Content about Automation and Technology

August 9, 2013

VoicePort announced the launch of its Medication Synchronization automated solution with two U. S. pharmacy chain clients and are in final stage negotiations with several others in support of helping pharmacies deliver increased patient health-and-wellness.

August 6, 2013

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.

August 5, 2013

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.

August 1, 2013

A new app allows patients to communicate through audio and video with their pharmacies using a smartphone, tablet or computer.

August 1, 2013

Emdeon has given pharmacy automation products maker QS/1 certification for electronic prescriptions of controlled substances, or EPCS, QS/1 said Thursday.

July 30, 2013

A new website for young people with acne allows them to receive online dermatology consultations and receive prescriptions.

July 30, 2013

Patient communication software maker PrescribeWellness has formed a deal with data-management firm Karmadata to send targeted patient communications to pharmacy customers, the company said Tuesday.

July 25, 2013

A new program in south Florida will provide health care for children in underserved communities using mobile telemedicine.

July 24, 2013

Prior-authorization software company CoverMyMeds reached a milestone Tuesday as the 5 millionth PA request was sent through its system.

July 18, 2013

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.

July 15, 2013

Self-reported medication adherence rates increased among Type 2 diabetes patients using a mobile app, the maker of the app said Monday.

July 12, 2013

A developer of revenue and payment cycle management and clinical information exchange software is expanding its payment network.

July 12, 2013

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.

July 10, 2013

A new app for Android and the Apple iPhone aims to combine technology with psychology to reduce poor patient adherence to medication therapies.

July 10, 2013

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.

June 26, 2013

The latest version of a software package made by McKesson for payers allows for innovative payment strategies while supporting detection of waste, fraud and abuse, the company said.

June 14, 2013

McKesson on Thursday announced seven new clients for its Clear Coverage decision support solution in fiscal year 2013, with an additional seven completing the implementation process.

June 13, 2013

Emdeon has bought a company that provides pharmacy benefit and related services to state Medicaid agencies, Emdeon said.

June 13, 2013

A state legislator in Ohio is sponsoring an open-house event to demonstrate advances in telemedicine.

June 12, 2013

Pharmacy automation provider QS/1 has received certification for controlled substances prescribed electronically, the company said.

June 11, 2013

Fruth Pharmacy has launched a new mobile app and mobile website, the retail pharmacy chain said.

June 7, 2013

Healthcare automation services company QS/1 has a deal with the maker of an iPad app for Medicare patients to help users search for and compare health plans.

June 6, 2013

Mirixa Corp. will integrate its web-based medication therapy management platform with PDX's pharmacy-automation system, under a deal between the two companies.

June 5, 2013

McKesson Corp. will host community pharmacy owners and pharmacists at the McKesson ideaShare 2013 Conference, June 26-30, at the Venetian Resort Hotel in Las Vegas, the wholesaler announced.

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