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Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

News & Events

The latest news and events from CPS

Webinars and Speaking Events

February 26, 2014 at 12:00 – 12:30 (Central)
Capturing New Sources of Revenue with a Hospital-Owned Outpatient Pharmacy: Three Best and Pitfalls to Avoid. Download CPS' Outpatient Pharmacy Best Practices white paper »
Description: Faced with another year of anemic revenue growth projected for 2014, healthcare executives need to create a hospital-owned ambulatory outpatient pharmacy that will capture lost revenue, improve the patient experience, curb readmissions and reduce medication costs for hospital employees. In this white paper, CPS shares a checklist of the best practices for outpatient pharmacy initiatives and provides common pitfalls to avoid.

News

August 18, 2014
OmniSYS and Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) partner to offer first full-service 340B technology solution to retail pharmacies. Download press release »

April 9, 2014
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Launches Medication Management Transitions of Care Program. Download press release »

April 2, 2014
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Takes Immediate Action to Mitigate National Nitroglycerin Shortage. Download press release »

March 6, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report this week warning that many hospitals across the country overuse or misuse antibiotics, fueling the growth of drug-resistant bacteria and adding to a significant long-term public health threat. The CDC findings led Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation’s largest hospital pharmacy services provider to more than 400 hospitals and health care facilities, to issue an alert on antibiotic abuse and offer a best practice prevention program to all hospitals. Download press release »

February 12, 2014
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Issues Advisory on Recent OIG Report Critical of 340B Providers with Contract Pharmacy Arrangements. Download press release »

January 31, 2014
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation’s largest pharmacy services provider, issued an advisory to its more than 400 hospitals and health systems clients throughout the country to prepare for a protracted intravenous (IV) saline shortage, and provided a three-part plan to help them manage the critical shortage. Download press release »

January 28, 2014
Sparrow Health System, the largest hospital system in Mid Michigan, a Magnet Hospital, and recipient of the Michigan Quality Council 2012 Quality Leadership Award, has partnered with Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation’s largest pharmacy services provider. Download press release »

December 09, 2013
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation’s largest pharmacy services provider, announced today, at the 2013 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Mid-Year Conference in Orlando, the general availability of their “340B-SMART” software solution to both healthcare providers and retail pharmacies. Read the Business Wire article »

October 09, 2013
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), a leader in pharmacy services for acute care and specialty hospitals was chosen as a preferred provider for pharmacy services by THA Solutions Group (THASG). Read the Business Wire article »

September 03, 2013
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), the nation's largest pharmacy services provider, recently hired Dr. Hoda Asmar as Sr. Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Read the Business Wire article »

July 31, 2013
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, (CPS), the nation’s largest pharmacy services provider, announced today that Rod Recor has joined the company as the new Vice President of Product Development. Read the PRWeb Press article »

June, 2013
RemoteSolutions’ team members Robert Ketchum and Kevin Kirkpatrick quoted in Medication Management article in the June issue of McKnight’s Magazine. Read Medication Management article »

June 25, 2013
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) expands its compounding pharmacy inspection services. Download press release »

March 1, 2013
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, the nation’s leading pharmacy services provider, recently recognized QHR client hospital Brazosport Regional Health System in Lake Jackson, Texas as the “2012 Site of the Year” for the Southern Region of the U.S. Download press release »

January 29, 2013
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) was chosen by the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy to assist in the inspections of all compounding pharmacies within the Commonwealth. Read the PRWeb Press article »

December 2-6, 2012
CPS team members attended ASHP Midyear conference 2012 held in Las Vegas. Midyear 2012 was a big success and an opportunity for attendees to network, learn and advance in a unique and vibrant setting. In addition to the Midyear activities, CPS held its national awards banquet. Each year at the national meeting team members demonstrating strong performances operationally, clinically, and individually are recognized. To read the CPS team members honored for their achievements in 2012 »

Septemter 27, 2012
Health System Director for Comprehensive Pharmacy Services and Sistema de Salud, Rolando Rosario Vasquez, named Pharmacist of the Year by The Pharmacist Association of Puerto Rico. Read the PRWeb Press article »

August 14, 2012
CPS is proud to partner with 6 of the hospital’s recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for quality measures in heart failure (HF) and/or stroke (S). Read the PRWeb Press article »

January 25, 2012
CPS employee Ran Xu has received the Alan I. Fields Award
The award is given to two members of the Texas Chapter of Society of Critical Care Medicine for their outstanding multidisciplinary contribution toward the advancement in critical care excellence through scholarly research. Xu's research on "Outcomes associated with a screening and treatment pathway for occult hypoperfusion following cardiac surgery" earned him this prestigious award. Visit the SCCM Texas Chapter's website »

September 26, 2011
Brian Johnson selected as a finalist for Memphis Business Journal's CFO of the Year Award
The Memphis Business Journal chose finalists from nominees in four categories who are chief financial officers, or hold an equivalent position at a local company or organization headquartered in Memphis or the Mid-South. Read the Memphis Business Journal article »

August 13, 2011
Congratulations to the team at Goodall Hospital for being chosen as a "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures" by The Joint Commission and featured in Modern Healthcare
Goodall Hospital was named one of the nation's top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Goodall was recognized by The Joint Commission based on data reported about evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and children's asthma.

Goodall Hospital is one of only 405 U.S. hospitals and critical access hospitals earning the distinction of top performer on key quality measures for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance and one of only three in the state of Maine. Inclusion on the list is based on an aggregation of accountability measure data reported to The Joint Commission during the previous calendar year. For example, this first recognition program is based on data that was reported for 2010. See the full list »

May 31, 2011
Donald Nickleson, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services CEO, selected as a finalist for the 25th annual 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award
Read The Commercial Appeal article »

December 8, 2010
CPS Acquires Principle Pharmacy Group
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October 26, 2010
CPS Announces Dr Glenn Etow as President
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November 10, 2009
CPS Brands Remote Order Entry Division as Rx RemoteSolutions
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September 23, 2009
CPS Adds Remote Order Entry Division
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April 7, 2008
CPS Acquires McKesson Medication Management
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Events

Capturing New Sources of Revenue with a Hospital-Owned Outpatient Pharmacy: Three Best and Pitfalls to Avoid.
February 26, 2014 at 12:00 (Central)
Download CPS' Outpatient Pharmacy Best Practices white paper »