DSNTV: Leveraging technology to enable patient-facing care

Doyle Jensen, EVP global business development for Innovation, talks to Drug Store News about the technology solutions available to help pharmacists spend more time delivering patient-facing care. Read more ...

PrescribeWellness, McKesson AccessHealth team up to improve patient adherence

PrescribeWellness, a provider of technological solutions to elevate the community pharmacist’s role in providing preventive healthcare services, has inked a strategic partnership with McKesson. Read More ...

Pharmacies harness big data to track, boost outcomes

nformation technology will play an increasingly critical role in how all health providers administer care, collaborate with one another in a team-based approach to care, and engage with patients themselves. Read More ...

PAPCC ads highlight pharmacists’ role as senior healthcare providers

The Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition has released newspaper and radio advertisements calling for passage of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act. Read More ...

Current news

Cosmederm Bioscience on Monday expanded its itch-relief product line, TriCalm, with the new TriCalm Clinical Repair Cream and TriCalm Extra Strength Spray.
In a major victory for the administration of President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court issued on Thursday a 6-3 decision in King v. Burwell, upholding tax credits to help lower income individuals and families buy health insurance.
Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law on Friday House Bill 182, which allows pharmacists to administer the flu vaccine to patients 9 years of age and older, with parental consent.
There’s no shortage of sites and apps that can help you find deals on hotels, but not many are designed for short-notice hotel stays or impromptu weekend getaways.
CVS Health has entered into new clinical affiliations with Sutter Health in California, Millennium Physician Group in Florida, Bryan Health Connect in Nebraska and Mount Kisco Medical Group, PC in New York.
Aurobindo Pharma Limited has announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for entacapone tablets USP, 200 mg, the generic equivalent to Comtan Tablets 200 mg.
Pharmacy organizations, including, The American Pharmacists Association, National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations and National Community Pharmacists Association, called on Food and Drug Administration officials to delay enforcement of a July 1 electronic product-tracing deadline for prescription drug dispensers, to “help avoid any potential disruptions in the pharmaceutical supply chain,” the groups noted in a joint letter to FDA.
Earlier this month, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed landmark legislation into law that helps expand patient access to pharmacists' patient care services.
The Little Clinic, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kroger, has expanded into Kansas, marking the company's 10th state to operate retail clinics.
In 2013 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project as part of a 5-year agreement with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

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2015 Immunization Update for Pharmacists
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2015 Immunization Update for Technicians
Thursday, Aug. 6 at 8:00 p.m. EDT

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Thursday, June 25 at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Opioids, Use or Abuse. How do you tell? (technician)
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