Amerinet Collaborates With Cardinal Health to Provide New Pharmacy Clinical Support Services to Members


St. Louis, USA – WEBWIRE – Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, announced that it is working with Cardinal Health to provide new clinical support services to members focused on helping them improve patient outcomes and the financial performance of pharmacies. Members will benefit through:

“Cardinal Health is widely recognized as an industry leader in pharmacy services,” said Gary Freeman, vice president of pharmacy for Amerinet.  “Utilizing their subject matter experts, resources, and proven best practices to rapidly bring information and tools to help Amerinet members improve clinical outcomes and control drug costs will be of great value.”

Clinical subject matter experts will be dedicated to supporting all Amerinet members with access to quality and regulatory updates, changing standards, newsletters, the latest medication safety best practices and policies and procedures templates.  They will also provide formulary monographs, drug information, antibiotic trending reports and evidence-based clinical information resources.
 
“Amerinet members will benefit from member-wide negotiated pricing for a full suite of pharmacy support services that is designed to help them advance the pharmacy as a strategic driver for the hospital’s agenda and transform the pharmacy into a strategic asset,” said Mary Baxter, vice president of Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions.

The services support four opportunity areas on the hospital agenda identified by Cardinal Health as the Four F Framework:


About Cardinal Health
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $101 billion health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products and services to more than 100,000 locations each day and is also the industry-leading direct-to-home medical supplies distributor. The company is a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company operates the nation’s largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Ranked #19 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs 33,000 people worldwide. More information about the company may be found at www.cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter.

About Amerinet
As a leading national healthcare solutions organization, Amerinet collaborates with acute and alternate care providers to create and deliver unique solutions through performance improvement resources, guidance and ongoing support. With better product standardization and utilization, new financial tools beyond contracting and alliances that help lower costs, raise revenue and champion quality, Amerinet enriches healthcare delivery for its members and the communities they serve. To learn more about how Amerinet can help you successfully navigate the future of healthcare reform, visit www.amerinet-gpo.com.



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