CPS Blog Posts

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 officer,...

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

News / Press Contact

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

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...

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...

340B -- Termination of a 340B Account

Sep 26, 2018 4:18:51 PM

340B: Eligibility – All Good Things Come to an End -- sometimes

First: A bit of a history lesson.  Chaucer was the...

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...

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...

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...

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

Aug 22, 2018 8:53:10 AM

HRSA, HSB, and OPA just posted an update.  I will explain the full names represented by the three abbreviations to...

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...

Quarterly Child Site Additions

Jul 2, 2018 1:51:21 PM

 

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: 05/07/2018CONTACT: Rod RecorRod.Recor@cpspharm.com901-748-0470

340B: When a Drug is not "A Drug"

Mar 26, 2018 8:03:00 PM

As a teaser: This blog will explain when and where you can use GPO in place of WAC for outpatients, and remain `100%...

Use it (right or Lose It!: Documenting Use of 340B Savings

Mar 23, 2018 7:58:00 PM

A Little History Lesson. . .

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce created the intent of the 340B program in...

The Time to Prepare for Specialty Pharmacy is Now

Feb 26, 2018 10:42:00 AM

 

340B Staffing and Windsurfing

Feb 16, 2018 3:45:05 PM

340B, Drug Shortages, and Private Label Drugs

Jan 26, 2018 8:35:00 AM

 

340B Oversight Committees: Formation and Maintenance

Jan 24, 2018 2:09:45 PM

To honor the Curmudgeon Coalition, here is a quote from Fred Allen:

Managing 340B Without Split Billing Software: A Risky Venture

Jan 11, 2018 1:02:59 PM

Today’s Blog is about managing 340B in Mixed-use areas without using a Split Billing Software.

340B Internal Audits: Best Practices

Dec 28, 2017 9:31:14 AM

Today’s 340B Blog is brief: a graphic representation of the four elements of 340B Internal Audits.  The link below...

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

340B and Managing Waste

Dec 15, 2017 10:52:00 AM

 

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services and AssistRx Partner to Bring Caret™ Platform to Hospital Specialty Pharmacy Marketplace

Dec 4, 2017 11:39:00 AM

Industry Leading Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Selects AssistRx to Provide Caret Software Platform For Specialty...

340B CMS Payment Reductions and Aesop’s Fable 613

Nov 6, 2017 5:39:00 PM

Preamble

We polled the formal members of the Curmudgeon Coalition early today with this question: Should we be...

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...

340B Congressional Hearings and Underdog the Cartoon

Oct 12, 2017 4:29:00 PM

 

As always, first a tribute to those curmudgeons out there, and they not only know who they are, but are now...

340B, Manufacturer Audits, and The Fourth Tower of Inverness

Oct 2, 2017 10:23:19 AM

I know, the Curmudgeon Caucus (and the members know who they are) is already asking, what in the world does 340B...

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...

340B Patient Eligibility and Aesop's Fable 35

Aug 24, 2017 12:54:36 PM

Just the rumor we planned a 340B blog that would relate to another Aesop fable has the Curmudgeons at Large (and...

340B and Infusion Centers, Gossip and Aesop’s Fable #488

Aug 24, 2017 12:49:00 PM

OK, no more talk about Curmudgeon’s, because the Curmudgeon’s out there (and they know who they are) are complaining...

340B and The Solar Eclipse

Aug 16, 2017 8:46:55 AM

Back in 1991 this writer spent four months in Maui working on a project for a local facility.  It happens there was...

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...

340B Contract Pharmacies and 'Wall Street'

Jul 23, 2017 10:04:00 AM

As always, a few curmudgeons (and they know who they are) will criticize a comparison of 340B Contract Pharmacies...

340B: Recertification and Dog Days of Summer

Jul 11, 2017 7:17:00 AM

 

340B: To be or not to be. . . A Child Site

Jun 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Possibly the best known soliloquy ever quoted (or misquoted) is from the ‘Nunnery’ scene of Hamlet, Act III Scene...

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...

340B Potential Changes and Mark Twain

May 26, 2017 10:23:26 AM
  • Quotes from intelligent people make less stellar authors sound better (by association)

 

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...

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...

340B, Internal Audits and Fable Number 373

May 11, 2017 1:05:00 PM

I’m willing to bet that very few people know of Fable #373, but most people are familiar with the Aesop Fable known...

340B and Orphan Drugs

May 3, 2017 10:03:00 AM

340B and Orphan Drugs

 

Prohibition and 340B

Apr 18, 2017 2:15:24 PM

No: this is not about the Volstead Act, which, for those historically challenged, was enacted to enforce the 18th...

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...

340B Reimbursement Changes Require Pharmacy Action

Apr 11, 2017 8:37:00 AM
Badges? We ain’t got no Badges! We don’t need no stinking Badges!

Apologies in advance for using classic Hollywood...

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...

Bad Mouthing 340B by PhRMA, Proving Them Wrong

Apr 4, 2017 1:57:00 PM

Quasi-intellectual quote of the week:

Good Intentions never change anything. They only become a deeper and deeper...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Announces Strategic Acquisition of PharmaSource

Apr 3, 2017 4:09:00 PM

PharmaSource Acquisition Expands Comprehensive Pharmacy Solutions’ Capabilities

Contract Pharmacy Management and 340B

Mar 29, 2017 1:37:00 PM

 

Why this is a Current Topic

In the past month we’ve spoken with several people regarding their 340B Contract...

March-340B-Blog

Mar 29, 2017 8:36:00 AM

 

340B BLOG

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...

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

 

Expanding Patient Care from 340B Savings

Nov 17, 2016 5:05:00 PM

 

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) wants to know that 340B-covered entities are using savings...

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

 

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Publishes Thought Leadership Guidance on Opioid Epidemic Impacting U.S. Healthcare

Oct 17, 2016 11:18:00 AM

Risks and Responsibilities of the Prescription Drug Epidemic for U.S. Hospitals

Drug Price Hikes May Be Hitting Hospitals Harder Than Consumers

Oct 15, 2016 11:53:00 PM

Skyrocketing drug prices are hitting hospitals even harder than consumers, as reported in a new American Hospital...

The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic: Risks and Responsibilities for U.S. Hospitals

Oct 14, 2016 12:31:00 PM

The prescription drug addiction crisis is impacting virtually every community and hospital in the United States. And...

The Future of Pharmacy - CPS Digital Book

Sep 28, 2016 8:41:14 AM

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services is dedicated to supporting hospital pharmacy leadership across the entire continuum...

ISMP Targeted Best Practices: Frequently Asked Questions

Sep 26, 2016 7:59:21 AM

The ISMP Targeted Best Practices, updated this year, are an essential set of guidelines for medication safety. These...

5 Steps for Achieving 340B 'Continuous Readiness'

Sep 14, 2016 4:48:00 PM

For more than 20 years, the federal 340B Drug Pricing Program has helped health care providers who serve large...

Can Clinical Pharmacists Help Cut Readmissions in Half?

Sep 14, 2016 11:16:00 AM

With Medicare set to doc the pay of nearly 2,600 hospitals by $528 million in 2017 due to excessive readmissions,...

Two-Year Antimicrobial / Antibiotic Drug Study in 180 U.S. Hospitals Reveals 11% Reduction in Antibiotic Use through Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Sep 12, 2016 3:18:00 PM

CMS Requiring Hospitals to Reduce Antibiotic Use, Leading Comprehensive Pharmacy Services to Launch First of its...

FluMist Not Recommended for 2016-2017 Influenza Season

Sep 12, 2016 11:00:00 AM

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) provides advice and guidance to the Director of the CDC...

Medication Event Reporting: An Important Tool in the Medication Safety Toolbox

Aug 30, 2016 2:12:54 PM

A recent ASHP NewsLink included a reminder (below) that medication errors may be reported to ISMP and adverse drug...

Do the use of PPIs lead to C diff?

Aug 12, 2016 2:18:30 PM

 

Improving Medication Safety with Accurate Preadmission Medication Lists and Postdischarge Education

Aug 4, 2016 5:21:00 PM

Gathering a complete preadmission medication list (PAML) at admission remains an essential component of medication...

A (Mostly) DIY Approach to Outpatient Pharmacy

Aug 4, 2016 3:57:00 PM

The decision whether to build or buy an outpatient pharmacy network versus partnering with existing retail chains...

Telepharmacy Case Study - Medication Reconciliation

Jul 25, 2016 2:00:00 AM

How to Catch Errors, Improve Patient Safety and Reduce Readmissions

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services customizes and...

Pharmacogenomics - the new reality?

Jul 22, 2016 11:17:00 AM

 

IS I.V. ACETAMINOPHEN REALLY SUPERIOR TO OTHER MODES OF ANALGESIA?

Jul 8, 2016 5:40:00 PM

By Marvin Finnefrock

Be Ever Vigilant to Survive a HRSA 340B Audit

Jul 6, 2016 2:00:00 AM

The complexities of the 340B Drug Pricing Program require continual oversight and review. In this third article in...

Cultivating a 340B Institutional Knowledge Base

Jun 23, 2016 2:00:00 AM

 

The 340B Drug Pricing Program affects every 340B-eligible hospital in an interdisciplinary fashion, making...

Breaking the Mold: A Review of Mucormycosis and Current Pharmacological Treatment Options

Jun 15, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Annals of Pharmacotherapy: Invasive fungal infections are relatively rare because the human immune system...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services launches Medication Reconciliation solution.

Jun 15, 2016 12:00:00 AM

For Immediate Release: June 15, 2016CONTACT: Rod Recor Rod.Recor@cpspharm.com; 901-462-9082

Integrating The Pharmacy to Reduce Readmissions

Jun 9, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals and Health Networks (H&HN): Abington Jefferson Health in Pennsylvania recently partnered with CPS in a...

The Top 10 C-suite Pain Points Bringing Pharmacy Out of the Basement

May 12, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals and Health Networks (H&HN): While some forward-looking hospitals and health systems long ago began to...

5 Actions for Reaching a 340B Safe Harbor

May 5, 2016 2:00:00 AM

To preserve, protect and strengthen an effective federal 340B Drug Pricing Program, hospitals must engage and...

6 Steps for Hospitals to Take to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse, Diversion

May 3, 2016 2:00:00 AM

Hospitals are under increased scrutiny from regulatory agencies over prescription drug abuse and the potential for...

20Ways: Summer Hospital 2016

May 1, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Medication Reconciliation During Transitions of Care: How to Catch Errors, Improve Patient Safety and Reduce...

U.S. prescription drug spending to hit $400 billion a year by 2020: IMS 

Apr 14, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Reuters: In spite of efforts to contain drug costs, spending on pharmaceutical drugs in the U.S. will continue...

Hot Topics at 340B Coalition Conference

Apr 5, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Pharmacy Practice News: Implementing the 340B Drug Pricing Program can be daunting, with many covered entities...

Unbundling the Secrets of Managing Drug Costs in the Era of Value-Based Care

Mar 22, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals and Health Networks (H&HN): Persistent and pernicious prescription drug cost hyperinflation. A move to...

Best Contracted Pharmacy Service

Feb 29, 2016 6:00:00 PM

'CPS has been a proactive partner with DeSoto Regional Health System. From streamlining the formulary to...

5 Steps 340B Hospitals Should Take Now

Feb 29, 2016 2:00:00 AM

For 340B hospitals, the risk of an audit has never been greater. The Health Resources and Services Administration...

Hospital Builds A 21st Century Pharmacy With CPS Pharmacy Management Solution

Nov 23, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Increases visibility, accountability of pharmacy operations while lowering costs, improving safety and quality of...

Professional and approachable

Nov 17, 2015 6:00:00 AM

We partnered with CPS 2 years ago and have been pleased with the quality and exceptional service they provide. Their...

Exceptional service

Nov 11, 2015 6:20:00 AM

'CPS has partnered with Central Maine Medical Center to create a pharmaceutical service that is exceptional. The...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Sees A Growing Trend in Hospitals Towards Technology and Clinically - driven Telepharmacy Expertise in Pharmacy Services

Nov 3, 2015 11:17:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Fighting back against 340B criticisms

Jul 10, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Managed Healthcare Executive: Like many federally funded programs, the 340B Discount Drug program has become an easy...

VHA Southeast Announces Agreement with Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Nov 30, 2014 11:17:00 AM

Memphis, TN – November 30, 2014: VHA Southeast Inc., a Tampa, Florida based regional healthcare network announced it...

Fierce Innovation Awards Recognizes Comprehensive Pharmacy Services as Finalists in National Healthcare Competition

Nov 24, 2014 11:17:00 AM

Memphis, TN – November 2014: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the leading pharmacy management company in the...

Hospital Solves 24/7 RX Dilemma with CPS Telepharmacy Solution

Nov 23, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Lowers costs, enhances performance and satisfaction.

CPS Solution Team Helps Hospital Save More Than $6 Million

Nov 21, 2014 6:03:00 PM

Improved quality, safety and discovered additional cost reductions

Telepharmacy: How technology is innovating the hospital pharmacy

Nov 11, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Becker’s Hospital Review: The hospital pharmacy typically accounts for up to 15% of a hospital's annual operating...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Appoints Gentry Hughes Executive Vice President, Development

Nov 3, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Memphis, TN – September 3, 2014: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), thenation's largest pharmacy services...

340B or Not to Be: How Chain Pharmacies Can Thrive in the Complicated Federal Prescription Program

Oct 15, 2014 12:00:00 PM

NACDS Newswire (National Association of Chain Drug Stores): There is no doubt that the prescription growth potential...

MILLIONS SAVED. QUALITY IMPROVED. STAFF STABILIZED:

Sep 4, 2014 12:00:00 PM

How a Leading Hospital Used its Own Pharmacy as a Change Agent

OMNISYS AND COMPREHENSIVE PHARMACY SERVICES PARTNER TO OFFER FIRST FULL-SERVICE 340B TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION TO RETAIL PHARMACIES

Aug 18, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Dallas, TX / Memphis, TN – August 18, 2014: OmniSYS, a nationally recognized leader in Medicare PartB claims...

3 Steps for Reducing Costs and Improving Quality for the Hospital Inpatient Pharmacy

Jul 10, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Becker's Hospital Review: With reimbursements declining and regulatory and financial pressures rising, it has never...

IV nitroglycerin shortage concerning, but manageable

Apr 9, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Formulary Journal (a Modern Medicine publication): Although every drug shortage is a concern to healthcare...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Launches Medication Management Transitions of Care Program

Apr 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Memphis, TN -- Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation's largest pharmacy servicesprovider, today launched...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Takes Immediate Action to Mitigate National Nitroglycerin Shortage

Apr 2, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Second significant drug shortage in under six months as IV saline shortage continues

CDC REPORT ON HOSPITAL MISUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS PROMPTS COMPREHENSIVE PHARMACY SERVICES TO ISSUE ADVISORY

Mar 6, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Nation’s Largest Hospital Pharmacy Services Provider Offers Hospitals Roadmap to Combat Antibiotic Misuse

Saline shortages: A 3-step action plan

Mar 3, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Formulary Journal (a Modern Medicine publication): Hospital pharmacists are on the frontline of intravenous (IV)...

Mobile Dashboard App Delivers Timely Management Rx Metrics

Mar 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Chief Pharmacy Officer Magazine: The new Rx-MobileDashboard app is proving itself in the field, offering timely...

Capturing New Sources of Revenue with a Hospital-Owned Outpatient Pharmacy

Feb 26, 2014 6:00:00 AM

A White Paper Providing Three Best PracticesBy Tracy W. Becker, PharmD, and Robert Ketchum, RPh, MS

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Issues Advisory on Recent OIG Report Critical of 340B Providers with Contract Pharmacy Arrangements

Feb 12, 2014 12:00:00 PM

340B Providers Bracing for Increased HRSA Audits, New Regulation ('Mega-Reg'), and Congressional Pressure

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Advises Hospitals To Plan for a Protracted Intravenous Saline Shortage

Jan 31, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Largest Hospital Pharmacy Services Provider Issues Advisory to Over 400 Facilities Nationwide

Sparrow Health System Partners with Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Jan 28, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Sets trend for hospital pharmacy management in post-health care reform era

Outpatient Mgmt

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

'Team CPS was able to develop and execute a complete Information Technology replacement at 3 Outpatient/Ambulatory...

Specialty (Psychiatric)

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

"It is my pleasure to submit a testimonial on behalf of the performance of CPS at Riveredge Hospital. I have worked...

IP Mgmt

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

"CPS has helped Huntsville Memorial contain Pharmacy expenses and discover new revenue sources for the hospital. CPS...

Pharmacy Management

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

'Eight year old CPS account in Puerto Rico decided to switch to Cardinal after being presented with what they...

Specialty (Psychiatric)

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

"CPS is an outstanding organization whose management team provides our LTAC’s with outcomes-focused administrative...

Saving money through teamwork

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

"Working with CPS has been an excellent experience. The staff that they provide are very competent and professional....

IP Mgmt

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

"This Hospital System went through a major CPOE IT conversion (EPIC). Our local and corporate staff members led a...

News / Press Contact

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


CPS Blog Posts

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 officer,...

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...

News / Press Contact

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

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...

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...

340B -- Termination of a 340B Account

Sep 26, 2018 4:18:51 PM

340B: Eligibility – All Good Things Come to an End -- sometimes

First: A bit of a history lesson.  Chaucer was the...

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...

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...

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...

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

Aug 22, 2018 8:53:10 AM

HRSA, HSB, and OPA just posted an update.  I will explain the full names represented by the three abbreviations to...

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...

Quarterly Child Site Additions

Jul 2, 2018 1:51:21 PM

 

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: 05/07/2018CONTACT: Rod RecorRod.Recor@cpspharm.com901-748-0470

340B: When a Drug is not "A Drug"

Mar 26, 2018 8:03:00 PM

As a teaser: This blog will explain when and where you can use GPO in place of WAC for outpatients, and remain `100%...

Use it (right or Lose It!: Documenting Use of 340B Savings

Mar 23, 2018 7:58:00 PM

A Little History Lesson. . .

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce created the intent of the 340B program in...

The Time to Prepare for Specialty Pharmacy is Now

Feb 26, 2018 10:42:00 AM

 

340B Staffing and Windsurfing

Feb 16, 2018 3:45:05 PM

340B, Drug Shortages, and Private Label Drugs

Jan 26, 2018 8:35:00 AM

 

340B Oversight Committees: Formation and Maintenance

Jan 24, 2018 2:09:45 PM

To honor the Curmudgeon Coalition, here is a quote from Fred Allen:

Managing 340B Without Split Billing Software: A Risky Venture

Jan 11, 2018 1:02:59 PM

Today’s Blog is about managing 340B in Mixed-use areas without using a Split Billing Software.

340B Internal Audits: Best Practices

Dec 28, 2017 9:31:14 AM

Today’s 340B Blog is brief: a graphic representation of the four elements of 340B Internal Audits.  The link below...

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

340B and Managing Waste

Dec 15, 2017 10:52:00 AM

 

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services and AssistRx Partner to Bring Caret™ Platform to Hospital Specialty Pharmacy Marketplace

Dec 4, 2017 11:39:00 AM

Industry Leading Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Selects AssistRx to Provide Caret Software Platform For Specialty...

340B CMS Payment Reductions and Aesop’s Fable 613

Nov 6, 2017 5:39:00 PM

Preamble

We polled the formal members of the Curmudgeon Coalition early today with this question: Should we be...

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...

340B Congressional Hearings and Underdog the Cartoon

Oct 12, 2017 4:29:00 PM

 

As always, first a tribute to those curmudgeons out there, and they not only know who they are, but are now...

340B, Manufacturer Audits, and The Fourth Tower of Inverness

Oct 2, 2017 10:23:19 AM

I know, the Curmudgeon Caucus (and the members know who they are) is already asking, what in the world does 340B...

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...

340B Patient Eligibility and Aesop's Fable 35

Aug 24, 2017 12:54:36 PM

Just the rumor we planned a 340B blog that would relate to another Aesop fable has the Curmudgeons at Large (and...

340B and Infusion Centers, Gossip and Aesop’s Fable #488

Aug 24, 2017 12:49:00 PM

OK, no more talk about Curmudgeon’s, because the Curmudgeon’s out there (and they know who they are) are complaining...

340B and The Solar Eclipse

Aug 16, 2017 8:46:55 AM

Back in 1991 this writer spent four months in Maui working on a project for a local facility.  It happens there was...

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...

340B Contract Pharmacies and 'Wall Street'

Jul 23, 2017 10:04:00 AM

As always, a few curmudgeons (and they know who they are) will criticize a comparison of 340B Contract Pharmacies...

340B: Recertification and Dog Days of Summer

Jul 11, 2017 7:17:00 AM

 

340B: To be or not to be. . . A Child Site

Jun 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Possibly the best known soliloquy ever quoted (or misquoted) is from the ‘Nunnery’ scene of Hamlet, Act III Scene...

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...

340B Potential Changes and Mark Twain

May 26, 2017 10:23:26 AM
  • Quotes from intelligent people make less stellar authors sound better (by association)

 

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...

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...

340B, Internal Audits and Fable Number 373

May 11, 2017 1:05:00 PM

I’m willing to bet that very few people know of Fable #373, but most people are familiar with the Aesop Fable known...

340B and Orphan Drugs

May 3, 2017 10:03:00 AM

340B and Orphan Drugs

 

Prohibition and 340B

Apr 18, 2017 2:15:24 PM

No: this is not about the Volstead Act, which, for those historically challenged, was enacted to enforce the 18th...

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...

340B Reimbursement Changes Require Pharmacy Action

Apr 11, 2017 8:37:00 AM
Badges? We ain’t got no Badges! We don’t need no stinking Badges!

Apologies in advance for using classic Hollywood...

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...

Bad Mouthing 340B by PhRMA, Proving Them Wrong

Apr 4, 2017 1:57:00 PM

Quasi-intellectual quote of the week:

Good Intentions never change anything. They only become a deeper and deeper...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Announces Strategic Acquisition of PharmaSource

Apr 3, 2017 4:09:00 PM

PharmaSource Acquisition Expands Comprehensive Pharmacy Solutions’ Capabilities

Contract Pharmacy Management and 340B

Mar 29, 2017 1:37:00 PM

 

Why this is a Current Topic

In the past month we’ve spoken with several people regarding their 340B Contract...

March-340B-Blog

Mar 29, 2017 8:36:00 AM

 

340B BLOG

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...

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

 

Expanding Patient Care from 340B Savings

Nov 17, 2016 5:05:00 PM

 

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) wants to know that 340B-covered entities are using savings...

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

 

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Publishes Thought Leadership Guidance on Opioid Epidemic Impacting U.S. Healthcare

Oct 17, 2016 11:18:00 AM

Risks and Responsibilities of the Prescription Drug Epidemic for U.S. Hospitals

Drug Price Hikes May Be Hitting Hospitals Harder Than Consumers

Oct 15, 2016 11:53:00 PM

Skyrocketing drug prices are hitting hospitals even harder than consumers, as reported in a new American Hospital...

The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic: Risks and Responsibilities for U.S. Hospitals

Oct 14, 2016 12:31:00 PM

The prescription drug addiction crisis is impacting virtually every community and hospital in the United States. And...

The Future of Pharmacy - CPS Digital Book

Sep 28, 2016 8:41:14 AM

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services is dedicated to supporting hospital pharmacy leadership across the entire continuum...

ISMP Targeted Best Practices: Frequently Asked Questions

Sep 26, 2016 7:59:21 AM

The ISMP Targeted Best Practices, updated this year, are an essential set of guidelines for medication safety. These...

5 Steps for Achieving 340B 'Continuous Readiness'

Sep 14, 2016 4:48:00 PM

For more than 20 years, the federal 340B Drug Pricing Program has helped health care providers who serve large...

Can Clinical Pharmacists Help Cut Readmissions in Half?

Sep 14, 2016 11:16:00 AM

With Medicare set to doc the pay of nearly 2,600 hospitals by $528 million in 2017 due to excessive readmissions,...

Two-Year Antimicrobial / Antibiotic Drug Study in 180 U.S. Hospitals Reveals 11% Reduction in Antibiotic Use through Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Sep 12, 2016 3:18:00 PM

CMS Requiring Hospitals to Reduce Antibiotic Use, Leading Comprehensive Pharmacy Services to Launch First of its...

FluMist Not Recommended for 2016-2017 Influenza Season

Sep 12, 2016 11:00:00 AM

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) provides advice and guidance to the Director of the CDC...

Medication Event Reporting: An Important Tool in the Medication Safety Toolbox

Aug 30, 2016 2:12:54 PM

A recent ASHP NewsLink included a reminder (below) that medication errors may be reported to ISMP and adverse drug...

Do the use of PPIs lead to C diff?

Aug 12, 2016 2:18:30 PM

 

Improving Medication Safety with Accurate Preadmission Medication Lists and Postdischarge Education

Aug 4, 2016 5:21:00 PM

Gathering a complete preadmission medication list (PAML) at admission remains an essential component of medication...

A (Mostly) DIY Approach to Outpatient Pharmacy

Aug 4, 2016 3:57:00 PM

The decision whether to build or buy an outpatient pharmacy network versus partnering with existing retail chains...

Telepharmacy Case Study - Medication Reconciliation

Jul 25, 2016 2:00:00 AM

How to Catch Errors, Improve Patient Safety and Reduce Readmissions

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services customizes and...

Pharmacogenomics - the new reality?

Jul 22, 2016 11:17:00 AM

 

IS I.V. ACETAMINOPHEN REALLY SUPERIOR TO OTHER MODES OF ANALGESIA?

Jul 8, 2016 5:40:00 PM

By Marvin Finnefrock

Be Ever Vigilant to Survive a HRSA 340B Audit

Jul 6, 2016 2:00:00 AM

The complexities of the 340B Drug Pricing Program require continual oversight and review. In this third article in...

Cultivating a 340B Institutional Knowledge Base

Jun 23, 2016 2:00:00 AM

 

The 340B Drug Pricing Program affects every 340B-eligible hospital in an interdisciplinary fashion, making...

Breaking the Mold: A Review of Mucormycosis and Current Pharmacological Treatment Options

Jun 15, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Annals of Pharmacotherapy: Invasive fungal infections are relatively rare because the human immune system...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services launches Medication Reconciliation solution.

Jun 15, 2016 12:00:00 AM

For Immediate Release: June 15, 2016CONTACT: Rod Recor Rod.Recor@cpspharm.com; 901-462-9082

Integrating The Pharmacy to Reduce Readmissions

Jun 9, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals and Health Networks (H&HN): Abington Jefferson Health in Pennsylvania recently partnered with CPS in a...

The Top 10 C-suite Pain Points Bringing Pharmacy Out of the Basement

May 12, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals and Health Networks (H&HN): While some forward-looking hospitals and health systems long ago began to...

5 Actions for Reaching a 340B Safe Harbor

May 5, 2016 2:00:00 AM

To preserve, protect and strengthen an effective federal 340B Drug Pricing Program, hospitals must engage and...

6 Steps for Hospitals to Take to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse, Diversion

May 3, 2016 2:00:00 AM

Hospitals are under increased scrutiny from regulatory agencies over prescription drug abuse and the potential for...

20Ways: Summer Hospital 2016

May 1, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Medication Reconciliation During Transitions of Care: How to Catch Errors, Improve Patient Safety and Reduce...

U.S. prescription drug spending to hit $400 billion a year by 2020: IMS 

Apr 14, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Reuters: In spite of efforts to contain drug costs, spending on pharmaceutical drugs in the U.S. will continue...

Hot Topics at 340B Coalition Conference

Apr 5, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Pharmacy Practice News: Implementing the 340B Drug Pricing Program can be daunting, with many covered entities...

Unbundling the Secrets of Managing Drug Costs in the Era of Value-Based Care

Mar 22, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals and Health Networks (H&HN): Persistent and pernicious prescription drug cost hyperinflation. A move to...

Best Contracted Pharmacy Service

Feb 29, 2016 6:00:00 PM

'CPS has been a proactive partner with DeSoto Regional Health System. From streamlining the formulary to...

5 Steps 340B Hospitals Should Take Now

Feb 29, 2016 2:00:00 AM

For 340B hospitals, the risk of an audit has never been greater. The Health Resources and Services Administration...

Hospital Builds A 21st Century Pharmacy With CPS Pharmacy Management Solution

Nov 23, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Increases visibility, accountability of pharmacy operations while lowering costs, improving safety and quality of...

Professional and approachable

Nov 17, 2015 6:00:00 AM

We partnered with CPS 2 years ago and have been pleased with the quality and exceptional service they provide. Their...

Exceptional service

Nov 11, 2015 6:20:00 AM

'CPS has partnered with Central Maine Medical Center to create a pharmaceutical service that is exceptional. The...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Sees A Growing Trend in Hospitals Towards Technology and Clinically - driven Telepharmacy Expertise in Pharmacy Services

Nov 3, 2015 11:17:00 AM

For Immediate Release

Fighting back against 340B criticisms

Jul 10, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Managed Healthcare Executive: Like many federally funded programs, the 340B Discount Drug program has become an easy...

VHA Southeast Announces Agreement with Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Nov 30, 2014 11:17:00 AM

Memphis, TN – November 30, 2014: VHA Southeast Inc., a Tampa, Florida based regional healthcare network announced it...

Fierce Innovation Awards Recognizes Comprehensive Pharmacy Services as Finalists in National Healthcare Competition

Nov 24, 2014 11:17:00 AM

Memphis, TN – November 2014: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the leading pharmacy management company in the...

Hospital Solves 24/7 RX Dilemma with CPS Telepharmacy Solution

Nov 23, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Lowers costs, enhances performance and satisfaction.

CPS Solution Team Helps Hospital Save More Than $6 Million

Nov 21, 2014 6:03:00 PM

Improved quality, safety and discovered additional cost reductions

Telepharmacy: How technology is innovating the hospital pharmacy

Nov 11, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Becker’s Hospital Review: The hospital pharmacy typically accounts for up to 15% of a hospital's annual operating...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Appoints Gentry Hughes Executive Vice President, Development

Nov 3, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Memphis, TN – September 3, 2014: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), thenation's largest pharmacy services...

340B or Not to Be: How Chain Pharmacies Can Thrive in the Complicated Federal Prescription Program

Oct 15, 2014 12:00:00 PM

NACDS Newswire (National Association of Chain Drug Stores): There is no doubt that the prescription growth potential...

MILLIONS SAVED. QUALITY IMPROVED. STAFF STABILIZED:

Sep 4, 2014 12:00:00 PM

How a Leading Hospital Used its Own Pharmacy as a Change Agent

OMNISYS AND COMPREHENSIVE PHARMACY SERVICES PARTNER TO OFFER FIRST FULL-SERVICE 340B TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION TO RETAIL PHARMACIES

Aug 18, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Dallas, TX / Memphis, TN – August 18, 2014: OmniSYS, a nationally recognized leader in Medicare PartB claims...

3 Steps for Reducing Costs and Improving Quality for the Hospital Inpatient Pharmacy

Jul 10, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Becker's Hospital Review: With reimbursements declining and regulatory and financial pressures rising, it has never...

IV nitroglycerin shortage concerning, but manageable

Apr 9, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Formulary Journal (a Modern Medicine publication): Although every drug shortage is a concern to healthcare...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Launches Medication Management Transitions of Care Program

Apr 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Memphis, TN -- Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation's largest pharmacy servicesprovider, today launched...

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Takes Immediate Action to Mitigate National Nitroglycerin Shortage

Apr 2, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Second significant drug shortage in under six months as IV saline shortage continues

CDC REPORT ON HOSPITAL MISUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS PROMPTS COMPREHENSIVE PHARMACY SERVICES TO ISSUE ADVISORY

Mar 6, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Nation’s Largest Hospital Pharmacy Services Provider Offers Hospitals Roadmap to Combat Antibiotic Misuse

Saline shortages: A 3-step action plan

Mar 3, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Formulary Journal (a Modern Medicine publication): Hospital pharmacists are on the frontline of intravenous (IV)...

Mobile Dashboard App Delivers Timely Management Rx Metrics

Mar 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Chief Pharmacy Officer Magazine: The new Rx-MobileDashboard app is proving itself in the field, offering timely...

Capturing New Sources of Revenue with a Hospital-Owned Outpatient Pharmacy

Feb 26, 2014 6:00:00 AM

A White Paper Providing Three Best PracticesBy Tracy W. Becker, PharmD, and Robert Ketchum, RPh, MS

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Issues Advisory on Recent OIG Report Critical of 340B Providers with Contract Pharmacy Arrangements

Feb 12, 2014 12:00:00 PM

340B Providers Bracing for Increased HRSA Audits, New Regulation ('Mega-Reg'), and Congressional Pressure

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Advises Hospitals To Plan for a Protracted Intravenous Saline Shortage

Jan 31, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Largest Hospital Pharmacy Services Provider Issues Advisory to Over 400 Facilities Nationwide

Sparrow Health System Partners with Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

Jan 28, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Sets trend for hospital pharmacy management in post-health care reform era

Outpatient Mgmt

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

'Team CPS was able to develop and execute a complete Information Technology replacement at 3 Outpatient/Ambulatory...

Specialty (Psychiatric)

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

"It is my pleasure to submit a testimonial on behalf of the performance of CPS at Riveredge Hospital. I have worked...

IP Mgmt

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

"CPS has helped Huntsville Memorial contain Pharmacy expenses and discover new revenue sources for the hospital. CPS...

Pharmacy Management

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

'Eight year old CPS account in Puerto Rico decided to switch to Cardinal after being presented with what they...

Specialty (Psychiatric)

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

"CPS is an outstanding organization whose management team provides our LTAC’s with outcomes-focused administrative...

Saving money through teamwork

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

"Working with CPS has been an excellent experience. The staff that they provide are very competent and professional....

IP Mgmt

Jan 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

"This Hospital System went through a major CPOE IT conversion (EPIC). Our local and corporate staff members led a...

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