The number of outpatient pharmacy operations declined across facilities of all bed sizes, but are still most common in the largest facilities; in hospitals with 400+ beds, 59% operate an outpatient pharmacy, while just 16% of hospitals with <100 beds do so. Location also plays a key role in whether a hospital will have an outpatient pharmacy, with urban facilities leading the way: 48% have outpatient pharmacies, compared to only 33% of suburban and 23% of rural hospitals. While overall numbers are down, most facilities with outpatient pharmacies are planning to expand their current operations ... read more.
For more information on outpatient pharmacy automation, visit www.pppmag.com/info and click on Outpatient Pharmacy Automation.
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