Pharmacy

Lightbulbs
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am September 04, 2015
Emdeon, which bills itself as one of the largest, independent healthcare technology companies providing analytics, connectivity, communications, payments, consumer engagement and workflow platforms, today announced that the company is rebranding.
Medical research
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am September 01, 2015
Fifty hospital and health system members of Premier across 24 states are testing, defining and scaling new strategies in a nationwide effort to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Person helping another
By John W. Loonsk, MD 04:25 am August 31, 2015
Health IT interoperability is hard. But is it really as hard as it is being made out to be?
e-prescribing
By Mike Miliard 10:57 am August 28, 2015
With e-prescribing of controlled substances legal nationwide, providers and pharmacies are empowered with a new technological tool in the fight against prescription painkillers. Now more need to use it.
Analytics
By Bernie Monegain 10:43 am August 24, 2015
Analytics firm Zephyr Health, a San Francisco-based startup that bills itself as an "insights-as-a-service" company for the healthcare industry, closed on a $17.5 million third round of funding, led by Google Ventures.
Pills
By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am August 20, 2015
EHR vendor Allscripts and CoverMyMeds have partnered to help patients receive their prescriptions faster. The partnership aims to increase the number of health plans available for Allscripts eAuth software clients.
Coast Guard photo by Public Affairs Specialist 3rd Class Luke Pinneo
By Erin McCann 11:08 am August 11, 2015
The U.S. Coast Guard has taken the next step to integrate its health information systems and records after tapping an interoperability platform to make it happen.
generic hospital building
By Mike Miliard 10:07 am August 10, 2015
Their patience wearing thin, a group of leading hospital organizations is imploring Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell to publish pending meaningful use modifications sooner rather than later.
handshake
By Bernie Monegain 07:32 am August 10, 2015
Several big-bucks deals and partnerships struck us recently -- not just because of their price tags, but also because they could prove to be game changers for health IT, now and far into the future. Here are nine worth watching for their effect on the industry.
Medications
By Anthony Vecchione 05:07 am August 03, 2015
Health system pharmacy managers and contracting & purchasing executives got a reprieve when the Food & Drug Administration moved the deadline for compliance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act to Nov. 1, 2015.

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