Kinney Drugs is teaming up with HealtheConnections, a N.Y.-based regional health information organization, to allow physicians and other healthcare providers to securely access and share patient prescription information.
Adding a pharmacist to a care team for heart disease patients will reduce the risk of future heart attacks, new research coming out of Canada has found according to a HealthDay news report Wednesday. "After three months, people who received intensive services to help them meet treatment targets had a 21% lower risk of future heart events when compared with those who received usual care, the study found," HealthDay noted. "People receiving pharmacists' care lowered their estimated future risk of heart disease by more than 5% from the beginning of the study to its conclusion three months later." (HealthDay)
The pilot program, which in effect would allow the DoD to access lower pricing for prescriptions dispensed at community pharmacies, is included in the version of the NDAA passed by the House on May 18, but not in the version passed by the Senate June 14.
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Gonitro is indicated to prevent or provide acute relief for an attack of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease and it is available in single-dose packets of a short-acting nitrate in a stabilized crystal granule form.
Trey Tollstam, who had been U.S. sales director, Americas, at Gerresheimer, will develop and drive sales activities for Synergy Medical in the United States, and will play a leading role in growing the company.
The first TelehealthONE kiosk was launched at a Fred’s location in Flora, Miss. in September 2015, and the next nine will hit the communities of Union, Pelahatchie, Carthage, Morton, Jackson, Pearl, Clinton, Lexington and Terry.
Afferent is a leader in developing therapeutic candidates to treat common, poorly managed neurogenic conditions by targeting the P2X3 receptor, and its lead candidate, AF-219, is currently being evaluated in clinical trials to treat refractory, chronic cough, as well as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis with cough.
Kinney Drugs was recently recognized for its patient medication adherence performance in 2015. According to North Country Now, the recognition is part of the performance program by CVS Caremark, the prescription benefit management business of CVS Health that focuses on driving improvements in medication safety and adherence and improving health outcomes of each patient. (North Country Now).