03/04/2015 - 2:04pm

DexCom received Food and Drug Administration approval for its Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitor System with Share. The Share receiver uses a wireless connection via Bluetooth Low Energy between the patient’s receiver and an app on the patient’s smartphone to relay glucose information to apps on the mobile devices of up to five designated recipients, or “followers.”

 

03/04/2015 - 11:52am

Pharmacy Quality Alliance and AllazoHealth announced the formation of a formal research partnership to study and improve medication adherence metrics.

 

03/02/2015 - 1:08pm

The implementation of an e-prescribing mandate in New York hits a snag as state legislators agree to a delay.

02/26/2015 - 4:08pm

A team of researchers at Columbia Engineering has developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can perform a point-of-care test for HIV or syphilis in just 15 minutes.

 

02/25/2015 - 11:47am

A Decorah, Iowa pharmacy improved pharmacy workflow and inventory management with implementation of the RxSafe 1800 robotic storage and retrieval system. 

02/23/2015 - 3:37pm

Surescripts expands reach of its electronic prior authorization solution and now reaches 250,000 prescribers.

02/19/2015 - 12:20pm

KLAS reports that healthcare providers ranked ScriptPro’s SP Central Pharmacy Management System No. 1 in the category of Software Solutions— Pharmacy – Outpatient (Retail).

02/10/2015 - 4:11pm

The Wall Street Journal on Sunday reported that DexCom, a medical-device maker, is developing a diabetes glucose monitoring app to be compatible with the Apple Watch.

02/05/2015 - 11:43am

A survey of U.S. consumers found that 64% of Americans are willing to have doctor visits via video telehealth.