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McKesson integrates med sync, mobile into Rx systems

McKesson integrates med sync, mobile into Rx systems

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — McKesson Pharmacy Systems (MPS) has integrated medication synchronization and mobile delivery functionality into its pharmacy management systems, including EnterpriseRx, PharmacyRx and Pharmaserv. MPS said Monday that pharmacies implementing the enhancements in their McKesson pharmacy management system can improve patient medication adherence and measurement, as well as hone pharmacy workflow and provide

PrescribeWellness unveils med sync certification

PrescribeWellness unveils med sync certification

IRVINE, Calif. — Cloud-based health technology provider PrescribeWellness has launched an online certification program for its StarWellness medication synchronization solution. Geared for the nation’s more than 22,000 community pharmacies, the StarWellness Med Sync Certification is designed to help pharmacies to build and manage more patient relationships, improve operating efficiency and boost revenue while addressing the

Omnicell wraps up Ateb acquisition

Omnicell wraps up Ateb acquisition

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Omnicell Inc. has closed its $41 million deal to acquire pharmacy patient care and medication synchronization specialist Ateb Inc. Omnicell and Ateb announced the agreement late last month. Omnicell said Wednesday that uniting its SureMed medication adherence packaging and related automation with Ateb’s patient engagement platform will enable it to better

Omnicell unveils deal to acquire Ateb

Omnicell unveils deal to acquire Ateb

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Medication management and supply solution provider Omnicell Inc. plans to buy Ateb Inc., a specialist in patient care and medication synchronization services for pharmacies, in a $41 million deal. Omnicell said Tuesday that the all-cash transaction is expected to close during the fourth quarter, pending customary closing conditions. Raleigh, N.C.-based Ateb

Independent pharmacies step up level of care

Independent pharmacies step up level of care

  NEW ORLEANS — Independent community pharmacists are branching out care beyond traditional pharmacy services as they take a more active role in their patients’ health, according to the National Community Pharmacists Association. The 2016 NCPA Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health Inc. and released Tuesday at NCPA’s 2016 Annual Convention, shows how independent pharmacies are

CVS med sync initiative eliminates barriers

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its ScriptSync medication synchronization program. The pharmacy service that enables patients who regularly take multiple medications to pick up eligible maintenance prescriptions in a monthly visit to a CVS Pharmacy store. More than a million customers have been enrolled in ScriptSync, and preliminary results

CVS Health’s ScriptSync shows results

CVS Health’s ScriptSync shows results

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — It’s now over a year that CVS Health launched its ScriptSync medication synchronization program, and for many participants the service has made a difference. CVS said Thursday that in the past year, more than 1 million patients have been enrolled in ScriptSync at CVS Pharmacy. Preliminary results, which tracked enrolled patients’ average days

Ateb tests med sync quality indicators for PQA

Ateb tests med sync quality indicators for PQA

RALEIGH, N.C. — Patient care solution provider Ateb Inc. helped test four medication synchronization quality improvement indicators (QIIs) on behalf of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA). Ateb said Tuesday that it was one of two organizations chosen to test the new QIIs, which will enable pharmacists to boost patient engagement by aligning medication refills to

Pfizer Canada, Rexall see med sync as adherence aid

Pfizer Canada, Rexall see med sync as adherence aid

KIRKLAND, Quebec — Pfizer Canada has partnered with Canadian drug chain Rexall on its OneStopMeds medication synchronization program. Pfizer said Wednesday that through the med sync program, launched by Rexall in January, it aims to work with the drug chain to help improve medication adherence and health outcomes for patients taking multiple chronic medications. Patients

Medication sync program is introduced by Cardinal

DUBLIN, Ohio — Community pharmacists are reacting positively to a new custom-built medication synchronization program that simplifies the process for patients and caregivers who are filling multiple prescriptions and improves patients’ medication adherence by helping to ensure that they fill all prescriptions every month, according to Cardinal Health Inc. The Cardinal Health MedSync Advantage program

OneStopMeds a powerful new tool for Rexall pharmacists

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Rexall Health and Ateb Canada Ltd. are partnering on a medication synchronization program aimed at improving medication adherence and health outcomes for patients with multiple chronic conditions. The service, OneStopMeds, uses Ateb technology to help Rexall’s pharmacists coordinate a patient’s prescriptions so each is refilled on the same day of the month,

Cardinal Health bullish on medication synchronization

Cardinal Health bullish on medication synchronization

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health Inc. said its new medication synchronization program, MedSync Advantage, offers manifold benefits for community pharmacies in terms of patient care and efficiency. The latest offering in Cardinal’s Reach for the Stars suite of community pharmacy solutions, MedSync Advantage enables pharmacists to coordinate a patient’s prescriptions to be picked up on

Rexall debuts medication synchronization program

Rexall debuts medication synchronization program

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Rexall has launched a medication synchronization program for 445 of its pharmacies across Canada. Called OneStopMeds, the med sync program is powered by Ateb’s Time My Meds solution. Rexall said Monday that it’s the first retail pharmacy in Canada to offer this service to patients in multiple provinces. To participate in the

NCPA finds strong support for med sync

NCPA finds strong support for med sync

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Both patients and pharmacists give high marks to medication synchronization programs, according to a recent survey by the National Community Pharmacists Association. NCPA said Monday that the poll of member pharmacies using its Simplify My Meds (SMM) program asked several open-ended questions, and respondents “overwhelmingly” noted that med sync has raised efficiency