April 26, 2016

The soon-to-open Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will take the profession to a new level, founding dean Dr. Gloria Meredith told attendees at the joint Innovation/BU symposium.

April 26, 2016

Feedback from pharmacies that have incorporated high-volume automation into their operation and an ongoing collaboration with Binghamton University's Watson Institute for Systems Excellence has given Innovation an unparalleled ability to ensure that the systems they install run smoothly and efficiently.

April 26, 2016

The great medieval philosopher and astronomer Maimonides once noted, “the risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.” Apparently, this applies also to choosing and defining the scope of an automation solution for a high-volume pharmacy.

April 26, 2016

The Innovation symposium on pharmacy automation solutions earlier this month included a tour of Binghamton University's Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science’s new building.

April 26, 2016

See photos from the welcome reception for Innovation and Binghamton University’s Watson Institute for Systems Excellence's pharmacy automation symposium. 

April 26, 2016

The needs of pharmacies looking to incorporate high-volume automation into their central fill or mail-order prescription fulfillment process vary from operation to operation, Innovation executives and Binghamton University faculty members said at a symposium held earlier this month at the university's Watson Institute for Systems Excellence.

April 21, 2016

A new partnership between savings program company Medical Security Card (MSC)’s ScriptSave WellRx and medication management company SinfoníaRx will bring on-demand pharmacist access to users of the savings program’s app.

April 20, 2016

Six months after being prescribed a specific treatment, 50% of Canadian patients do not adhere to it and this statistic has remained unchanged for the last 30 years.

April 20, 2016

The new version of the facility-to-pharmacy communications tool has features that can help long-term care (LTC) facilities access patient information and quickly order prescription refills. 

April 15, 2016

Retailers and technology vendors convened at the fifth annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2016 and some of the unmet technology needs.

April 14, 2016

The partnership makes Benzer the Visiting Angels of Southeast Florida's exclusive pharmacy, with clients receiving complimentary Remind-a-Cap, which reminds patients when to take their next medication dose.

April 14, 2016

At the end of 2015, Fortune predicted that 2016 would be the year conventional thinking around wearable technology would change, the year “‘wearables’ will become ‘ther-ables.’”

April 14, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the sales activity in the allergy, incontinence, TENS devices and meal replacement bars categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

April 14, 2016

The PDX EPS Patient Notification service automates will-call bin management data that is processed and delivered to patients through MarkeTouch Media’s outbound notification and mobile solutions. 

April 14, 2016

Data from RxWiki’s Digital Pharmacist platform is pointing to a rise in the number of electronic refill requests from patients. 

April 13, 2016

IRI recently began tracking sales of TENS devices as part of its first-aid accessories grouping.

April 12, 2016

The company said it uses web-based pharmacy benefit system MERLIN, which has 16 integrated modules that can aid in personalizing service for each client.

March 31, 2016

MedM has built a healthy activity cloud platform, allowing users to track everything from step tracking to blood glucose/pressure monitoring. 

March 30, 2016

Now customers who use the app can take a photo of their prescription and send it to their pharmacist through their in-app health record.

March 29, 2016

When it comes to buying products, consumers are particular about who and what they trust to get advice.

March 28, 2016

Almost half of consumers would utilize telemedicine services for medication management and prescription renewal, a HealthMine survey found.

March 28, 2016

The fifth edition of this special Rx-Impact report — inserted in headquarter copies of this issue of DSN and delivered to all current members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate — is meant to help educate lawmakers on the important role community pharmacy plays as the face of health care in neighborhoods all across America, helping to lower the cost of health care, improving patient access, advancing the quality of care and ultimately delivering better outcomes.

March 23, 2016

A new paper from Innovation and Binghamton University's Watson Institute for Systems Excellence is touting the effectiveness of an approach to optimal fulfillment in a high-volume pharmacy.

March 21, 2016

The Iowa Press-Citizen is reporting on a program in five rural Iowa towns that serves as an example of the potential for telepharmacy as the state’s legislature considers a measure that would let regulators quickly approve them rather than considering them to be pilot projects.