Pharmacy

opioid crisis
By Bill Siwicki 11:52 am March 08, 2018
Medicomp Systems launches new addiction care management system and DrFirst unveils new mobile e-prescribing system.
opioids
By Mike Miliard 02:23 pm February 28, 2018
The Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act calls for mandated e-prescribing under Medicare Part D, starting in 2020.
PDMP data

Senator Bill Cassidy, MD, R-Louisiana, introduced a bill to incentivize states that share prescription drug monitoring program data with law enforcement. Credit: C-span

By Jessica Davis 12:39 pm February 27, 2018
The legislation, introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy, is designed to help law enforcement better identify bad actors.

A traditional Chinese medicine hall in China.

By Mike Miliard 04:19 pm February 26, 2018
The company plans to broaden its knowledge of traditional Eastern healing techniques, creating a taxonomy for its Embase biomedical literature database. 
Medication management challenges
Sponsored by
By BD 02:46 pm February 26, 2018
Thomas Utech, PharmD, vice president of solutions management at BD, draws upon his experience as a pharmacist to provide some perspective on the HIMSS Analytics 2017 Medication Management and Safety Study results.
Jeremy Hunt
By Leontina Postelnicu 11:29 am February 23, 2018
The announcement comes after a new review found that more than 230 million errors occur every year in England in the medication process.
Florida opioid PDMP bill
By Jessica Davis 02:44 pm February 22, 2018
The bill unanimously passed and sets limits how often providers can prescribe initial opioid medications.
Sponsored by
By BD 11:23 am February 22, 2018
Nicole Wilson, RN, MSN, CPHIMS, clinical marketing manager of medication management solutions at BD, offers her insight on the HIMSS Analytics 2017 Medication Management and Safety Study.
Cerner integrate Surescripts prescription data into Millennium EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:35 am February 22, 2018
The electronic health records vendor aims to help doctors engage patients and make it easier for people to adhere to medication plans with price transparency.
prescription prices
By Bill Siwicki 08:22 am February 22, 2018
To help fight sticker shock, the e-prescribing vendor is enabling doctors and patients to work together to find the best, most affordable covered medication – before the patient leaves the office.

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