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2014-08-18 23:04:20

Independent community pharmacy network seeks star of new advertising campaign. Chesterbrook, PA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Good Neighbor Pharmacy – a national independent pharmacy network – invites patients to share their “Good Neighbor Story” for a chance to appear in a national television advertising campaign. Good Neighbor Pharmacy is pleased to announce this new campaign following the success of their award-winning “Straight Scoop” television advertisements. In 2014,...

2014-08-14 16:27:42

Pharmacy benefit manager misleading patients, advocates say FAIRHOPE, Ala., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, is offering ambiguous and misleading reasons for ending coverage of customized prescription medications for 540,000 individuals in order to conceal financial motives, a Patients and Physicians for Rx Access said Thursday, Aug. 14. The organization is fighting to stop the unprecedented benefit cuts being made by...

2014-08-14 12:27:24

CINCINNATI, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of pharmacies was named a 2014 Pinnacle Award honoree by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) in recognition of the company's significant contributions to patient care and outcomes. "We are honored to receive this recognition," said Philecia Avery, PharmD, Kroger's vice president of pharmacy. "The Pinnacle Award is a testament to our pharmacy teams' amazing work and dedication to patient care."...

2014-08-12 23:12:50

In a July 2014 user survey, Kirby Lester KL60 and KL100 robot users reported that their pharmacy automation directly enabled management to leverage their staff pharmacists and technicians to concentrate on major initiatives such as medication adherence, health screenings, immunizations, process improvement and customer care. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Kirby Lester, LLC, a leading pharmacy automation provider, announced that 97% of the company's KL60 and KL100 pharmacy...

2014-08-12 23:06:16

Curriculum Developed by The Arthritis Society Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Pharmacists across the country will soon receive specialized training to better support the unique health needs of those living with arthritis thanks to the launch of a new on-line education program designed by The Arthritis Society. Pharmacists who complete the training will receive certification and be able to offer a wider range of tailored consultations to their patients with arthritis. This is in...

2014-08-12 12:28:37

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Support Services, Inc. announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Rite Aid, one of the nation's leading drugstore chains. Through the agreement, CSS will provide MTMPath medication management software to Rite Aid pharmacies piloting Rite Aid's new Health Alliance program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135515 Unveiled in March of this year, Rite Aid's Health Alliance program offers coordinated,...

2014-08-12 08:29:54

LONDON, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The partner programme launches with over 19 Patient Medicine Record companies participating, with coverage across 30,000 pharmacies in Europe. What is the Aegate Safe Medicine? Aegate Safe Medicine represents a quality benchmark and standard for pharmacists scanning medicine tags for verification, integrity, security and reliability for patient safety. The branded partner program highlights the quality standards it...

2014-08-11 12:27:31

Grassroots Toolkit, Ads Help Pharmacists Make the Case for Bipartisan Solution: H.R. 4577 ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) announced today a nationwide campaign to let Congress know the importance of giving Medicare beneficiaries better access to the pharmacy of their choice and letting community pharmacies in medically underserved areas have the opportunity to participate as "preferred" pharmacies in...

2014-08-07 23:02:54

Members of the Founding Class include two brave young women inspired to study pharmacy after suffering from rare childhood disease, drug reactions. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 On different continents, the young lives of Flavia Nagujja and Caroline (Jung Eun) Kim were deeply affected by childhood illnesses stemming from medical error or lack of information. Kim is a survivor of Reye’s syndrome. The rare but serious condition, linked with aspirin use in children with viral...

2014-08-07 16:29:56

FLINT, Mich., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, is proud to announce that its president, Gary Kadlec, has been elected to the board of directors for the American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE). Kadlec will serve a three-year term as a board member. The AFPE was founded in 1942 to advance and support pharmaceutical education in the United States and is the oldest and largest pharmacy foundation. The AFPE...


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