03/13/2015 - 4:31pm

Connecting all the dots in health care. That’s the ultimate goal in the health industry’s migration to an electronic platform, where doctors and other prescribers write prescriptions digitally and send them — directly and immediately — to a patient’s pharmacy for dispensing.

03/10/2015 - 1:50pm

HDMA’s 2015 Distribution Management Award goes to Cardinal Health for streamlined receiving and replenishing solutions. 

03/04/2015 - 6:27pm

Miraculins in January announced that it will be commencing a pilot program with Lovell Drugs and Pear Healthcare Solutions that will see the placement of the first stand-alone Scout DS diabetes screening kiosks in Lovell’s retail pharmacy locations in Ontario beginning in February.

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.