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2014-08-05 23:05:12

The annual award recognizes a pharmacy that epitomizes what it means to be a Good Neighbor Pharmacy. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Good Neighbor Pharmacy – a national independent pharmacy network – announced the 2014 Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year award winner at its 2014 ThoughtSpot conference and tradeshow in Las Vegas. The annual award recognizes a pharmacy that epitomizes what it means to be a Good Neighbor Pharmacy. “Each year, nominees are evaluated on their...

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...

2014-08-04 23:01:52

The WCU School of Pharmacy is housed in the newly-opened Los Angeles Learning Site; the PharmD program starts in August. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 West Coast University (WCU) is celebrating an exciting milestone in the life of the 105-year-old, regionally accredited university; founded in 1909, WCU focuses on health sciences education, and the University has announced the launch of the new Doctorate of Pharmacy program (PharmD), which is being offered at the recently...

2014-08-01 23:06:17

Progene®’s latest national study surveyed pharmacists’ understanding of low testosterone while assessing their attitudes towards synthetic testosterone drugs vs. natural botanical remedies. Cincinnati,OH (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Progene®’s research data shows that even those pharmacists who consider themselves conventional and mainstream admit to a greater confidence and frequency in recommending herbal supplements. 46% indicated that they would recommend a “natural...

2014-08-01 23:01:05

Key themes include business transformation, outlining new opportunities and key learnings for the year ahead Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 The evolving healthcare landscape presents unique issues and opportunities for independent community pharmacies. At ThoughtSpot 2014, AmerisourceBergen and Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s annual tradeshow, pharmacists are equipped with practices and resources to enhance patient care and profitability. At today’s General Session, AmerisourceBergen...

2014-07-31 23:11:28

Annual independent community pharmacy tradeshow takes stage in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Thousands of independent community pharmacists, industry insiders and exhibitors from across the country have come together today to kick off ThoughtSpot 2014, AmerisourceBergen and Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s annual tradeshow. "ThoughtSpot 2014 is Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s annual conference to deliver community pharmacists resources and tools to help their businesses...

2014-07-31 23:04:34

Annual conference serves as capstone event for a year of programs and services centered on medication adherence and compliance. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Today, Good Neighbor Pharmacy reinforced its commitment to helping independent pharmacies enhance patient care by kicking off another year of programs focused on compliance and medication adherence. The first of many education sessions and initiatives took place today during the opening of ThoughtSpot 2014, Good Neighbor...

2014-07-31 12:28:58

As Support for H.R. 4577 Grows, Voters Reject Anti-Patient Scare Tactics ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As members of Congress prepare to see voters during a month-long recess and more lawmakers sign on to cosponsor a bipartisan patient choice proposal, the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today announced that a nationwide survey found overwhelming support for expanding Medicare seniors' access to discounted or "preferred" copays in...

2014-07-30 23:01:11

The pharmacy announces new changes. Sugar Land, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 New changes are in store for MedX Pharmacy! The compounding pharmacy recently announced their plans to move to a new facility. The official date of the relocation has not yet been announced, but they will be moving soon. MedX Pharmacy will be moving into a new building located at 6302 W Broadway in Pearland, TX 77581. This is the old Wells Fargo building. The new facility will be larger than their current one and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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