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2013-10-24 16:27:05

Healthcare Reform Affects Market Access for Pharmaceutical Brands across Therapeutic Areas, According to Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that pharmaceutical companies are facing a paradigm shift in the way their brands gain access to the U.S. market, as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) continue to develop across the...

2013-10-24 12:25:03

PBMs Will Save Alabama's Employers $24.7 Billion Over the Next Decade WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) today launched a new ad campaign in Alabama - "That's What PBMs Do" - to highlight the core value proposition provided by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). Innovative tools used by PBMs lower prescription drug costs for employers, consumers, and public programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid. "Employers count on PBMs...

2013-10-08 12:27:17

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A proposal being debated today in the House Committee on Health would increase prescription drug costs for Pennsylvania employers, the state employee health plan, unions, and consumers, said the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). The proposal would prohibit public and private employers from using the tools that Medicare and Fortune 500 companies use to reduce prescription drug costs. "This proposal is the drugstore lobby's...

2013-09-26 12:29:28

Shortcomings Hinder Brand Prescribing, Challenging Pharma to Help Improve Systems CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Primary care physicians are e-prescribing (transmitting drug prescriptions electronically) more than ever to increase accuracy and decrease costs, but a new report from SciMedica Group Marketing Research & Consulting reveals that these physicians are encountering significant obstacles with current e-prescribing systems, particularly in accessing...

2013-09-24 23:38:57

New York’s I-STOP law requires ePrescribing for all medications by March 2015. The landmark legislation is an example of the types of state regulatory changes to expect in the near future. EHR vendors will have to adapt. Coral Springs, Florida (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Point-of-Care Partners (POCP), a leader in health IT management consulting, today announced its new ePrescribing State Law Review, a one-stop compliance resource enabling policymakers, vendors, EDI intermediaries,...

2013-09-24 08:32:21

Enhancements tighten integration with virtual desktop technologies, simplify security compliance and accelerate clinical workstation deployment BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Caradigm today announced it has introduced new versions of Caradigm® Single Sign-On and Caradigm Context Management, products that work together to give clinicians quicker, more secure access to healthcare applications and patient data. The new solutions streamline workflows in virtual desktop (VDI)...

2013-09-17 04:22:25

Healthcare system transformation underway - Innovative solutions such as Electronic Health Records (EHR) help Healthcare IT vendors boost adoption for new initiatives LONDON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe is at the forefront of acknowledging the importance of patient safety and risk management. Eight to 10 percent of patients in the region are subjected to healthcare-associated infections and medication or prescription errors. Around 30 to 40 percent of these issues are preventable,...

2013-09-12 23:02:37

LDM Group, LLC and gMed, announce partnership to bring LDM’s clinically relevant healthcare messaging programs to gMed’s EHR clientele. Weston, FL and St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 LDM Group, LLC (LDM), the leading provider of behavior based health management programs, and gMed, the leading provider of Electronic Health Records for Gastroenterology, announced a partnership to bring LDM’s clinically relevant healthcare messaging programs to gMed’s EHR clientele. In a...

2013-09-05 23:17:54

Modernized prescription management system ZappRx revolutionizes the way patients, doctors and pharmacists connect, streamlining the medication process from the exam room to the checkout line, all on one mobile platform. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 ZappRx (http://www.zapprx.com), a new mobile platform that simplifies and modernizes the prescription management process, today announces the company has raised $1 million in seed funding lead by Atlas Venture’s Jean-Francois...

2013-08-14 23:21:50

Leading EMR vendor Bizmatics announces new EMR module for electronic prescription of controlled drugs. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Bizmatics, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of an e-prescription module for controlled substances (EPCS) through its electronic medical record software, PrognoCIS EMR. One of the very early providers of EPCS, PrognoCIS enables users to seamlessly and securely transmit e-prescriptions to pharmacies for DEA class I, II, III, IV, and V. The...