November 14, 2016

McKesson's EnterpriseRx 7.0 facilitates a closer connection between pharmacists and their patients through expanded patient communication.

November 7, 2016

The Propeller platform works to help patients better understand asthma and COPD and help improve the symptoms and outcomes of chronic respiratory diseases. 

November 3, 2016
Through a new partnership, PrescribeWellness will be PSAO Arete Pharmacy Network’s preferred patient communications and medication synchronization provider. 
November 2, 2016

Ateb recently convened its Community Pharmacy Advisory Board in an effort to foster through leadership about the issues facing community pharmacy and suggesting solutions that would drive profitability. 

November 2, 2016
During open enrollment week, PrescribeWellness’s community pharmacy partners will have free access to the PrescribeMedicare platform to help patients compare plans. 
October 28, 2016
QS/1’s PrimeCare is the first pharmacy management system to interface with Therap. 
October 27, 2016

According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the physician shortage could reach as high as a shortage of 20,000 primary care physicians by 2020.

October 26, 2016
LAS VEGAS — In a move aimed at addressing the two challenges of discovering new options for treatment and improving chronic disease management, Teva and IBM on Wednesday announced an expansion of their e-health alliance, with both projects running on the IBM Watson Health Cloud.   
October 18, 2016

PrescribeWelness’s med sync solution is called StarWellness and it allows pharmacies to identify patients who would benefit from med sync to make it easier for pharmacists to address adherence issues.

October 17, 2016

ClaimsXten’s Policy Management Module us a single-rule framework that users can then layer into multiple policies, providing an enterprise foundation for streamlining creation, deployment and maintenance of a variety of policies and edits.

October 14, 2016

Smith Drug Co.’s offerings include a specialty-at-retail network, an intuitive ordering system, a generics formulary, consulting solutions and more, all under the HealthWise Pharmacy umbrella.

October 13, 2016

Kirby Lester has announced new updates to its KL1 and KL1 Plus tabletop tablet counters. 

October 13, 2016

Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Shoppers Drug Mart, Loblaw has completed its acquisition of QHR for approximately $170 million, or $3.10 in cash per share.

October 13, 2016
VoicePort’s IVR with outbound patient notification is part of its Claro Pharmacy Solutions Suite, and PDX will be implementing it at the Community Pharmacy at the company’s Fort Wort, Texas, headquarters. 
October 13, 2016

The system integrates into QS/1’s NRx Pharmacy Management System to make it easier for pharmacies to customize and automatically populate form information. 

October 11, 2016

At the convention, PrescribeWellness will unveil several new solutions for community pharmacists and their patients at a preview event, the company said. 

October 10, 2016

Monday at the EyeforPharma Patient Summit USA, medication management platform company Medisafe announced that it would be expanding its pharma offering to include four branded packages: 

October 10, 2016

Shoppers Drug Mart has agreed to provide auditory labelling free of charge at all of its locations in B.C., The Province reported Friday. According to the report, the new labels are encoded with RFID technology that can be read aloud using a device called a ScripTalk Reader, where a robotic voice lists off all the same information that a sighted customer might find on his or her written prescription label. “This is a victory for people with sight loss, and their efforts to live fully independent lives,” Diane Bergeron of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind told The Province. “But it is only the first step toward creating an inclusive system that incorporates the needs of persons with disabilities.” (The Province)

October 7, 2016

Pharmacy software company QS/1 on Thursday announced an enhanced interface between its PrimeCare long-term care pharmacy software and PointClickCare. 

October 6, 2016

Under new leadership, Theranos is working toward obtaining FDA clearances, building commercial partnerships and pursuing publications in scientific journals in pursuit of miniaturized, automated labs.

October 5, 2016

The interface allows for eNGAGE Alert functionality inside QS/1’s NRx and PrimeCare pharmacy management systems, which provide color-coded adherence measures and link directly to the eNGAGE Alert portal to show opportunities for patient-focused services. 

September 23, 2016

In the latest episode of DSNTV, associate publisher and editor in chief Rob Eder spoke with Trygve Anderson, clinical executive at Elsevier, about delivering drug information faster to customers. “[We] get the data in, including all product data and patient safety data, and we deliver it in a timely fashion,” Anderson said. “We don’t feel that a customer of ours should have to wait for data. And that allows us to create what we now coin as a ‘true daily update’ in order to better serve those customers.”

September 23, 2016

The new McKesson pharmacy solution allows information to automatically synchronize with Pharmaserv to help identify programs for patients with specific disease states and includes the ability to interface with third-party applications.

September 22, 2016

The company named Shannon Strickland its VP pharmacy execution. Strickland will head up Ateb’s independent sales team and report to the company’s VP sales and marketing, Debbie Sheppard.