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2011-01-25 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Record numbers of pharmacy technicians continue to seek certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), a pioneer in the credentialing industry. Over 400,000 pharmacy technicians nationwide have earned the PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) credential since 1995 and more than 55,000 candidates sat for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) in 2010 alone. As medication regimens become more complex and...

2011-01-24 10:55:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), is pleased to announce the expansion of the MHA corporate website (www.mhainc.com) to further reflect its evolving role as a leading health care service company in the alternate site market. The updated website visibly demonstrates the continued growth of the MHA business in delivering a portfolio of services and solutions that meet the needs of alternate site health care providers. MHA's...

2011-01-04 00:00:38

Pharma-Care, Inc., New Jersey's largest clinical pharmacy consulting firm, plans to make it faster and more convenient for healthcare providers to sign up for its services, says Silanis Technology "“ the electronic signature provider for 21st Century, Liberty Mutual, the US Army, and many other leading financial services and government organizations. The independent consulting firm has recently subscribed to e-SignLive, Silanis' cloud-based electronic signature service, in order to...

2010-11-01 09:51:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters, a global provider of information for healthcare professionals, today announced the launch of Thomson Reuters Pharmacy Xpert - the first-of-its-kind clinical intelligence dashboard that helps hospital pharmacists better manage medication therapy to improve outcomes, reduce costs, and manage risk. Pharmacy Xpert combines three critical elements that give pharmacists the data they need to manage medication therapy more...

2010-10-26 00:02:28

When enrolled in a comprehensive disease management service, members have better cholesterol control, adhere to medications and have fewer hospitalizations A new study from Kaiser Permanente Colorado is one of the first to show that an intensive population management program that matches heart disease patients to personal nurses and clinical pharmacy specialists not only reduces the risk of death but reduces health care costs as well. The findings are published in the November issue of the...

2010-10-24 00:14:28

Westminster, CO-October 13th, 2010- MedKeeper, a leading provider of clinical and workflow pharmacy tools, announced today the acquisition of Keystone Therapeutics' DoseResponse® solution for outpatient anticoagulation management. (PRWEB) October 22, 2010 "In 2008, the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals Hospital Program designed a goal to reduce the likelihood of patient harm associated with the use of anticoagulation therapy. Patient safety is a top priority for our...

2010-10-15 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is proud to sponsor this year's Challenge Coin at the Joint Forces Pharmacy Seminar (JFPS) in Chattanooga, Tenn., October 18-21, 2010. JFPS is the largest annual event for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard pharmacy community. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians from the active duty, reserve and retired communities, as well as civilian pharmacists and technicians assigned to the Department of...

2010-10-11 07:58:00

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy, October 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced that it recently signed exclusive distribution agreements for its CytoCare, i.v.STATION, and i.v.SOFT world-leading technologies in seven new European countries with regional industry leaders Newico and Apta Medica, rapidly continuing on its worldwide quest to pervasively provide safe and cost-effective Intravenous (IV) Admixture Compounding Automation to hospitals all over the world. "The...

2010-09-30 08:45:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of American Pharmacists Month, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) encourages consumers to hold an open dialogue with their pharmacists about a growing problem in the United States, the proper usage of and adherence to medications. In the US alone, "America's other drug problem," or nonadherence to prescribed medication regimens, results in up to 125,000 deaths and costs the health care system more than $177 billion every...

2010-08-24 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- With flu season fast approaching, PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) will again play a critical role in immunization efforts at retail pharmacies across the country. For example, last year Walgreens successfully immunized over 7.4 million patients against H1N1 and seasonal influenza with the direct support of PTCB CPhTs. In preparation for the 2010-2011 influenza season, Walgreens healthcare providers in pharmacies across the country are looking...