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Important Information About New Outpatient Treatment Options for COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases begin to increase again in the region, new outpatient treatment options are available that may lessen the severity of infection and reduce patients’ chances of being hospitalized or dying from the virus. VHAN encourages its members and their staff to learn more about these options to help educate themselves, their family members and their patients about their availability. Making use of these treatment options will be powerful in keeping COVID-positive patients out of the hospital, ensuring beds remain available for patients needing care of all kinds.

Guide Available for Prescribing COVID Oral Antivirals to Outpatients

As the omicron variant continues its dominance, many providers are looking for new ways to treat COVID-19 in patients. While new oral drugs, such as Paxlovid and molnupiravir, are authorized for emergency use, they can be difficult and time-consuming to prescribe. In partnership with VUMC, VHAN pharmacists have developed a guide to prescribing COVID oral antivirals in the outpatient setting.

VHAN Pharmacy Resources for the Year Ahead

VHAN’s pharmacy services help members improve medication management processes by helping patients with medication management and reducing the demand on staff.

New Report Details VHAN’s Impact in 2020

In 2020, VHAN focused on 11 key aims to drive quality performance and improve patient care. Our new Impact Report outlines how the network performed across these key aims, including several personal stories that detail how VHAN providers have made a difference in patients’ lives.

VHAN Diabetes Team Launches Remote Patient Monitoring Pilot Program

The VHAN diabetes team continues to make telehealth more personal, particularly in the area of remote patient monitoring (RPM).

VHAN’s Transitions of Care Team Assists With Medication Adherence

VHAN’s multidisciplinary team of pharmacy experts includes Ashley Sigg, a Transitional Care Management Pharmacist who offers medication reconciliation and support for 30 days after a patient’s hospital discharge.

VHAN Hub Hall of Fame: Most Popular Content in 2020

This year, VHAN members have downloaded 882 PDFs and viewed nearly 30,000 pages on the Hub. The most popular items included telehealth guides.

VHAN Pharmacy Team Offers Support and Guidance to Boost Medication Adherence

Since 2015, VHAN’s multidisciplinary team of pharmacy experts has offered members assistance in improving medication adherence.

6 Tips to Help Reduce Patient Medication Costs

Many patients struggle with affording medications, which can reduce medication adherence. To help patients decrease costs without sacrificing important medications, read the following tips from the VHAN pharmacy team.

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