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2014-04-17 23:00:44

Matt Osterhaus to Focus on Provider Status and Leadership Development Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 OutcomesMTM™ Board member and new President of APhA, Matt Osterhaus, BSPharm, FASCP, FAPhA, both found and offered inspiration at APhA2014. Osterhaus said all the positive energy coming out of pharmacy keeps his battery charged. He celebrated the beginning of his term at a dinner with close friends, colleagues and mentors. “It was extremely rewarding and humbling that people...

2014-04-17 08:28:16

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Staffing Network Healthcare, LLC (MSN), has released its 2014 Pharmacy Career Resolutions Infographic, a visual display of the New Year's resolutions pharmacy professionals have made regarding their career. The infographic, which consists of data collected from more than 200 pharmacy professionals, also uncovers the top factors that would motivate a pharmacist to make a job transition in 2014....

2014-04-10 09:52:07

Low-risk Medicare patients entering home health care who received medication therapy management by phone were three times less likely to be hospitalized within the next two months, while those at greater risk saw no benefit, according to a study led by Purdue University. The study helped determine which patients benefit most from medication therapy management by phone and a way to identify them through a standardized risk score, said Alan Zillich, associate professor of pharmacy practice...

2014-04-09 08:29:56

WELLESLEY, Massachusetts, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCC Research [http://www.bccresearch.com ] (www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, PHARMACY AUTOMATION: TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS [http://www.bccresearch.com/market-research/instrumentation-and-sensors/pharmacy-automation-ias026d.html ] , the global pharmacy automation market is expected to grow to nearly $4.9 billion in 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.8%. The outpatient...

2014-04-08 23:27:39

OutcomesMTM network providers applauded for 2013 achievements. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 OutcomesMTM™, the nation’s leading Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program, has recognized its top chain and independent pharmacies for 2013. New winners took home the Top Chain categories with The Kroger Co. named Top Large Pharmacy Chain and Discount Drug Mart designated as Top Regional Pharmacy Chain. In addition, 42 chain and independent pharmacies were awarded Top MTM Center...

2014-04-07 23:03:09

Students in the Howard University College of Pharmacy are gaining real-world experience in international pharmacy through a new rotation program that arranges placements in at least five countries. Washington (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Students in the Howard University College of Pharmacy are gaining real-world experience in international pharmacy through a new rotation program that arranges placements in at least five countries. Four students recently started rotations in India and Qatar....

2014-04-03 12:30:18

TAMPA, Fla., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A major research initiative to identify and assess the impact of the rapidly changing dynamics in the U.S. health care system and their potential to improve patient care through integration of medication management practices was announced today by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Foundation (AMCP). With support from Pfizer Inc., the Emerging Pharmacy Trends Assessment will also identify strategies in response to those trends to...

2014-04-01 23:32:49

Retail Management Solutions, a leader in pharmacy POS innovation, has released an e-book that covers how retailers are shifting from cash registers to mobile technology. The book is a must-read for anyone interested in pharmacy POS software. Lacey, WA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Retail Management Solutions (RMS), an industry leader in Pharmacy POS Innovation, today announced that they have officially launched their new e-book entitled “The Emergence of the Mobile Cash Register.” The...

2014-03-31 08:30:33

A pharmacist consultant program was associated with reduced drug abuse risk scores, claims and number of prescribers and pharmacies among high risk controlled substance users ST. PAUL, Minn., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2010, nearly 15,000 people died from overdoses involving prescription painkillers--more than those who died from heroin and cocaine combined.(1 )Recognizing that prescription drug abuse is an epidemic, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) began monitoring controlled...

2014-03-28 08:27:00

Dr. Sharrel Pinto of University of Toledo to Present Results at American Pharmacists Association Conference ORLANDO, Fla., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS, an Omnicell(®) Company and leading international provider of adherence packaging systems, today applauds the patient medication adherence research to be presented by Sharrel Pinto, BSPharm, DMM, MS, PhD, of the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) 2014...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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