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2013-12-04 16:25:39

OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Newell, SVP Pharmacy Operations, Chief Compliance Officer, was appointed to the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) 2014 Board of Directors. In this role, Mr. Newell will leverage his long-term care, retail pharmacy operations and patient care experiences along with his quality improvement expertise with private and government contracts in the areas of patient safety, public reporting, medication measure development and...

2013-12-04 08:29:13

PARIS, December 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The thirteenth edition of the Pharmapack Europe event will take place on 12-13 February 2014 at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles. More than 3,000 visitors and 330 exhibitors from over 70 countries will gather in the new exhibition hall to review the latest innovations and trends in packaging and delivery systems for medications and healthcare products. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) For...

2013-12-03 23:29:56

Atlantic Information Services’ Dec. 17 webinar will detail groundbreaking intervention strategies to improve diabetes medication adherence. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The management of diabetes in the U.S. is costly and complex, as it frequently involves the presence of several associated conditions treated by a slew of medications. As costs are expected to continue their sharp rise with the ever-growing prevalence of diabetes in the U.S., more payers are experimenting...

2013-12-03 16:24:34

Physician Compliance track to include documentation compliance and the electronic medical record, compliance mistakes small physician practices make, compliance coaching, physician appeals, mitigating coding risk, and much more 18th Annual Compliance Institute, March 30-April 2, 2014, San Diego, California MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As health care reform becomes reality physicians and the institutions in which they practice face countless compliance challenges--in...

2013-12-03 12:24:11

New Course Increases Staff Awareness on EMTALA Regulations JERICHO, N.Y., Dec. 3, 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, EMTALA Compliance. The new course educates healthcare employees, especially emergency department and labor and delivery personnel, on the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) regulation. (Logo:...

2013-12-02 08:31:15

New Strategic Insights Report on Costly Patient Nonadherence Now Available from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that in response to widespread medication nonadherence, pharmaceutical companies should factor medication adherence interventions into their drug development process. Medication adherence is a combination of correct...

2013-11-19 12:30:02

Mach 30 - April 2, 2014, San Diego, California General Session Headliners also include: Michael Josephson, President and Founder, Josephson Institute MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With thousands of health care compliance professionals facing an ocean of new and changing regulations brought about by health care reform, the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) has amassed an impressive roster of distinguished leaders in compliance, governance, ethics, and...

2013-11-19 12:28:54

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For medication to be effective, it should be taken exactly as prescribed. And yet, a large portion of the millions of Americans who take maintenance medications - routine medication for chronic conditions - have trouble staying on their therapy. To learn more about newly published research that proves receiving prescription drugs through home delivery boosts medication adherence, read:...

2013-11-18 23:27:09

Gulf Shore Apothecary (GSA) is pleased to announce that it now offers a customized packaging solution to help its customers take the right medications, at the right time, every time. By implementing the Parata Patient Adherence Strip System (Parata PASS™), the pharmacy offers increased confidence, convenience and safety by pre-sorting multiple prescriptions into a single package for the specified time of day. Naples, FL (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Gulf Shore Apothecary (GSA) is pleased to...

2013-11-18 21:02:15

Patients better adhered to their medication regimens in the year following hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) when they were part of a program that included personalized attention from a pharmacist compared with usual care, according to a study by P. Michael Ho, M.D., Ph.D., of the Denver VA Medical Center, and colleagues. Previous studies have found that adherence to cardioprotective drug regimens is poor after patients are discharged from the hospital, with one-third of...