The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Wednesday announced that the Orlando Sentinel published a letter to the editor from NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson that outlines the way pharmacists approach complex prescription pain medication issues.
A recent survey found that 52% acute coronary syndrome patients currently taking an oral anti platelet therapy missed taking or changed the way they take their prescribed OAP therapy, even after being informed by their doctors of its importance.
Aurora Health Care, a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider that serves patients via its network of services and facilities — including its in-store QuickCare clinics — has selected Valify as its strategic purchased services partner to help identify, build and track savings opportunities.
Retail health clinics are now a part of the health care landscape with the potential to become a much more powerful enabler of a “culture of health,” according to a recent report by Manatt Health, the health care division of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.
Compared with primary care practices and emergency rooms, there is no difference at retail clinics in overall acute respiratory infections antibiotic prescribing, according the study published online in The American Journal of Managed Care.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance has announced the launch of its newest evaluation program, which creates a roadmap for how sites delivering intermittent or outpatient treatment — but do not act as a primary care provider for a majority of its patients — can fit into the medical home neighborhood.