Automation and Technology

02/06/2014 - 10:59am

The market for electronic health and medical records is set to experience rapid growth over the coming years, with EMR peer group value estimated to climb from approximately $10.6 billion in 2012 to $17 billion by 2017, at a compound annual growth rate of 9.8%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

02/05/2014 - 12:14pm

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and Walgreens on Wednesday teamed up to launch Sponsorship to Quit, a free online quit-smoking program that smokers can personalize with customized tools and tips during their journey to quit.

02/05/2014 - 11:11am

Higi on Tuesday announced an agreement with Rite Aid to become the sole provider of health stations in stores nationwide.

02/04/2014 - 11:27am

ShopRite is piloting a program that takes shoppers beyond the traditional checkout lines and self-checkout lanes and enables them to check out from their smart phones.

02/03/2014 - 3:14pm

Script Relief launched a new and improved HelpRx website that, according to the company, aims to provide a user-friendly experience and additional resources to people searching for prescription drug discounts, as well as information about medications.

02/03/2014 - 2:23pm

HIT policy needs to focus on specific goals for improving patient medication adherence in order to realize the goals of improving patient health and achieving cost savings in the U.S. healthcare system.

01/30/2014 - 2:15pm

United Drugs, a member-owned pharmacy services administration organization, has announced that it is implementing Pharmacy Quality Solutions’ EQuIPP information-management platform to help its network of 1,300 independent pharmacies better understand performance metrics and to improve patient care and clinical outcomes.

01/30/2014 - 12:25pm

A new web platform has gone live from Diplomat, the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy reported.

01/30/2014 - 12:02pm

Walgreens announced that it is expanding its relationship with technology company Inovalon to implement its patient assessment tool and technology platform to support improvements in care, quality and risk score accuracy programs across more than 400 Healthcare Clinics at select Walgreens locations.

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