Content about Compliance

December 7, 2010

New York — Given the high costs of medication nonadherence to the healthcare system and its responsibility for numerous hospitalizations every year, a number of companies have devised means to combat the problem. One pharmacy benefit manager is doing it online.


December 3, 2010

At Drug Store News’ Specialty Pharmacy Roundtable event last Tuesday, Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy president and CEO Phil Hagerman remarked that improving medication adherence in specialty pharmacy could be equivalent to a new blockbuster drug. And he may be right.

December 3, 2010

Integrated pharmacy systems provider PDX and Health Market Science, a leading source for health provider data and solutions, have teamed up to improve the accuracy and safety of the prescription verification process.

December 1, 2010

Nearly all surveyed patients using BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy’s services over the last six years adhered to their therapies, according to recent statistics.

November 21, 2010

An intensive cancer patient management program by Walgreens’ specialty pharmacy professionals could save health plan...

November 18, 2010

Adding pharmacists to a primary care team could help diabetics better manage associated risks, according...

November 15, 2010

There is a direct correlation between the amount of a patient's out-of-pocket co-pay and prescription...

November 14, 2010

The drumbeat in support of an expanded universally recognized role for pharmacists in helping patients...

November 14, 2010

Poor medication adherence is one of the nation’s “most persistent” healthcare problems, costing the U.S....

November 11, 2010

There’s been quite an uproar following healthcare reform’s flexible spending account proposal that in January...

October 26, 2010

The charitable arm of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced its $1 million...

October 20, 2010

A pharmacy that specializes in serving patients with chronic medical conditions has received accreditation status...

October 18, 2010

October is American Pharmacists Month, and Kinney Drugs has spent it educating patients about the...

October 14, 2010

When a patient isn’t showing a response to a medication, a common tactic the doctor...

October 13, 2010

The drumbeat in support of an expanded, universally recognized role for pharmacists in helping patients...

October 12, 2010

A report by the New England Healthcare Institute that addressed the role of care teams...

October 11, 2010

Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts said it has created a way to accurately predict which...

October 3, 2010

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, announced on Monday that treatment of...

September 29, 2010

Walgreens has teamed up with Sharps Compliance to launch the drug store chain's first-ever safe...

September 27, 2010

A healthcare technology company that uses social media and self-management tools to help people...

September 13, 2010

Rexam is marketing a programmable pill timer that fits on its prescription vials that was...

September 8, 2010

Consumers are much more likely to adhere to their prescription medication therapy if given “a...

August 31, 2010

Improving medication adherence will require bringing multiple methods together in order to be successful, Pharmacy...

August 11, 2010

A pilot study conducted by an endocrinologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is looking to increase...

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