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2009-07-17 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is proud to announce that over 25,000 pharmacists and technicians have accessed two web-based and podcast continuing education (CE) programs developed in collaboration with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and funded by PTCB. The two programs, "Pharmacy Technician Roles in Sterile IV Compounding: Challenges, Opportunities, and Competencies" and "Pharmacy Technician Certification:...

2009-06-17 08:00:00

New release of the IntelliFlowRx workflow management system provides significant operational enhancements and new capabilities ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation announces the release of upgrades to its IntelliFlowRx workflow management system. IntelliFlowRx is designed to improve safety and accuracy in pharmacy-based IV admixture preparation. The system also streamlines compliance with sterile preparation regulatory steps while improving visibility to and oversight...

2009-06-04 08:43:00

Supermarket Gains Latest Pharmacy Management Technology, Will Offer Patients Any-Store Refills FORT WORTH, Texas, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Boise, Idaho-based Albertson's, LLC has selected PDX and affiliates Rx.com and NHIN as its turnkey partners of choice for its pharmacy technology solution. Albertson's, LLC is replacing its current system with the all new Enterprise Pharmacy System (EPS), unparalleled in efficiency, safety, and tools for patient care. The chain's pharmacies will also...

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...

2009-04-03 08:00:00

New business unit, building on the success of Mirixa Corporation in the U.S., makes clinical technology to power pharmacist-delivered services available nationwide in Australia GOLD COAST, Queensland, Australia, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirixa Corporation, a U.S. leader in pharmacy-based patient care services and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia announced today the launch of Mirixa Australia at the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition. Mirixa Australia, a newly...

2009-01-07 13:34:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SB 203, known as Emily's Law, has received Governor Ted Strickland's signature today, making the law official in the state of Ohio. Named after Emily Jerry, Emily's Law will provide strict requirements and regulations for pharmacy technicians. The law, which was originally sponsored by Senator Tim Grendell, was drafted with assistance of the National Pharmacy Technician Association. Emily's Story Emily Jerry died at the age of two as the result of a...

2008-11-05 12:00:30

WEXFORD, Pa., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Pharmacy Systems, Inc (MPS) has signed a contract with Meadowview Manor Health Care Center in Bridgeport, West Virginia, its first facility in the state. The company is now servicing more than 100 facilities in four states: Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Traci Henderson, Meadowview Administrator, states, "The Millennium system was more advanced than others and offered a connection to the pharmacy as part of their...

2008-11-03 18:00:20

SWARTZ CREEK, Mich., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy today announced that Dr. Rinku A. Patel has joined the company's executive management team. Dr. Patel will serve as Director of Pharmacy Development and Operations. She will be responsible for the management and development of Diplomat's Chicago location and will closely collaborate with the executive team to develop and implement specialty pharmacy programs. Dr. Patel will directly report to Jeff Rowe, Sr. Vice...

2008-10-13 00:00:25

By The Miami Herald Risks: There's an increased chance of receiving a counterfeit medication from a noncredible source. Other countries don't have the same safeguards in place that the United States does to prevent counterfeit medications. What to do: It can be extremely difficult to identify a counterfeit medication just by looking at it. If your medication doesn't work as expected, you should contact your doctor or pharmacist, whether or not you think the product is counterfeit....

2008-10-09 15:00:37

LEWISTON - "Understanding Cardiac Medications for Those with ICDs" will be the topic of a presentation set for the Thursday, Oct. 16, meeting of the Central and Western Maine ICD Support Group. CMMC clinical pharmacist Sarah Green will discuss common cardiac medications, how they work, what their potential side effects are and what those with ICDs should consider when taking them. Prior to joining the Central Maine Medical Center staff last year, Green was a pharmacy practice resident at...