01/21/2015 - 12:19pm

Doctors making house calls? It sounds so …19th century, conjuring up images of a tweedy medical practitioner arriving on someone’s doorstep by horse and buggy with a medical bag and a stethoscope. 

01/21/2015 - 12:05pm

Will patient screenings and advanced, gene-based diagnostics become a standard and universally accepted part of community pharmacy’s service platform? 

 

01/21/2015 - 11:46am

With the development and use of innovative wearable health devices and smartphone health apps exploding, the decentralization of health care will likely reach a crescendo in 2015. Increasingly, consumers and physicians are embracing technologies that can continuously monitor a host of such physical conditions as heartbeat, lipid levels, medication adherence or motion — and wirelessly transmit the data to a host computer or smartphone. 

01/20/2015 - 2:16pm

CareCam Health Systems, a vHealth technology firm offering a chronic care management software platform designed to promote patient adherence to prescribed therapy and seamless coordinated care, announced a strategic collaboration with the Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation.

01/20/2015 - 10:25am

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance and The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits on Tuesday announced a partnership in which PQA will contribute a new column to each AJPB issue entitled, "Medication Quality Matters."

01/20/2015 - 9:54am

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance on Tuesday announced a series of promotions. 

01/15/2015 - 1:57pm

Innovation, makers of PharmAssist pharmacy automation solutions, announced that Ed's Rx Medicine Shoppe pharmacy in Fairfield, Ill., successfully implemented a RxSafe 1800 robotic storage and retrieval system to help with increased efficiency and accuracy of the pharmacy's prescription-filling and inventory processes.

01/13/2015 - 9:40am

HealthPrize Technologies on Tuesday reported that its medication adherence solution helped increase mean prescription fill rates by 54% and materially decreased the mean interval between refills for one group of diabetic patients by 39%.

01/12/2015 - 9:37am

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance on Monday announced the retirement of the performance measure, "Diabetes: Appropriate Treatment of Hypertension."