High Cost Medications - page 4

Do you all have a cap on spending for medications? We screen everyone coming in and usually say no to anyone on high cost Lovenox or high cost Zyvox....a 14 day course is about $4000. What SNF can... Read More

  1. by   CapeCodMermaid
    The doctors here are far from inept. The ones ordering the zyvox are ID specialists.
  2. by   Havin' A Party!
    Quote from morte
    You left off the last word...
    OK. Thought I was the only one that noticed.
  3. by   morte
    Quote from Havin' A Party!
    OK. Thought I was the only one that noticed.
  4. by   NurseGuyBri
    I'm really glad you mentioned housekeeping. I'm a DON in LTC, we make it a huge point to make sure our housekeeping staff know how great they are. We *never* cut housekeeping. Unfortunately, we riff our CNA's.. We keep no more than 1:10 days, 1:12 eve, 1:20 nights and adjust to our census. You're right on the money though, times is tough!

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