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Gayco Recognizes Jamey Sharpe as Employee of the Quarter for Q2 2021 Jamey Sharpe is one of the most dedicated and hard-working professionals in our industry. He has implemented and maintained information systems in our workflow such as ensuring your calls and fax messages are received, the automation responsible for strip pack medications, and their…
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Time for the Good News! Gayco Healthcare is proud to announce the newest member of our growing team here in the Southeast. Michael Holtzclaw has joined our team as the Director of Pharmacy Engagement. Michael comes to team Gayco as a 10 year Navy Veteran. Michael also brings an arsenal of sales and operational skills…
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By Mike Glenn, R.Ph., CGP Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by loss of function and death of nerve cells leading to progressive memory loss and cognitive decline. It affects more than 5 million Americans and accounts for most cases of Dementia.   About one-half of people over 85 are affected.   Healthcare workers with assisted living…
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By Ashley Gay, PharmD – Gayco Consultant Pharmacist There seems to be an overall upward trend in psychoactive numbers in many skilled nursing and assisted living facilities since the beginning of COVID. I think this is to be expected given the mental toll this virus has taken on our elderly residents. I wouldn’t be surprised…
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We would like to say congratulations to the entire team at Spring Harbor on their recent accomplishment of receiving the Bronze award for quality presented by AHCA/NCAL this past week. The Georgia Healthcare Association releases the following: We are pleased to share that 28 long term care communities across Georgia were recognized with a 2021 Bronze…
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By Blair Whitfield, PharmD Gayco Consultant Pharmacist On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan, China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, “CO” stands for corona, “VI” for virus,…
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By Beth Greenway, RN Gayco Nurse Consultant Adverse medical events are estimated at over one million injuries and nearly 100,000 deaths occur every year.  BCMA adds another level of verification into the “5 rights” of medication administration. I’ve encountered different reactions from nurses when introducing them to and training them on using scanners for medication…
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Pharmacy services are now back online. We will be processing orders as quickly as possible. If your eMAR is connected to Gayco for order management, please allow additional time for orders to be input and received by your eMAR provider. Thank you for your patience. Gayco Healthcare
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Gayco Healthcare is experiencing technical issues due to an internet outage in our area. If you are sending orders through fax or ERx, we will receive them when the connection is restored. The ISP has technicians working to resolve the issue currently, and expects that we will be back up within 2 hours. We apologize…
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By Tom Jeter, BS Pharm, R.Ph., CMWA Director of Clinical Services / Consultant Pharmacist Dry eyes are an ongoing battle for senior residents-especially during this time of year when the heat is on which makes the air that much dryer. Senior residents are also challenged with a lack of thirst and need to drink which…
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