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Employer Health and Worksite Clinics

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Worksite clinics continue to be a key factor in employer health programs. A recent Mercer survey found that nearly 30% of employers with over 5000 employees offer an onsite or near-site health clinic for employees.  Up from 24% in 2013, this result shows that more employers are embracing health clinics as a mechanism for controlling […]

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Northwind Hiring Warehouse & Packaging Personnel

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Due to rapid growth, we are looking to add Associates to help our fulfillment organization. Responsibilities include: receiving, shipping, pick and pack, kitting, labeling Work Experience: 2-5 years in a warehouse environment Key Skills: Attention to detail Ability to key data into a computer Ability to lift 25lbs Fast learner Critical Attributes: Reliable Strong communications […]

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Announcing Crosswind Pharmacy

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For Immediate Release January 2017 Media Contact: Haley Williams, BPS Marketing, Inc; 317-846-8965/office, haley@bpsindy.com Local business expands reach with new sister company Indianapolis, IN – Crosswind Pharmacy is set to open doors in January 2017 as the sister company of local pharmaceutical company, Northwind Pharmaceuticals. Crosswind will dispense and deliver medications to patients where they […]

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Leverage Your EHR to Increase Medication Compliance

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According to a review published by the Cochrane Library, only half of patients take their medication as prescribed. The other half take their medication improperly or stop taking it altogether. Not only is this costing both patients and providers needless expense, it is also costing patients their health. (more…)

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Physician Dispensing Makes a Difference for Patients

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Physician dispensing offer numerous benefits to the clinic: revenue, differentiation, and patient medication adherence to name a few.  What does it bring to the patient? Convenience, value, and better outcomes to name a few of the benefits.   When evaluating a physician dispensing program for your practice, it is important to focus on these benefits in the […]

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We All Hate to Lose

Written by: Phil Berry

If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs, and blaming you. The world will be yours and everything in it, what’s more, you’ll be a man, my son.  —Rudyard Kipling, If I had the opportunity to attend a high school football game last night as my children’s high school competed […]

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Health Trends: Worksite Clinics Broaden Their Impact

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A recent Mercer survey found that nearly 30% of employers with over 5000 employees offer an onsite or near-site health clinic for employees.  Up from 24% in 2013, this result shows that more employers are embracing health clinics as a mechanism for controlling medical costs and driving overall employee health. In clinics that provide general […]

Land of Opportunity

Written by: Phil Berry

America is another name for opportunity.  Our whole history appears like a last effort of divine providence on behalf of the human race.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Like all political seasons before it, this one has us chin-deep in rhetoric.  Factions rule the day as our two party system forces us into a choice that neither […]

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Using Northwind’s Dispensing Solution

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Northwind Pharmaceuticals provides prepackaged medications and manufacturer labeled pharmaceuticals for physician dispensing within the clinic. Northwind also provides medical supplies to clinics. We ship nationwide and specialize in working with worksite clinics, urgent care practices, occupational health clinics, student health centers, community health centers, weight management clinics, dental practices, and other independent medical clinics.  As […]