Tag Archives: pharmacy

Trusts, Busting (Telehealth and Rx Blooming?)

Last week, the Social Security and Medicare boards of trustees released their annual financial forecasts, and media reports predictably led with their scariest interpretation of those forecasts: “Hospital fund set to run out by 2026” read one typical headline. The trustees have a long-established track record of, well, let’s call it “conservative” forecasting, and nothing […]

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. […]

ProMedica’s Leveraging its Strengths in HCR ManorCare Integration

ProMedica recently announced a new Healthy Aging Institute. The new institute “leverages the unique strengths and capabilities of ProMedica and its recently added HCR ManorCare senior living division to help redefine healthy aging, provide a best-in-class experience to the nation’s growing senior population, and drive positive reform. The health system acquired more than 200 ManorCare […]

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