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2012-09-18 23:01:17

Clinical pharmacist Mary Pat Higley expands on essential changes within the pharmaceutical industry. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 For many Americans, pharmacies have remained a vital part of maintaining one´s health throughout modern history. However, a recent article from Forbes suggests that those within the pharmaceutical industry, such as pharmacists and drug manufacturers, must adapt to the changing landscape of American health. In particular, the article focuses on a...

2012-07-24 23:01:25

Increasingly employers, insurers, patients and healthcare professionals understand that the BPS Board Certified Pharmacist brings a critical level of expertise to dramatically improve patient outcomes. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 More than one half of Americans use at least one prescription medication, and U.S. drug expenditures now exceed $320 billion a year.¹ With increasing challenges in the delivery of healthcare, coupled with the complexity of medication regimens, the...

2012-07-19 06:25:40

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one half of Americans use at least one prescription medication, and U.S. drug expenditures now exceed $320 billion a year.[1] With increasing challenges in the delivery of healthcare, coupled with the complexity of medication regimens, the demand for pharmacists who are BPS board certified is growing exponentially, according to the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS). To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

2012-06-22 06:22:55

Nationwide effort promotes pharmacist involvement in cardiovascular care and education WASHINGTON, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation today launched the Pharmacy Blood Pressure Challenge, a screening and education initiative encouraging pharmacists to help prevent and control high blood pressure in their patients. This effort supports the Million Hearts(TM) initiative, which aims to prevent a million heart attacks and strokes...

2012-06-15 10:23:16

FAIRFIELD, N.J., June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aperture Health, Inc. (OTC APRE) is intending to capitalize on the strength of management's experience in the coordination of care at home and the direct provision of hi-tech disease specific pharmacy services in the alternate care setting. Management believes that Jim Hennig's 30 years of experience in the pharmacy industry, including 10 years building, directing and managing physician partnered pharmacy enterprises will provide confidence to...

2012-06-12 02:25:28

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyday, pharmacists all over the country serve an intermediary role between the physician and the patient. These professionals have a deep understanding of medication, their interactions and are qualified to provide medical advice to patients. Despite these qualifications, American pharmacists are limited to what medications they can provide to ailing patients. A recent article in Forbes explores the efforts to reduce such limitations. While...

2012-05-27 23:01:02

CMS has strengthened MTM program rules and regulations, so Medicare plans are urged to take a hard look at their offerings to ensure their compliance and success. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 New Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program requirements outlined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will make delivering a successful and compliant MTM program more challenging. Clinical Support Services, Inc. (CSS) has developed a guide to help Medicare Plans take a...

2012-05-17 06:25:40

Leveraging technology to improve medication safety and access to patient care WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Telepharmacy is helping pharmacies extend services to more patients, improve medication safety, and alleviate staffing shortages experienced by many rural health care and emergency facilities across the United States. Telepharmacy allows for a pharmacy technician to be remotely supervised in real time by a pharmacist through state-of-the-art...

2012-04-23 06:28:10

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading health care service company focused on alternate site health care providers, today announced the launch of MHA Clinical Therapy Management (TM) (CTM) at the 2012 NHIA Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona. This proprietary application is an offering from MHA's Specialty Pharmacy Solutions portfolio of services to assist pharmacies in the clinical management of patients utilizing specialty...

2012-02-27 09:30:00

2011 Pharmacy Today Over-the-Counter Product Survey Results Available WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With cold and flu season still active and allergy season on its way, the American Pharmacists Association(APhA) encourages patients to actively seek their pharmacist's advice about the proper use of medications. Pharmacists are the most accessible health care provider and are available to help the public choose the best over-the-counter (OTC) medication for cold, flu...