01/30/2015 - 12:45pm

Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST pharmacy automation solutions, has announced that Fruth Pharmacy has purchased the firm’s PharmASSIST Symphony workflow management and process optimization software for a new central fill site in Nitro, W. Va.

01/28/2015 - 5:34pm

"During one of the sessions at the 2008 NACDS Regional Chain Conference, we projected onto the video screen some images of advertisements that NACDS was beginning to use in the Washington, D.C. area. Looking back, one of the things that I remember most was the boldness and strategic focus of the tagline: 'Pharmacies. The face of neighborhood healthcare.' With the 2015 edition of this meeting just days away, it is striking how far we have come!" writes NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson in his latest blog post. 

01/28/2015 - 4:11pm

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. 

01/27/2015 - 3:06pm

Miraculins on Tuesday 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.

01/27/2015 - 11:22am

HIV patients using a mobile app are 2.9 times more likely to be adherent.

01/26/2015 - 3:16pm

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

 

01/21/2015 - 5:16pm

The Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation has invested $2.4 million in the Conshohocken, Pa.-based start-up.

01/21/2015 - 12:46pm

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 - 3:16pm

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.