Pharmacy

23andMe lands $300 million investment from GlaxoSmithKline
By Bernie Monegain 02:53 pm July 25, 2018
Pharma giant gains access to DNA data in deal that 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki calls transformative for the startup.
More than half of Maine prescribers are now EPCS-enabled
By Bill Siwicki 01:07 pm July 20, 2018
On the first anniversary of the state's mandate, 51 percent of prescribers in the state are fighting the opioid crisis by using electronic prescription for controlled substances.
UNC Health to use PDMP with their Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 02:44 pm July 16, 2018
UNC Health says the move will help tackle the opioid problem and save clinicians time.
Mobile tech opioid prescriptions get help from PDMP
By Bill Siwicki 11:02 am July 11, 2018
Physicians at Affiliated Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of Maryland now have a better handle on opioid prescribing as they try to combat the ongoing crisis.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford automates medication management to reduce adverse drug events
By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm July 06, 2018
It has seen a 21 percent decrease in missed doses, a 66 percent reduction in wasted doses and zero reportable adverse events in the past 11 months.
PillPack acquired by amazon
By Laura Lovett 10:58 am June 28, 2018
The New England-based startup delivers medications and coordinates refills and renewals.
Valley Medical Group prescription refill program
By Bill Siwicki 03:26 pm June 21, 2018
Valley Medical Group's use of health IT has improved efficiency and boosted staff and provider satisfaction.
Model of the Rosalind Franklin Institute.
By Leontina Postelnicu 03:22 pm June 19, 2018
A ground-breaking facility that will harness Artificial Intelligence to develop new drugs for clinical testing within weeks is to be opened through investment from the new £103m Rosalind Franklin Institute (RFI).
drug shortages
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:11 pm June 15, 2018
One new policy deems drug shortages an urgent public health crisis and seeks to have manufacturing sites become critical infrastructure.
House Committee increases NIH funds, cuts ONC by 29%
By Bernie Monegain 12:43 pm June 15, 2018
Congress funding for medical research programs to fight the opioid epidemic, and a boost for healthcare IT.

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