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2014-01-13 08:30:21

Research confirms long-held industry standard for optimal medication adherence and finds moderate levels of adherence demonstrated no protective benefit WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research conducted by CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Brigham and Women's Hospital published in the January 2014 issue of the American Heart Journal, validates the effectiveness of a widely-used standard for optimal medication adherence. The study confirmed that patients need to...

2014-01-13 08:27:26

Advanced analytics technology adds population drug therapy management and predictive capabilities to medication monitoring and pharmacogenetics for optimizing medication outcomes. SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Laboratories, a leader in the science of medication monitoring and pharmacogenetic testing, announced today its acquisition of RxAnte, a health care predictive analytics and decision support company that improves population-level...

2014-01-07 08:32:30

Leading provider of oncology patient portals delivers patient education to improve medication adherence for cancer survivors SEATTLE, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigating Cancer, the leading provider of oncology specific patient portals, announces milestones related to their Patient Education and Medication Adherence Program launched in early 2013. Navigating Cancer's Patient Education Program allows cancer programs to digitize their education and establish intuitive rules to automatically...

2014-01-06 08:27:59

Patients also saw improved cholesterol levels OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with diabetes who used an online patient portal to refill medications increased their medication adherence and improved their cholesterol levels, according to a new study in the journal Medical Care. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) Online patient portals allow users to perform tasks such as scheduling appointments, accessing their health records,...

2013-12-20 23:23:58

The ControlCase conferences attracted over 200 global compliance professionals to discuss industry regulations and share best practices for complying with multiple regulations. Reston, VA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 ControlCase, a leading global provider of Compliance as a Service (CaaS), Certifications, and IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) software announced the growing success of their annual user group conferences. The two conferences, one hosted in Washington DC, USA, to target...

2013-12-19 08:23:28

Adherence Risk Modeling Recognized as Innovative Strategy to Improve Treatment Adherence SUMMIT, N.J., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantis Healthcare, a global leader in treatment adherence programs, was named an Innovator in Pharma Marketing by PM360 in their special 2013 Innovators issue. The annual showcase honors 60 of the "most forward-thinking ideas and problem solving solutions" that meet current needs in pharmaceutical marketing. (Logo:...

2013-12-18 08:29:19

Testing arterial endothelial function with new blood pressure cuff technology may lead to predicting heart attacks MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, iHealth Lab Inc. announced it is collaborating with UC San Francisco and University of California's Berkeley Lab on a pilot study to make arterial endothelial function testing as easy to perform as a simple blood pressure measurement. Research has shown that flow-mediated dilation (FMD) studies of endothelial...

2013-12-17 12:26:51

ACA mandates effective compliance programs for nursing facilities; 2014 CI offers LTC Track 18th Annual Compliance Institute, March 30-April 2, 2014, San Diego, California MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Section 6102 of the Affordable Care Act requires nursing facilities to have in operation effective compliance programs as a condition of participation in Medicare and Medicaid programs. The 2014 Compliance Institute Long-Term Care track, developed to address a wide...

2013-12-09 08:28:54

SurgiChem Provides Medication Adherence Packaging Solutions to UK Community Pharmacies MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions to healthcare systems, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Bupa Care Homes (CFG) plc to purchase the entire outstanding share capital of SurgiChem Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bupa, for £12,000,000 subject to certain adjustments, in a cash...

2013-12-05 12:24:48

New Course Focuses on Reducing Fraud, Waste and Abuse JERICHO, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc. (HCCS), the leading provider of online healthcare compliance and competency training, today announced the release of a new online training course, Health Plan Compliance: Fraud, Waste, and Abuse. The new course educates health plan employees, contractors and vendors on detecting, correcting, and preventing fraud, waste, and abuse. (Logo:...