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2013-12-19 16:27:06

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania jobs, revenue and pharmacies are under attack by obscure, yet powerful, pharmaceutical corporate middlemen and the state's independent community pharmacists say the best hope for relief is enacting legislation during the 2014 legislative session, the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) said today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) "Across the Keystone State 1,005 independent...

2013-12-17 23:27:13

A new study published in the American Journal of Managed Care suggests that diabetic patients who use accredited online pharmacies may actually have better health outcomes than those who use local walk-in pharmacies. The Canadian Pharmacy hopes this new study will encourage more people to consider the convenience and affordability of ordering medication online. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 A study published in November 2013 in the American Journal of Managed Care indicates...

2013-12-17 23:23:52

New team includes experts in patient care, medical technology, reimbursement and pharmacology focused on enabling genetics-based prescribing at the point of care. Seatte, WA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Genelex, a pioneer in personalized medicine and genetics-based medication management, today announced formation of its Clinical Advisory Board. The diverse group of experts will help inform the development and clinical utility of the YouScript® Personalized Prescribing System, which...

2013-12-17 08:30:07

Course provides Continuing Education Credit for Pharmacists WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTC Markets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com), a leader in providing consulting services and patented systems to the medical and retail industries, announced that they will be the sponsor of Drugstore News' Collaborative Care Continuing Education Webinar. The course will be held tonight, December 17, 2013 at 8:30 pm EST. The program is titled "Medical Marijuana in the...

2013-12-12 23:01:16

Price Chopper and CDPHP have unveiled new state-of-the-art health screening kiosks at six area Price Choppers. The partnership - unique in the Capital Region - benefits CDPHP members and Price Chopper shoppers by offering a wide variety of health services right in the Price Chopper pharmacy. Schenectady, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Price Chopper Supermarkets has partnered with CDPHP to offer the community access to innovative health services and screenings at new, state-of-the-art Health...

2013-12-11 23:28:04

Bad leaders ruin organizations, good leaders inspire their team to achieve greatness. A new book by Dr. Greg L. Alston that teaches anyone how to become a successful leader hit #1 Best Seller Status for Management books on December 4th. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Leadership and management is critical to the success of any organization. 75% of workers report that dealing with their immediate supervisor is the most stressful part of their job according to the Gallup Business...

2013-12-11 08:24:06

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVA Health, a member of the UAB Health System, has adopted MedSnap ID, a mobile medication safety technology that will allow its care managers to identify the medications a patient is taking and determine potential harmful drug interactions with a snap of an iPhone® camera. MedSnap ID uses computer vision technology to quickly identify an entire patient medication regimen including generic, brand name, and over-the-counter medications....

2013-12-10 23:30:16

In a survey reported in Health Affairs, America was found to have the highest drug prices out of 11 developing nations. The Canadian Pharmacy encourages Americans who are struggling with high drug costs to explore ordering their medications online. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 America the brave, home of the... most expensive drugs out of 11 developed nations, according to a recent survey that was conducted by the Commonwealth Fund. According to the survey, which was...

2013-12-10 16:24:58

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement can be attributed to Baeteena Black, executive director of the Tennessee Pharmacists Association, in response to a new opinion by Attorney General Robert Cooper, which found that local ordinances to require a prescription for common cold and allergy medicines run afoul of existing state law. "I applaud Attorney General Cooper for clearly demonstrating the prescription-only ordinances at the local level violate...

2013-12-09 23:21:57

Swisslog solutions for ensuring traceable transport include patented technologies exhibited for the first time at the annual meeting of hospital pharmacists. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Swisslog Healthcare Solutions, the market leader for hospital pneumatic tube systems, announces the exhibition of its TransLogic® Pneumatic Tube System chain-of-custody solutions for hospitals in booth 1113 at the 2013 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical...