April 22, 2015

As community pharmacists take on a greater role in patient care, people living in remote rural areas often are unable to take full advantage of the services these professionals offer.

April 13, 2015

AAFES on Monday updated its POS through NCR Corporation. 

April 13, 2015

PDX promoted Todd Crosslin to chief information officer. 

 

April 13, 2015

Surescripts inks deal with vendors to enable more than 480,000 providers to utilize the technology to locate and exchange patient health records stored in any healthcare location across the country.

April 13, 2015

WebMD is set to release a robust medication reminder function specifically designed for its Apple Watch app. 

April 10, 2015

Surescripts has expanded its nationwide health information network to include PointClickCare, a cloud-based software platform for the senior care market.
 

April 9, 2015

Alignment Healthcare, Vivify Health partner on a platform connecting at-home diagnostics to clinical interventions. 

March 20, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an experimental airworthiness certificate that allows Amazon.com to test its Prime Air service under certain conditions.  

 

 

March 13, 2015

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.

March 13, 2015

Pharmacies and clinics on wheels? That’s the premise behind the growing effort by retail pharmacy and clinic providers to expand their reach via specially equipped buses and other vehicles that provide on-the-spot, temporary access to needed health services in hundreds of communities nationwide.

March 10, 2015

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

March 9, 2015

Despite a large amount of hype, most consumers interested in wearable technology are not currently planning to buy an Apple Watch when it becomes available.

March 4, 2015

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.

March 4, 2015

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.”

 

March 4, 2015

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

 

March 2, 2015

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

February 26, 2015

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.

 

February 25, 2015

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

February 23, 2015

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

February 19, 2015

Pipeline Rx seeks to expand healthcare resources and enhance medication safety for patients in rural and remote areas.

February 19, 2015

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

February 10, 2015

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.

February 5, 2015

CareCam Health Systems is looking to revolutionize chronic care management and improve health outcomes with its patient-driven software solution that goes above and beyond teleheath to leverage the power of behavioral science, mobile technology and video. Enter vHealth.

February 5, 2015

Shelf talkers, power wings, corrugated cardboard displays — these have all been used to great success in promoting sales at the shelf or in the aisle. But as more and more consumers walk those aisles with a smartphone or tablet in hand, or shop the store from the convenience of their desktop, digital collaboration between retailer and supplier may represent an extremely lucrative method to sway that in-store purchase on top of traditional POP.