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2013-02-28 08:29:50

MediScripts Prescribers Write Nearly 1 Billion Pen-and-Pad Scripts in 2012 HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MediScripts, a point-of-prescription advertising medium, today announced that its proprietary database of MediScripts subscribers wrote almost one billion prescriptions in 2012. While e-prescribing holds great promise, physician preference for pad and pen remains strong. According to the most recent prescribing data,[1] 4.024 billion prescriptions were...

2013-02-26 12:27:36

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State of Michigan is being recognized by the federal government as national leaders in the effort to enhance the safety and quality of health care by embracing the use of health information technology. The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology commended the Michigan Health Information Network (MiHIN), recognizing that 94 percent of pharmacies in the state of Michigan participate in...

2013-02-20 16:26:07

Regulators Reject Expensive 'Protected Class' Approach in the Exchanges WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement today on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Essential Health Benefits (EHB) final rule: "Regulators rejected the 'protected class' approach that shields competing drug companies from offering competitive pricing to be included on formularies. "Unfortunately,...

2013-02-13 23:03:07

RxNetwork, a Washington, D.C.-based, consumer-engagement, healthcare IT startup has developed and plans to release an integrated platform that connects pharmacies with their patients while addressing 69% of the medication non-adherence problems. Additionally they have created a free, easy-to-use mobile app through which consumers will automatically receive a complete medication schedule on their mobile device as soon as they pick up their prescription and will alert them to when it is time to...

2013-02-13 08:29:15

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTC Markets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com), announced that it has acquired an equity stake in and entered into a licensing agreement with Bio-Tech Medical Software, Inc. (Bio-Tech). The agreements allow for Medbox to record earnings of 25% at a minimum and 50% at a maximum depending on Medbox's level of involvement in the revenue generating deals for Bio-Tech. Bio-Tech is an innovative corporation that has developed BioTrackTHC, the...

2013-02-12 12:26:09

Letting the 'Fox Guard the Henhouse' Hurts Employers, Consumers WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New special interest legislation (H.B. 2100) championed by the Oklahoma drugstore lobby could increase prescription drug costs $1.7 billion for the state's employers, seniors, state employee plans, unions, and consumers, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) said today. H.B. 2100 would grant the State Board of Pharmacy authority to regulate pharmacy...

2013-01-24 23:00:52

[219 Pages Report] E-prescription Market categorizes the global market into different segments based on its product types, components, delivery modes, usage modes and end users. (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 MarketsandMarkets recently conducted a study on the “E-Prescribing Market (Electronic Prescription/eRX) by Hardware, Software, Services, End-users (Medical Group Practice & Hospitals), Products (Integrated & Standalone Systems) & Deployment (Licensed, Web-hosted &...

2013-01-23 16:24:20

PCMA: Oregon Drugstore Lobby Agenda Seeking to Undermine Savings WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As health care costs continue to spike, the Oregon drugstore lobby is pushing for laws and regulations that undermine the ability of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to save Oregon consumers, businesses, unions, and Medicare seniors $20 billion in prescription drug costs - a 35 percent savings - over the next decade, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA)...

2013-01-23 16:24:19

PCMA: Oregon Drugstore Lobby Agenda Seeking to Undermine Savings WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As health care costs continue to spike, the Oregon drugstore lobby is pushing for laws and regulations that undermine the ability of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to save Oregon consumers, businesses, unions, and Medicare seniors $20 billion in prescription drug costs - a 35 percent savings - over the next decade, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA)...

2013-01-22 23:01:56

NetSPI, as Cerner´s chosen partner, Expertly Guides Leading EHR Provider to Successful DEA EPCS Certification Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 NetSPI today announced it has successfully guided Cerner (NASDAQ: CERN) through the Drug Enforcement Agency´s (DEA) EPCS (Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances) certification process. The DEA´s Interim Final Rule (IFR) associated with electronic prescriptions for controlled substances was established in June 2010....