FIP reports highlight need to compensate pharmacists as role changes

The International Pharmacy Federation (FIP) on Wednesday released findings from two of its reports about the state of pharmacists worldwide and the need for recognition and compensation for pharmacies in a landscape that is emphasizing pharmacy’s ability to influence health outcomes. Read more ...

CMS unveils updated MTM model

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Tuesday unveiled the latest enhancement to its model for testing medication therapy management (MTM) and its impact on health outcomes.  Read More ...

PrescribeWellness enhances med sync tool

PrescribeWellness launched StarWellness+, an add-on service to PrescribeWellness’ popular Med Sync software, StarWellness.  Read More ...

Medela makes breastfeeding simpler for moms

Medela announced the launch of the MyMedela app, now available for Android and iPhone, that offers digital breastfeeding support for pregnant, new and experienced mothers. Read More ...

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Wahl on Wednesday introduced the new Wahl Pulsing Massage Patch. According to Wahl, it's the first and only wearable massage device that adheres to the body and uses massaging pulses to ease pain.
Express Scripts this week announced that it would include two new drugs in a new class of cholesterol treatment in its National Preferred Formulary.
Beddit on Tuesday released its first Apple Watch app that integrates with its sensor device, Beddit Smart, to provide around-the-clock sleep tracking, personalized coaching and convenient glances with information on sleep quality.
More than 260,000 pharmacists have been trained to provide immunization services across the lifespan in all 50 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico, APhA announced Wednesday.
Pharmacy software solutions company QS/1 on Wednesday announced the launch of its newest software, SharpRx, which is aimed at making filling prescriptions and billing insurance easier for independent and small-chain pharmacies.
Fujisawa Bristol Corporation on Tuesday introduced Phluseptic Cold and Flu wipes, which offer protection against cold and flu germs, with 99.9% effectiveness when used as directed.
Ansell last week announced its 50th year designing and manufacturing Gammex surgical gloves.
GM Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday introduced DayClear Allergy and DayClear Sinus Relief, a product line that addresses those battling Celiac Disease, diabetes, alcohol intolerance, acetaminophen intolerance and dye sensitivities.
NBTY on Tuesday launched Ester-C Immune Charge Gummies to help busy families get 100% of the daily value of the patented Ester-C formula.
Along with VoicePort and Scientific Technologies Corp., the Pharmacy Quality Alliance will be rolling out the ImmuSMART project, which will use sate immunization registry data to identify patients with gaps in vaccinations for the flu, shingles and pneumonia.

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