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2013-02-27 08:28:25

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., the company that created the first ever controlled access to generic samples in US physician offices, today highlighted it's MedStart Connect program as a solution to the problem specified in a recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. In the study, researchers reported that changes in pill color that often occur during the prescription refill process significantly increase the odds of medication non-adherence. The study...

2013-02-26 08:30:01

NCPA Urges More Choice for Seniors; Ending Mail Order Pharmacy Inducements ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A newly conducted study of millions of Medicare Part D prescription drug event (PDE) data has found that community pharmacies provide 90-day medication supplies at lower cost than mail order pharmacies and that local pharmacists substitute lower-cost generic drugs more often when compared to mail order pharmacies. (Logo -...

2013-02-07 08:27:59

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- QuickRxRefills.com, a new online healthcare provider, seeks to become a go-to solution for patients who need immediate assistance with a prescription refill. Unlike so-called online "pharmacies," QuickRxRefills.com is a legal and safe way to obtain prescription refills for many common conditions. The doctors who work with the site are all licensed and based in the United States. Prescriptions are filled at a local pharmacy, so users can be confident that...

2013-01-25 16:26:19

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(®) (NABP(®)) today issued a report outlining how continued collaboration among global stakeholders is vital to eliminating the public health threats posed by rogue Internet drug outlets. The Internet Drug Outlet Identification Program Progress Report for State and Federal Regulators: January 2013, details the Association's five-year progress in providing data on illegal online...

2013-01-24 12:26:41

Seniors Raise Concerns about Mail; Loss of Pharmacist Interaction ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seniors have serious concerns regarding mandatory mail order pharmacy requirements in prescription drug plans, according to a new national survey of 669 Medicare Part D beneficiaries released today by the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) Nearly two-thirds of seniors (63 percent)...

2013-01-14 16:22:44

New Pharmacy Program Threatens Health and Privacy SAN DIEGO, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a move that threatens the health and privacy of patients, Blue Cross of California has illegally targeted HIV/AIDS patients, and other seriously ill consumers, with a new program that will bar them from local pharmacies, according to a new statewide class action lawsuit. Download the lawsuit filed by Consumer Watchdog and Whatley Kallas, LLC here:...

2012-12-15 05:00:52

Blue Sky Drugs is offering new customers a $25 cash coupon on orders of $200 or more during the month of December. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 With the holidays in full swing, BlueSkyDrugs.com, an online Canadian Pharmacy, is happy to offer a December treat to all new customers. Valid through December 31, don't miss taking advantage of $25 in cash, coupon code Cash25, on any $200 purchase. Blue Sky Drugs takes great pride in being able to offer quality generic drugs at...

2012-12-13 16:23:57

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet pharmacy monitoring and compliance firm LegitScript announced that it shut down myrxcash.com, an Internet pharmacy affiliate marketing portal connected to hundreds of websites identified by drug safety regulators as selling unregulated prescription drugs without a prescription. The firm states that it has shut down or disabled more than 15,000 rogue pharmacy websites in 2012, and about 30,000 since 2009. The website myrxcash.com was...

2012-10-26 11:24:23

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(®) (NABP(®)) today issued a report about the importance of collaboration among members of the international pharmacy community to protect patients worldwide from dangers posed by illegal online drug sellers. As described in the Internet Drug Outlet Identification Program Progress Report for State and Federal Regulators: October 2012, global cooperation from...

2012-10-11 07:28:01

HUNT VALLEY, Md., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Medicine-On-Time launched a new website that connects consumers to pharmacists offering its innovative prescription packaging designed to simplify the process of taking multiple medications. In addition to free trials and background information, sortmymeds.com offers consumers the ability to find the closest pharmacy offering the Medicine-On-Time service. 250 pharmacies from around the country are participating in this consumer...