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2014-10-31 16:23:51

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Talyst, a market leader in pharmacy automation, will be exhibiting at the 2014 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. The meeting and expo will bring together pharmacists and suppliers for continuing education, networking opportunities and exposure to the latest technologies. In recent years, financial growth and increasing productivity has been a large focus for LTC pharmacies. The InSite®...

2014-10-30 23:08:36

Rx Care Pharmacy is now strengthening its engagement with the community through same-day delivery of medication to homes at no cost. PALM BAY, FL. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Rx Care is strengthening its engagement with the Palm Bay residents by offering personalized services. Aware of how uncomfortable certain disease states can be, the pharmacy offers a no charge, confidential, same-day delivery of medication to homes or designated locations. Located at 1270 Malabar Rd. SE Ste 2, Palm...

2014-10-30 08:36:36

Clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into new clinical affiliations with three leading regional health systems to enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. The collaborating health systems include Baptist Health System in Alabama; Community Health...

2014-10-29 23:16:38

Skilled Care Pharmacy and Maple Knoll Communities have established a new partnership in which Skilled Care will be the main pharmacy provider for all of Maple Knoll Communities. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Skilled Care Pharmacy, the Midwest’s leading institutional pharmacy that provides caring and expert medication dispensing to healthcare facilities, and Maple Knoll Communities, one of Cincinnati’s largest senior living organizations, have established a new partnership...

2014-10-29 08:32:03

New pharmacy adds nearly 200 jobs ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Rx, a full-service pharmacy created for patients with complex chronic conditions, such as those with kidney disease, announced today the grand opening of its new Orlando, Florida, pharmacy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO The new facility triples DaVita Rx's square footage in Florida from 17,000 sq. ft. to 50,000 sq. ft., adds customer service and clinical operations to...

2014-10-28 16:26:54

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Independent community pharmacies are increasingly providing services to support patient compliance with their prescribed drug regimen (or "medication adherence") and set a new record high in the proportion of prescriptions filled with typically lower-cost generic drugs, according to the National Community Pharmacists Association's (NCPA) 2014 Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health....

2014-10-28 12:31:39

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has announced that Hannah Peabody, CPhT, of East Syracuse, NY, has been selected as the 2014 PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) of the Year(©). Ms. Peabody is the Certified Pharmacy Technician at The Patient Rx Center of Hematology/Oncology Associates of Central New York (HOACNY), a private practice with more than 40 providers seeing 4,500 patients annually. She has helped...

2014-10-28 04:22:44

ABU DHABI, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaEDGE, a unique Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program for pharmacists of Middle East and North African (MENA) countries was organized in Abu Dhabi, UAE recently. The initiative was supported with an academic grant by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a leading research-based global pharmaceuticals company with operations in over 90 countries including the Gulf countries. (Photo:...

2014-10-27 23:11:39

Frisco, TX: Stonebriar Pharmacy announced today its acquisition by Physician Partners of America, a successful Florida based healthcare company, leveraging experience in healthcare practice management, strategic partnerships and operations of Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Frisco, Texas (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 In the Dallas-Fort-Worth Metroplex alone, Physician Partners of America, a leader in healthcare offers technological advancements to its patients through it's 13 Texas Pain...

2014-10-27 08:29:08

Academic Health System Selects Omnicell as a Collaborative Partner to Support Pharmacy, Nurse Workflow and Increase Patient Safety MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (NASDAQ:OMCL), today announced that Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has selected the Company's pharmacy, nursing and data analytics solutions to drive workflow efficiencies that improve patient care. Omnicell's Unity enterprise platform will support...


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