"Telemedicine is a $9.2 billion business," stated Kalorama publisher Bruce Carlson in the New York Times story. "The field is growing at 8% annually, nearly three times as fast as other medical devices."
Libertana is using Orbita Voice, an enterprise-grade software platform for creating and maintaining conversational voice applications for Alexa, to engage individuals in managing daily health activities.
By analyzing the robust information flowing throughout its operations, the discounter has gained a real-time view of workflow across its pharmacy, distribution centers, stores and e-commerce, according to a company blog post.
Texas-based buying group American Pharmacies partnered with FDS in an effort to help its member independent pharmacies with a comprehensive business intelligence tool to offer a deeper look at their pharmacy operations.
Through the partnership, Rx30 customers can use the Creative Pharmacist STRAND platform to Rx30 to document, communicate, and bill for the clinical services they provide, including diabetes education, chronic care management, and A1c testing.
The partnership will enable PDX’s pharmacy clients to see which patients are susceptible to dangerous drug interactions, allowing them to proactively coordinate with the patient and physician on the right dose and drug, the companies said.
The company is introducing Central Sync, which allows PrescribeWellness to reach out to both pharmacies and patients to identify, recruit and enroll patients with the most impact on a pharmacy’s adherence measures.
PrescribeCare can be used to identify what interventions or services a patient would benefit from — driving such engagements as adherence monitoring and coaching, immunizations, compliance packaging, delivery and Medicare plan reviews.
QS/1 is bringing its customers the Pharmacy Connect platform, which allows pharmacists to exchange patient information securely with healthcare providers and to communicate with patients, through a partnership with Updox.
J M Smith has named Saul Factor — who was most recently EVP corporate strategy at Accord Healthcare and spent 10 years with McKesson’s generics division — to head the pharmacy technology solutions company.