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Alpha Systems to Provide Document Scanning Services to Howard University Hospital

Oct12

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa.(BUSINESS WIRE) Alpha Systems, a premier provider of electronic patient chart management solutions, announced that Howard University Hospital, one of the largest healthcare providers in Washington, D.C., has selected Alpha Systems to digitize over 10 million pages of medical records. Alpha Systems will scan patient medical records and load these new electronic images […]

Sysmex Announces Newest Version of Clinical Laboratory Management Software

Oct11

Sysmex America, Inc., a global leader in medical diagnostic testing equipment and information systems technology, announces the release of the newest version of its Sysmex WAM? middleware software platform. The Sysmex WAM Management Reports Module features new tools such as ‘Point and click’ navigation which enable the user to quickly develop on-demand reports, facilitating management […]

Contract dispute may impact your pharmacy choice [Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, Cheyenne]

Oct9

Oct. 08CHEYENNE Starting Jan. 1, patients on the Express Scripts drug benefits plan will not be able to fill their prescriptions at Walgreens pharmacies.The change affects Cheyenne residents and others across the country who are part of the Express Scripts drug plan.Express Scripts Inc. is a pharmacy benefits manager for health plans, employers and those […]

Kaiser Permanente Ranked Among Top Innovators on InformationWeek 500 List

Oct8

Kaiser Permanente ranked No. 34 on this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. One of only six health care organizations to rank among the top 50 companies on the list, Kaiser Permanente is a pioneer in developing and implementing innovative health IT solutions that improve quality, access […]

PCMA on IOM Essential Health Benefits Report: Employers and Special Interests Will Spar Over Costly Prescription Drug Mandates

Oct7

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ By urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to issue "Essential Health Benefits" regulations that ensure affordable, flexible benefits in the exchanges, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has launched a long-overdue debate between employers and some powerful special interests that benefit from costly new mandates, according to […]

NaviNet Launches Groundbreaking Doc Xchange Solution

Oct5

Doc Xchange Revolutionizes Supplemental Documentation Submission, Benefiting the Healthcare Continuum BOSTON(BUSINESS WIRE) NaviNet, America’s largest real-time healthcare communications network, serving close to 900,000 healthcare professionals, today announced the launch of the NaviNet Doc Xchange program. NaviNet Doc Xchange is an innovative solution that enables providers to send content-agnostic medical documentation electronically to a variety of […]

Kaiser Permanente Recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Mail-Order Pharmacies for Third Consecutive Year

Oct4

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ For the third consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente's mail-order pharmacy was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 National Pharmacy Study(SM).The J.D. Power study measures customer satisfaction with pharmacies based on responses from more than 12,300 customers who filled a new prescription or refilled a […]

Canada Drugs United is Urging Canadian Pharmacy Customers to Protect Their Rights

Sep29

Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 29, 2011While supporting the importation of affordable prescription drugs from Canada and other countries, Senator Patrick Leahy also put forth a new bill called the Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011 (PROTECT IP Act), which ironically will block Americans from doing […]

PCMA: PBMs Will Save Nearly $2 Trillion in Prescription Drug Costs over the Next Decade

Sep19

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association issued the following news release:Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) will save consumers and payers almost $2 trillion in prescription drug costs – a 35 percent savings – over the next decade, according to new research from Visante. The research also indicates that another $550 billion could be saved […]

DestinationRx Changes Name to DRX

Sep16

Industry leader reveals new branding at AHIP Exchange Conference LOS ANGELES & WASHINGTON(BUSINESS WIRE) DestinationRx, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare comparison tools, technology and data, today announced a strategic decision to rename the company DRX. The change in branding is a response to the company’s significant growth in the healthcare industryfrom its origins in […]