Archive June 2014

Studies from S.B. Joseph et al in the Area of Health Affairs Described

Jun27

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health & Medicine Week Current study results on Health and Medicine have been published. According to news originating from Arlington, Virginia, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, “E-prescribing, or the electronic generation of a prescription and its routing to a pharmacy, is generally believed to improve health care quality […]

NABP Executes Registry Agreement with ICANN for .Pharmacy Domain Consumers Worldwide Will Soon Have New Tool for Finding Safe Internet Pharmacies

Jun25

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ As the registry operator of the new .pharmacy domain, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), under a contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), will soon provide a means for identifying safe online pharmacies and resources. Under the Association’s Registry Agreement, executed […]

European Commission launches logo for online pharmacies to protect patients from falsified medicines

Jun25

ENP Newswire – 25 June 2014Release date- 24062014 – Today the European Commission has introduced a logo that will allow patients to identify authorised online pharmacies providing authentic medicines.The logo will appear on the websites of legally operating online pharmacies in the European Union (EU) and will link to the national competent authority websites where […]

Docs: Database lag aids drug abusers [Boston Herald :: ]

Jun25

June 25State health officials are scrambling to upgrade a database tracking prescription drugs such as highly addictive oxycodone as a physicians’ group warned a lag in reporting on pharmacy scripts exposes loopholes that could be exploited by drug abusers.Dr. Richard S. Pieters, president of the Massachusetts Medical Society, said he’s troubled that some pharmacies only […]

New logo for authorised online pharmacies launched [ANSA]

Jun24

(ANSA) – Brussels, June 24 – The European Commission on Tuesday introduced a special logo to help consumers identify authorized online pharmacies from sites that may offer false medications. The logo featuring a white cross on a green striped background will appear on websites of authorised online pharmacies in the European Union (EU) and will […]

European Commission Launches Logo For Online Pharmacies To Protect Patients From Falsified Medicines

Jun23

LONDON, June 23 The European Union’s Medicines Agency issued the following news release:Today the European Commission has introduced a logo that will allow patients to identify authorised online pharmacies providing authentic medicines. The logo will appear on the websites of legally operating online pharmacies in the European Union (EU) and will link to the national […]

Beware counterfeit drugs, particularly online supplies [Bizcommunity (South Africa)]

Jun21

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 10-15% of the global drug supply is fake, in Africa, this may account for up to 30% of medicines in circulation – with these figures ever growing.A geographical intensification of illegal counterfeit medicines, which may be ineffective or even toxic, is now a global problem, largely because of […]

FICO Global Survey: 80% of Smartphone Users Interested in Health Care Alerts

Jun18

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ A global survey by FICO (NYSE:FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, has revealed that 80 percent of people would like the option to use their smartphones to interact with health care providers. These organizations include government and private insurers, hospitals, pharmacies, mail-order drug companies, […]

:DENTALPLANS EXPANDS HEALTH PLAN OPTIONS WITH LEADER IN PRESCRIPTION SERVICES

Jun17

CVS iSave Plan Offers Health Savings on Dental, Plus 9 Additional Ways to Save :DentalPlans is expanding its network of programs by adding CVS Caremark, the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States, to the company’s long list of distinguished program partnerships. :DentalPlans, the largest marketplace of dental savings plans, is pleased to […]

:DentalPlans Expands Health Plan Options With Leader in Prescription Services

Jun16

PLANTATION, FL (Marketwired) 06/16/14 :DentalPlans is expanding its network of programs by adding CVS Caremark, the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States, to the company’s long list of distinguished program partnerships. :DentalPlans, the largest marketplace of dental savings plans, is pleased to announce the addition of the CVS iSave plan, which offers […]