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2014-06-02 23:07:33

Kit Check releases its updated scanning station at the ASHP Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. The RFID scanning station, which is being provided to users at no cost, is smaller and lighter than its predecessor. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Kit Check today announced at the ASHP Annual Meeting the release of a new RFID scanning station which is used to verify hospital pharmacy kits in five seconds and reduce total restocking time from 30 minutes to just 3 minutes. The new scanning...

2014-05-30 12:25:52

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Talyst, a market leader in pharmacy automation and 340B solutions, will be exhibiting at the 2014 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Summer Meeting in Las Vegas, NV. The company will be showcasing both its acute care pharmacy automation solutions and 340B software products and services. Talyst's pharmacy automation provides enterprise-wide medication management across the entire health system. Talyst offers a variety...

2014-05-01 08:36:00

FLINT, Mich., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, will be the focus of a new campaign from GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services (HFS). The campaign will include video and a case study on how Lean principles can help manage growth. Diplomat first partnered with HFS in 2012, recognizing room to improve customer interactions. Looking to add value to each of these exchanges, Diplomat's leaders identified three primary...

2014-04-21 16:25:14

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has announced that Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) eligible to recertify are now required to complete one hour of continuing education (CE) in patient safety, in addition to the already required hour of law CE, as part of 20 hours of CE needed for recertification. The new requirement is one of the planned Certification Program changes PTCB announced early last year to...

2014-04-21 08:25:51

IRVING, Texas, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The I.V. Solutions shortage plagues the majority of hospitals across the United States. Based on the latest information, Novation continues to drive industry focus on the shortage of I.V. Solutions that it believes will remain a critical issue for hospitals at least through the second quarter and possibly for the foreseeable future. At the start of shortages late last year, Novation implemented an I.V. Solutions response team to help the member...

2014-03-06 12:26:33

Groups Highlight Need for Hard Look at Patient Safety, Access, Cost, and Supply Chain Ramifications WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the March 13th deadline for comments on the FDA proposed rule on prescription generic drug labeling, today 21 health industry groups submitted a new letter to the FDA, raising concerns about the proposed regulation. "Groups from every part of the healthcare supply chain agree that the Proposed Rule raises serious...

2014-02-13 12:27:27

FLINT, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diplomat, the country's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today that IMBRUVICA(TM) (ibrutinib) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL) in patients who have received at least one prior therapy. An improvement in survival or disease-related symptoms has not been established. IMBRUVICA(TM), a Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor, is an oral...

2014-02-05 08:28:57

Pharmacy care provider joins national movement to reduce smoking and improve public health WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) applauds CVS Caremark's announcement that it will stop selling tobacco products in its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores. By removing tobacco products from its shelves, CVS Caremark joins a growing movement among health care providers to limit access to tobacco products. (Logo:...

2014-01-27 08:28:28

"Outsourcing Facility" recognizes importance of protecting hospitals and healthcare providers as well as patients LAKE FOREST, Ill., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the two months since the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) was signed into law, 11 compounders have registered a total of 14 facilities as "Outsourcing Facilities" per the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Registered Outsourcing Facilities Web page, dated 1/17/14. This includes PharMEDium Healthcare...

2014-01-27 00:20:53

Omnicell Will Showcase Pandora Analytics at the Region's Most Influential Health Exhibition: the Arab Health Congress in Dubai DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (OMCL) today announced that its Pandora® business analytics solutions are now available for customers in the Middle East markets. Pandora is a leading medication and supply automation analytics tool in United States hospitals where it is used by hundreds of customers. Pandora analytics provides...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.