From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issue of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address the influenza vaccine 2016-2017,  CMS reform of requirements for LTC facilities, and a Butrans review.>>> From the Front Lines – November 2016<<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issue of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address Coumadin drug interactions, prevention of Clostridium difficile Infection, a safety alert for Fluoroquinolones, and an empiric treatment of urinary tract infections.>>> From the Front Lines – October 2016 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issue of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address the use of antipsychotics, medication name confusion, a new oral anticoagulant, and the re-dispense function.>>> From the Front Lines – September 2016 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care. In this month’s issue of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address the race to develop a Zika vaccine, use of psychopharmacological medications for behavior control, an FDA warning for Loperamide use, and new oral anticoagulants.>>> From the Front Lines – August 2016 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issue of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address duragestic safety, lipid lowering agents, new high quality measures on Nursing Home Compare, and new oral anticoagulants.>>> From the Front Lines – July 2016 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issue of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address the enhanced therapeutic interchange program, new oral anticoagulants, potential restrictions from the FDA on fluoroquinolones, and a new drug update.>>> From the Front Lines – June 2016 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issue of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address new insulin products, the CDC opioid-prescribing guideline, recommended treatment for elevated INR, and controlled substance prescriptions procedure. >>> From the Front Lines – April 2016 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issue of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address antibiotic stewardship in LTC, the relationship between proton-pump inhibitors and the risk of dementia, appropriate cleaning of glucometers, and an AlixaRx policy review. >>> From the Front Lines – March 2016 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issue of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address what you need to know about Zika Virus, alternatives to potentially inappropriate medications in the elderly, the challenges of switching to insulin pens, and which vitamin K dosage form is preferred in LTC. >>> From the Front Lines – February 2016 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issue of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address medication-induced hypothyroidism, accountability for liquid controlled medications, part 3 of a nursing update, and ADU optimization. >>> From the Front Lines – January 2016 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issue of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address winter Warfarin warnings, chronic treatment with proton pump inhibitors, Zyno Z800-F IV pumps and a 2015 Beers Criteria update. >>> From the Front Lines – December 2015 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address dose reductions of antipsychotic drugs, the Music and Memory℠ organization, part 2 of a nursing update on new COPD inhaler devices, and the re-dispense function of our AlixaRx Access On-site Dispensing System. >>> From the Front Lines – November 2015 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address treatment of COPD, a nursing update on new COPD inhaler devices, delivery devices for COPD and a new vaccine guidline. >>> From the Front Lines – October 2015 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address Zyvox use, 2015-2016 flu vaccine, and proposed CMS reforms. >>> From the Front Lines – September 2015 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address futile drugs in hospice patients, a new drug update, weight loss and acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, an AlixaRx policy review and our happy customer initiative.>>> From the Front Lines – August 2015 <<<

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(PLANO, TEXAS) August 18, 2015 – AlixaRx, a national pharmacy specializing in innovative technology to enhance patient care, recognizes four of their customers on earning the American Health Care Association 2015 Silver – Achievement in Quality and Bronze – Commitment to Quality Awards. These awards are two of three distinct awards possible through the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program, which honors select centers across the nation that serve as models of excellence in providing high-quality long term and post-acute care. Golden LivingCenter – Country View Alzheimer’s Care in Fresno, Calif., and Golden LivingCenter York Terrace in Pottsville, Pa., have been recognized as recipients of the 2015 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award. Golden LivingCenter – Jesup in Jesup, Ga., and Golden LivingCenter – Riverdale in Muscoda, Wis., have been recognized as recipients of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award. “AlixaRx is proud to recognize our customers on their outstanding achievement and commitment to providing quality care to our patients and residents,” said AlixaRx President and Chief Executive Officer, John Driscoll. “This is an incredible honor that deserves recognition for all the hard work and dedication it took to achieve. We are proud to partner with the leaders at each of these award winning facilities who use our AlixaRx Access system to meet the medication needs…

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines, AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address antipsychotic use, Nuedexta in the nursing home, controlled substance prescriptions procedure and drug-induced vitamin B-12 deficiency.>>> From the Front Lines – July 2015 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines,  AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address detecting adverse drug reactions, the next generation of Lantus®, an AlixaRx policy review of returns and credits and PRN medications for blood pressure.>>> From the Front Lines – June 2015 <<<

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(PLANO, TEXAS) June 23, 2015 – AlixaRx, a national pharmacy specializing in innovative technology to enhance patient care, announced today the promotion of John Driscoll as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Driscoll has over 30 years of extensive operation, finance and leadership experience in the health care industry. He is committed to the AlixaRx mission to deliver innovative pharmacy technology and services that improve patient outcomes, reduce costs, and improve efficiencies and equally focused on the growth and success of the company. “John has been instrumental to AlixaRx’s continued development over the past year,” said AlixaRx Chairman, Ron Silva. “John’s vision for the future of AlixaRx is aligned with the board’s strategic priorities to expand the organization and strengthen its position as the nation’s largest post-acute pharmacy using on-site dispensing. The Board is confident that John’s diverse and broad experience in the industry, as well as his passion for leading high performing teams, will propel AlixaRx forward.” Driscoll joined AlixaRx as Senior Vice President of Operations in 2014.  He has made a significant impact during his tenure with the company benefiting greatly from his deep industry experience. Prior to joining AlixaRx, Driscoll served as the President, CEO and shareholder of a regional institutional pharmacy company. He has served on the Board of Directors for a retail…

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines,  AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address behavior monitoring, quick drug facts, identifying adverse drug events and protection from UV rays.>>> From the Front Lines – May 2015 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines,  AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address the new therapeutic interchange program, fentanyl transdermal patches, order entry/transcription and new vaccine guidelines in the elderly.>>> From the Front Lines – April 2015 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines,  AlixaRx Clinical Pharmacists address medication name confusion that lead to medication errors, the appropriate use of the Vial2bag® IV drug delivery system, and label changes and medication error prevention.>>> From the Front Lines – March 2015 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines,  AlixaRx clinical pharmacists address unnecessary medication use after hospital discharge, an f-tag regulatory review and the proper use of vitamins. Use the link below to read what board certified geriatric clinical pharmacist are discovering from the front lines!>>> From the Front Lines – February 2015 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines,  AlixaRx clinical pharmacists address the advantages of non-pharmacological treatment in behavioral patients, recommended treatments for elevated INR and an influenza outbreak, and a review of short stay/change of condition.  Use the link below to read what board certified geriatric clinical pharmacist are discovering from the front lines!>>> From the Front Lines – January 2015 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines,  AlixaRx clinical pharmacists address an AlixaRx policy review,  AGS Guidelines recommendation for pain at first-line therapy, and when certain medications should NOT come from the pharmacy. Use the link below to read what board certified geriatric clinical pharmacist are discovering from the front lines!>>> From the Front Lines – December 2014 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines,  AlixaRx clinical pharmacists address topics regarding CMS F441 guidance, the re-dispense function in the automated dispensing unit, and this month’s Timely Topic – Ebola. Use the link below to read what board certified geriatric clinical pharmacist are discovering from the front lines!>>> From the Front Lines – November 2014 <<<

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Gwinnett County (METRO ATLANTA) GA – The Gwinnett Chamber is pleased to recognize those who are making significant impacts in the industry, with the Healthcare Excellence Awards. “Healthcare is essential to our community in many ways, said Dr. Dan Kaufman, President & CEO, Gwinnett Chamber. Not only does it affect every individual on a personal level, but it is also considered a strategic economic development tool for attracting companies to relocate to or expand and invest in Gwinnett County. Moreover, health care professionals and services comprise a significant part of our community’s economy, creating jobs and fueling our education sector as well.” “Being a nominee, among industry leaders in the healthcare sector, is humbling to say the least, said Thomas Rhone, General Manager at AlixaRx. Designations in the following areas will be given:  Community Leadership, Corporate Achievement, Executive Administrator, Healthcare Professional, Physician of the Year and Volunteer Service. We are beyond thrilled that we have been nominated by colleagues and the community and are excited that we are a finalist. We are fortunate to be a part of such a wonderful sector and are excited to be a part of the event, said Rhone. With the Healthcare Excellence Awards, the Gwinnett Chamber pays tribute to those who are leading the way through innovation, patient and family…

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(PLANO, TEXAS) October 31, 2014 – AlixaRx, a national pharmacy specializing in innovative technology to enhance patient care, announced today their integration with PointClickCare, the leading cloud-based software platform for the senior care market. AlixaRx is now a certified PointClickCare Pharmacy Exchange Partner offering the best-in-class Integrated Medication Management solutions to long term care and post-acute care organizations.  As a pharmacy exchange partner, AlixaRx is integrated to the PointClickCare electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR) and Order Management solutions. “We are excited to announce our pharmacy integration with PointClickCare,” said AlixaRx Senior Vice President, Brad Savage. “This relationship underscores our commitment to deliver innovative pharmacy solutions and provide the highest quality service to the post-acute care market.” This integration offers providers an attainable plan for comprehensive electronic health record (EHR) development, promoting medication safety, cost savings and operational efficiency. AlixaRx technology is now accessible to providers across North America utilizing PointClickCare’s platform. “PointClickCare is committed to ensuring better support and collaboration for our customers, which is why we are thrilled that AlixaRx is now a certified PointClickCare Pharmacy Exchange Partner,” said Dave Wessinger, chief technology officer, PointClickCare. “Working with AlixaRx provides our customers with seamless integration between AlixaRx and our eMAR and Order Management solutions, allowing us to help further optimize overall customer experience with our senior care…

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines,  AlixaRx clinical pharmacists dive into topics surrounding insulin pens, appropriate use of a glucometer, vaccination and a case study completed from a facility serviced by AlixaRx. Use the link below to read what board certified geriatric clinical pharmacist are discovering from the front lines!>>> From the Front Lines – October 2014 <<<

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From the Front Lines  Appropriate Medication Use in Post-Acute and LTC From the Front Lines is a monthly publication of AlixaRx Pharmacy that shares best practices and medication-related challenges faced by “front line” staff in long-term care and post-acute (LTCPAC) facilities.  Members of the interdisciplinary team are encouraged to submit articles about actual issues addressed each day in their living centers and especially how they were able to address these issues as a team.  Our goal is to learn from each other so that we may better serve the patients in our care.   In this month’s issues of From the Front Lines,  AlixaRx clinical pharmacists dive into topics surrounding living center safety, a routine EMC refrigerator temperature check,  medication administration and over the counter drug usage. Use the link below to read what board certified geriatric clinical pharmacist are discovering from the front lines!>>> From the Front Lines | September 2014 Issue <<<

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(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) April 25, 2014 –AlixaRx, a national pharmacy specializing in innovative technology to enhance patient care, joined with the Georgia Department of Economic Development and Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development to announce the addition of 85 high-income jobs and more than $650,000 in investment for the Metro-Atlanta community. Since beginning its Gwinnett operations in January 2013, AlixaRx has established its business operations, hired and trained new employees and created a sustainable automated medication delivery solution that supports enhanced healthcare services and outcomes for patients throughout the state. “Opening our AlixaRx pharmacy hub in the Metro- Atlanta region allows us to bring a better medication delivery system to patients in the post-acute setting,” said Brad Savage, Senior Vice President, of AlixaRx. “We sincerely appreciate the collaboration and support from the Gwinnett and Georgia Economic Development teams and look forward to expanding the employment and healthcare opportunities in the region.” The AlixaRx hub in Georgia is one of six regional hubs across the United States. AlixaRx currently delivers pharmacy services to 12 skilled nursing facilities in Georgia and 181 across the United States. Business operations are located in Peachtree Corners, providing post-acute healthcare customers with sophisticated on-site automated medication dispensing systems. The AlixaRx solution enhances the patients’ safety and access to the medications they need, while saving costs and giving nurses more time to deliver direct patient care. “It is no…

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TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today attended the grand opening of the AlixaRx pharmacy hub located in Lenexa, Kansas. During his visit he toured the facility and commemorated the 42 new high-paying pharmacy jobs created. AlixaRx is a national pharmacy serving post-acute patients and was designed to enhance medication safety, increase access, and deliver cost savings to the entire healthcare system. “I am pleased to be a part of bringing this business and job opportunity to Kansas and the Lenexa community,” said Governor Brownback. “We welcome the opportunity to bring these high- paying, skilled jobs to our state.” In 2012 the Governor signed Senate Bill 134, which authorized the Kansas Board of Pharmacy to approve pilot projects related to any new technology implementation and ultimately allowed AlixaRx to utilize automating dispensing units in long-term care facilities across Kansas. AlixaRx operates a 11,400-square foot pharmacy hub in Lenexa to provide pharmacy services to skilled nursing facilities in Kansas and neighboring states. The company has invested $1.4 million in new equipment and training for their 42 new employees at the facility. As part of the joint effort between AlixaRx and the State, AlixaRx has received more than $30,000 in grant funds from the Kansas Department of Commerce. “Opening our AlixaRx pharmacy hub in Kansas allows us to bring a better medication delivery system to patients in post-acute and other healthcare settings,” said Brad…

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Milestone Establishes AlixaRx as an Industry Leader for Automated, On-site Medication Dispensing in Post-acute Care PLANO, Texas, October 24, 2013 – AlixaRx, a national pharmacy that specializes in innovative technology to enhance patient care, is now successfully servicing over 100 post-acute care facilities with its revolutionary on-site medication dispensing systems. This milestone establishes AlixaRx as an industry leader for delivering fully automated, on-site medication dispensing systems to post-acute care facilities across the nation. In less than one year, AlixaRx has dispensed more than 6 million doses to over 20,000 patients from its on-site dispensing systems, an accomplishment that no other post-acute care pharmacy can claim. “AlixaRx is committed to improving the quality of care in the post-acute setting by completely changing the way medications are managed and delivered to our patients,” said Brad Savage, Senior Vice President, AlixaRx. “For too long, our industry has struggled with the medication delivery systems used in post-acute health care settings. While many smaller, regional pharmacies have embraced technology to improve patient care, the national pharmacies have been reluctant to change because of their large infrastructure investment to support the traditional punch-card dispensing model.” AlixaRx is the first post-acute care pharmacy with a national footprint capable of offering postacute care providers an on-site medication dispensing and management system that gives clinicians access to more than 300 of the facility’s most commonly prescribed medications. The…

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PLANO, Texas, October 7, 2013 – AlixaRx, a national pharmacy that specializes in on-site medication dispensing systems, congratulates Golden LivingCenter – Indianapolis for receiving the Gold Innovator of the Year Award from McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Award program. McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, a business magazine that reports on the events affecting the way care is delivered across the entire long-term care spectrum, recognized the LivingCenter for implementing the AlixaRx total pharmacy solution in its post-acute health care setting. Golden LivingCenter – Indianapolis was the first facility in Indiana to feature the innovative medication management system. “It is a privilege to be a part of this award given by our industry peers and experts for an achievement that is truly enabling post-acute providers to improve the lives of patients, allow their staff more time to deliver hands-on patient care, and reduce the medication costs of our health care system,” said Brad Savage, Senior Vice President, AlixaRx. As a result of the AlixaRx on-site medication dispensing system and the board-certified geriatric pharmacists, Golden LivingCenter – Indianapolis has seen a 15 percent reduction in antipsychotic drugs, a 32 percent reduction in high-risk medication, and a 10 percent cost savings. The LivingCenter has on-site access to over 300 medications and the nurses can provide more direct patient care time because of…

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SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2013 — Fillmore Capital Partners (FCP), a San Francisco based private investment company, today announced the $100 million capitalization and spin-off of AlixaRx from Drumm Corp. The business concept for AlixaRx, as well as the clinical and professional expertise to develop the cutting-edge pharmacy model, began more than four years ago at Drumm Corp., the holding company for FCP’s family of health care companies. “AlixaRx was developed from the ground up by leveraging the comprehensive clinical and industry expertise within the FCP family of health care companies,” said Mr. Ron Silva, President and CEO of FCP. “Our leadership teams anticipated and understood the growing needs of the health care community that AlixaRx would address, as well as the government’s Medicare and Medicaid programs. We went to work to develop an automated, integrated pharmacy system that can serve multiple health care settings and providers.” Mr. Silva further stated, “The establishment of AlixaRx as an independent, well-capitalized company is the next step to maximize the company’s potential growth while continuing the development of its industry leading technology.” AlixaRx operates full-service pharmacies that are staffed with clinical pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who use automated dispensing technology, electronic medication cabinets, and advanced clinical software to meet the 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week needs of patients and providers. Utilizing its onsite…

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Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett announced today that AlixaRx, a healthcare services firm, will open a new pharmacy hub in Allegheny County; creating at least 65 high-paying jobs. “My administration’s message to job creators is simple – the Keystone State is open for business and Pennsylvanians are ready to work,” said Corbett. “Today’s announcement means that 65 new good-paying jobs are coming to this region.” The AlixaRx pharmacy hub has leased a 12,500-square foot facility in Bridgeville to provide pharmacy services to 38 skilled nursing facilities in the region. The company will invest $1.4 million to purchase new equipment and train its 65 new employees by August 2013. AlixaRx received a $159,250 funding offer from the Department of Community and Economic Development, including a $65,000 PA First grant and $29,500 in job training assistance and $65,000 in job creation tax credits. “Opening this AlixaRx pharmacy hub in Allegheny County will allow us to bring a better system of getting medications to patients in post-acute and other healthcare settings,” said AlixaRx President Larry Deans. “The AlixaRx pharmacy hub will improve patient safety, increase access to quality of care, lower drug costs and enhance medication management, while bringing new jobs to the area.” The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, or GAT, a group of economic development…

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New Pharmacy Services Company to Bring Cost Savings and Enhanced Medication Management to Healthcare SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8, 2012 — Fillmore Capital Partners (FCP), a private investment company, today announced the formal launch of AlixaRx, a company that has been in development over the past four years. AlixaRx will provide comprehensive pharmacy services to post‐acute and numerous other healthcare settings. AlixaRx leverages cutting‐edge technology and advanced clinical pharmacist consulting to improve medication management for patients and deliver significant cost savings to the healthcare system. “The current medication management model for post‐acute care facilities in particular is inefficient, outdated, and too costly,” said Ron Silva, President and CEO of Fillmore Capital Partners. “AlixaRx will dramatically change the landscape of the healthcare community by providing all vital medications to patients on‐site, while reducing the cost of medications to the payer to a single unit dose cost.” AlixaRx will use full‐service regional pharmacy hubs, clinical pharmacists, automated dispensing machines, electronic medication cabinets, and advanced clinical software to meet the 24‐hour‐a‐day, seven‐day‐a‐week needs of patients and providers — transforming medication management to a science and a high‐quality benefit to all. AlixaRx’s board‐certified, geriatric‐specialty, clinical pharmacists will participate as an integral member of each client facility’s interdisciplinary care team to optimize drug therapy for patients and payers. Utilizing AlixaRx’s advanced technology platform, clinical pharmacists will have real‐time electronic access to the most current patient information. The goal:…

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