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2014-09-10 23:02:33

Mail, Specialty Pharmacies to Save $311 Billion over 10 Years Washington D.C. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Mail-service and specialty pharmacies will save consumers, employers, unions, and government plans a combined $311 billion over the next decade, according to new research from Visante, released today by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). “Home delivery of traditional and specialty drugs offers one of the easiest ways to reduce health costs,” said PCMA President...

2014-09-10 12:28:59

Drugstore Lobby Wants To Mandate More Costly Options WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mail-service and specialty pharmacies will save consumers, employers, unions, and government plans a combined $311 billion over the next decade, according to new research from Visante, released today by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). "Home delivery of traditional and specialty drugs offers one of the easiest ways to reduce health costs," said PCMA President and...

2014-09-09 23:11:18

Hillsborough River Pharmacy Inc. (http://www.hriverpharmacy.com), known for its specialty compounded medicines, has partnered with the Hillsborough County of Florida to bring help to the needy, mental, and homeless people in the community. In addition, they help their customers who don’t have insurance or whose prescriptions are not covered by insurance. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Hillsborough River Pharmacy Inc. is a minority owned pharmacy currently celebrating its 5th year...

2014-09-09 23:09:57

Kit Check today announced that 100 hospitals have adopted the company’s pharmacy kit processing and medication tracking software. From its first site in April 2012 to site 100 in September 2014, it is the fastest known adoption rate of software for the hospital pharmacy. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Kit Check™ ( http://kitcheck.com ), the leader in hospital pharmacy kit processing and medication tracking software, today announced that over 100 hospitals are using its...

2014-09-09 20:25:04

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(®) (NABP(®)) has launched the .pharmacy generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) to provide consumers around the world a means for identifying safe, legal, and ethical online pharmacies and related resources. Of the tens of thousands of rogue sites selling prescription drugs online, NABP has reviewed over 10,800 and found that nearly 97% do not follow pharmacy laws and standards...

2014-09-08 12:29:22

PCAB accreditation recognizes Brown's commitment to high quality control, quality assurance and quality improvement standards; assures patients receive high-quality medication. ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown's Compounding Center, a Colorado pharmacy that creates customized prescription medications to meet individual patients' needs, today announced it has achieved accreditation from the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB), a service of Accreditation...

2014-09-05 08:24:14

PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy announced today, September 5, 2014, that the University of Pittsburgh has added them as a specialty pharmacy provider for eligible faculty, staff, and dependents, effective immediately. PITTSBURGH, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy is a Pittsburgh-based entity and is one of the nation's fastest growing specialty pharmacies. It will be a new option for University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff to receive their specialty medications....

2014-09-04 23:08:25

Market Size - $5,494.0 Million in 2013, Market Growth – CAGR of 7.3%, Market Trends –Growing demand for automated compounding systems; latest report by Grand View Research. View Full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/pharmacy-automation-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The global market for pharmacy automation devices is expected to reach USD 8,996.8 million by 2020, growing at an estimated CAGR of 7.3% from 2014 to 2020,...

2014-09-03 23:11:21

Kit Check announced that its cloud-based pharmacy kit processing software has tracked two million medications with RFID. The milestone medication was Dexamethasone used at Benefis Health System in Great Falls Montana. Great Falls, MT (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Kit Check™ (http://kitcheck.com), the leader in hospital pharmacy kit processing and medication tracking software, today announced that hospital users have tracked two million medications using the company’s RFID-based solution....

2014-09-03 12:30:18

NEEDHAM, Mass. and BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lahey Health and Dovetail Health have partnered to launch a medication management solutions program targeting the 35,000 patients managed through Lahey's Medicare Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization (ACO). The program, titled Lahey Health Enhanced Care Program, is targeting the most clinically complex patients within the Lahey Health ACO and engaging them in their home and community to prevent hospital...


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