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2014-01-21 23:32:59

Ashworth College (http://www.ashworthcollege.edu) has announced the Pharmacy Technician Training Certification has been expanded to better fulfill requirements in all 50 states. Norcross, Georgia (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Ashworth College (http://www.ashworthcollege.edu), a leading online school, has expanded its certification preparation training for students earning their Pharmacy Technician Career Diploma to include certification exams that apply to students in all 50 states. The...

2014-01-17 08:23:23

LAKE MARY, Fla., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VUCA Health, which has created the largest and most robust medication video library in the world to address health literacy, announced today that Liberty Software, a leading pharmacy management solution focused on innovation and customer service, will offer the MedsOnCue solution to its base of pharmacies. "The medication experience delivered by MedsOnCue is like nothing else on the market today. This is the type of innovation we like...

2014-01-15 12:26:36

Select Meijer pharmacies in Michigan participate in regional patient care study to provide testing, medications quicker for common illnesses GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As health officials across the Midwest warn against the widespread reach of the flu virus, select Meijer pharmacies in Michigan will offer free diagnostic testing for influenza and strep throat to eligible patients, enabling Meijer pharmacists to administer tests and, in some cases, fill the matching...

2014-01-13 08:30:06

Company Recognizes 2013 Winners of the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations' Excellence in Innovation Award MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), is pleased to honor the 2013 recipients of the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations' (NASPA) Excellence in Innovation Award. Forty-two pharmacists in 41 states were recognized last year. The award is coordinated annually by NASPA and sponsored by Upsher-Smith....

2014-01-13 08:27:26

Advanced analytics technology adds population drug therapy management and predictive capabilities to medication monitoring and pharmacogenetics for optimizing medication outcomes. SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Laboratories, a leader in the science of medication monitoring and pharmacogenetic testing, announced today its acquisition of RxAnte, a health care predictive analytics and decision support company that improves population-level...

2014-01-13 04:20:57

GENEVA, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Trust and respect are essential for advancing healthcare - Based on shared overarching principles, the Consensus Framework puts patients first, supports ethical research and innovation, ensures independence and ethical conduct, and promotes transparency and accountability - Highlights best practice for different groups collaborating to advance patient healthcare Five...

2014-01-09 12:27:13

Coalition publishes new evidence on the patient impact of drug shortages in U.S. CHICAGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to newly published results from a survey of pharmacy directors, drug shortages remain a serious problem for patient safety. Nearly half of the responding directors reported adverse events at their facilities due to drug shortages, including patient deaths. The survey was conducted by Northwestern Medicine(®) researchers in partnership with MedAssets, as...

2014-01-06 12:27:29

Research Published in the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy Evaluates Key Indicators WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) gain traction among both private and public payers, so do expectations that these networks of health care providers will improve the quality of patient care and reduce overall costs. However, new research shows that ACOs have not yet developed the capabilities they need to leverage optimal medication use to achieve...

2014-01-03 12:23:28

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) CEO B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, issued the following statement today regarding the 2014 implementation of new health insurance marketplace plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) "Helping patients sort through new or revised health insurance coverage is business-as-usual for independent community...

2013-12-27 23:01:54

Jillian Hernandez is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 NAPW honors Jillian Hernandez as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in long term care consulting with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional...