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2014-10-01 08:33:42

American Pharmacists Month is time to "Know Your Pharmacist--Know Your Medicine" WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October is American Pharmacists Month, and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) wants you to "Know Your Pharmacist--Know Your Medicine." The messaging of American Pharmacists Month is based on one essential fact seen in pharmacies, clinics and other care sites every day. The more patients know their pharmacist, the more they will know about their...

2014-10-01 08:30:55

New Preferred Pharmacy Network to Offer Seniors $0 and $1 Copayments on Tier 1 Generics ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that its two nationally available 2015 Express Scripts Medicare(®) Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) will offer a preferred retail pharmacy network featuring Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG), helping America's seniors obtain more value, choice and clinical support for their Medicare dollars....

2014-09-30 23:13:26

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Pharmacy Automation Systems Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Pharmacy automation systems benefit hospitals and pharmacies in ways that can best be described as effective and error-free. As demand grows across the globe, there are immense opportunities for vendors in the global pharmacy automation...

2014-09-29 23:06:14

This study, Impact of Physician Dispensing Reform in Georgia, 2nd Edition, is an update to the 2013 WCRI study that examined the early results of Georgia’s reform using pre- and post-reform data. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) showed that Georgia’s changes to the reimbursement rules for physician-dispensed drugs reduced the average price per pill paid by 25–40 percent for most of the drugs commonly...

2014-09-29 16:25:29

This Battle Must be Won at the Pharmacy Counter WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt today outlined policy solutions that could reduce prescription fraud and abuse in Medicare Part D at a Capitol Hill briefing, "Prescription Opioid Abuse: Fighting Back on Many Fronts," sponsored by the Alliance for Health Reform and PCMA. The briefing featured several government and industry experts...

2014-09-29 16:24:36

Bob Pack, Who Lost His Children to Negligence Prop 46 Will Prevent, Releases New Yes on 46 Ad Warning Voters About Medical Industry's Deceptive Ad Campaign SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bob Pack, who lost his two young children to a doctor-shopping driver, today called on the California Medical Association to immediately cease airing a television ad from opponents of Proposition 46 that the San Jose Mercury News called "shamelessly deceptive" and of which the...

2014-09-25 08:27:27

Donation program accepting new applications for police departments nationwide to receive drug collection units WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy(®) announced today that is marking National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, September 27 by renewing its innovative community donation program to support local drug collection efforts by law enforcement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148272 In collaboration with The Partnership for Drug-Free...

2014-09-25 04:22:07

Good Neighbor Pharmacy Ranks Highest among Chain Drug Store Pharmacies; Sam's Club Ranks Highest among Mass Merchandiser Pharmacies; Publix Ranks Highest among Supermarket Pharmacies; Kaiser Permanente Mail Pharmacy Ranks Highest among Mail Order Pharmacies WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacist and staff interactions with customers are increasingly important drivers of satisfaction and share of wallet for both brick and mortar as well as mail order pharmacies,...

2014-09-24 23:14:05

Help Doctors, Patients and their Families, Manage Pain and Psych Medications. New Affordable Locked Automatic Pill Dispenser for Home or Institutional Use released by e-pill Medication Reminders. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 15,000 people die each year from overdosing on prescription painkillers. Addiction to narcotic medication is an epidemic plaguing many patients and their families across the country. Prescription drug abuse is common, 1 in 20 people (12 and older) admitted to...

2014-09-24 12:29:13

New data illustrates importance of drug take-backs to help prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and deaths HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To support a nationwide effort to clear homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs, Capital BlueCross is reminding residents to take advantage of the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. Take-Back Day...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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