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2011-05-16 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During Older Americans Month, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) encourages America's seniors to connect with their pharmacist to gain better knowledge of the medications they are taking and available wellness opportunities. As the most accessible health care provider and the medication experts, pharmacists are ready to discuss many of the issues that arise due to medications and age. (Logo:...

2011-05-11 11:18:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading health care service company focused on alternate site providers, today announced the immediate availability of RxPertise Consulting Software, Version 8.5. RxPertise is a leading Medication Regimen Review (MRR) software for consultant pharmacists in the Long Term Care industry enabling users to efficiently manage the utilization, outcomes, and reporting requirements for patients in skilled...

2011-04-25 09:30:00

Annual Survey Reveals Pharmacists Top OTC Product Picks in More Than 77 Total Categories WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2010 Pharmacy Today Over-the-Counter Product Survey, conducted by the American Pharmacists Association, reveals pharmacists believe that 81% of consumers purchase the over-the-counter (OTC) product that was recommended by their pharmacist, 92% of pharmacists walk a patient to the OTC section to assist with a product selection and the average...

2011-03-14 16:49:00

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 17-18, 2011, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), hosted the C.R.E.S.T. Summit in Palm Beach, Fla. PTCB is the national leader in pharmacy technician certification, with over 400,000 pharmacy technicians nationwide having earned the PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) credential since 1995. This groundbreaking event focused on the areas of Consumer Awareness, Resources, Education, State Policy and Testing. The...

2011-02-21 00:00:49

Today, HealthyCirclesâ“ž¢ (http://www.healthycircles.com), an integrated suite of online Professional and Consumer portals, officially announced the adoption of the HealthyCircles platform by BioScrip, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOS), a leading national provider of specialty pharmacy and home care products and services. BioScrip has launched myBioScrip.com, powered by HealthyCircles, to foster in a new age of connected health in specialty pharmacy and home infusion. This...

2011-02-14 09:56:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading health care service company focused on alternate site health care providers, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Specialty Pharmaceutical Program. This includes the addition of experienced specialty pharmaceutical professionals to the MHA Specialty program as well as new investments in improved data tools and services. The enhanced program is evidence of MHA's commitment to...

2011-02-02 00:00:41

PharmaSmart International, Inc., an award winning Inc. 5000 company, announces the launch of a breakthrough blood pressure cuff and an advanced health IT platform. The company states that the technology advancements improve clinical validity of pharmacy-based hypertension programs, improve patient counseling, education, and rates of adherence, and offer unprecedented program validation through metrics reporting. The company reports on a multi-pronged approach to grow patient participation...

2011-01-29 00:01:52

The College of Pharmacy at RFUMS will help meet the growing demand for highly skilled pharmacists. Pharmacy jobs are projected to increase 22 percent between 2006 and 2016. That growth is being fueled by demand for clinical pharmacy services and direct patient care, including management of drug therapies and counseling of patients and as more PharmDs pursue residencies in specialties like oncology, pediatrics and neurology. North Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 28, 2011 From the day they walk...

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...


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