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2014-08-27 23:10:48

Catamaran’s BriovaRx Specialty Pharmacy and Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.’s Diplomat University were the two winners of Specialty Pharmacy Solutions’ Innovation Competition, announces the company’s founder and Principal Consultant Bill Sullivan in the August issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Specialty Pharmacy News. Prime Therapeutics received an honorable mention. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Catamaran’s BriovaRx Specialty Pharmacy and Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.’s...

2014-08-05 23:01:50

Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. The findings, reported today in Health Affairs, suggest also that greater adherence to medications can lead to a reduction in emergency room visits and hospital admissions, thereby lowering health care costs for a variety of chronic conditions including diabetes and asthma. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...

2014-07-30 16:29:12

AMCP was one of ten national pharmacy groups that developed document ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) last evening expressed support for the "Pharmacists' Patient Care Process" recently developed by the Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP). As a JCPP member, AMCP worked with other member organizations over a two-year period to develop a scalable, viable and consistent patient...

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...


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