Skilled Nursing Care Centers Partner with Absolute Pharmacy to Vaccinate Long-term Care Residents and Employees
North Canton, Ohio, December 14, 2020 – Altercare Integrated Health Services, in partnership with Absolute Pharmacy, will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations to its long-term care residents and... MORE
Absolute Pharmacy prepares for vaccine distribution
There is hope on the horizon in the fight against COVID-19.
Pfizer and Moderna have both rece... MORE
Absolute Pharmacy COO to lead American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
Kevin Fearon, chief operating office of Absolute Pharmacy, has been named president of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) for 2020-21. The announcement was made during the society’s ... MORE
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread to different regions around the world and across our industry, we want to assure you that Absolute Pharmacy is committed to customer, resident, and employee safety and well-being. This article provides medication considerations for your facility during the COVID-19 Pandemic from Susan Riggle, Con... MORE
By Kevin Fearon, RPh, Chief Operating Officer, Absolute Pharmacy
I sincerely hope this message finds you well. I want to extend a big thanks to the entire healthcare workforce for responding to the worst pandemic and crisis in our lifetime. Our current crisis has certainly created awareness of our lifestyles: the things we... MORE
By Cindy Gensamer, Vice President, Absolute Rehabilitation
Staffing problems are top of mind in every circle of post-acute care leadership. Most leaders describe it as a “crisis” not just a problem. While it is true, there seems to be help-wanted signs in every employment sector competing for employees, post-acute care... MORE
Absolute Pharmacy and Absolute Rehabilitation will host a Customer Appreciation Event on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 11 a.m. The event is open to current customers and will be held at the Hoover Campus, 339 E. Maple St., North Canton, Ohio, 44720.
A complimentary lunch will be included along with presentations on hot topic... MORE
Absolute Pharmacy is excited to announce that we are moving! Our new address will be 7171 Keck Park Cir. NW, North Canton, OH (just a few miles away).
Moving day: Saturday, February 29th 2020
We will remain open during the move and make it as seamless as possible. We will work as quickly as possible ... MORE
CANTON, Ohio, (Feb. 11, 2020) - Absolute Home Health & Hospice in partnership with Altercare Integrated Health Services has announced a Senior Speaking Series, called Silver Insights. The series wil... MORE
Company recognized as Award of Excellence Winner for top score in the large organization category
NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2019 – The Schroer Group is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. This is the 16th consecutive year that the company has received the No... MORE
Absolute Home Health & Hospice has announced the expansion of hospice services to Noble and Guernsey counties. Absolute (formerly known as Summit Acres Home Care) has been providing home health services to the surrounding communities for 25 years and is looking forward to providing hospice services to the community. Office space will be sha... MORE
Background and Influence
The Impact Act of 2014 states the expectations that a medication regimen review should be completed closely following admission. Due to the extensive revisions made by CMS to the Requirements for Participation under the Medicare and Medicaid Programs: "Reform of Requirements for the LTC Facilitie... MORE
By Courtney Myers, PharmD, BCGP
For the 2018-2019 flu season, recommendations say to administer either the standard flu vaccine or high-dose flu vaccine.1 When compared to the standard flu vaccine, the high dose contains a higher amount of antigen, which is supposed to give older adults a better immune response.... MORE
Mary Jo McElyea, the Business Development Manager for Absolute Pharmacy, is on the Ohio Person Centered-Care Coalition (OPCCC).
This group provides educational opportunities and support to organizations in their journey in person-centered, individual - directed care. The OPCCC board coordinates and disseminate resources. ... MORE
CALDWELL, OH (February 8, 2018) - Absolute Home Health & Hospice proudly announces its approval of accreditation status by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for home health services at its Caldwell, Independence, and North Canton locations. ACHC is a recognized leader in home health accreditation designed to enhance business op... MORE
Absolute Pharmacy and Absolute Rehabilitation will host a Customer Appreciation Event on March 21, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. 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 hot topic industry presentations. Questions about the eve... MORE
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) is the country's largest alternate site GPO, and also has established itself as the nation's leading long-term care business association. The MHA advisory board evaluates competitive insurances and manufactures contracts and provides guidance on favorable terms for its members and industry position. The... MORE
Becky Sommers R.Ph., V.P.Clinical Services and Dr. Courtney Myers, Consultant Pharmacist, were selected to speak at the Ohio Health Care Association (OHCA) 2018 Annual Convention in May. Antibiotic Stewardship is a long-term continuous quality improvement project. Now that the requirement to have an Antibiotic Stewardship Program is here, Becky ... MORE
The market is constantly evolving in areas related to compliance, the push to a home-based model and providing for the entire continuum of care. Cost and quality remain the biggest drivers of change. Mismanagement of medications is a large contributor to hospital readmissions, which is an area all parties are working to reduce. As a vendor and p... MORE
CALDWELL, OH (January 29, 2018) - Summit Acres Home Care announced it will change its name to Absolute Home Health. Summit Acres Home Care had been a part of Caldwell and the surrounding communities for over 20 years and is undergoing a rebrand to reflect its ownership and new business strategy.
In 2012, the company was ac... MORE