The American Pharmacists Association is weighing in on what it says would be an ideal addition to any health care reform efforts: patient access to pharmacist-provided services and affordable, safe medications.
OmniSYS, a medical claims billing, Medicare compliance and pharmacy patient engagement solutions company is bringing voiceTech and its Fusion-Rx platform into its suite of pharmacy solutions with a recent acquisition.
BayCare branded telehealth sites will appear in various Publix locations, BayCare screening stations will be in all Publix locations, and Publix pharmacies onsite will be at five BayCare hospital locations.
Based on new data about Amgen’s PCSK9 inhibitor cholesterol drug Repatha, CVS Health’s chief medical officer, Dr. Troyen Brennan, told Reuters that the number of patients eligible to use the drug could quadruple. He noted that the data — published in the New England Journal of Medicine and showing Repatha’s ability to reduce heart attack, stroke, heart disease deaths, chest pain hospitalizations and stent and bypass procedures by 15% — would need to be reviewed by heart experts. (Reuters)
Walgreens in August polled consumers on Twitter regarding which Pringles chip flavors should make an exclusive appearance in the stores on the corner of Happy and Healthy come March 2017. The results are in, Hungry Forever reported Friday, and it looks like anyone seeking to satisfy their Cheddar BBQ or Jamaican Jerk cravings will need to make their way over to a Walgreens or Duane Reade location. The flavors not selected were Sweet Thai Chili and Original Hot Sauce, Hungry Forever reported. (Hungry Forever)
Under the terms of the agreement, the partner will develop, manufacture and supply the products exclusively for Upsher-Smith, which will market and distribute the products under its own label in the United States.
Binghamton students that select this elective rotation will spend six weeks working side-by-side with Innovation senior team members with a specific focus on learning effective management and leadership skills in an outpatient pharmacy operations environment.
"We strive to develop products that meet consumers' needs, and the breadth of our new product line up this year is no exception to this commitment," stated Tim Toll, chief customer officer at Pharmavite.
As shoppers take off the sunglasses, which are embedded with a small contactless card, they can tap them on a Visa near field communication (NFC) enabled terminal, and electronically pay for merchandise.