One Measly Outbreak

In the year 2000, the United States officially declared measles to have been eradicated. Today, 19 years later, the country is seeing the biggest increase in new cases in more than 25 years. The current spike in measles cases has been largely attributed to international travel, but the influence of the anti-vaccine movement has also […]

Partners for the Long Haul

Long-term care facilities are facing a barrage of challenges that impact the marketplace and the quality of care they are able to  provide. Among these challenges are the growing national opioid crisis and new pharmacy requirements from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This is why it’s more important than ever to partner […]

Switching Long-Term Care Pharmacies can be Easy

Have you wondered if your facility should partner with a new long-term care pharmacy? If you’ve encountered these concerns, the answer should be “Yes.” Lack of Communication Can your nursing staff get the pharmacist on the phone when they have questions about a patient’s medications? Or, does their schedule cause missed evening medication deliveries, creating […]

After-Hours Support: Emergent Meds and the Benefits of a Partner Who Understands

Blue Ridge Pharmacy is readily available to dispense emergency medications to patients in long-term care facilities. It’s safe to assume that long-term care residents and their caregivers are familiar with the frequent changes that can occur in patient prescription regiments over time. However, it is impossible to predict when situations that cause an abrupt need […]