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2012-08-17 06:22:06

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y., Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST® pharmacy automation solutions, today announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded the company a 5-Year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract up to $49 million to supply pharmacy automation technologies to U.S. Navy high-volume sites and outpatient pharmacies around the world. According to the U.S. Navy, Innovation was the only company who fully met the technical requirements of their published...

2012-08-08 02:28:20

DUBLIN, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continuing commitment to supporting future pharmacists, Cardinal Health today announced that eight pharmacy schools across the country will receive nearly $1 million in funding through the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program. The company has donated more than $2.1 million to 20 universities through the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program since its launch in June of 2011. Participating universities have received...

2012-07-16 06:26:54

ORLANDO, Fla., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual Retail Business Conference (RBC) for independent pharmacies, Cardinal Health this week introduced Independent Pharmacy Best Practices 2012, Ideas as Original As You Are, a special publication that showcases 16 unique programs, implemented by independent pharmacists from across the United States, that improve patient care and drive business results. Cardinal Health provides pharmaceutical distribution and a vast array of business...

2012-07-12 23:02:11

Online program supports patient counseling initiatives and is available with CPE. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 LearnSomething, the leading provider of online education for retail pharmacies, announces the release of “Patient Engagement Skills for Pharmacy Staff.” The course, available with CPE, supports the pharmacy professional´s ability to provide patients with in-store counseling and can be included in curriculum for Medication Therapy Management (MTM)...

2012-07-12 02:28:02

ORLANDO, Fla., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health today kicked off its Retail Business Conference (RBC), the company's annual trade show for independent pharmacies, which again this week attracted more than 7,000 attendees. Taking place July 11-14 in Orlando, Fla., this year's event celebrates independent pharmacies' commitment to providing quality, personalized care and customer service to patients. The event features an 83,000-square-foot trade show floor, highlighting buying...

2012-06-22 06:22:39

New System Continues to Create Upheaval for Businesses, Patients AUSTIN, Texas, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pharmacy Choice and Access Now (PCAN)-- a national coalition of consumers, local businesses and pharmacists committed to preserving quality and affordable health care today urged Texas state leaders to act quickly to prevent ongoing harm from the state's new Medicaid managed-care program to community pharmacies and their Medicaid patients. Since the State's shift to...

2012-06-07 10:23:54

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus Health Systems, Inc., a leading transparent pharmacy benefits administrator, today announced that it has established a Preferred Specialty Program with Amber Pharmacy to provide expanded network options. This coordinated effort by Argus and Amber Pharmacy provides an option for health plans to provide excellence in personalized patient care for their members that require specialty pharmacy management. This collaboration enables Argus to...

2012-04-20 02:22:33

SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Health insurers should use both medical and pharmacy data to forecast specialty medication utilization and improve outcomes for members, according to a new study by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics (Prime). The study will be presented today at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)'s 24th Annual Meeting & Expo in San Francisco. Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) have experienced a rapid rise in expensive specialty prescription...

2012-04-19 02:29:40

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilization management (UM) programs such as prior authorizations (PAs) can be used to improve safety and efficacy as well as cost-effectiveness for specialty drugs, according to two new studies being presented tomorrow by Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)'s 24th Annual Meeting & Expo in San Francisco. PAs require members meet certain criteria before particular...

2012-04-04 06:27:00

FRISCO, Texas, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Assured Pharmacy (APHY: pinksheets), a leading specialty pharmacy group providing prescription medications to sufferers of chronic pain, announced net sales of $16,444,573 for the year ended December 31, 2011, an increase of $167,821 or 1.0%, from $16,276,752 for the year ended December 31, 2010. Basic and diluted net loss per share was $1.14 for the year 2011, a 54.0% improvement compared to $2.48 net loss per share in the same period in 2010....