Content about Electronic prescribing

August 26, 2011

As officials across the East Coast closely monitor the approach of Hurricane Irene, Walgreens on Thursday afternoon released several tips for assuring prescription needs are met for those potentially impacted by the storm.

June 20, 2011

CVS Caremark will launch a pilot of a 
real-time, integrated electronic prior authorization capability, available to its pharmacy benefit management clients, to help speed access to prescription medications.


May 26, 2011

CVS Caremark and a panel of health experts explored research findings and the problem of medication nonadherence Thursday morning during CVS Caremark’s first-ever national forum on medication nonadherence at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

May 16, 2011

CVS Caremark announced on Monday that it will be launching a pilot of a real-time, integrated electronic prior authorization capability, available to its PBM clients, to help speed access to prescription medications.

February 11, 2011

Bills introduced in the legislatures of nearly a dozen states have pharmacy benefit managers and the generic drug industry fearing that the bills could lead to limits on doctors’ abilities to prescribe generics through e-prescribing.

January 7, 2011

Walgreens’ increasing use of mobile technology platforms is transforming the way the company reaches patients and is expanding its ability to deliver health services via smart phones and other devices, a Walgreens official asserted Friday.

January 5, 2011

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. — When you get north of Syracuse, N.Y., you enter a special part of Retail Pharmacy America known as “Kinney Country,” where people know their neighbors and everybody knows their neighborhood drug store.


November 15, 2010

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

October 25, 2010

Opening another front in its long campaign to extend electronic prescribing and health information technology...

October 24, 2010

Health care’s lumbering shift to electronic prescribing and health information technology has been a long...

October 18, 2010

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

August 26, 2010

Since the turn of the 21st century, community pharmacy and its technology allies have waged...

August 24, 2010

A White House report encouraging the healthcare system’s transformation to health information technology drew a...

July 19, 2010

In a new plea to Congress, the chain pharmacy industry renewed its support for the...

July 18, 2010

With a regulatory stroke, the Obama White House has swept away the last serious legal...

July 7, 2010

In honor of its dedication to driving the adoption of e-prescribing technology in Michigan, the...

June 6, 2010

Not long ago, one could become a pharmacist with a bachelor’s degree. Today, going into...

June 3, 2010

Now, it’s up to the doctors....

May 31, 2010

Capping a decade-long -– and ultimately victorious -– battle by pharmacy and technology interests to...

May 20, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has praised a New York Times article that...

April 28, 2010

A recent study by CVS Caremark and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield looked at e-prescribing...

April 22, 2010

Efforts by retail pharmacies and pharmacy groups to spur the adoption of electronic-prescribing technology among...

March 14, 2010

It’s getting cheaper to generate, receive and process electronic prescriptions. E-prescribing network provider Surescripts made...

March 1, 2010

E-prescription adoption and use in the United States has skyrocketed over the past two years,...

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