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2014-05-22 16:26:43

HAMDEN, Conn., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many times in the healthcare industry today, the mere mention of "compliance" brings negative thoughts among professionals, signifying the level of worry about adhering to regulations to avoid adverse consequences for their organizations. For this reason, Karen Bommelje, RN, BSN, HCS-D CHC, Senior Manager, Simione Healthcare Consultants, suggests that home care and hospice providers work to motivate their teams by re-positioning compliance as...

2014-05-21 13:45:48

American Thoracic Society Reminders prompting asthma patients to take their control inhalers if they miss a dose significantly improve medication adherence, according to a primary-care based study conducted by a research team in Australia. In this six-month investigation, patients receiving reminders took on average 73% of their prescribed doses compared to only 46% in patients who did not have reminders. The results of the cluster randomized controlled trial were presented at the ATS...

2014-05-21 08:26:33

Mango Health has created immediate value for many stakeholders in U.S. healthcare by improving medication adherence SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mango Health, a leader in mobile health, today announced a $5.25 million round of Series A financing led by venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). In addition, Dr. Beth Seidenberg, a General Partner at KPCB, will join Mango Health's board of directors. Mango Health operates an enterprise platform...

2014-05-20 12:34:36

Other New Features Include Profiles for Pets, Upgraded 'Med Cabinet' to Manage all Medications in One Place, Redesigned User Interface; Branded Versions Add SMS& Email Reminders - MediSafe Now a True Platform HAIFA, Israel, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- www.MediSafeProject.com MediSafe version 3.0 launched today on iOS and Android, allowing doctors to increase care quality between office visits by sending "automatic prescriptions" with take-as-directed instructions directly to patients...

2014-05-15 08:31:44

MedVantx MedStart Retail Connect(TM) Expands Immediate Delivery Modality for Initial Generic Medications at the Point of Care to Now Provide Extended Medication Access and Cost Savings through National Network of Over 64,000 Retail Pharmacies across U.S. SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., a leading provider of point-of-care medication adherence and direct-to-patient consumer engagement programs, today announced the Company's MedStart Retail Connect(TM) program....

2014-05-12 12:30:39

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paseo Oaks Pharmacy Westlake Village area is now offering compounding services to provide patients with the customized solutions they need. Although medications are often mass produced today for cost-effective treatment options for many common conditions, not everyone responds well to a one-size-fits-all approach to medications. Paseo Oaks Compounding Pharmacy Westlake Village area provides these services to meet the needs of...

2014-05-08 16:26:27

NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles Boothe recently joined AllazoHealth as Vice President, Sales and Business Development. Mr. Boothe has more than 25 years of marketing leadership and sales management experience in healthcare IT and pharmaceuticals. Between 2008 and 2011, he served as Vice President of Payer and Provider Services at Epocrates and developed sales efforts with 130 health plans for Epocrates Formulary Hosting Services in mobile devices. In 2011, Mr. Boothe...

2014-05-07 08:39:23

New research finds that lowering copayments for medications following a heart attack could have a significant impact on reducing the racial and ethnic disparities that exist in cardiovascular disease Research demonstrates that lowering copayments for cardiovascular medications results in better adherence and outcomes among all patients, but until now, little was known about whether lowering copayments could improve known disparities in cardiovascular care. New research finds that lowering...

2014-05-05 12:29:13

BALTIMORE, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, introduced Ingenuity Health, a new service providing highly reliable data and analysis that helps doctors and behavioral health specialists better treat patients diagnosed with serious mental illness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/84034 With Ingenuity Health, Ameritox uses urine drug monitoring to address the knowledge gap around medication adherence for the...

2014-05-05 12:28:25

Shop Your Way(SM) members and Kmart customers can access wide range of medications treating chronic, complex conditions HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart Pharmacy announces today it is working with Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy to give Kmart customers and Shop Your Way(SM) members access to specialty medications, bringing specialized support for a variety of patient conditions, including but not limited to: HIV, Crohn's disease, anemia blood modifiers, and...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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