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Absolute Home Health & Hospice Celebrates National Hospice & Palliative Care Month

(North Canton, OH) Nov. 7, 2017 – November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Throughout the month, Absolute Home Health & Hospice, along with hospice care organizations all over the nation, are championing awareness efforts about the highest-quality of care for people who face life... MORE

 

CMS has mandated that all SNFs implement an antimicrobial stewardship program by November 28, 2017.

Improving the use of antimicrobials to prevent and reduce the threat of antimicrobial resistance is now a national priority. In October of 2016, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted a final rule to require nursing facilities to adopt Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) program in conjunction with Infection... MORE

 

Kevin Fearon Elected to 2017-2108 ASCP Board of Directors

We are happy to congratulate Absolute Pharmacy's Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Fearon, on being elected to The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Board of Directors for 2017-2018. The ASCP is the only international professional society devoted to optimal medication managemen... MORE

 

Customer Appreciation Event on March 9th

Absolute Pharmacy and Absolute Rehabilitation will host a Customer Appreciation Event on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 11:30. The event is open to all current customers and will be held at the Hoover Campus, 339 E Maple St, St. 100, North Canton, Ohio.  The event includes a complimentary lunch and 4 hot topic industry prese... MORE

 

SPEAKING about Diabetes AT OHCA

Absolute Pharmacy was selected to speak at the Ohio Health Care Association (OHCA) 2017 Annual Convention.  Kevin Fearon, COO and Becky Sommers, VP of Clinical Services of Absolute Pharmacy will participate on an expert panel with Jonathan Marquess, PharmD, CDE, CPT.  The session topic is “Gain Control of Diab... MORE

 

2016 SCAAN Fall Conference Speakers

Absolute Rehabilitations’s Cindy Gensamer and Absolute Pharmacy’s Kevin Fearon will be speaking on Wed., October 26 from 8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Stark County Area Administrators Network (SCAAN) Fall Conference taking place at Absolute Health Services’ office in North Canton. Their topics will be &ld... MORE

 

Absolute Pharmacy Participates in BELTSS Core of Knowledge

Absolute Pharmacy’s Kevin Fearon and Mary Jo McElyea are excited to be working on a distance learning project with the Ohio Health Care Association (OHCA) for the Board of Executives of Long-Term Services and Supports (BELTSS) Core of Knowledge. The Core classes are for participants interested in becoming a nursing home... MORE

 

Join Us at LeadingAge Ohio Night Out

Absolute Rehabilitation and Absolute Pharmacy invite you and your colleagues to Ohio Night Out at the 2016 LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo. Join us at Chef JJ’s on Sunday, Oct. 30 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Located at 42 W. South Street Indianapolis, Indiana, this private event is conveniently located one block away from ... MORE

 

Jerry Liliestedt re-elected to the Ohio Pharmacist’s Association Board of Trustees

Jerry Liliestedt, Vice President of Operations at Absolute Pharmacy, was re-elected to the Ohio Pharmacist’s Association (OPA) Board of Trustees. The Mission of the OPA is to unite the profession of pharmacy, and encourage inter-professional relations while promoting public health through education, discussion, and legi... MORE

 

Absolute Pharmacy Streamlines Communications

Absolute Pharmacy has made recent technology changes to help streamline communication for its customers. Absolute offers integration with most popular Electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR) and Electronic Health Record (eHR) systems including SureScripts, Point Click Care, QuickMar, and MatrixCare. Integration is ... MORE

 

Point Click Care (PCC) Integration

Absolute Pharmacy is now fully integrated with Point Click Care (PCC). This system allows us to receive automatic admission, discharge and transfer census changes and automatic ePrescriptions (excluding IV and controlled medication orders). For more information about how to implement PCC at your facility, please contact Brand... MORE

 

Kevin Fearon to speak at OHCA

Kevin Fearon, COO of Absolute Pharmacy, was selected out of more than 200 applicants to speak at the Ohio Health Care Association (OHCA) 2016 Annual Convention. The session topic is “Understanding Pharmacy Costs and Managing in the Post-Acute Environment” and will be presented on Thursday, May 5 at 8:45 a.m. The e... MORE

 

Customer Appreciation Event

Absolute Pharmacy and Absolute Rehabilitation will host a Customer Appreciation Event on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 at 11:30. The event is open to all current customers and will be held at the Hoover Campus (Suite 100) in North Canton, Ohio.

 

The event includes a complimentary buffet lunch and three industr... MORE

 

Absolute’s parent company, TSG Resources, a 2016 Northcoast 99 winner

TSG Resources was recognized for the 12th year in a row as a Northcoast 99 winner. NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program that honors 99 great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. For the complete list of 2015 winners, visit http://www.northcoast99.org/winners... MORE

 

New Customer Service Manager

Welcome Absolute Pharmacy’s New Customer Service Manager, Theresa Cunningham. Theresa has 18 years of long-term care pharmacy experience in multiple areas of the industry. Ohio LPN with IV certification and Associates of Liberal Arts Degree.

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New process results in better service for Absolute Pharmacy clients

In less than 6 months, a client was able to reduce the number of prior authorizations processed by the facility nursing staff by 50 percent. The results occured because the pharmacy handles more of the prior authorization process than ever before. Absolute implemented a new process that minimizes the time facility staff is in... MORE

 

Absolute Pharmacy's new MTS® OnDemand® AccuFlex® packaging machine

Absolute Pharmacy recently implemented the MTS® OnDemand® AccuFlex® packaging machine. The machine’s direct-fill design optimizes the output and accuracy of single-dose medication packaging systems. Benefits include improved operational efficiency and inventory management.  MORE

 

Kevin Fearon appointed to Omnicell’s Medication Management Council

Kevin Fearon, COO of Absolute Pharmacy, was appointed to Omnicell’s Medication Management Council. The National Council’s mission is for industry leaders to identify medication management best practices that involve the use of technology to help move the industry forward.

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Absolute Pharmacy Promotions

Absolute Pharmacy is pleased to announce that Megan Graebert was promoted from Customer Service to Data Entry Manager and Brandi Clouston was promoted from Data Entry Manager to Systems Administration Manager.

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New Business Development Manager

Absolute Pharmacy, Inc. announces the hiring of Mary Jo McElyea as Business Development Manager. Mary Jo's responsibilities include sales, marketing and retention activities targeted at long-term care facilities to generate new leads and further grow Absolute's regional client list.

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