Make a Plan to Enjoy the Holidays

December is here – it’s fun and festive…and hectic and challenging. The holidays at the end of the year are meant to bring loved ones together, to share goodwill and cheer, yet the challenges of getting everything accomplished at work and at home have increased stress less so much that 88% of Americans feel the holiday season is the most stressful time of the year. While many businesses shut down or go dormant over the holiday season,

Just for Fun: Let’s Talk Turkey

Here at MedCallRx, we’re here to help…and sometimes in the most unusual of ways. As you prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, we can help you brush up on your turkey trivia so you can dazzle your guests with your amazing knowledge of – yep, you guessed it – the turkey! Did you know… Ben Franklin wanted the turkey to be our national symbol instead of the bald eagle. It’s true – in a letter to his daughter, he pled his case that

Myth #3: Antibiotics and Opioid Analgesics are the Top Utilized Backup Pharmacy Drugs

The Myth Busters team at MedCallRx is back again to debunk another common misperception of backup pharmacy. This month we tackle the myth that antibiotics and opioid analgesics are the top utilized backup pharmacy drugs. Surprisingly, while antibiotics are sometimes sent to backup pharmacy, they don’t rank in the top 10 list of medications, and opioid analgesics used to manage pain, only ranks ninth by overall prescription count. So, what are the most common medications sent to backup pharmacy partners? In this

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Operational Update

Care Services continues to follow the guidance of global healthcare authorities such as the United States Department of Labor, the World Health Organization and Center for Disease Control. Following is an update on our response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: Our business continuity plan has been activated. A core part of this plan is deploying our remote work capabilities. Our best-practice IT infrastructure utilizes a secure cloud infrastructure that enables our employees to access all of the applications they need to

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Keeping Employees and Clients Safe During

Care Services is closely monitoring local, state and federal government guidance regarding workplace safety, including the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidance for businesses and employers for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) for preparation and response. While we have not experienced any interruptions to our business, if at some point in the future it is necessary for our employees to work from home, we are confident that our Business Continuity Plan will enable us to continue to provide