Healthcare Finance — “McKesson identifies five health system pharmacy trends to watch in 2017”

McKesson sees the centralizing of pharmacy operations as something to watch in 2017. Sometimes referred to as clinical telepharmacy, the centralization of pharmacy operations is designed to help large health systems utilize a centralized hub to manage costs, improve order entry and verification, and standardize policies and procedures. Using software tools and services like those from PipelineRx, large health systems can free up time for pharmacists and other staff to use more effectively on clinical patient care initiatives — and generate revenue by servicing other hospitals, clinics or retail pharmacies.

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