Blog - Medicine on Time

When specialized attention meets big-box convenience, you know you’ve got the full package. Blount Pharmacy, located in Alcoa, TN, is no exception – this Long-Term Care Pharmacy has been churning out specialized service for 36 years. With over 250 patients on Medicine-On-Time, it’s no wonder that facilities love this pharmacy!

Whether you’re a pharmacy or facility, being prepared as we enter hurricane season is a must. If the 2017 season taught us anything, it was to be prepared well in advance and to have a plan. We’ve provided a checklist below to help you get started or to verify you’ve thought of everything.

Summertime brings warmer weather, backyard barbeques, and most importantly – vacation! Many families choose to plan trips around school summer breaks where the weather is nice and the worry about catching up on schoolwork is nonexistent. While there’s much fun to be had and the memories will last a lifetime, the planning alone can be stressful. Amongst the flurry of packing bathing suites and enough socks for everyone, there’s one item that often gets forgotten: medication.

When it seems like the work is piling up and your resources aren’t enough to cover it all, creating effective shortcuts is a must. Even small changes in your daily routine can add up to time saved. Setting report defaults in Medicine-On-Time’s software can improve your efficiency, whether it’s done globally or by the facility.

Each June, Men’s Health Week is celebrated globally. Like other health awareness days, the purpose is to bring awareness to health issues that affect men disproportionately. However, the focus also shines a light on men not getting the care they need because they are not aware of a problem or are not comfortable seeking out treatment.