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December 5, 2022

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Cutting edge COVID test sets independents apart

Cutting edge COVID test sets independents apart

BUFFALO, N.Y. — When KSL Diagnostics Inc., a developer of novel diagnostic and therapeutic applications for immunology and oncology, partnered with independent drug stores in greater Buffalo, N.Y., to introduce Immune Index, they knew they were heading into uncharted territory. With a first-of-its-kind COVID-19 antibody test that helps patients and their health care providers quantitatively

Pill counting technology having an impact on outcomes

Pill counting technology having an impact on outcomes

Pharmacies are navigating a transformative period. The idea — and implementation — of pharmacy automation is becoming commonplace, as services such as automated pill counting become increasingly important for pharmacies to evolve, become more efficient and address new, emerging demands. As pharmacies shape a more strategic future through pharmacy automation, they need technology that will

Amazon in thick of fray to disrupt health care

Amazon in thick of fray to disrupt health care

Amazon continues to turn up the heat in health care. Just four months after it agreed to acquire One Medical, a technology-powered primary care provider, the company has launched Amazon Clinic, a message-based service that links patients seeking treatment for 20 routine health problems with virtual care options. Now available in 32 states, the new

It’s time for NACDS to expand its vision

It’s time for NACDS to expand its vision

NACDS Week, the New York City weeklong series of meetings and dinners that unofficially ushers in the Christmas holiday season, has just ended. As always, it was an appropriate occasion, representative of the season, at which old friendships were revived and new ones launched. It was, as these events inevitably are, a happy, rewarding time.