Archive October 2011

Canadian International Pharmacy Association CIPA Fights Rogue Internet Pharmacies Displaying CIPA Seal Without Authorization

Oct29

The Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA) announced it is taking action against rogue internet pharmacies wrongfully displaying the CIPA certification seal on unapproved websites. CIPA member pharmacies sell prescription drugs made by leading name-brand manufacturers at prices up to 80 percent less than if purchased in the U.S. These licensed pharmacies serve more than 1 […]

New Educational Venture, Pharmacy is Right for Me,? Aims to Inspire America’s Next Generation of Pharmacy Leaders

Oct27

OptumRx and the American Pharmacists Association to kick off collaborative initiative with an interactive forum today in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON(BUSINESS WIRE) OptumRx and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today launched Pharmacy is Right for Me, a unique educational initiative aimed at propelling students in grades 8-12 toward careers in pharmacy. A forum to introduce the […]

CVS Caremark Sponsored Research Finds Twenty Four Percent of New Prescriptions Never Filled

Oct26

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Twenty four percent of patients given a new medication by their doctor did not fill the prescription, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital and CVS Caremark and published this week in the American Journal of Medicine. (Logo: )Most prior research of […]

Summit tackles prescription drug abuse epidemic in Maine [Bangor Daily News (ME)]

Oct25

NORTHPORT, Maine The state needs to step up its participation in its online prescription drug monitoring program, educate residents, keep better track of disposal of the drugs and help its doctors find out if their patients have been arrested for drug- related crimes, according to an action plan devised at Maine’s first prescription drug abuse […]

Summit tackles prescription drug abuse epidemic in Maine [Bangor Daily News, Maine]

Oct25

Oct. 25NORTHPORT, Maine The state needs to step up its participation in its online prescription drug monitoring program, educate residents, keep better track of disposal of the drugs and help its doctors find out if their patients have been arrested for drug-related crimes, according to an action plan devised at Maine’s first prescription drug abuse […]

Statistics on Soaring Use of Antidepressants No Surprise, says Canada Drugs Online

Oct24

Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 24, 2011Online Canadian pharmacies such as Canada Drugs Online are not surprised by the shocking statistics on the rising use of antidepressant drugs just released by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The numbers, gleaned from data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys for the years 2005 to […]

Sen. Bennet, Rep. Matheson to Speak at Counterfeit Drug Conference

Oct20

Interchange Conference October 27th at the National Press Club Partnership for Safe Medicines:

RAM V. RAYASAM, MD selects Waiting Room Solutions Web-Based Otolaryngology/ENT EMR and Practice Management System

Oct17

ENP Newswire – 17 October 2011Release date- 14102011 – Goshen, New York – Waiting Room Solutions (WRS) (www.waitingroomsolutions.com), a leading web-based Otolaryngology/ENT EMR and Practice Management System (PM) provider, announced today that Ram V. Rayasam, MD in Phillipsburg, NJ has chosen the Waiting Room Solutions Web-Based Otolaryngology Electronic Health Record and Practice Management System to […]

CVS Caremark Launches Android Application for Caremark.com

Oct13

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today the release of the Caremark.com Droid application. Available at no cost at the Android Market, this new application provides Android users with the ability to access the Drug Information Database to learn more about various prescription drugs and allows CVS Caremark plan members […]

Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi Uses Centricity EMR, Athena PMIS, and White Plume Technologies

Oct13

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi (CANM) located in Tupelo, MS, uses White Plume Technologies to fill the EMR gap in their practice between Centricity’s electronic medical record (EMR)/electronic health record (EHR) and Athena’s practice management system (PM system). With over 20 full time cardiology specialists in northern Mississippi, CANM […]