Archive August 2013

Waismann Method Director Praises New York for Innovative Program Aimed to Curb Prescription Painkiller Abuse [Global Data Point]

Aug30

In response to the launch of the Internet System for Tracking Over Prescribing (I-STOP), a new program that requires New York-based physicians to review the medical histories of patients prior to prescribing opiate painkillers, Waismann Method Administrative Director Clare Waismann has called the first-of-its-kind program a groundbreaking effort to curb opiate abuse. I-STOP, which launched […]

Cracking down on spurious medicines [DNA : Daily News & Analysis (India)]

Aug24

Bangalore: In a global sting operation targeting the spurious medicine trade, the Interpol has seized 98 lakh doses of spurious medicines so far this year.The operation led to the shutdown of more than 9,600 fake online pharmacies and dozens of arrests across the globe. Information such as this was among the case developments disclosed at […]

CVS Caremark Uses Data to Combat National Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic; Program Details Published in New England Journal of Medicine Online

Aug23

Pharmacy Innovator Urges Greater Transparency in Controlled Substance PrescribingSOURCE: CVS CaremarkDESCRIPTION:WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ As part of its continuing efforts to combat the national prescription drug abuse epidemic, CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) is tapping its extensive database to identify and halt inappropriate prescribing of high risk drugs such as opioid painkillers. By […]

Repackaged vet drugs may raise a few eyebrows [Daily Record, The (Wooster, OH)]

Aug22

Betty White is that iconic grey-haired woman that has touched our hearts and our funny bones throughout her television career. So why wouldn’t we trust this sweet woman, the pitch-woman for PetMed Express, as she explains how you can get the same drugs as your veterinarian sells, but for less money and without the hassle?Pet […]

CVS Caremark Uses Data to Combat National Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic; Program Details Published in New England Journal of Medicine Online

Aug22

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ As part of its continuing efforts to combat the national prescription drug abuse epidemic, CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) is tapping its extensive database to identify and halt inappropriate prescribing of high risk drugs such as opioid painkillers. By evaluating data on prescriptions filled at CVS/pharmacy, CVS Caremark identified providers […]

Announcing the New PrognoCIS EMR Feature: e-Prescription for Controlled Substances

Aug14

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Bizmatics, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of an e-prescription module for controlled substances (EPCS) through its electronic medical record software, PrognoCIS EMR. One of the very early providers of EPCS, PrognoCIS enables users to seamlessly and securely transmit e-prescriptions to pharmacies for DEA class I, II, […]

BRIEF: Online pharmacies on state board’s Aug. 13 agenda [The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.]

Aug14

Aug. 13John Horton, head of a Portland company that dogs online pharmacies, will address the Oregon Pharmacy Board Wednesday on the state of internet drug-selling and whether the state needs beefed-up power to police the web.Horton’s talk is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. at the board’s Aug. 14 meeting at 800 NE Oregon St., conference room […]

TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery-the convenient way to fill prescriptions

Aug13

Story Number: NNS130813-05Release Date: 8/13/2013By Yan Kennon, Naval Hospital Jacksonville Public Affairs Senior WriterJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (August 9, 2013) (NNS) TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery offers a safe, affordable and convenient method of getting prescriptions delivered to patients’ doors, by way of the U.S. Postal Service.Home Delivery includes generics at no-cost; a 90-day supply for most medications; […]

Online Pharmaceutical Sales in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Available From IBISWorld

Aug9

Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The Online Pharmaceutical Sales industry has been relatively stagnant over the past five years due to heavy competitive and supply side pressures from multiple sources. Upstream manufacturers are withdrawing unprofitable drugs from the market, specialist retailers are successfully drawing away industry customers, physical pharmacies are moving online and supermarkets […]

MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OFOPERATIONS

Aug8

This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q contains forward-looking statementsconcerning future events and performance of the Company. When used in thisreport, the words "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "believe," "plan" or"expect" and similar expressions are included to identify forward-lookingstatements. These forward-looking statements are based on our currentexpectations and assumptions and many factors could cause our actual results todiffer […]