Assisted Living Facilities
RCS delivers customized concierge pharmacy solutions that promote efficiency, increase accuracy and improve patient outcomes. Our systems greatly reduce the burden of medication administration providing our clients with more time to dedicate to patient care. Our clients perform extraordinarily well under review by governing agencies and experience a number of value added services that aid cost containment to both their staff and residents.
Packaging: The RCS facility is equipped a variety of automated packing systems. Our compliance-packaging units include dynamic labeling with visual recognition of medications and patients. The result is the improved efficiency and accuracy of medication administration.
Distribution and Delivery: RCS provides scheduled distribution of maintenance medications on the day and time of greatest convenience for our clients. Each distribution is arranged in the order of resident status and accompanied by a manifest and documentation that facilitates efficient reception and acknowledgment. We also provide daily delivery for non-scheduled medications and necessities. Our team works with our client’s staff members to accommodate holiday schedules and weather disturbances. We pick up and remove exhausted medication units for proper HIPPA disposal and reissue any unused medication where permissible by regulation.
Forms and Reporting: RCS provides our clients with MAR’s, POs, Narcotic countdown forms and a number of customized activity reports. These include Anti-Infective, Antipsychotic and Anxiety medication utilization distribution reports. We also tracked and tallied acetaminophen and narcotic equivalency activity for our clients to maintain compliance with CMS.
Training and Education: RCS offers orientation and training to the staff members of our client facilities. We provide materials and education to ensure that the staff is confident with the features of our packaging and distribution systems.
Clinical Pharmacy: RCS will perform clinical pharmacy review of all patient regimens for appropriateness and screen for drug interactions and unnecessary side effects. RCS will provide continuity interface for those residents being cared for by multiple prescribers. RCS will communicate clinical concerns to the prescribers on record and provide clinical consultation to the medical director and director of nursing.
Medicare D Consultation: RCS will review the formulary requirements of each resident’s insurance program to provide prescribers with therapeutic selection options to address their disease states. RCS will identify the agents that provide cost effective options in an effort to maximize the residents Medicare D benefits. At time of open enrollment, RCS will review the medication file of each resident and utilize the tools available from CMS to assist the residents in the Medicare D selection process. RCS will present cost-savings option to the resident prescribers and keep them informed of formulary changes and price fluctuations.
Comprehensive Product Availability: RCS has the ability to provide ancillary products such as wound care, incontinence supplies and orthopedic braces as requested. Our facility maintains and extensive inventory of vaccinations as well as Pneumovax, Zostavax and seasonal Influenza preparations.
Team Participation: At the heart of our client service is our willingness and desire to become part of the team. We offer direct interface with key team members to establish administration methodologies and individual patient treatment strategies. We also offer service to any staff member of our client facilities for convenience and value.
We have established strong partnerships with all of our clients and their team members. Our clients experience an extraordinary level of satisfaction and we have never lost a client because of performance. Your success is our success.