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CPE and Preceptor Development Conference with W. New England Univ. CoP

he Western New England University College of Pharmacy will hold its seventh annual Continuing Pharmacy Education and Preceptor Development Conference on Thursday, March 16, from 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Rivers Memorial Hall. The conference is one important way that the College of Pharmacy supports the educational needs of pharmacists in the region.

Capsa Elevates Performance in Healthcare with New Identity and New Technology at HIMSS17

An all-new Capsa Healthcare is at HIMSS17 in Orlando with a new company identity and an evolution of its flagship mobile computing cart. Capsa Healthcare represents the complete integration of the former Capsa Solutions and Rubbermaid Healthcare. As a single organization, Capsa Healthcare is led by a united commitment to elevate the performance of healthcare, every day.

IPC and PACE Alliance Join Forces

Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC) and Pace Alliance announced today an agreement* to combine their respective buying groups.

Fred’s Pharmacy Announces Senior Management Appointments

Fred’s Inc. has announced three additions to its senior management team. Gregory Froton has been appointed Senior Vice President, Merchandising, General Merchandise and Kimberley Felice-Dooley has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Merchandising – Consumables, both effective immediately. These appointments follow the recent appointment in December 2016 of Steve Wuebker as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain.

IPC Opens 2017 Annual Meeting To All Pharmacies

The IPC spring conference is now open to any pharmacy without regard to which wholesaler or buying group the pharmacy belongs. Concurrent with that change the meeting is now called, The IPC Independent Pharmacy Conference. The next event will be held April 6 – 9 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Industry Plan Ahead Calendar

ComputerTalk'sIndustry Plan Ahead Calendar features details on upcoming pharmacy industry trade shows and users conferences, including the date and location where the event is to take place.

Verified Top-Level Domains Consortium Launches New Website

A new website was launched by the Verified Top-Level Domains (vTLD) Consortium, a voluntary association of registry operators that verify all registrants prior to permitting use of a domain name. Online pharmacy verification and fraud prevention.

SoftWriters Announces Point-of-Delivery Software Solution

SoftWriters has announced the launch of a point-of-delivery software solution, FrameworkPOD. FrameworkPOD goes beyond traditional delivery software with integration to SoftWriters’ pharmacy management system FrameworkLTC to allow pharmacies to save time and money by eliminating manual steps and bringing more functionality, connectivity, and communication to every d

Surescripts To Deliver Messages And Alerts Directly Into EHRs

Surescripts is expanding its medication management services to deliver messages and alerts directly into the provider’s electronic health record (EHR) during the patient visit. The more than 6,300 providers using software from Agastha, Aprima Medical Software, MedConnect, and PrognoCIS will have near real-time data about how a patient is doing on his or her medication regimen.

TCGRx To Offer Automation For Filling Unit-dose and Multidose Cards

TCGRx has announced that it has initiated the development of a new pharmacy automation device that will allow for the filling of unit-dose and multidose cards, in addition to the pouch packaging that TCGRx is already well-known for. The device, known as the PillBot, with the ability to package medication in both pouch and blister formats, is scheduled for release this year.

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