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It was a great pleasure having Trinity Christian School senior, Laura Beth Mason, do her career path project at Gayco Healthcare. Laura Beth plans to become a pharmacist and chose Gayco Healthcare as the site to perform her three-day co-op. She was able to work on the floor with our technicians, shadow purchasing, billing, and…
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Gayco Healthcare was all pink Friday to bring awareness to cancer. We celebrate those who have beaten cancer and we honor those who fought a good fight. We continue to stand with those that will one day end cancer as we know it. Stand, believe, and stop cancer from stealing life from so many we…
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Gayco Healthcare recently attended the Softwriter’s User Conference, learned about enhancements in our pharmacy dispensing software, and our document management system. These enhancements will help us serve our communities with efficiency and accuracy. This video documents our journey through that process.
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Sunshine and Medication By Beth Greenway, RN, Gayco Consultant Nurse During this time of year, most people look forward to hours of enjoying the beach, swimming pool, lake and so many more outside activities that we may not think about the potential complication of mixing sunshine with medication. Medications that make you more sensitive to…
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Congratulations to the following communities and individuals! Georgia Quality Award Winning Centers Azalealand Nursing & Rehab Church Home LifeSpring Rehabilitation & Healthcare Westbury Conyers Westbury McDonough Terry J. Bryant Media Award Winners Community Involvement: First Place – Westbury Health & Rehab – McDonough Second Place – Twin Fountains Home Wellstar Third Place – Westbury Health…
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F – 761:  Labeling and Storage of Drugs and Biologicals By Luwana Walton, RN Gayco Consultant Nurse F761 is currently the 7th most frequently cited deficiency on standard surveys for the entire country, so it’s one to pay extra attention to. The regulation states: Labeling of Drugs and Biologicals – Drugs and Biologicals used in…
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“Congratulations to the 7 Georgia centers receiving the Silver Quality Award for 2019,” said GHCA/GCAL President and CEO Tony Marshall. “I applaud these members for their ongoing commitment to quality advancement, evidenced by continuous improvement in performance and health care outcomes.” Recipients listed below: Azalealand Nursing Home – Savannah, GA
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Gayco healthcare does the following things for those we serve. Cycle fill medications. This is helpful on many levels, most notably… Cost savings due to lower quantities of medications being sent at one time. Multi-dosing allows for a more accurate med pass as medications are packaged according to administration time. QuickMAR® – an easy-to-use eMAR…
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New Expiration Date Labeling For Inhaled Medications By Matt Burnette, PharmD, Gayco Consultant and Quality Assurance Pharmacist Many drug manufacturers have begun to package their products inside foil packaging to provide for longer shelf life of the medication. Until these foil packages are opened the drug expiration is held only to the manufacturers date on…
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Vitamin D Deficiency By Ashley Gay, PharmD, Gayco Consultant Pharmacist Vitamin D is an extremely important vitamin that has powerful effects on several systems throughout your body. Unlike other vitamins, vitamin D functions like a hormone, and every single cell in your body has a receptor for it. Your body makes it from cholesterol when…
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