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2014-07-28 23:06:58

Los Angeles technology public relations firm PMBC Group is pleased to announce a client relationship with Vincent Mehdizadeh, author, philanthropist and nationally recognized leader within the alternative medicine and prescription dispensing industry. Mehdizadeh is the founder and senior strategist of Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX), a company that features patented systems that help pharmacies, marijuana dispensaries and hospitals track and control how sensitive medications are dispensed. Los...

2014-07-25 12:24:46

Part of the Government's comprehensive approach to tackle prescription drug abuse OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today issued a national Call for Proposals to improve the prescribing practices for prescription drugs that have a high risk of abuse or addiction. Health Canada will devote $3.6 million to support the development of evidence-based practices for appropriate prescribing of the most commonly abused classes of...

2014-07-24 16:26:45

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene marked the success of the city-wide BigAppleRx prescription discount card program. BigAppleRx has surpassed more than $25 million in savings for New Yorkers since it was launched in May 2011. The BigAppleRx program aims to provide savings on prescription medications to anyone experiencing coverage gaps, including those who have no health insurance or high co-pays or deductibles...

2014-07-24 08:33:04

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., the company that has built an innovative new direct-to-consumer prescription delivery channel in physician offices, MedStart Connect, today announced it eliminates many of the underlying issues related to medication non-adherence and hospital readmission rates specified in a study published in a recent issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine. In the study, researchers reported that frequent changes in generic medication pill...

2014-07-23 23:27:01

Pharmacy automation leader Kirby Lester, LLC announced its KL1Plus pill counting device includes streamlined functionality to perform a trackable double-count for any prescription coming out of a vial-filling robot. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Kirby Lester, LLC, the leading pharmacy automation provider, announced its KL1Plus medication dispensing device includes streamlined functionality to perform a trackable double-count for any prescription coming out of a vial-filling...

2014-07-23 23:16:18

Drugstore Lobby Bill Guts Discount Pharmacy Networks in Medicare Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Legislation backed by the drugstore lobby (H.R. 4577, “Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2014”) championing so-called “any willing pharmacy” mandates in Medicare Part D would undermine the availability of lower cost preferred pharmacy networks and increase Medicare spending by $21 billion over the next 10 years, according to new research from The Moran Company...

2014-07-23 23:04:12

One of California’s leading Medicaid plans adopts SafeUseNow to quickly identify and help stop prescription drug abuse ENCINITAS, Calif. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 SafeUseNow℠, a prescription drug abuse risk identification and intervention program developed by Principled Strategies, today announced a service agreement with Partnership HealthPlan of California. Utilizing SafeUseNow’s patent-pending risk model, Partnership HealthPlan can quickly identify patients at risk of misusing and...

2014-07-22 12:30:46

Drugstore Lobby Bill Guts Discount Pharmacy Networks in Medicare WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation backed by the drugstore lobby (H.R. 4577, "Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2014") championing so-called "any willing pharmacy" mandates in Medicare Part D would undermine the availability of lower cost preferred pharmacy networks and increase Medicare spending by $21 billion over the next 10 years, according to new research from The Moran Company...

2014-07-21 20:22:24

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today environmental activist and consumer advocate Erin Brockovich announced her support for Prop 46, the November ballot initiative that will protect patient safety and save lives. Brockovich is best known for the work she did to build a case against PG&E on their groundwater contamination in Hinkley, CA, in 1993. The case, which settled in 1996, is one of many anti-pollution cases that Brockovich participated in over the...

2014-07-18 23:05:47

Valued Pharmacy Services (VPS) – an innovative PBM Consulting Company based in St. Louis – has entered into a joint venture with Truveris, Inc. St. Louis (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Valued Pharmacy Services (VPS) – an innovative PBM Consulting Company based in St. Louis – has entered into a joint venture with Truveris, Inc., effective July, 2014. Based in New York City, Truveris (http://www.truveris.com) develops software to drive efficiency, transparency and cost containment in the...


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