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2013-11-12 09:08:47

Diabetic patients treated in the emergency department who were enrolled in a program in which they received automated daily text messages improved their level of control over their diabetes and their medication adherence, according to a study published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Trial to Examine Test Message Based mHealth in Emergency Department Patients with Diabetes (TExT-MED): A Randomized Controlled Trial") http://tinyurl.com/n2frbbb. "Our results were especially...

2013-11-08 08:27:23

MedStart Connect(TM) Program Creates Consumer Centric Medication Access Experience, Eliminates Gaps in Primary Medication Adherence, and Now Includes Expanded Suite of Relationship Marketing Tools for Payors to Engage Consumers at the Point of Care SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., a leading provider of point-of-care medication adherence and direct-to-patient consumer engagement programs, today announced the launch of its new suite of MedStart Connect(TM) tools for...

2013-11-07 23:34:22

Some patients may start rationing their medications and taking them either less frequently or in smaller doses than prescribed. Ace Innovative Group creates The "Copay" Mobile App to offer more options. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Researchers compared medication adherence among veterans with hypertension or diabetes at four Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Centers after a rise in the copay for prescription drugs was implemented. Patient adherence was...

2013-11-07 08:31:02

Focus Shifts From "Reminder" Prompts to Long-Term Behavior Change SUMMIT, N.J., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation focuses on Diabetes Awareness this month, both healthcare payers and providers continue to explore how new approaches to the prevention and treatment of the disease can be integrated within a rapidly changing health system. Treatment adherence stands out as an increasingly important pillar within diabetes care. "Simply put, health outcomes improve across the...

2013-11-06 23:30:12

The Medicine Man Pharmacy (http://www.medmanpharmacy.com), announces they will now offer MedPax, a custom dose strip packaging system organized by date and times. The program is designed to help the consumer take their medications regularly and properly resulting in better health maintenance and fewer side effects. Post Falls, ID (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Medicine Man Pharmacy has been serving North Idaho since 1978 and is the very first in the area to offer this comprehensive...

2013-11-01 08:26:46

Understanding user needs is critical to improved patient outcomes EXTON, Pa., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, has completed primary user research with its partner, Insight Product Development, aimed at understanding the needs of patients, caregivers and clinicians in the field of injectable therapies for chronic diseases. West will co-present a poster summarizing...

2013-10-31 08:33:51

Two Leaders in Medication Adherence and Education Join Forces to Deliver Tailored, Multi-Channel Communications Across the Continuum of Care to Millions of Patients Nationwide BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- inVentiv Health, offering best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services, announced today that it has acquired Catalina Health, a subsidiary of Catalina, and combined the organization with Adheris, an inVentiv Health company. With this...

2013-10-23 23:24:52

New Technologies for Deterring Abuse, Providing Oral Alternatives to Injectable Delivery, Improving Compliance and Improving Patient Experience Launched in Frankfurt Somerset, NJ & CPhI Worldwide/ICSE, Frankfurt, Germany (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Catalent Pharma Solutions, the global leader in development solutions and advanced delivery technologies for drug, biologic and consumer health products, today announced that it is introducing several new drug delivery technologies at CPhI...

2013-10-23 12:29:53

Leading Health Care Accreditation Organization Honors Medication Adherence and Safety Platform CleverCap® with Award at Quality Summit AVENTURA, Fla., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Compliance Meds Technologies' medication adherence and safety device-enabled platform CleverCap® was recently recognized for Health Care Consumer Engagement and Protection by URAC, a leading health care accreditation organization. During the 2013 Best Practices Awards Gala, the honor was announced...

2013-10-23 08:38:26

As healthcare-associated infections remain problematic, DebMed survey results show concerns with data reliability and a lack of best practices CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed(®), creator of the world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, announced today the results of a survey of more than 400 healthcare professionals from across the United States that looked...