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2014-06-19 23:02:05

Medication Therapy Management Developments, Value Highlighted (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Medication Therapy Management (MTM) industry leader, OutcomesMTM™ has released its 2014 MTM Trends Report. The report, now in its second year, illustrates the impact of face-to-face MTM services on enhancing patient care and the U.S. healthcare system. “The Trends Report appeals to a diverse audience,” said Brand Newland, PharmD, MBA, OutcomesMTM Vice President of Business Development. “The report...

2014-06-04 08:32:52

Retail pharmacies that have participated in company's MTM pilot program have delivered nearly four times as many comprehensive medication reviews as the industry average DUBLIN, Ohio, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health today launched a new solution to make it easier and more time-efficient for retail pharmacies to help patients better understand and adhere to their medications. The IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics reports that the United States could save as much as $200...

2014-05-28 23:15:41

Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, today announced it is working with Cardinal Health to provide new clinical support services to members focused on helping them improve patient outcomes and the financial performance of pharmacies. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, today announced it is working with Cardinal Health to provide new clinical support services to members focused on helping...

2014-05-15 08:31:44

MedVantx MedStart Retail Connect(TM) Expands Immediate Delivery Modality for Initial Generic Medications at the Point of Care to Now Provide Extended Medication Access and Cost Savings through National Network of Over 64,000 Retail Pharmacies across U.S. SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., a leading provider of point-of-care medication adherence and direct-to-patient consumer engagement programs, today announced the Company's MedStart Retail Connect(TM) program....

2014-05-14 04:21:53

New App will improve health outcomes as WHO estimates half of all medications are not taken as prescribed OTTAWA, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - In an effort to help more Canadians take better control of their healthcare, the innovative MyMedRec app has been expanded to the Android and BlackBerry 10 platforms. Initially launched for iPhone in 2012, MyMedRec is a free smartphone app that empowers individuals to use their mobile devices as a tool to manage a wide range of healthcare...

2014-05-12 12:31:29

Extensive Pharmacy Network Enhances Patient Care Opportunities for Health Plans RESTON, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirixa Corporation, the leading provider of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) and other pharmacist-delivered services for health plans, today announced that the Mirixa pharmacy network now encompasses over 50,000 contracted pharmacies throughout the United States and its territories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100818/SF51721LOGO Mirixa's...

2014-05-06 23:02:19

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation today announced the recipients of three research grants totaling $1.8 million to study the impact of pharmacist-collaboration in helping patients manage their medications and avoid readmissions following discharge from the hospital. Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation today announced the recipients of three research grants totaling $1.8 million to study the...

2014-05-05 12:28:25

Shop Your Way(SM) members and Kmart customers can access wide range of medications treating chronic, complex conditions HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart Pharmacy announces today it is working with Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy to give Kmart customers and Shop Your Way(SM) members access to specialty medications, bringing specialized support for a variety of patient conditions, including but not limited to: HIV, Crohn's disease, anemia blood modifiers, and...

2014-04-30 23:11:10

Free Service Significantly Streamlines "Prior Authorization" Process and Reduces Likelihood of Patient Non-Adherence to Drug Therapy Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, and CoverMyMeds, the industry leader in automating prior authorization processes for prescription medications, announced today a partnership to enable electronic prior authorization (ePA) functionality...

2014-04-10 09:52:07

Low-risk Medicare patients entering home health care who received medication therapy management by phone were three times less likely to be hospitalized within the next two months, while those at greater risk saw no benefit, according to a study led by Purdue University. The study helped determine which patients benefit most from medication therapy management by phone and a way to identify them through a standardized risk score, said Alan Zillich, associate professor of pharmacy practice...


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