Mobile pharmacy technology company Mscripts has launched Web Pharmacy, which will allow pharmacies to offer patients an integrated and branded web and mobile environment to manage their health and prescription needs, the company said Tuesday.
Nearly a quarter of Americans are using electronic medical records for checking test results, refilling prescriptions and making appointments, while more than half say they would like to use them, but don't have access, according to a new study.
The aging population, financial stress and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has forced the entire medical delivery system into a game of musical chairs. The music has started, and each component of the healthcare delivery system is aggressively looking to have a chair.
Whole generations of Americans have no memory of a time when doctors routinely made house calls. But with the rapid acceleration of telehealth and telepharmacy technologies — and their increasing use by physicians and pharmacy providers — the virtual house call is bringing remotely delivered health services to thousands of patients where they live, work and shop.
A system for confidentially storing patients' biometric data on a card made by PharmaSmart International has been added to several national drug databases, which the company said would aid support for hypertension patients among healthcare providers, health plans and pharmacists.
More than a million patients are receiving automated messages to increase immunizations, improve medication adherence and better manage chronic diseases, a company that developed a communication system for delivering the messages said Tuesday.