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Ritzman med sync solution fosters Rx adherence

Ritzman med sync solution fosters Rx adherence

WADSWORTH, Ohio — Ritzman Pharmacy is giving patients a hand in following their prescription regimens via Design Rx, a system that sorts and prepackages medications in daily doses. Citing a 2014 survey by the National Community Pharmacists Association, the drug chain said Tuesday that medication synchronization programs like Design Rx have helped improve overall medication adherence. The

Study: Appointment-based med sync gets results

Study: Appointment-based med sync gets results

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Pharmacies offering appointment-based medication synchronization (ABMS) can improve patients’ adherence to their prescriptions and, in turn, produce better health outcomes, a study conducted for the National Community Pharmacists Association and Arkansas Pharmacists Association finds. NCPA said Monday that the one-year study, done by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Department of

Health Mart town halls to focus on med sync

SAN FRANCISCO — Health Mart is kicking off its third town hall event series to help pharmacies implement medication synchronization. The “Get in Sync: Medication Synchronization” events encourage pharmacists to consider an appointment-based model with medication synchronization, shifting them from reactive prescription filling to a service orientation. Health Mart will host more than 100 complimentary

Health Mart kicks off Town Hall events tour

Health Mart kicks off Town Hall events tour

SAN FRANCISCO — Through early 2016, Health Mart plans to host more than 100 Town Hall continuing education events nationwide to promote medication synchronization programs among its member pharmacies. The McKesson pharmacy franchise said Monday that the “Get in Sync: Medication Synchronization” Town Hall events will encourage pharmacists to consider an appointment-based model with med

Ateb launches ‘Healthy Outcomes’ branding campaign

Ateb launches ‘Healthy Outcomes’ branding campaign

RALEIGH, N.C. — Ateb Inc. this week kicked off its first branding campaign, dubbed “Driving Healthy Outcomes for Patients, Pharmacies and Payers.” The provider of pharmacy-based patient care solutions said Tuesday that the campaign marks a new direction in its marketing as the company works to establish a brand identity and build awareness by connecting

Med sync program benefits are manifold

Medication synchronization programs offer patients far more than convenience and pharmacies much more than increased efficiency. Just ask the National Community Pharmacists Association. An analysis of five pharmacy case studies conducted for NCPA show that the adoption of technology-driven med sync programs by community pharmacies improved patient medication adherence, increased revenue streams and overall improvement

Rite Aid enhances Rx service with OneTripRefills

Rite Aid enhances Rx service with OneTripRefills

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid is continuing to enhance its appeal as a retail health care destination, most recently through the introduction of the OneTripRefills medication synchronization service. Launched during the drug chain’s fiscal first quarter, OneTripRefills enables patients who enroll to receive all of their monthly maintenance medications in a single trip to

NCPA provides video training for med sync

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has launched “Implementing Med Sync,” a six-part video training series for community pharmacies that want to set up an appointment-based medication synchronization program in their stores. NCPA said Wednesday that the five-minute videos long and cover topics such as getting organized, identifying and enrolling patients in