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2014-10-01 08:33:42

American Pharmacists Month is time to "Know Your Pharmacist--Know Your Medicine" WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October is American Pharmacists Month, and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) wants you to "Know Your Pharmacist--Know Your Medicine." The messaging of American Pharmacists Month is based on one essential fact seen in pharmacies, clinics and other care sites every day. The more patients know their pharmacist, the more they will know about their...

2014-10-01 08:30:45

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health is thanking its 26,000 pharmacists during October's American Pharmacists Month for their role in changing the way health care is delivered to increase access, lower costs and improve quality in the Company's retail pharmacies, mail service pharmacies and specialty pharmacies nationwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140905/143585 "Last month, we changed our company name to CVS Health to reflect our broader health care...

2014-09-30 23:13:26

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Pharmacy Automation Systems Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Pharmacy automation systems benefit hospitals and pharmacies in ways that can best be described as effective and error-free. As demand grows across the globe, there are immense opportunities for vendors in the global pharmacy automation...

2014-09-29 16:26:02

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pharmacists have an important role in ensuring that clinical trials are conducted according to good clinical trials practices. The Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association has released the HOPA Investigational Drug Service Best Practice Standards, the first of its kind that provides the best practice standards and guidance for pharmacists and institutions that conduct clinical trials. The HOPA Investigational Drug Service Best...

2014-09-29 08:32:09

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Council of the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) has elected Mark F. Scanlon, R.Ph. as President and Esmail Merani, R.Ph. as Vice-President for the 2014-2015 Council year. Each will serve a one-year term from September 2014 through to September 2015. Scanlon, a third-generation pharmacist from the Peterborough area, is a graduate of the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. Carrying on in the same profession of his father and...

2014-09-26 16:23:59

FLINT, Mich., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, is proud to announce that clinical technology manager Mike Crowe, PharmD, MBA, CSP, FMPA, was honored as a finalist in the 2014 Next-Generation(TM) Pharmacist awards. Crowe was selected as a finalist in two categories: rising star, which recognizes pharmacists defining the future standard of pharmacy practice, and specialty pharmacist, which recognizes pharmacists who excel in...

2014-09-25 08:27:37

University of Toledo's Dr. Sharrel Pinto to Lead Study Using MTS Adherence Packaging Solutions from Omnicell MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell® Inc. today announced the commencement of the STOMPP (Study the Effect of a Hybrid Pharmacy Practice Model on Medication Adherence) clinical study. The evaluation is led by Dr. Sharrel Pinto, Division Head and Associate Professor in the Health Outcomes and Socioeconomic Sciences Division and Research Director of the Center...

2014-09-25 04:22:07

Good Neighbor Pharmacy Ranks Highest among Chain Drug Store Pharmacies; Sam's Club Ranks Highest among Mass Merchandiser Pharmacies; Publix Ranks Highest among Supermarket Pharmacies; Kaiser Permanente Mail Pharmacy Ranks Highest among Mail Order Pharmacies WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacist and staff interactions with customers are increasingly important drivers of satisfaction and share of wallet for both brick and mortar as well as mail order pharmacies,...

2014-09-24 12:29:04

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --ReCept Pharmacy, LP proudly announces its approval of accreditation status by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for the services of Specialty Pharmacy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/147956 Achieving accreditation is a process where healthcare organizations demonstrate compliance with national standards. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organization's dedication and commitment to meeting standards that...

2014-09-24 08:28:28

Clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into new clinical affiliations with three leading academic medical centers to enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. The collaborating medical centers include the University of Maryland Medical System,...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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