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Fred Sarkis

Experts weigh in on hypertension testing devices

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Blood pressure kiosks in retail pharmacies are a key focus of an international effort by hypertension organizations to tighten the regulation of consumer BP devices. PharmaSmart International reported that 21 international hypertension organizations have published a joint statement urging the private health care sector and governments to address the issue of inaccurate

PharmaSmart joins call for BP device regulation

PharmaSmart joins call for BP device regulation

PharmaSmart International is among a group of hypertension organizations urging sharper regulation of consumer blood pressure devices. The blood pressure kiosk maker reported that 21 international hypertension organizations have published a joint statement calling on the private health care sector and governments to address the issue of inaccurate BP devices. Citing inadequate regulatory control and

PharmaSmart, CDR launch ‘Pharmacist Challenge’

PharmaSmart, CDR launch ‘Pharmacist Challenge’

NEW YORK — PharmaSmart International Inc. and Chain Drug Review have launched a partnership designed to help pharmacy patients lower their blood pressure. Over the next year, the first-of-its-kind collaboration aims to generate awareness in U.S. and Canadian community pharmacies about hypertension and spur efforts to reduce rates of uncontrolled blood pressure. Under the partnership,