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2014-11-16 23:01:53

Healthesystems' newest analytics tool uses powerful data visualization to help payers uncover drug therapy risks in workers' compensation claims. Tampa,

2014-10-22 23:14:46

Skilled Care Pharmacy and Assurex Health announced a new strategic partnership in which Skilled Care Pharmacy’s consultant pharmacists will be able to provide important clinical information

2014-02-27 04:20:55

ZURICH, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drug Tracking Simplified Sanovation AG has released the new medical app TrackMyMeds [http://www.sanovation.com/TrackMyMeds

Doctors Should Check Patients For Frailty To Prevent Deaths
2013-06-05 15:03:51

Everyone older than 70 should be checked for frailty, a condition that is both easily treated and potentially deadly, according to an article by representatives from six major international and U.S. medical organizations.

2012-04-30 13:10:47

A few months after the federal Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report on the use of psychoactive drugs by children in foster care in five states, a national study from PolicyLab at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia describes prescription patterns over time in 48 states.

2011-03-04 15:21:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medication non-adherence is as dangerous and costly as many diseases, causing up to 125,000 deaths annually in the U.S.

2010-09-23 12:40:13

The Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) today issued a landmark report from a multi-state study on psychotropic medication oversight in foster care.

2010-05-18 16:12:00

Medication Therapy Management Believed to be NY-Area's First Hospital-Based Program to Help Cancer Patients Reduce 'Polypharmacy' Mistakes BRONX, N.Y., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new program at the Montefiore-Einstein Center for Cancer Care (MECCC) is helping to reduce the negative consequences of "polypharmacy," the use of multiple dissimilar drugs, frequently prescribed by different doctors, by a patient who may have more than one serious health problem.

2010-01-25 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that a fibromyalgia drug that improves sleep quality more than Pfizer's Lyrica would earn a 38 percent patient share in the U.S.


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