Pharmacist

Transaction Data Systems Acquires KloudScript, a Cloud-Based Specialty Pharmacy Solution

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 2:30pm

Transaction Data Systems (TDS), the leader in pharmacy software solutions for the community pharmacy market, today announced the acquisition of KloudScript, a specialty pharmacy care solution.

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  • Transaction Data Systems (TDS), the leader in pharmacy software solutions for the community pharmacy market, today announced the acquisition of KloudScript, a specialty pharmacy care solution.
  • Currently 39% of community pharmacies dispense some sort of specialty medications, according the National Community Pharmacy Association.
  • This acquisition further cements TDSs leadership position in the independent pharmacy market and demonstrates our commitment to delivering the most clinically focused solution suite for community pharmacy.
  • KloudScripts cloud-based solution and specialty services provide community pharmacists advanced tools to coordinate benefits, provide patient education, and promote adherence.

Teamsters Local 727 Finds That Jewel-Osco Pharmacies Are Not Adequately Cleaned Following COVID-19 Exposure

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 3:08pm

Pharmacists perform the vital work of providing medication and medical advice to our communities, including those that are most vulnerable.

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  • Pharmacists perform the vital work of providing medication and medical advice to our communities, including those that are most vulnerable.
  • Local 727 was shocked to discover the complete lack of proper sanitation by Jewel-Osco in its pharmacies across Chicagoland during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Teamsters Local 727 represents nearly 10,000 hardworking men and women throughout the Chicago area.
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    SOURCE Teamsters Local Union 727, Park Ridge, Illinois

Avricore Health’s HealthTab™ Endorsed by Ontario Pharmacists Association for Real-Time COVID-19 Data Reporting in Community Pharmacies

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 12:55pm

Under this agreement the Company agrees to share revenues generated with the OPA for HealthTab contracts secured through OPA efforts.

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  • Under this agreement the Company agrees to share revenues generated with the OPA for HealthTab contracts secured through OPA efforts.
  • With community pharmacists anticipated to conduct more COVID-19 rapid tests, they are telling us they need to inform patients quickly, reduce workload and ensure that data is getting to reporting agencies seamlessly, said Avricore Healths CEO, Hector Bremner.
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    The OPA recommends the deployment of POCT and screening in the pharmacy setting utilizing the only real-time data reporting platform and software, HealthTab.
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    The Ontario Pharmacists Association is committed to evolving the pharmacy profession and advocating for excellence in practice and patient care.

Major Depressive Disorder and Presbyopia Reviews Presented by AMCP Foundation/AbbVie, Inc. Specialized Health Outcomes Interns

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 12:24am

While the program is now in its 13th year, internships were completed remotely for the first time this summer.

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  • While the program is now in its 13th year, internships were completed remotely for the first time this summer.
  • "Our interns' findings bring to light important research gaps and unmet needs in patient populations," said AMCP Foundation Executive Director Paula J. Eichenbrenner, MBA, CAE.
  • "We're thrilled to partner with AbbVie to introduce student pharmacists to the pharmaceutical industry and managed health care systems."
  • Specialized Summer Internship in Health Outcomesparticipants are:
    Tina Gholami, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, Los Angeles, Calif.
    Poster #F10: The Economic Burden of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder Potentially Eligible for Adjunctive Treatment: A Systematic Literature Review

Student Pharmacists Complete New AMCP Foundation/Pfizer, Inc. Oncology Summer Internship Program

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 11:59pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 20,2020 /PRNewswire/ --AMCP Foundation proudly recognizes two student pharmacists who recently completed the Managed Care: Oncology Summer Internship program with the generous support of Pfizer, Inc.'s US Oncology Organized Customer Team.

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  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 20,2020 /PRNewswire/ --AMCP Foundation proudly recognizes two student pharmacists who recently completed the Managed Care: Oncology Summer Internship program with the generous support of Pfizer, Inc.'s US Oncology Organized Customer Team.
  • This internship launched in 2020, allowing trainees to work alongside industry experts to learn about formulary management, benefit design, and adherence with a focus on oncology.
  • Future leaders gained first-hand experience working in specialty pharmacy, oncology, and related business areas within pharmacy benefit management companies.
  • Following their remote placements, interns presented posters showcasing real-world data at AMCP 2020 Nexus Virtual on Wednesday, Oct. 21 ( view all Nexus 2020 Virtual posters ).

RPh on the Go Helps Fill Hundreds of Critical Pharmacy Roles in Response to COVID Pandemic

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 2:26pm

With more than40years of experience in the pharmacy staffing sector, RPh on the Go boasts a nationwide network of pharmacy professionals that includes pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy management.

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  • With more than40years of experience in the pharmacy staffing sector, RPh on the Go boasts a nationwide network of pharmacy professionals that includes pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy management.
  • RPh on the Go leadership hopes to help mitigate the spread of COVID across the country in partnership with nationwide pharmacies.
  • Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, RPh on the Go has deployed pharmacy professionals to retail, federal and hospital pharmacies to provide relief to workers on the frontlines.
  • For more information about RPh on the Go or for media inquiries, please contact Tera Rowland at 904.360.2630 or tera.rowland@rphonthego.com.

Pharmacy Times® Expands Strategic Alliance Partnership Program with the Addition of the American Oncology Network, LLC

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 7:04pm

Pharmacy Times, the leading multimedia resource for pharmacy professionals, is pleased to announce that the American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) is now part of its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program.

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  • Pharmacy Times, the leading multimedia resource for pharmacy professionals, is pleased to announce that the American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) is now part of its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program.
  • AON is such an amazing group that works tirelessly to improve patient care and outcomes in the oncology space, said John Hydrusko, vice president of Pharmacy & Healthcare Communications, LLC, publisher of Pharmacy Times.
  • Additionally, Pharmacy Times Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) is an alliance of physicians and seasoned health care leaders partnering to ensure the long-term success of community oncology.

Viscira® Wins Two Davey Awards: a Gold and a Silver for Two GSK Programs

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 8:00am

Additionally, Viscira secured a Silver Davey Award for an augmented reality (AR) program for lupus patients and caregivers.

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  • Additionally, Viscira secured a Silver Davey Award for an augmented reality (AR) program for lupus patients and caregivers.
  • Both programs were done in close collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
  • The interactive eLearning module is a dynamic, engaging module that provides pharmacists with information about adult vaccinations.
  • Viscira provides a suite of programs that integrate best-in-class technology to deliver engaging and memorable user experiences and content via various electronic channels.

Aspen RxHealth Adds Chief Operating Officer to Support Exponential Growth in National Clinical Pharmacy Services

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 1:20pm

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Aspen RxHealth announced the appointment of Melissa Odorzynski, PharmD, MPH, as Chief Operating Officer to support their rapid growth.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Aspen RxHealth announced the appointment of Melissa Odorzynski, PharmD, MPH, as Chief Operating Officer to support their rapid growth.
  • "Melissa's deep expertise in pharmacy technology and organizational efficiencies provide a critical addition to our executive leadership team as we navigate this period of exponential expansion," said David Medvedeff, chief executive officer, Aspen RxHealth.
  • Prior to joining Aspen RxHealth, Odorzynski's professional background included roles in pharmacy operations, clinical programs, sales and marketing, M&A, and strategy.
  • Aspen RxHealth provides next-generation, clinical pharmacy services, intelligently matching pharmacists with patients to enrich the patient-pharmacist experience and drive better outcomes for health plans and other risk-bearing providers.

TRHC Forms a Strategic Alliance with the American College of Apothecaries (ACA) to Market TRHC Solutions to Members

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 1:45pm

Our collaboration with TRHC furthers ACAs commitment to providing exemplary pharmacy resources to community pharmacists.

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  • Our collaboration with TRHC furthers ACAs commitment to providing exemplary pharmacy resources to community pharmacists.
  • TRHCs MedWise software provides science-based, actionable clinical intelligence to pharmacists, including patients MedWise Risk Score s (MRS) .
  • Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) provides medication safety solutions empowering healthcare professionals to optimize medication regimens and reduce medication-related risk, specifically targeting adverse drug events.
  • The American College of Apothecaries was founded on May 9, 1940 in Richmond, Virginia.