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Federal Health Architecture Resources to Align NIEM and Common HIT Exchanges Standards

The Federal Health Architecture (FHA) team has dedicated resources to advance alignment between NIEM and the standards commonly used for HIT exchanges. FHA is developing a strategy for using health-related content to support cross-domain information exchanges, and would like your input.

Point-of-Care Partners Launches New Regulatory Offering to Help HIT Firms Stay Current with ePrescribing and Opioid Laws

Point-of-Care Partners has launched the ePrescribing State Law On-Demand – a new solution designed to enable EHR and ePrescribing vendors to quickly assess the evolving regulatory environment for electronic prescribing.

APhA Board of Trustees and State Pharmacy Association Executives Advocate on Capitol Hill

The annual joint meeting between APhA’s Board of Trustees and executive directors for state pharmacy associations took place earlier this month. During the gathering, pharmacy leaders in both groups visited with legislators on Capitol Hill in an effort to continue building support for APhA-backed provider status legislation that will recognize pharmacists and their services in Medicare Part B.

APhA Offers New Podcast Channel: Locked On Pharmacy.

APhA is excited to offer you a new podcast channel, Locked On Pharmacy. This channel provides thought-provoking and valuable information concerning the pharmacy profession and how the role of pharmacists is evolving in the world of patient care.

HHS Delays 340B Final Rule Effective Date To July 1, 2018

HHS proposes to delay the effective date of the 340B final rule published in the Federal Register (82 FR 1210, January 5, 2017) to July 1, 2018.

Latest Health Mart Town Halls Feature CE Series "Revenue Remedies"

Offering independent pharmacies practical advice for taking care of patients and growing their businesses, Health Mart® has kicked off its fifth Town Hall Continuing Education (CE) series titled “Revenue Remedies: Inject Profits into Your Business with Expanded Partnerships and Clinical Services.”

Tri-Regulator Collaborative Release Position Statements Addressing Electronic Health Records, Practitioner Burnout

The Tri-Regulator Collaborative, the governing boards of the three organizations representing the state boards that license physicians, nurses, and pharmacists – the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), and National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) – have drafted and approved two position statements that highlight the organizations’ shared commitment to protecting public health as well as the common issues faced by the three groups.

Engagement is Part of Compelling Bigger Picture at NACDS Total Store Expo

At the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo Business Program today, retailer and supplier participants received a comprehensive briefing on ways that their NACDS engagement can shape their companies’ future, while helping to address issues affecting local communities, the nation and even the world.

Jim Hunter Receives NACDS’ Prestigious Harold W. Pratt Award

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) today bestowed its prestigious Harold W. Pratt Award to industry leader Jim Hunter, vice president of supplier services, QuintilesIMS, during the Business Program at the 2017 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo.

Medicine Shoppe Award Winners At Cardinal RBC 2017

Medicine Shoppe awards announced at this year’s RBC include for Clinical Innovation, Operation Excellence, and Professional Achievement.


Industry Watch [January/February 2016]

ECRS Announces Online Analytical Processing Decision Support System
QS/1 Offers New App, Now EMV Certified
CoverMyMeds Issues New ePA Scorecard, Partners with KeyCentrix
Lagniappe Integrates With Armada Specialty Platform
Creative Pharmacist Partners With PBA Health
NABP PMP InterConnect Adds Three More States
PioneerRx at DSN Summit, Partners With Polyglot
NoviXus Pharmacy Services Implements ANSHealth's ePostRx Pharmacy System

Industry Watch [November/December 2015]

IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics Updates mHealth Apps Study
Surescripts Study: Connected Care and the Patient
Kibry Lester Marks Anniversary
PrescribeWellness Partners with TeleManager Technologies
QS/1 Receives Heartland EMV Certification
TCGRx Introduces New AdherePac Dispensing Unit
Fruth Easing the Burden of Prescription Filling
Epicor Launches Gift and List Registry

Industry Watch [September/October 2015]

Integra Acquired
Investors Take a Position in Medicine-On-Time
QS/1 Adds More System Value
QS/1 Introduces SharpRx: An Interview with Tammy Devine
Speed Script Gains EPCS Certification
Supplylogix Adds Reporting Module
TCGRx Introduces Next-Generation
Yardi Makes Acquisition

Industry Watch [July/August 2015]

NABP Recognizing Importance of PMPs
KeyCentrix Partners with iMedicare
Ateb Forms Community Pharmacy Advisory Board
Innovation Robotic Inventory Control System
Surescripts Processes 6.5 Billion Transactions
Rx Systems Adds New Feature to Eyecon
American Health Packaging's New Unit-Dose Offerings
ASAP Holds Midyear Conference
Study Shows Benefits of Scan Verification, Counting Technology
VUCA Health Partners with PDX

Industry Watch [May/June 2015]

Retail Management Solutions Selected By Independent Pharmacy Cooperative
iAMOS Doctor EPCS New From Mobile MedSoft
Rx Retail Booster New From MillerWhite Marketing
Yardi Announces New Browser-based EHR
Donlon HealthMart Pharmacy Adds RxSafe 1800
WellDyneRx Begins Using ePostRx from AdvanceNet Health Solutions
HBS Introduces Patient Portal
Integra Introduces Audit Assist for DocuTrack
QS/1 Upgrades mobileRx app
ScriptPro Receives 2014 Best in KLAS Award
RxNet Announces New Pricing Service
IH Systems Acquires AmerisourceBergen Technology Group
New Partners for FDS's myDataMart and eNGAGE
Surescripts Collaborates With PDR On CompletEPA
PrescribeWellness and TeleManager Technologies Integrate Platforms

Industry Watch [January/February 2015]

New York EPCS Deadline in Delayed One Year
QS/1 Gains E-Prescribing Certification
Best Computers Selects InfoWerks
Integra Releases DocuTrack 6.0
Kirby Lester Sees Impact of Hydrocodone Reclassification
Retail Management Solutions Endorsed by CARE Cooperative
PioneerRx Now Integrates with MirixaPro
Yardi Launches eMAR for Senior-living Providers
PCCA Forms Preferred Provider Network
Innovation Announces New RxSafe User
Datascan Adds Automated Functionality

Industry Watch [November/December 2014]

WellDyneRx, Inc. Implements ePostRx
Epicor Showcases Eagle N Series at NRF 2015
PrescribeWellness and APCI Expand Partnership
New Interface from Integra
New Patient Research Commissioned by McKesson
Epic Integrates Electronic Prior Authorizations
RxPreferred Benefits Partners with SurgicalMeds
PioneerRx to Support Apple Pay
ScriptPro Awarded Major Contract
Health Information Companies Merge

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Industry Watch [May/June 2014]

IMS Institute Reports on Drug Spending
QS/1 App for iPad Signature Capture
CoverMyMeds Selected by ANSHealth
PCA Pharmacy Finds Advantage with TCGRx Technology
Illinois Pharmacy Benefits from Robotic Storage and Retrieval
New Release from Integra

Industry Watch [January/February 2014]

Aurora Health Care installs ScriptPro Inventory System
HDS Sees Growth with Chains
ICD-10: More Testing Needed, Says WEDI
Integra Expands Product Line
Liberty Software Partners with VUCA Health
Medicare Tools for the Independent Gain Traction
Pharmacy First Offers Reconciliation Service
Publix to Use Ateb Time My Meds
QS/1 Makes Available Wireless Signature Capture
Retail Management Solutions Celebrates 15 Years


Industry Watch [November/December 2013]

The latest pharmacy and technology news from QS/1, Synergy Medical, PDX/NHIN, Cerner Etreby, ScriptPro, SoftWriters, Wingate School of Pharmacy, Integra, Health Market Science, and Innovation.

Industry Watch [September/October 2013]

The latest pharmacy and technology news from SoftWriters, Integra, HBS, PioneerRx, RxMedic, Retail Management Solutions, ScriptPro, Synergy Medical, Prescribe Wellness, OutcomesMTM, and iMedicare.

Industry Watch [July/August 2013]

The latest pharmacy and technology news from Integra, QS/1, Epicor, PDX, Mirixa, Medicine-On-Time, emporos, Kirby Lester, Fruth Pharmacy, mscripts, Surescripts, Kerr Drug, Pharmacy First, NABP, RelayHealth, Digital Miracles, RxMedic, and Healthcare Data Solutions.

Industry Watch [May/June 2013]

The latest pharmacy and technology news from QS/1, ScripPro, Cerner Etreby, Kirby Lester, Shopko, mscripts, PDX, CoverMyMeds, NABP, PrescribeWellness, OutcomesMTM, Surescripts, PQA, CECity, Cerner, McKesson, Allscripts, athenahealth, Innovation, Rexam, and Integra.

 



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