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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...

2014-05-27 23:02:43

RxSteward, BioPlus’ cost-saving intervention program, provides significant cost savings to payers, according to data from hepatitis C patients presented at Armada’s 2014 Annual Specialty Pharmacy Summit. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the nation’s largest specialty pharmacies specializing in hepatitis C, presented at an educational panel during Armada’s 2014 Annual Specialty Pharmacy Summit & Expo. BioPlus’...

2014-05-23 12:24:54

IRVINE, Calif., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. (CAPS(®)) announced today that its Vice President of Marketing and Professional Services, Michael Koch, R.Ph. MBA, was a guest speaker at this year's Louisiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists meeting in New Orleans. Mr. Koch presented an ACPE- accredited lecture entitled, "Ensuring Pharmacy Compliance and Patient Safety Under the Drug Quality and Security Act." Mr. Koch is considered an expert...

2014-05-22 08:30:21

DURHAM, N.C., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CMS Marketplace Quality Team announced on Monday, May 19, the final 2015 Quality Rating System (QRS) Beta Test Measure set. This set of measures will apply to the Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) offered in the Marketplaces in 2014, and includes measures of medication adherence for patients using Renin Angiotensin System (RAS) Antagonists, Non-Insulin Diabetes Medications, and Statins. Photo -...

2014-05-21 08:28:28

CutisPharma has moved to a larger facility to support growth WILMINGTON, Mass., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CutisPharma, Inc. announced its move to a new location at 841 Woburn St. Wilmington, MA. "We are pleased to announce our relocation to a larger facility to support our record growth," said Dr. Indu Muni, founder, chairman, and CEO of CutisPharma, Inc. "The move will help to maintain our expansion, particularly in the areas of Research and Development, Customer Service, and...

2014-05-20 23:11:34

Innovaacom thanks its clients and employees for seven years of successful partnerships to proactively address global health concerns and triples staff to meet demand. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Innovaacom, LLC, a leader in medical education and event design for top-tier pharmaceutical and teaching institutions, announced today that this spring marks the company’s 7th anniversary. In 2007, Innovaacom Founder Ornella Vincenzino, launched a medical communications agency in a...

2014-05-20 12:34:06

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) CEO B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA issued the following statement today in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) final rule for 2015 Part D prescription drug plans: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100106/DC33253LOGO "NCPA is still reviewing the final CMS rule but we have some initial observations. "First, we commend CMS for requiring plan...

2014-05-20 12:33:36

Cheri Kraemer, RPh, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Recognized as a Female Advocate Who is Advancing the Compounding Industry in the Sioux Falls Community HOUSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, PCCA announced that Cheri Kraemer, RPh, owner of Pharmacy Specialties, Inc. of Sioux Falls, is the winner of the 2014 Evelyn Timmons Advocacy Award. The award pays tribute to Timmons, a pioneer in the compounding industry, by honoring a passionate, committed, and tenacious...

2014-05-15 08:32:44

Clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into new clinical affiliations with four major regional health systems to enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. The collaborating health systems include Hartford HealthCare in Connecticut; Memorial Health in...

2014-05-14 23:10:33

The May 9 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s (AIS) Drug Benefit News (DBN) offers coverage of AIS’s recent webinar on drug-related star ratings, including commentary and strategies from executives from Seattle-based Group Health Cooperative, which has consistently earned high marks. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 In the final 2015 Advance Notice and Call Letter, CMS last month confirmed that its three-year quality bonus payment demonstration — which offered scaled bonus...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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