Tag Archives: pharmacies

Walmart Slashes Pharmacist Part — Smart?

Whatever the diminished share of Walmart’s health workforce — and make no mistake, Walmart shedding 40% of its senior pharmacists creates a big wave in the labor pool for that profession —  this news is the opening page of the latest in an ongoing series of “who knew health care could be so hard?” chapters in the story of the retailer’s zigzagging health strategy.

Tabula Rasa HealthCare Acquiring PrescribeWellness

Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) is a leader in providing patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare organizations to optimize medication regimens to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs and manage risk. TRHC provides solutions for a range of payers, providers and other healthcare organizations.  TRHC announced that it will be acquiring PrescribeWellness. […]

Genoa Healthcare, an OptumRx subsidiary, Continues its Growth Strategy

Genoa Healthcare is the largest provider of pharmacy, outpatient telepsychiatry and medication management services

Cardinal Health Expands Mirixa’s MTM Offerings

Cardinal Health has acquired Mirixa, a leading provider of technology-enabled solutions for the provision of medication therapy management, from the National Community Pharmacists Association

Kroger Joins the Drug Discount Program Trend

Consumer use of drug discount programs has shown rapid growth since launch as Kroger joins trend

Medical Jargon, Acronyms that Most Confuse Patients

The utilization of acronyms, jargon and common medical terms will continue within the healthcare industry. And like it or not, new terms will be introduced. The key for the entire industry is to encourage the use of clear language when communicating with non-clinician colleagues as well as with members