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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...

2014-01-13 12:27:20

FLINT, Mich., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diplomat, the country's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today that CEO and co-founder Phil Hagerman, R.Ph. and Diplomat CFO Sean Whelan, CPA, will be co-presenters at J.P. Morgan's 32nd Annual Healthcare Conference, to be held Jan. 13-16 in San Francisco. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/MN44482) Hagerman and Whelan are scheduled to speak on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 3:30 p.m. PT and will highlight...

2014-01-09 12:27:13

Coalition publishes new evidence on the patient impact of drug shortages in U.S. CHICAGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to newly published results from a survey of pharmacy directors, drug shortages remain a serious problem for patient safety. Nearly half of the responding directors reported adverse events at their facilities due to drug shortages, including patient deaths. The survey was conducted by Northwestern Medicine(®) researchers in partnership with MedAssets, as...

2013-12-10 23:29:31

New Metro® SecureRx™ MD System Improves Clinician Workflow, Medication Security and Visibility to Support Closing the Loop Between Pharmacy and the Patient Bedside Wilkes-Barre, PA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Metro, a world leader in providing technology, storage and transport solutions for healthcare facilities, today announced their new Metro SecureRx MD Mobile Medication System. The SecureRx MD System promotes secure medication management processes from the automated dispensing...

2013-12-09 23:21:57

Swisslog solutions for ensuring traceable transport include patented technologies exhibited for the first time at the annual meeting of hospital pharmacists. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Swisslog Healthcare Solutions, the market leader for hospital pneumatic tube systems, announces the exhibition of its TransLogic® Pneumatic Tube System chain-of-custody solutions for hospitals in booth 1113 at the 2013 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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