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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...

2013-12-09 12:27:42

Are Drug Middlemen Profiting as Patient Care, Pharmacy Access is Jeopardized? ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pharmacy acquisition costs for scores of generic drugs have spiked by as much as 600%, 1,000% or more in 2013, a problem that is harming patient care and pharmacists, according to a survey of more than 1,000 community pharmacists conducted by the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). (Logo:...

2013-12-08 20:20:35

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Talyst, a leader in pharmacy automation, will launch AutoVault(TM) at the 2013 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition in Orlando. The new technology provides controlled access and secure management of CII medications. AutoVault securely stores, tracks and monitors the picking and restocking of controlled substance inventory. AutoVault is fully integrated with AutoPharm Enterprise...

2013-12-06 23:01:07

Continuous cleanroom monitoring system from Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions flags contamination before it occurs. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 JCB Laboratories, experts in sterile compounded solutions, has set the standard for environmental monitoring with the installation of a continuous cleanroom monitoring system from Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions. The pharmacy’s latest improvement is a proactive approach to federal legislation that will bring new regulatory oversight to the...

2013-12-06 08:24:29

Company Introduces New Central Fill Service at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At the annual Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Cardinal Health will launch a new service that helps hospitals and integrated delivery networks expand the reach of their outpatient pharmacies, while also generating additional revenue and freeing up pharmacist time to drive medication adherence and...

2013-12-05 23:01:15

One of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, BioPlus, names Murali Sastry as Vice President of Managed Care, in an expansion to further build out strong relationships with payer partners. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus) announces the promotion of Murali Sastry to the newly created position of Vice President of Managed Care. In this position, Sastry will be responsible for providing key leadership in building and maintaining...

2013-12-05 08:30:01

Agreement Will Increase Point-of-Care Access to Oral Medication for Patients at RainTree's Community Oncology Practices SAN DIEGO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RT Oncology Services Corporation ("RainTree"), the nation's leading community oncology alliance, today announced a three-year agreement with Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) under which RainTree oncology practices with oral drug dispensing will become part of an expanded Express Scripts network of pharmacies. These RainTree...

2013-12-04 12:27:29

ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Craneware, Inc., the healthcare market leader in automated revenue integrity solutions, today announced that St. Luke's hospital in the Texas Medical Center will add Pharmacy ChargeLink® to the range of Craneware Revenue Integrity Solutions® used across the St. Luke's Health System hospitals, which on May 31 became part of Catholic Health Initiatives, the nation's third-largest faith-based health system. (Logo:...

2013-12-03 16:25:01

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mail order pharmacies frequently charge Medicare prescription drug plans (PDPs) more - as much as 83 percent more - than community pharmacies do for filling prescriptions, a new analysis by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has concluded, calling into question the assumption many health plan sponsors rely on in subsidizing mail order utilization. (Logo:...

2013-12-02 12:26:15

ASHP--largest gathering of pharmacists in the world BETHLEHEM, Pa., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will sponsor an exhibit theater presentation at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting in Orlando, FL, December 8(th)-10(th). The presentation, "Safe Compounding of Hazardous Drugs," will be presented by David Halterman, Director of Pharmacy, on Tuesday, December 10(th) from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the West Convention...