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2014-07-29 23:10:58

Back2Basics' long-term drug and alcohol addiction program resident faces his drug-of-choice post foot surgery while in treatment. Flagstaff, AZ (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Current Back2Basics long-term drug rehab resident Jon B. (age 22) was prescribed pain medication post foot surgery during his first six months of sobriety. This was Jon’s third time in foot surgery – twice on one foot, once on the other– which was how he became addicted to prescription drugs. “I broke my foot a...

2014-07-29 23:03:01

SafeUseNow to demonstrate how its predictive analytics can be used to identify and help mitigate prescription drug abuse risk ENCINITAS, Calif. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 July 29, 2014 - What if you could stop prescription drug abuse directly at the source? That’s the big public health question being addressed by SafeUseNow, an innovative prescription drug abuse risk program developed by Principled Strategies. SafeUseNow has been selected from hundreds of applicants worldwide to be part of...

2014-07-29 16:26:09

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HDMA President and CEO John M. Gray released the following statement on today's passage of the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2014 (H.R. 4709) by the House of Representatives. The legislation is sponsored by Reps. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Judy Chu (D-Calif.) "Today's vote represents a victory for those working to curb our nation's prescription drug...

2014-07-29 12:35:43

DALLAS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Pharmacy Supply (TPS), a leading Dallas-based wholesale distributor of pharmacy supplies announced plans today to expand sales of their Pharmacy Supply business by applying for a GSA Schedule and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services, knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted by the General Services Administration...

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...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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