Drugs for BPH May Delay Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is a very common condition in older men, affecting about 50% of men between the ages of 51 and 60. In men older than age 80, the prevalence may increase to as high as 90 percent....

3 Signs You Need Refill Management Technology

Refill management technology allows organizations to be more efficient by streamlining the actions required to complete prescription renewal requests. If you aren’t already using a technology solution to enhance your...

3 Recent Safety-Related Medication Labeling Changes

When a medication becomes FDA approved and is used in a diverse patient population, previously unreported adverse effects often emerge. This is commonly due to the fact that clinical trials are conducted in...

Leading Effective Protocol Consensus Meetings

We’ve all seen office cartoons, mugs, memes and desk decorations complaining about long, boring meetings that seem to go nowhere. Everyone dreads unproductive, inefficient and disorganized meetings, but with a little...

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Refill Request Metrics: What You Should Be Measuring

Forward-thinking healthcare organizations are constantly looking for ways to be more efficient, create capacity, and improve the overall delivery of care. One area of focus that can have a significant impact on...

Safety Review: Fluoroquinolone

Fluoroquinolones have been enormously popular and successful antibiotics, thanks to their broad antimicrobial spectra, convenient dosing and tissue penetration. The most recent CDC data reported nearly 30 million...

3 Reasons You’re Still Receiving Faxed Refill Requests & How You Can Reduce Them

Healthcare providers often tell us they receive a lot of refill requests via fax even though they’re using an e-Prescribing solution such as Surescripts. This is not only frustrating to the provider, but can impact...

Charlie by the Numbers: 2018

Charlie and the healthfinch team have had a very busy year and are excited to share the impact we've had on the healthcare community. The data presented below is across all healthfinch customers, combined throughout...

Overcoming Provider Objections to Delegating Refill Requests

If you’re at all familiar with healthfinch, you know that our mission is to reduce provider burnout by taking work off their plates and delegating as much as possible. This requires two key elements: standardized...

Risks of Not Delegating Refill Requests

Delegating routine, repetitive clinical tasks like refill requests is a highly efficient solution to improving provider and patient happiness and increasing the consistency in care across a healthcare organization....