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2011-09-22 14:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), today announced a new contracting program called CareCentered Contracting(TM), aimed at ensuring Prime members are taking effective prescription medications that truly improve their health. Through CareCentered Contracting, pharmaceutical companies agree to either refund the cost of the drug for patients whose medication does not work as expected, such as an osteoporosis...

2011-09-21 08:00:00

RESTON, Va., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mirixa Corporation is pleased to announce Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, Inc. (CDPHP) will be using MirixaPro(SM), a Web-based clinical platform supporting the delivery of standardized, pharmacy-based patient care services, for the provision of medication therapy management (MTM) services to CDPHP's Medicare Part D members. In addition, CDPHP will support its Medical Home patient members with MTM services using MirixaPro. CDPHP...

2011-09-20 09:36:00

Improving care and reducing health care costs for patients WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pharmacy technicians certified through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) offer key support to the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy's Medication Management Center, a groundbreaking pharmacist-run call center delivering Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services to patients with diabetes, asthma, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and...

2011-09-20 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is encouraging consumers to get immunized against influenza and to speak with their pharmacist about the options available at their local pharmacy. Pharmacists are authorized to give flu vaccinations in all 50 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico, and more than 150,000 U.S. pharmacists have been trained in the practice of immunization administration. The CDC estimates that approximately 20% of the...

2011-08-23 05:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Family Health Network is pleased to announce its participation in a program in partnership with Kerr Health, a subsidiary of the renowned regional pharmacy chain, Kerr Drug. Kerr Health will deploy Family Health Network's Connected for Life(SM) platform to an initial group of patients who require frequent interaction with a pharmacist to assist them with medication therapy management. By enabling direct interaction between pharmacists and...

2011-07-19 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification and advanced training programs developed by the Pharmacy Technician Workforce Coalition of the Triad continue to support the development of highly-skilled pharmacy technician workforces in North Carolina's evolving healthcare system. The Coalition, a collaborative effort between health-system pharmacy employers and local community colleges, was formed to address the ongoing quest for...

2011-06-28 08:00:00

RESTON, Va., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mirixa Corporation and the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores (CACDS) are pleased to announce that MirixaPro(SM), a Web-based clinical platform that supports and documents standardized, pharmacy-based patient care service delivery, will be deployed in Canada. The two organizations signed a 10-year licensing agreement enabling CACDS to use a scalable, localized version of the MirixaPro platform. (Logo:...

2011-06-24 10:00:00

CHICAGO, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Identifying successful strategies for specialty pharmacy benefit programs can assist in creating optimal program management, Prime Therapeutics Vice President of Specialty Pharmacy Solutions Elizabeth Mauer and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida Senior Director of Clinical Pharmacy Programs Beckie Fenrick told participants at a pre-conference workshop at the 6th Annual Executive Forum on Pharmacy Benefit Management Strategies today. "Assessing current...

2011-06-21 00:00:28

HepatitisRxAssist program from BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy helps patients secure needed medications, manage side effects, and adhere to their treatment plan for the best possible outcomes with the new protease inhibitor medications. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the nation's leading specialty pharmacies, is announcing today enhancements to their hepatitis C patient support program called HepatitisRxAssist. The FDA's recent approval...

2011-06-01 07:00:00

RESTON, Va., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirixa Corporation is pleased to announce that One Source Pharmacy, LLC has signed a licensing agreement for MirixaEdge(SM), a clinical application that supports the delivery of pharmacist-based patient care services, including Medication Therapy Management (MTM). Family Physicians Group (FPG), a Management Services Organization (MSO), has partnered with One Source Pharmacy and selected it as FPG's preferred pharmacy to provide MTM services. One...