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2009-07-30 13:17:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --To kick off its annual retail pharmacy trade show, Cardinal Health today launched new tools and services designed to help independent retail pharmacies improve local access to quality, cost-effective health care in their communities. With a conference theme of "A more perfect union," Cardinal Health used the historic backdrop of the nation's capitol to underscore its continued commitment to creating successful, long-term partnerships with...

2009-06-02 13:53:00

SWARTZ CREEK, Mich., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy today announced the promotion of Dr. Rinku A. Patel to Vice President, Pharmacy Strategy. Patel was previously Diplomat's Director of Pharmacy Development and Operations. Patel's new role will encompass 3 main areas: Pharmacy Technology - Direct and manage the pharmacy's operating system, the company's proprietary electronic patient care system (eNAV(TM)), and future technology developments related to pharmacy systems...

2009-01-12 06:01:00

Platform Integrates Medical and Pharmacy Data to Drive Real-Time Pharmacy Utilization Management Decisions NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. and PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The TriZetto Group, Inc. and Sanovia Corporation today announced a definitive partnership agreement to offer the market's first platform that integrates real-time medical data with pharmacy data to automate prior-authorizations of medications and help plans manage pharmacy expenditures. TriZetto's Facets(R) and QNXT(TM)...

2008-12-31 09:30:57

Major U.S. drugstore chains and supermarket pharmacies account for nearly one-in-four pharmacists on state pharmacy boards, a newspaper examination shows. The appointments, typically made by governors, give consumers the benefit of the pharmacists' expertise. But they also give the chains a potential say about decisions that affect the pharmacy industry, said USA Today, which said it found potential or alleged conflicts of interest. The conflicts include two Walgreen Co. pharmacists on...

2008-12-24 09:00:16

Clinical pharmacy services can significantly reduce the cost of prescription drugs and save money elsewhere in the health care system, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.For every dollar spent by hospitals or health systems to provide clinical pharmacy services, $4.81 was saved through lower drug costs, reductions in adverse drug events and medication errors and other savings, says Glen Schumock, associate professor and director of UIC's Center...

2008-11-06 15:00:28

PharMerica Corporation (NYSE: PMC), a national provider of institutional pharmacy and hospital pharmacy management services, today announced that Michael J. Culotta, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will make a presentation regarding the Company at the 2008 Annual Credit Suisse Health Care Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, on Wednesday, November 12, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. Mountain Time. The Company also announced that a live broadcast of its conference presentation, as...

2008-11-03 00:00:13

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6d4f22/pharmaceutical_mar) has announced the addition of the "Pharmaceutical Market and Health Care Reform in China 2008" report to their offering. With total pharmaceutical production reaching RMB 648.9bn. in 2007, the Chinese pharmaceutical market has continued to maintain a two-digit growth dynamics. On the other hand, there remain a number of issues to be addressed before meeting the world standards. Over the past...

2008-10-29 15:00:27

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- NovoLogix(SM) has announced the launch of an ongoing series of symposia that will explore creative, forward-thinking ideas and strategies for managing the changing healthcare landscape. The first in this series, entitled Innovations in Healthcare Technology: Managing Medical Pharmacy, will convene Wednesday evening, October 29, at the recently opened W Minneapolis -- The Foshay and run through Thursday, October 30, 2008. This invitation-only event will...

2008-10-20 15:00:25

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Education industry is available in its catalogue. China Education and Training Industry Report, 2008 http://www.reportlinker.com/p095617/China-Education-and-Training-Industry-Report-2008.html China's education and training is a sunrise industry. In particular, China's vocational education market has a great potential. China's college graduates have entered a period of fast growth. In 2007, China's number of...

2008-10-17 06:00:21

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/e3f6f8/china_pharmaceutic) has announced the addition of the "China Pharmaceutical Market Report 2008" report to their offering. China's pharmaceutical market is not only large and growing quickly - at almost 20% in 2007 - in the near future, it will also join the world's biggest pharmaceutical markets. This makes it strategically crucial for Western pharmaceutical companies to succeed there. However, the Chinese drug...


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