Latest Virtual pharmacy Stories

2008-10-15 12:00:33

Mirixa, a provider of pharmacy-based patient care services, and healthlinks.net, a subsidiary of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, have signed a definitive technology licensing and business consulting agreement, paving the way for the use of MirixaPro in Australia's pharmacies nationwide.

2008-09-26 12:00:35

US-based pharmacy chain Rite Aid has announced that customers will be able to realize savings on more than 10,000 prescription drugs with the free Rite Aid RX Savings Card available at all Rite Aid drugstores across the US, beginning September 29, 2008.

2008-09-03 12:00:33

More than one million pharmacy patients are now enrolled in Walgreens (NYSE:WAG)(NASDAQ:WAG) Prescription Savings Club, the retail pharmacy industry's most comprehensive prescription discount plan.

2008-08-04 09:01:04

Walgreens (NYSE:WAG)(NASDAQ:WAG): -- Walgreens Prescription Savings Club Offers 90-Day Supply of More Than 400 Generic Drugs for Less Than $1 Per Week -- Savings also Available on More Than 5,000 Brand Name and Generic Drugs Across Every Therapeutic Class -- Club Members Avoid Risk of Filling Medications at Multiple Pharmacies MEDIA ALERT: For Walgreens b-roll, including a pharmacist soundbite and video of pharmacy patients and interior and exterior signage, please...

2008-07-31 06:00:23

A report from the Government Accountability Office has blamed the FDA for the increase in 'off-label' prescribing, according to the Associated Press. According to the report, there is an inordinate delay in taking action on companies which practice off-label prescribing.

2008-07-29 15:01:14

By Whitney Stewart, The Washington Times Jul. 29--There's a new pharmacist in Germantown, but she's determined not to be a stranger for long. Giao Phung is one of CVS's newest druggists.

2008-07-21 03:00:43

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been struggling as it tries to deal with rogue Internet sites that sell medications, a researcher says. Francis Palumbo of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, the author of the report, Policy Implications of Drug Importation, said U.S.

2008-07-10 06:30:00

Researchers found online pharmacy drug sales - without the use of a prescription - are alive and well, despite recent efforts to crack down on illegal pills.

2008-07-02 15:00:04

By ALEX NUSSBAUM, BLOOMBERG NEWS Medco Health Systems, CVS Caremark Corp. and Express Scripts Inc., the three largest managers of U.S. pharmacy plans, will merge their electronic drug prescription network with one operated by a group of drugstore chains that includes Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

2008-06-30 21:01:11

What you should know Prescriptions or over-the-counter medicine can help you or harm you. You must follow instructions to be safe. Electronic prescriptions are often much easier for pharmacists to read and fill accurately. Handwritten prescriptions can be difficult to read.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.