services to Drive Value: Identifying Opportunities for Pharmacy to Support Value-Based Care & Better Patient Outcomes.

Jul 25, 2017 6:01:44 AM
The pharmacy can play a pivotal role in lowering risk, improving outcomes and reducing costs across the continuum of ...

Capturing New Sources of Revenue with a Hospital-Owned Outpatient Pharmacy: A White Paper Providing Five Best Practices

Jun 29, 2017 12:19:00 PM
Is your hospital missing out on revenue and savings by not having an outpatient pharmacy? Or is your outpatient ...

Hospitals Rein in Drug Costs for Inpatients

Jun 8, 2017 4:58:00 PM
When Cleveland Clinic launched an initiative to control drug costs, Jeff Rosner, senior director of pharmacy ...

Hypertension in the Elderly: How low should we go?

Jun 2, 2017 5:42:00 PM
The American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) released guidelines on ...

Antimicrobial/Antibiotic Drug Case Study

May 24, 2017 8:29:00 PM
CPS study of 180 U.S. hospitals on antibiotic over-prescribing impact reveals steps hospitals can take to combat ...

Survey Preparedness: Compliance Enhances Safety

May 16, 2017 4:55:00 PM
A major focus of all CPS pharmacy professionals is compliance with regulatory standards. Whether we’re surveyed by TJC, ...

Telepharmacy Boosts Round-the-Clock Coverage

May 12, 2017 4:19:00 PM
New data from both industry and private practice suggests that telepharmacy can be a powerful tool for boosting ...

Calvin Johnson (CJ) Named CPS CEO

Apr 17, 2017 4:09:00 PM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, the largest hospital pharmacy services provider in the nation, announced that Calvin ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services buys PharmaSource, will expand services

Apr 5, 2017 1:38:00 PM
Hospital pharmacy supplier Comprehensive Pharmacy Services has acquired PharmaSource, the pharmacy management division ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Announces Strategic Acquisition of PharmaSource

Apr 3, 2017 4:09:00 PM
PharmaSource Acquisition Expands Comprehensive Pharmacy Solutions’ Capabilities

What’s In A Name? ADEs, ADRs, and Medication Errors

Mar 21, 2017 11:34:00 AM
  Pharmacists, risk and quality managers, and other healthcare professionals involved in medication safety frequently ...

Medication Error Rates

Feb 24, 2017 8:46:45 AM
As hospital pharmacy professionals, we have all likely been asked about our medication error rates at one time or ...

Don Nickleson Appointed Executive Chairman; Calvin Johnson named CEO of Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Feb 20, 2017 6:25:00 PM
CPS expands senior executive team to support growth plan

21st Century Cures Act Advisory

Jan 27, 2017 3:16:00 PM
  The 21st Century Cures Act, signed into law on December 13, 2016, includes resources to fight the opioid epidemic, ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Announces Launch of Full Suite of Telepharmacy Services

Jan 9, 2017 11:00:00 AM
Proven results that catch and correct medication errors to improve care and lower costs

Oral Anticoagulation After Pulmonary Vein Isolation

Dec 20, 2016 1:03:00 PM
Do patients with atrial fibrillation and risk factors for stroke benefit from oral anticoagulation therapy after ...

ASHP Standardize 4 Safety: Opportunities for Error Reduction

Dec 13, 2016 2:25:00 PM
 

CPS Publishes Guidance for Evaluating Outsourced Compounding Facilities

Dec 5, 2016 11:30:00 AM
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 5, 2016

PPIs and Stroke Risk

Nov 17, 2016 7:21:00 PM
 

5 Steps to Managing Rising Drug Costs

Nov 16, 2016 1:21:00 PM
 

Surveys and Medication Management Challenges

Oct 24, 2016 3:32:00 PM
 

FDA Syringe Pump Safety Communication

Oct 21, 2016 12:15:00 PM
 

News / Press Contact

Rod Record
Marketing Manager
6409 Quail Hollow Rd.,
Memphis, TN 38120
Rod.Record@cpspharm.com


CPS Blog Posts

Reducing Costs, Boosting Revenue, and Improving Compliance

Sep 16, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Does your organization have the support of an expert pharmacy solutions partner that can identify and capture savings ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services has a new brand – we are now “CPS®.”

Sep 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM
CPS continues to deliver excellence in our hospital and health system clients, support to help them overcome a variety ...

News / Press Contact

James Wilkerson
Marketing Manager
6409 Quail Hollow Rd.,
Memphis, TN 38120
James.Wilkerson@cpspharm.com

Pediatric Implications of COVID-19

Sep 8, 2021 8:00:00 AM
As new COVID-19 variants, including the Delta variant, are spreading in the United States, children are making up a ...

Capturing Cost Savings…Driving New Revenues

Aug 30, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Hospital and health system leaders face a multitude of challenges to managing operational, clinical, financial, and ...

CPS Delivers Two to Eight Times the National Average with Biosimilar Conversions

Aug 26, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Though biosimilars help reduce the cost of care when compared to the original innovator biologics, the administration ...

Best Practices to Combat the COVID-19 Delta Variant

Aug 25, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Viruses constantly change through mutation when transmitted, and new variants of a virus are expected to occur. This is ...

How Focused Initiatives Achieved More Than $18.9 Million in Cost Savings Over 15 Months

Aug 24, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The Challenge CPS was approached by the CEO of a large health system comprising over a dozen acute care hospitals. The ...

CPS Webinar: Instituting an Impactful Transitions of Care Program

Aug 20, 2021 1:24:59 PM
Date: Thursday, September 9th, 2021 In this webinar, CPS TELEpharmacy will discuss the potential risks that hospitals ...

Retaining 340B Savings by Leveraging Clear Bagging

Aug 19, 2021 8:00:00 AM
White bagging, brown bagging, and clear bagging. These are terms used to describe specialty medication delivery methods ...

340B Updates from the Field: 340B Referral Capture (Webinar)

Aug 18, 2021 12:47:00 PM
Our 340B Solutions team joined 340B Health during their Updates from the Field series for a brief discussion about 340B ...

Telepharmacy Market Expected to Grow to $123 Million by 2028

Aug 16, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The telepharmacy market is expected to experience significant growth from 2021 to 2028, according to a recent report ...

Gaining Access to Payor Networks

Aug 12, 2021 6:39:54 AM
Vertical relationships between the nation’s largest payors, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), and specialty pharmacies ...

Adapting to Deliver Value and Mitigate Supply Chain Disruptions

Aug 4, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic shined a light on hospital and health system supply chain disruptions and the impact of those ...

CPS Webinar: How Hospitals Nationwide are Transforming Pharmacy Performance

Jul 27, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Date: Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 In this webinar, CPS industry experts will review case studies exploring the value ...

The Impact of Telepharmacy on Clinical Performance (Webinar)

Jul 22, 2021 1:00:00 PM
Date: Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 Join our TELEpharmacy team as we explore case studies that reinforce the effectiveness ...

The Power of Data for Rehabilitation Departments

Jul 22, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The pandemic caused hospitals to redirect resources away from non-essential departments in order to address the ...

Hospital Achieves an Impact of More Than $9 Million on Supply Chain Operations

Jul 21, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Hospitals with fewer than 100 beds often face supply chain challenges, because the operation has access to fewer ...

340B: Transaction Monitoring (Webinar)

Jul 14, 2021 1:00:00 PM
Date: Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 Join our 340B Solutions team for a brief discussion about transaction monitoring and ...

Rehabilitation

Jul 14, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Outpatient rehabilitation departments are considered cost centers by most hospitals. With the right leadership, ...

Combatting COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Jul 12, 2021 8:30:00 AM
The best defense against COVID-19 hospitalization and mortality is still vaccination. Vaccination fundamentally alters ...

Optimizing Materials Management

Jul 9, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Effective materials management is critical for supporting excellence in patient care for hospitals and health systems ...

TELEpharmacy – A Message from Paresh Patel

Jul 7, 2021 9:00:00 AM
The pandemic and the subsequent emergence of multiple virus variants have stretched hospital staff to their limits. CPS ...

Welcome to CPS TELEpharmacy – Your 24/7/365 Partner

Jul 1, 2021 7:03:46 PM
Could lower readmission rates and fewer readmission penalties benefit your hospital? Studies have shown that ...

TELEpharmacy Support That Goes Above and Beyond

Jun 23, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Is your pharmacy team stretched to capacity? It’s not unusual for hospital pharmacy staff to be tasked with ...

Is COVID-19 Over?

Jun 21, 2021 9:00:00 AM
With the summer upon us, Americans are anxious to get back to pre-COVID-19 normal in order to gather with friends and ...

Comprehensive Medication Management

Jun 16, 2021 9:00:00 AM
On average, physicians spend only about 49 seconds explaining to patients about their new medications. Every year, ...

The Value of a Centralized Pharmacy Model

Jun 9, 2021 9:00:00 AM
What sets CPS TELEpharmacy apart?

340B Program Optimization & Referral Capture (Webinar)

Jun 2, 2021 1:00:00 PM
Join our 340B Solutions team for a brief discussion about 340B program optimization and how covered entities can get ...

Improving patient safety while reducing readmissions and costly ADEs

Jun 2, 2021 9:58:00 AM
Hospitals and health systems without 24/7 coverage may be putting patient safety at risk for costly readmissions and ...

5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Specialty Pharmacy Successful

May 25, 2021 12:59:21 PM
May 20, 2021 Members of the SPARx team of experts lead an informative webinar today in partnership with Becker’s ...

Touring the CPS TELEpharmacy Facility in Naperville

May 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Did you know that CPS TELEpharmacy helps reduce pharmacy operating costs by up to 45% for our hospital and health ...

Benefits of a CPS TELEpharmacy Partnership

May 12, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Hospital pharmacies partnering with CPS TELEpharmacy achieve an average 45% drop in pharmacy operating costs. Along ...

340B Location Eligibility

May 11, 2021 1:44:56 PM
COVID-19 has impacted nearly every area of hospital operations, including the 340B program. Because of the pandemic, ...

How CPS TELEpharmacy Improves Patient Outcomes (Webinar)

May 7, 2021 1:00:00 PM
Join our CPS TELEpharmacy team as they review their suite of solutions while highlighting the supportive value they ...

Introducing CPS TELEpharmacy

May 7, 2021 9:00:00 AM
The CPS TELEpharmacy team of licensed, expert pharmacists work seamlessly with our partner hospital pharmacy teams. ...

The Importance of Establishing an Internal 340B Oversight Committee

May 6, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Maintaining 340B program integrity and compliance is a daily exercise. Many organizations mistakenly think that once a ...

Antimicrobial Efforts Reduce Antibiotic Spend by 75%

May 5, 2021 9:00:00 AM
In 2014, a short-term acute care hospital operating over 350 staffed beds and nearly 300 Medicare-certified beds ...

Pharmacy Transformation: Positively Impacting Pharmacy

May 4, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Nobody knows how to capture the maximum potential of the pharmacy better than Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS). ...

An Effective Biosimilar Strategy Reduces Treatment Cost and Improves the Patient Care Experience

May 3, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Innovator biologic drugs have become important treatment options for complex, chronic disease states, such as ...

What Is Telepharmacy?

Apr 28, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Telepharmacy is the practice of delivering pharmacy patient care services from a remotely via telecommunications ...

Pharmacy Transformation: Clinical Performance

Apr 27, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) Clinical Services team can help transform your hospital pharmacy. Watch our new ...

Pharmacy Transformation: New Revenues

Apr 20, 2021 9:35:14 PM
Learn how CPS can help drive new revenues from specialty pharmacy in our new video Pharmacy Transformation: New ...

NHIA SPARx Presentation feat. Eugene Queener, VP Specialty Infusion Services

Apr 19, 2021 4:12:53 PM
April 19, 2021 At this year's National Home Infusion Association Conference, SPARx's VP of Specialty Infusion Services, ...

HRSA Audits Are Inevitable. Preparation Ensures Success.

Apr 19, 2021 10:00:00 AM
To navigate the complexities of the 340B Drug Pricing Program, covered entities must regularly scrutinize the systems ...

AMCP PTCE State of Alzheimer's Disease Session

Apr 15, 2021 11:43:31 AM
Monday, April 12, 2021 AMCP Annual Meeting SPARx’s Susan Trieu, PharmD, VP Trade Relations, moderated a PTCE session ...

Pharmacy Transformation: Approach to Pharmacy Management

Apr 14, 2021 10:15:35 AM
Learn how the CPS approach to pharmacy management achieves excellence for our clients in our new video Pharmacy ...

340B and Medicaid Billing

Apr 13, 2021 10:15:00 AM
Since its inception nearly three decades ago, the 340B Drug Pricing Program has enabled hospitals to better serve ...

Solutions for 340B Covered Entities: Hot Topics & Burning Platforms (Webinar)

Apr 7, 2021 1:00:00 PM
The CPS 340B Solutions suite meets a variety of needs for administrators seeking to optimize their programs. - Topic: ...

Pharmacy Transformation: Understanding the Challenges

Apr 6, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Learn how CPS can help your hospital pharmacy overcome the challenges of recent events in our new video Pharmacy ...

Could Your Hospital Pharmacy Use a Transformation?

Mar 30, 2021 10:15:40 AM
Learn how CPS can help transform your hospital pharmacy and drive efficiency, cost savings, and clinical outcomes, in ...

Optimizing 340B Savings Through Referrals

Mar 29, 2021 10:00:00 AM
There are several ways to enhance, boost, and optimize 340B savings. In this blog, we’ll look at how capturing ...

COVID-19 Virus Variants

Mar 23, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The emergence of multiple variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 has been making headlines recently. ...

Solving Disruption to Infusion Therapy Administration for Cancer Patients – Pharmacy team nominated for award for actions during crisis

Mar 17, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The Challenge For nearly four weeks, the chemotherapy hood at a large medical center in the northeast was out of ...

Focused Initiatives Identify Multi-year Cost Savings Opportunity of $28+ Million

Mar 16, 2021 12:58:59 PM
The CHALLENGE Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) was approached by a large health system comprising 10+ acute care ...

COVID-19 Therapeutics

Mar 16, 2021 8:00:00 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization (EUA) of therapies utilizing monoclonal ...

Comprehensive Medication Management Services Reduce ADEs and Readmissions

Mar 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM
A study published by the Annals of Pharmacotherapy states that the United States spends $528 billion on non-optimized ...

The Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine

Mar 11, 2021 8:00:00 AM
On February 24, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found the third COVID-19 vaccine, developed by Johnson ...

CPS's PhAST Certificate Program Helps Hospitals Reduce Antibiotic Use

Feb 11, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Although antibiotics remain one of the most important medical advancements in the last 100 years, the Centers for ...

How Transitions of Care Services Prevent Adverse Drug Events and Unnecessary Readmissions

Feb 10, 2021 8:00:00 AM
In today’s healthcare landscape, hospital executives are looking for innovative ways to decrease readmissions, reduce ...

What is Telepharmacy?

Feb 3, 2021 8:00:00 AM
What Exactly Are Telepharmacy Services? Telepharmacy is broadly defined as the practice of pharmacy exercised from a ...

Achieving Continuous Readiness for USP and for a Large Hospital System

Feb 2, 2021 5:00:00 AM
In 2019, a significant change in the standards and processes around sterile medication compounding and hazardous drug ...

Reducing Opioid Use Through Pharmacist Continuing Education

Jan 28, 2021 5:53:06 AM
Nearly 130 people in the United States die every day after overdosing on opioids, including prescription pain ...

SPARx Patient Care Services Achieves Accreditation with URAC

Jan 25, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Accreditation is a process through which healthcare organizations demonstrate their compliance with national standards. ...

CPS TELEpharmacy Services Reduce the Burden of COVID-19

Jan 20, 2021 8:06:01 AM
As COVID-19 continues to pressure pharmacists and hospital staff, CPS TELEpharmacy continues to support hospitals and ...

SPARx Patient Care Services Achieves Accreditation with URAC

Jan 13, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Dublin, OH – Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, LLC (“CPS”), through its SPARxSM service offering, proudly announces its ...

How Telepharmacy Services Empower Value-Based Care (Webinar)

Dec 23, 2020 11:13:36 AM
    The pharmacy industry is rapidly evolving.  As a result, the role of the hospital pharmacist is changing as well. ...

Unpacking the COVID-19 Vaccine

Dec 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM
The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use authorization ...

Hospital Supply Chain Management in the COVID Era

Dec 4, 2020 3:25:47 PM
Managing the bottom line while in a pandemic is difficult.  That goes without saying.  Healthcare leaders remain ...

Considerations When a 340B Covered Entity Is Changing to a New GPO

Nov 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services has been involved with the 340B Drug Pricing Program since its inception in 1992. We ...

Becker's Hospital Review - Unlocking the True Potential of Your Specialty Pharmacy Program (11/11/20)

Nov 18, 2020 9:48:44 AM
Specialty pharmacy is a rapidly changing landscape through which highly complex treatments, vital to the wellbeing of ...

CPS Webinar - Opportunities Within the Pharmacy: Antimicrobial Stewardship (12/02/20)

Nov 11, 2020 8:07:30 AM
Date: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 - 2:00 p.m. ET CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Antimicrobial resistance is a major risk ...

CPS Webinar - HRSA Changes to the Data Request List (11/06/20)

Nov 6, 2020 10:44:49 AM
In this brief webinar recording, the CPS 340B Solutions team reviews recent changes to the Data Request List from HRSA. ...

Key Learnings About Hospital Pharmacy During a Pandemic: And how to get ready for the next one.

Oct 23, 2020 6:00:00 AM
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospitals and health systems has been enormous. According to the American ...

Filling Gaps in Pharmacy Leadership

Oct 12, 2020 8:00:00 AM
Did you know that Comprehensive Pharmacy Services is exceptionally resourced to fill gaps in pharmacy leadership when a ...

Medication Reconciliation During Transitions of Care

Oct 11, 2020 4:47:05 PM
Caregivers at transition points may inadvertently omit needed mediations, unnecessarily duplicate existing therapies, ...

World Congress 340B Speaker Series - The Importance of an Engaged 340B Oversight Committee (09/29/20)

Sep 29, 2020 10:00:00 AM
A key component of the 340B program is program compliance and integrity.  Covered Entities must agree to comply with ...

The SPARx Solution

Sep 29, 2020 8:00:44 AM
With the specialty drug market projected already exceeding $250 billion and representing greater than 50% of all drug ...

Becker's Hospital Review - What the Health System Administrator Wants to Know about Specialty Pharmacy (09/28/20)

Sep 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM
With hospitals and health systems increasingly seeking to improve control over the patient journey while retaining ...

Supply Chain GPO

Aug 26, 2020 3:20:50 PM
COVID-19 has caused supply chain interruptions for hospitals and health systems across the country. To help meet these ...

Patient Care Services Center

Aug 20, 2020 6:31:05 PM
In the early days of SPARx, we realized that many of our clients needed additional front-end support for filling ...

SPARx Specialty Video

Aug 20, 2020 6:25:59 PM
With the specialty drug market projected already exceeding $250 billion and representing greater than 50% of all drug ...

SPARx Infusion Video

Aug 20, 2020 6:19:38 PM
Many changes have impacted hospital infusion services in recent years. New changes will continue to challenge hospitals ...

SPARx Retail Video

Aug 20, 2020 11:03:00 AM
An optimized retail pharmacy is key to specialty pharmacy success. SPARx serves our client partners in optimizing their ...

What is SPARx?

Aug 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM
The specialty pharmacy sector presents a rapidly growing opportunity for hospitals and health systems. As medications ...

TELEpharmacy Support During COVID-19

Aug 18, 2020 9:00:00 AM
COVID-19 continues to impact hospitals in communities across the country, putting pressure on front-line staff. CPS ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Solution’s Jack Anderson Named to Bellwether League’s Health Care Supply Chain Hall of Fame

Aug 6, 2020 6:26:37 AM
CPS PSI Supply Chain Director Receives Prestigious Bellwether Hall of Fame Honor Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, LLC ...

Achieving Rehab Goals in a Pandemic

Jul 14, 2020 6:00:00 AM
COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of healthcare, including rehab programs. Revenues are down though chronic ...

SPARx Patient Care Services Achieves Accreditation with ACHC

Jun 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM
Memphis, TN – Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, LLC (“CPS”), through its SPARxSM service offering, proudly announces its ...

Optimizing the Pharmacy During Leadership Vacancies

Jun 25, 2020 7:21:11 AM
COVID-19 continues to impact the short and long-term strategies of hospitals, health systems, and pharmacies. Due to ...

Maximizing 340B in Response to COVID-19

Jun 18, 2020 10:51:49 PM
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of healthcare, including the 340B drug pricing program. The ...

Ohio welcomes Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Headquarters

Jun 18, 2020 10:16:28 PM
CPS is officially moving its corporate headquarters from Memphis TN to Dublin OH, a Columbus suburb. The new ...

340B -- Window of Opportunity

Jun 17, 2020 4:56:16 PM
340B Windows of Opportunity

340B and Unused Alquots

Jun 12, 2020 8:46:33 AM
Managing Unused Aliquots in 340B: Or -- Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, and 340B

Lowering Costs & Driving Revenue with Outpatient Pharmacy

Jun 11, 2020 9:00:00 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted hospitals and health systems operationally, clinically and financially. ...

Optimize Pharmacy Operations While Facilitating Successful Transitions of Leadership

Jun 3, 2020 9:00:06 AM
Explore the CPS Interim Pharmacy Leadership Solution

CPS GPO Partners with Leiters for Compounded Sterile Preparations

May 15, 2020 7:55:42 AM
CPS’ newly-formed GPO Comprehensive Purchasing Alliance (CPA) is partnering with Leiters to be the leading 503B service ...

National Hospital Week

May 11, 2020 4:02:37 PM
National Hospital Week, traditionally celebrated May 10-16, takes on a bigger meaning this year in light of COVID-19. ...

Rapid Implementation Remote Pharmacy Services

May 6, 2020 10:14:58 AM
 

Why Your Hospital Needs Specialty Pharamcy and Infusion Therapies

May 6, 2020 6:27:59 AM
Less than two percent of patients require high-cost specialty pharmacy medications to treat their complex chronic ...

Medical Center Partners with SPARx for Specialty & Ambulatory Care

Apr 30, 2020 7:52:04 AM
When a large health system located in the southern United States needed to expand their services to include specialty ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Contributes $100,000 to Pharmacy Employee Relief Fund

Apr 24, 2020 8:33:09 AM
We are living in unprecedented times, so there is no better moment to all come together to support our valued pharmacy ...

Have Confidence in Your Supply Chain with Efficient Materials Management Services

Apr 21, 2020 12:00:00 PM
PSI Supply Chain understands the challenges facing hospitals and health systems as they seek reliable sources for ...

Maintain Pharmacy Efficiency During COVID-19

Apr 21, 2020 5:33:45 AM
Maintaining efficient pharmacy operations during the COVID-19 pandemic is paramount. The CPS Telepharmacy team ...

Getting the Most from Rehabilitation Operations

Apr 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting hospital operations across the care continuum and forcing facilities to shift their ...

340B and HRSA Changes From COVID-19

Apr 14, 2020 5:45:51 AM
COVID-19 brings with it changes from 340B and HRSA. Join us for a look at general flexibilities, changes due to social ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Taps Chuck Ball as President of Sales Division in Strategic Expansion Move

Apr 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM
Ball brings nearly three decades of executive experience in health system sales, pharmacy services, pharmaceutical ...

Protecting Our Partners & Patients

Apr 6, 2020 9:12:05 AM
For hospitals and health systems, the COVID-19 pandemic is an all hands-on deck situation which requires a massive ...

340B, Telemedicine, Covid-19 and Telstar

Mar 26, 2020 9:44:30 AM
 

Is your hospital at risk for compromising patient safety?

Mar 17, 2020 8:00:00 AM
Have you considered the statistics of how patients manage their medications once they leave the hospital?

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Leader Launches SPARx with Expanded Specialty Pharmacy Solutions

Mar 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM
FOR RELEASE: March 16, 2020

CPS Launches a New Spark for Specialty Pharmacy

Feb 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM
CPS has been transforming pharmacies across the country for nearly half a century by delivering leading pharmacy ...

Reducing Nursing Overrides from Automated Dispensing Machines

Jan 23, 2020 7:54:29 AM
Medication errors and adverse drug events (ADEs) can harm patients and impact a hospital’s bottom line. In fact, the ...

340B Leads Convos at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition

Jan 16, 2020 6:32:57 AM
The ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition is the largest gathering of pharmacists in the world.  

Celebrating National Pharmacist Day on January 12th

Jan 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM
At Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), we have one of the largest teams of pharmacists focused on hospital pharmacy ...

The Threats and Opportunities in Hospital Specialty Pharmacy

Jan 10, 2020 2:10:32 PM
In the era of value-based care, hospitals and health systems face a host of unique challenges including reducing the ...

Michael E. VanderPol Named Divisional Vice President of Pharmaceutical Sourcing for Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Dec 18, 2019 8:45:00 AM
Pharmaceutical sourcing professional from Walgreens and Smith Drug Co. joins Comprehensive Pharmacy Services.

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Helps Combat Opioid Crisis with PAInS Program

Dec 15, 2019 3:54:47 PM
NBC featured CPS’ Pharmacist-Driven Analgesia Improvement Stewardship (PAInS) Certificate Program on the Thursday ...

Getting the Biggest Bang from Outpatient Pharmacy

Dec 13, 2019 11:58:31 AM
Hospitals are leaving revenue sources and savings and on the table by not maximizing their outpatient pharmacy ...

National Pharmacy Services Leader CPS Launches Pharmacist-Driven Analgesia Improvement Stewardship Certificate Program

Dec 10, 2019 8:36:57 AM
CPS’ PAInS Program Designed to Help Reduce Opioid Use Through Pharmacist Continuing Education

Visit CPS at the ASHP Midyear Meeting

Dec 8, 2019 4:02:00 AM
In Las Vegas? Stop by booth #1231 to learn how to optimize your Pharmacy!

Telepharmacy: A Win-Win for Hospitals and Patients

Dec 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM
As healthcare shifts from an inpatient to an outpatient service model, the demand for telepharmacy solutions is ...

Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Effects of Metronidazole May Account for the Superior Efficacy of Multidose Therapy Among Women With Trichomoniasis

Nov 8, 2019 9:48:56 AM
Early pharmacokinetic studies of metronidazole (MTZ) for women with trichomoniasis have demonstrated that a single 2-g ...

National Health System Achieves Savings Greater than $6.7 Million Case Study

Oct 31, 2019 12:09:21 PM
In today’s challenging healthcare environment, hospitals and health systems are looking for opportunities to reduce ...

340B and the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk: Managing Post-Discharge Re-classes: A 'Stealthy' Problem

Oct 24, 2019 12:04:15 PM
I already hear a few of our Curmudgeons chastising me for drawing a comparison of the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk (Stealth ...

Likely HRSA and CMS Changes Late 2019

Oct 23, 2019 11:12:56 AM
HRSA and CMS Changes The timing for this blog is consistent with autumn – change is in the air. Two significant ...

The Pharmacist’s Role in Driving Clinical Outcomes

Oct 22, 2019 6:22:18 PM
  In the era of value-based healthcare, pharmacists play a key role that results in better clinical outcomes. By ...

Leanne Ebert Murphy Joins CPS as Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Oct 13, 2019 7:52:26 AM
Strategic legal advisor with extensive commercial and health law experience joins the CPS team.  

Optimization and Safety - CPS in Supply Chain World

Oct 7, 2019 4:38:22 PM
CPS was featured in Supply Chain World, a national magazine that profiles the leading companies in supply chain ...

Benjamin R. Hansen has joins CPS as Chief Financial Officer

Sep 26, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Benjamin R. Hansen has joined Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) as Chief Financial Officer. With more than two ...

Trends in Drug Pricing

Sep 25, 2019 9:07:53 AM
 

Do You Have Antimicrobial Stewardship in Place?

Sep 25, 2019 8:47:04 AM
 

Are you Ready for Changes in Sterile Compounding Compliance?

Sep 25, 2019 8:41:16 AM
 

Leveraging Strategic Partnerships, a CPS White Paper

Sep 17, 2019 9:41:00 AM
Learn how Magruder Hospital (OH) was able to realize over $1.5MM in annualized financial improvements by focusing on ...

Reducing Hospital Readmissions Due To Transitions of Care

Sep 13, 2019 9:56:00 AM
Prior to the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare spent $17.5 billion on hospital readmissions. Hospitals that ...

Getting Started in Specialty Pharmacy

Sep 12, 2019 3:47:53 PM
CPS Ambulatory and Specialty Pharmacy Services assesses the current situation of facilities to develop a tailored ...

Keith Cook Named President of Ambulatory & Specialty Pharmacy Division

Sep 10, 2019 8:59:20 AM
Memphis, TN – Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation’s largest hospital pharmacy solutions provider, ...

Visit CPS at the AHA Leadership Summit

Jul 25, 2019 4:03:00 AM
In San Diego? Stop by booth #401 to learn how to optimize your Pharmacy!

Visit CPS at the 340B Summer Conference

Jul 15, 2019 4:02:00 AM
In Washington, D.C.? Stop by booth #317 to learn how to optimize your 340B Strategy!

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Expands Senior Executive Team with Karl Bedwell

Jul 2, 2019 10:50:26 AM
Former Walmart Executive joins CPS as Chief Information Officer to support rapidly growing company

Enhancing Patient Safety

Jul 2, 2019 8:31:00 AM
Patient safety is a top priority for all hospitals and health systems. Not only do C-Suite executives want to ensure ...

Is Your Hospital a Good Fit for Specialty Pharmacy?

Jul 1, 2019 3:20:14 PM
As pharmaceutical companies continue their laser focus on developing specialty medications for complex chronic ...

CPS Expands Senior Executive Team with Karl Bedwell

Jul 1, 2019 9:04:01 AM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation’s largest hospital pharmacy services provider, has named Karl ...

Crack the Complexities of Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation

Jun 21, 2019 3:01:59 PM
Developing new specialty pharmacy or expanding existing services requires a strategy that successfully navigates the ...

HRSA "Best Practice" Recommendations for 340B Contract Pharmacy Non-Compliance

Jun 19, 2019 10:30:36 AM
HRSA, HSB, and OPA just posted an update.  I will explain the full names represented by the three abbreviations to the ...

Specialty Pharmacy Challenges and Opportunities for Hospitals and Health Systems

Jun 18, 2019 8:35:57 AM
Specialty medications designed to treat complex chronic conditions have dominated new drug development for the past ...

CPS Annual Meeting Hosts 500 Pharmacy Professionals from Across the U.S.

Jun 6, 2019 8:42:00 AM
The nation’s largest private gathering of pharmacy professionals came together May 15 -17, 2019, in Indianapolis, IN, ...

Achieving Continuous Readiness for USP <797> & <800> for a Large Health System

Jun 5, 2019 11:28:56 AM
Regulatory bodies are paying increasing attention to hospital and health system pharmacies regarding sterile medication ...

PSI Supply Chain Solutions

Jun 3, 2019 10:00:00 AM
PSI Supply Chain Solutions

Starting an Ambulatory Care Clinic: Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Clinic

May 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Starting an Ambulatory Care Clinic: Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Clinic

Unleashing the Power of 24/7 Pharmacy Services

Apr 17, 2019 10:14:30 AM
With razor thin budgets and the shift to value-based care, the demands on today’s hospital pharmacists are greater than ...

Key Stakeholders Impacting Hospital-Based Specialty Pharmacies: How to Forge Essential Relationships

Apr 2, 2019 8:02:00 AM
Specialty pharmacy is a rapidly growing segment of drug spend, projected to comprise $240 billion in revenues by 2021. ...

2019 Beer's Criteria Updates

Apr 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM
2019 Beer's Criteria Updates

Glycemic Control and Intravenous Insulin within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Podcast Pearl

Mar 29, 2019 2:57:10 PM
We just published a new podcast titled Glycemic Control and Intravenous Insulin within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) by ...

ASHP Recognizes Memorial Hospital Pharmacy with National Award

Feb 18, 2019 8:07:52 AM
ASHP Recognizes Memorial Hospital Pharmacy with National Award

HRSA Audit Updates: Why is this Important?

Feb 11, 2019 4:10:39 PM
An update about new demands from HRSA for 340B Covered Entities in 2019

Telepharmacy Outlook for 2019

Feb 11, 2019 2:08:46 PM
In the era of value-based care, telepharmacy services have been shown to help reduce overall healthcare costs and drive ...

Diving into Telepharmacy Trends for Hospitals: Look before you leap!

Jan 7, 2019 10:34:53 AM
Regulations Governing Telepharmacy

The following is a statement from Comprehensive Pharmacy Services on the death of Dayna Less

Nov 21, 2018 8:09:49 AM
On Monday, November 19, 2018, a gunman entered Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago, killing a police ...

CPS’ CEO Calvin Johnson (CJ) Featured in Kellogg Magazine

Nov 6, 2018 12:08:30 PM
The Fall/Winter 2018 edition of Kellogg Magazine, published by the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern ...

The CPS Effect

Nov 5, 2018 7:04:10 AM
Transforming pharmacies

How Health Systems Can Navigate the Changing Landscape from Traditional to Specialty Pharmacy Therapies

Oct 23, 2018 10:55:01 AM
Fresh data confirms that spending on traditional pharmaceutical drugs continues to decline while specialty therapies ...

Opioid Overuse in Hospitals Can Be Slowed: Perspectives on a recent study

Oct 22, 2018 10:08:03 AM
In a recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers at Yale New Haven Hospital found that educating ...

Clients save Millions in Drug Spend through the use of Innovative Pharmacy Analytics for Hospitals and Health Systems

Oct 22, 2018 9:31:03 AM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services RxClinical Analytics 2.0 is a Gamechanger for Managing Drug Hyperinflation and Clinical ...

Telepharmacy and Automation

Oct 11, 2018 12:27:31 PM
Automation is impacting industries all over the world, including the healthcare sector. The amount of data produced ...

Why your hospital needs Specialty Pharmacy and Infusion Therapies

Sep 19, 2018 8:08:45 AM
Less than two percent of patients require high-cost specialty pharmacy medications to treat complex chronic conditions. ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Named Best Pharmacy Services Provider – U.S.A.

Sep 17, 2018 1:42:33 PM
Global Health and Pharmacy (GHP) has selected Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) as Best Pharmacy Support Services ...

The New CPS Podcast Channel

Aug 28, 2018 2:31:57 PM
CPS Education recently launched a podcast channel.  Our original focus was to produce informational clinical subjects ...

Tips on Choosing the Right Telepharmacy Provider to Maximize Saving

Aug 27, 2018 1:04:36 PM
Telepharmacy solutions are helping to drive down pharmacy costs without negatively impacting operations and patient ...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Telepharmacy Services: Know what to look for

Aug 6, 2018 7:55:18 AM
The digital age has ushered in a wave of innovation with expanded access to a multitude of life-changing advances in ...

Telepharmacy: A Business Case

Jul 11, 2018 11:08:07 AM
In order to reduce adverse drug events and impact patient safety, many states have enacted statutes that require a ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Expands Telepharmacy Solutions

Jun 11, 2018 10:36:24 AM
FOR RELEASE: June 11, 2018

University of Louisville Hospital and Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Partner to Deliver Game-Changing Specialty Pharmacy Services

May 8, 2018 8:06:00 PM
FOR RELEASE: 05/07/2018 CONTACT: Rod Recor Rod.Recor@cpspharm.com 901-748-0470

The Time to Prepare for Specialty Pharmacy is Now

Feb 26, 2018 10:42:00 AM
For health leaders looking for their next opportunity to improve patient care capabilities and generate revenue, ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Distributes $83,000 to Support Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Dec 22, 2017 12:21:00 PM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Sends Aid for Puerto Rico and Houston Disaster Relief

Elevating the Pharmacist as a Strategic Asset

Oct 20, 2017 5:00:25 AM
The shift to value-based care models continues to impact healthcare as hospitals and health systems look to pharmacists ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Announces Strategic Acquisition of Pharmacy Systems, Inc.

Sep 18, 2017 11:25:00 AM
Combined Company Will Control Nearly $2B in US Hospital Drug Spend and Serve Over 700 Hospitals with broad pharmacy ...

Innovative Ambulatory and Specialty Pharmacy Solutions Launched to Meet Growing Specialty Drug Opportunity for Hospitals

Sep 5, 2017 1:39:00 PM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services and 4Front Consulting combine capabilities to Deliver Turnkey Specialty Pharmacy Support

Leveraging Pharmacy Services to Drive Value: Identifying Opportunities for Pharmacy to Support Value-Based Care & Better Patient Outcomes.

Jul 25, 2017 6:01:44 AM
The pharmacy can play a pivotal role in lowering risk, improving outcomes and reducing costs across the continuum of ...

Capturing New Sources of Revenue with a Hospital-Owned Outpatient Pharmacy: A White Paper Providing Five Best Practices

Jun 29, 2017 12:19:00 PM
Is your hospital missing out on revenue and savings by not having an outpatient pharmacy? Or is your outpatient ...

Hospitals Rein in Drug Costs for Inpatients

Jun 8, 2017 4:58:00 PM
When Cleveland Clinic launched an initiative to control drug costs, Jeff Rosner, senior director of pharmacy ...

Hypertension in the Elderly: How low should we go?

Jun 2, 2017 5:42:00 PM
The American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) released guidelines on ...

Antimicrobial/Antibiotic Drug Case Study

May 24, 2017 8:29:00 PM
CPS study of 180 U.S. hospitals on antibiotic over-prescribing impact reveals steps hospitals can take to combat ...

Survey Preparedness: Compliance Enhances Safety

May 16, 2017 4:55:00 PM
A major focus of all CPS pharmacy professionals is compliance with regulatory standards. Whether we’re surveyed by TJC, ...

Telepharmacy Boosts Round-the-Clock Coverage

May 12, 2017 4:19:00 PM
New data from both industry and private practice suggests that telepharmacy can be a powerful tool for boosting ...

Calvin Johnson (CJ) Named CPS CEO

Apr 17, 2017 4:09:00 PM
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, the largest hospital pharmacy services provider in the nation, announced that Calvin ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services buys PharmaSource, will expand services

Apr 5, 2017 1:38:00 PM
Hospital pharmacy supplier Comprehensive Pharmacy Services has acquired PharmaSource, the pharmacy management division ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Announces Strategic Acquisition of PharmaSource

Apr 3, 2017 4:09:00 PM
PharmaSource Acquisition Expands Comprehensive Pharmacy Solutions’ Capabilities

What’s In A Name? ADEs, ADRs, and Medication Errors

Mar 21, 2017 11:34:00 AM
  Pharmacists, risk and quality managers, and other healthcare professionals involved in medication safety frequently ...

Medication Error Rates

Feb 24, 2017 8:46:45 AM
As hospital pharmacy professionals, we have all likely been asked about our medication error rates at one time or ...

Don Nickleson Appointed Executive Chairman; Calvin Johnson named CEO of Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Feb 20, 2017 6:25:00 PM
CPS expands senior executive team to support growth plan

21st Century Cures Act Advisory

Jan 27, 2017 3:16:00 PM
  The 21st Century Cures Act, signed into law on December 13, 2016, includes resources to fight the opioid epidemic, ...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Announces Launch of Full Suite of Telepharmacy Services

Jan 9, 2017 11:00:00 AM
Proven results that catch and correct medication errors to improve care and lower costs

Oral Anticoagulation After Pulmonary Vein Isolation

Dec 20, 2016 1:03:00 PM
Do patients with atrial fibrillation and risk factors for stroke benefit from oral anticoagulation therapy after ...

ASHP Standardize 4 Safety: Opportunities for Error Reduction

Dec 13, 2016 2:25:00 PM
 

CPS Publishes Guidance for Evaluating Outsourced Compounding Facilities

Dec 5, 2016 11:30:00 AM
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 5, 2016

PPIs and Stroke Risk

Nov 17, 2016 7:21:00 PM
 

5 Steps to Managing Rising Drug Costs

Nov 16, 2016 1:21:00 PM
 

Surveys and Medication Management Challenges

Oct 24, 2016 3:32:00 PM
 

FDA Syringe Pump Safety Communication

Oct 21, 2016 12:15:00 PM
 

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Memphis, TN 38120
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