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2014-06-06 04:21:22

GENEVA, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the campaign's six-month anniversary, Fight the Fakes ( http://www.fightthefakes.org) is proud to announce eleven new partners, bringing the total number of member organizations to twenty-five. New partners, representing wholesalers, pharmacists, mobile app services, coalitions for consumer protection and generic pharmaceutical manufactures, join the campaign to speak up and spread the word about the devastating impact of fake...

2014-06-04 08:32:52

Retail pharmacies that have participated in company's MTM pilot program have delivered nearly four times as many comprehensive medication reviews as the industry average DUBLIN, Ohio, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health today launched a new solution to make it easier and more time-efficient for retail pharmacies to help patients better understand and adhere to their medications. The IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics reports that the United States could save as much as $200...

2014-06-03 23:03:24

Raymond R. Carlson, a pharmacist and owner of RC Compounding Services, will answer questions and lead a discussion about how ostomies may affect the absorption of prescription medications during the meeting June 10 at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The June meeting of the Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group will feature casual conversation with a pharmacist. Raymond R. Carlson, a pharmacist and owner of RC Compounding Services, will answer...

2014-06-02 23:04:20

Partnership part of larger agreement involving CHE Trinity Health to serve patients’ healthcare needs and further their continuum of care. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Lourdes Health System has launched an innovative partnership with Walgreens to improve the care of its patients after they are discharged from the hospital. The partnership is part of a larger collaboration between the nation’s largest drugstore chain and CHE Trinity Health, Lourdes’ parent organization. “Medication...

2014-05-30 12:25:52

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Talyst, a market leader in pharmacy automation and 340B solutions, will be exhibiting at the 2014 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Summer Meeting in Las Vegas, NV. The company will be showcasing both its acute care pharmacy automation solutions and 340B software products and services. Talyst's pharmacy automation provides enterprise-wide medication management across the entire health system. Talyst offers a variety...

2014-05-29 23:15:26

Retail Management Solutions will once again attend and exhibit at the 2014 conference of the Georgia Pharmacy Association, June 25 - 29 in Panama Beach, FL. Lacey, WA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 One of the leading providers of pharmacy point-of-sale technologies will attend the Georgia Pharmacy Association’s annual convention, to be held June 25th-29th, 2014, at Wyndham Bay Point Resort in Panama Beach, FL. “Retail Management Solutions has attended this show for many years,” says Mike...

2014-05-28 23:15:41

Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, today announced it is working with Cardinal Health to provide new clinical support services to members focused on helping them improve patient outcomes and the financial performance of pharmacies. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, today announced it is working with Cardinal Health to provide new clinical support services to members focused on helping...

2014-05-28 23:11:06

One of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, BioPlus, announces the hiring of Robert Jones, Jr. as a Regional Clinical Liaison to better support prescriber offices and patients in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy, one of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, welcomes Robert (Bobby) Jones, Jr. to the company. He has been hired as a new Regional Clinical Liaison focused on the area of hepatitis C...

2014-05-28 12:31:03

Will Implement Omnicell Technology Throughout Minnesota's Largest Integrated Health System MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell Inc., (NASDAQ:OMCL), today announced that Allina Health has selected the company to be its provider of automated medication solutions for the 12 acute care hospitals across its integrated delivery network. Allina Health is known for offering advanced technology and high quality of care to patients in communities throughout Minnesota and...

2014-05-27 23:09:56

The UA College of Pharmacy shares its expertise in heterogeneity and comparative effectiveness research. Tucson, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Pharmacists, medical and pharmacy managers and pharmacy benefit managers will be interested in four articles by researchers at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy to be published in the June issue of the Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy http://www.amcp.org/jmcp/. The articles deal with various aspects of the subject of...


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