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2014-09-11 23:00:52

The adoption of medication management solutions by healthcare providers is increasing, owing to the rising concerns for minimizing adverse drug events and related medication errors. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/medication-management-market-107137346.html (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The report “Medication Management Market by Systems (CPOE, CDSS, Automated Dispensing, Assurance Systems), Services (Medication Analytics, POC Verification, ADE Surveillance), Mode of...

2014-09-03 12:30:18

NEEDHAM, Mass. and BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lahey Health and Dovetail Health have partnered to launch a medication management solutions program targeting the 35,000 patients managed through Lahey's Medicare Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization (ACO). The program, titled Lahey Health Enhanced Care Program, is targeting the most clinically complex patients within the Lahey Health ACO and engaging them in their home and community to prevent hospital...

2014-08-14 12:27:24

CINCINNATI, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of pharmacies was named a 2014 Pinnacle Award honoree by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) in recognition of the company's significant contributions to patient care and outcomes. "We are honored to receive this recognition," said Philecia Avery, PharmD, Kroger's vice president of pharmacy. "The Pinnacle Award is a testament to our pharmacy teams' amazing work and dedication to patient care."...

2014-08-12 12:28:37

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Support Services, Inc. announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Rite Aid, one of the nation's leading drugstore chains. Through the agreement, CSS will provide MTMPath medication management software to Rite Aid pharmacies piloting Rite Aid's new Health Alliance program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135515 Unveiled in March of this year, Rite Aid's Health Alliance program offers coordinated,...

2014-08-06 23:02:11

Funds to Support Product Development and International Expansion Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, today announced it has secured $10 million in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank. This financing is an expansion of the existing relationship between DrFirst and Silicon Valley Bank. “We have a long-standing relationship with DrFirst that we’re pleased to expand on to...

2014-08-05 23:01:50

Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. The findings, reported today in Health Affairs, suggest also that greater adherence to medications can lead to a reduction in emergency room visits and hospital admissions, thereby lowering health care costs for a variety of chronic conditions including diabetes and asthma. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...

2014-08-05 12:09:30

University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. The findings, reported today in Health Affairs, suggest also that greater adherence to medications can lead to a reduction in emergency room visits and hospital admissions, thereby lowering health care costs for a variety of chronic conditions...

2014-07-30 16:29:12

AMCP was one of ten national pharmacy groups that developed document ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) last evening expressed support for the "Pharmacists' Patient Care Process" recently developed by the Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP). As a JCPP member, AMCP worked with other member organizations over a two-year period to develop a scalable, viable and consistent patient...

2014-07-15 23:04:49

New initiatives emphasize role of local pharmacists in enhancing Medicare Star Ratings, participating in innovative healthcare models. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 OutcomesMTM™ has announced the launch of 20 new Medication Therapy Management (MTM) programs. The programs, available in various locations across the United States, position local pharmacists as key healthcare providers in delivering Comprehensive Medication Reviews (CMRs), addressing medication non-adherence and...

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...


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