Tag M.D.

Echo Therapeutics Hires Product Development Management Executive

Oct11

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE), a company developing the Symphony tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring (tCGM) system and the Prelude SkinPrep System for transdermal drug delivery, today announced that Samir Farah, who has more than fifteen years of medical product design and development experience, has […]

Off the charts [Hernando Today, Brooksville, Fla.]

Oct7

Oct. 06Traditionally, hospitals and physician practices process their billing of services electronically, but maintain paper charts for their patients.Paper charts are gradually becoming a thing of the past.Electronic billing and medication prescribing were the initial steps to bringing this part of healthcare into the 21st century.Electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health record (EHR) is […]

FDA: Over-the-Counter Asthma Inhalers Containing Chloroflouorocarbons CFCs Will No Longer Be Made or Sold After Dec. 31, 2011

Oct6

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says users of epinephrine inhalers containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) should plan now to get a prescription for a replacement product because these inhalers will not be made or sold after Dec. 31, 2011.Epinephrine inhalers, marketed by Armstrong Pharmaceutical Inc. as Primatene Mist, are the only FDA-approved inhalers for the temporary […]

New health information rules proposed [Hernando Today, Brooksville, Fla.]

Oct6

Oct. 06Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, recently proposed new rules that would expand the rights of patients to access their health information through the use of health information technology (IT). Specifically, the new rules would empower patients and allow them to gain access to test results reports directly from […]

For Second Straight Year, Humana Walmart-Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) Features Lowest Monthly Premium Offered In All 50 States and Washington D.C.

Oct3

LOUISVILLE, Ky. and BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that the company will once again offer a Medicare Part D prescription-drug plan (PDP), co-branded with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) to provide significant savings on monthly plan premiums, prescription medicine copayments and cost-shares for Medicare beneficiaries. Since its launch […]

Health Language CMO to Present Insights Into How Medical Terminology Enables Interoperability at 2011 AHIMA Educational Session

Oct3

DENVER, CO (MARKET WIRE) 10/03/11 Health Language, Inc. ® (HLI), the global leader in medical terminology management, today announced that its chief medical officer (CMO) and senior vice president, Brian Levy, M.D., will present an educational session discussing the essential role, value and benefits of medical terminology management software in enabling healthcare information technology (HIT) […]

For Second Straight Year, Humana Walmart-Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) Features Lowest Monthly Premium Offered In All 50 States And Washington D.C.

Oct1

Prescription-drug plan copayments as low as $1 (in-store) or $0 (mail-order) after deductible for prescriptions from preferred pharmacies like Walmart, Neighborhood Market or Sam’s Club pharmacies LOUISVILLE, Ky. & BENTONVILLE, Ark.(BUSINESS WIRE) Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that the company will once again offer a Medicare Part D prescription-drug plan (PDP), co-branded with Wal-Mart […]

Echo Therapeutics Receives Registered Trademarks for Symphony and Prelude

Sep28

Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE), a company developing its needle-free Symphony tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring (tCGM) system and its Prelude SkinPrep System for transdermal drug delivery, announced that the company has received Certificates of Registration from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its SYMPHONY and PRELUDE trademarks, […]

AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies to Give Physicians Innovative Mobile Technology and Information Delivery to Improve Care Management and Drug…

Sep26

AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies to Give Physicians Innovative Mobile Technology and Information Delivery to Improve Care Management and Drug Adherence for At-Risk PatientsThe AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies, one of the largest organizations of Medicaid managed care plans in the country, covering four million lives, announced that it will offer physicians free mobile technology […]

FDA: Over-the-counter asthma inhalers containing chloroflouorocarbons (CFCs) will no longer be made or sold after Dec. 31, 2011; Users of Primatene Mist will need a prescription product to treat their asthma

Sep23

ENP Newswire – 23 September 2011Release date- 22092011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says users of epinephrine inhalers containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) should plan now to get a prescription for a replacement product because these inhalers will not be made or sold after Dec. 31, 2011.Epinephrine inhalers, marketed by Armstrong Pharmaceutical Inc. as Primatene […]