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2014-05-14 23:10:33

The May 9 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s (AIS) Drug Benefit News (DBN) offers coverage of AIS’s recent webinar on drug-related star ratings, including commentary and strategies from executives from Seattle-based Group Health Cooperative, which has consistently earned high marks. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 In the final 2015 Advance Notice and Call Letter, CMS last month confirmed that its three-year quality bonus payment demonstration — which offered scaled bonus...

2014-05-01 23:09:09

Three of BioPlus’ Doctors of Pharmacy will be presenting at the 10th Annual Specialty Pharmacy Summit, providing insight about specialty pharmacy cost savings. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the nation’s largest specialty pharmacies specializing in hepatitis C, will be involved in educational panels at Armada’s 2014 Annual Specialty Pharmacy Summit & Expo. The BioPlus speakers will focus on the changing landscape of...

2014-04-30 08:33:50

Enhanced packaging and labeling on compounded services may help clinicians improve accuracy, reduce errors LAKE FOREST, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharMEDium Healthcare Corp., the nation's leading provider of hospital pharmacy-outsourced, sterile admixture services, launched I.D. Your I.V.® solution today, which includes innovative, U.S.-Patented labeling that helps clinicians easily and quickly confirm the identity of medications to improve administration accuracy and...

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...

2014-03-19 23:02:01

OutcomesMTM™ Program to Leverage Local Pharmacist-member Relationships to Improve Health Outcomes Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Nevada-based Hometown Health has announced it will partner with OutcomesMTM to deliver face-to-face Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services for members of the plan's Senior Care Plus program in 2014. Members will be eligible for MTM services from specially-trained local pharmacists to help them achieve safe and effective results from their...

2014-03-04 23:23:48

One of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, BioPlus, announces the hiring of Gina D’Aiello as Regional Clinical Liaison for New Jersey and surrounding areas, to serve as a clinical consultant in hepatitis C and better support prescriber offices and patients. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, expands its team with a new position, Regional Clinical Liaison, and welcomes Gina...

2014-03-04 08:35:19

Connecting patients with pharmacists, AskRx enables patients to ask Digital Pharmacists(TM) health and medication questions AUSTIN, Texas, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RxWiki, Inc. announced today the launch of AskRx version 1.0, enabling patients to ask Digital Pharmacists(TM) health and medication questions. AskRx delivers a superior patient experience by answering questions in-context with pharmacist approved health news and medication information. AskRx is a free 24/7...

2014-02-25 20:22:07

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Who's Who -- Brian Deitz is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Healthcare. Brian is a Clinical Pharmacist at Vibra Hospital. Vibra Hospital of San Diego offers an advanced program for patients with poorly healing or non-healing wounds. Their treatment team provides wound care seven days a week under the management of certified wound nurses and a board certified plastic surgeon. The...

2014-02-12 12:32:49

Pharmacist Partners is pleased to announce its participation in PanAgora Pharma's upcoming Customer Experience Summit March 5-6, 2014 in Princeton, NJ. NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pharmacist Partners has assembled a dynamic panel of Pharmaceutical Industry KOLs. The roundtable discussion will cover multiple industry-sensitive topics within the overall theme of "The Emerging Role of the Pharmacist: A Cutting Edge Approach". (Photo:...

2014-02-06 12:27:55

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading health care services and technology company focused on alternate site health care providers, today announced the launch of the MHA Clinical Therapy Management (CTM) software module for Immune Globulin therapy. The CTM application was developed to provide pharmacies with a clinical support pathway that can help the specialty pharmacy provider enhance their patient care and facilitate...


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