Tag Archives: Prescription

Genoa Healthcare, a new OptumRx, Continues its Growth

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

OneOme Making Progress in Pharmacogenomics

Pharmacogenomics is one of the key aspects of personalized medicine, focusing on how an individual’s DNA affects the way they respond to medications. All individuals have different genetic make-up so they respond differently to the same medication. Based on this insight, pharmacogenomics allows customized treatment for a wide range of health problems including; cardiovascular disease, […]

FamilyWize’s Online Drug Discount Care Program Growing Rapidly

FamilyWize, a Bethlehem, Pa.-based company devoted to getting the best prices for their consumers, think they can play a big role in helping patients to reduce their prescription costs.

PBM P&T Practices The HEAT Initiative Is Gaining Momentum

Care outside the hospital, like P&T committee responsibilities outside the hospital, is necessarily different. New processes and solutions, such as cloud computing, can help improve performance and transparency of benefit management for purchasers or users of health care services. The current role of PBMs includes concurrent improvement in health outcomes, so the take-home message is […]

Department of Defense Drug Cost-Savings Programs

Military Healthcare

Department of Defense Drug Cost-Savings Programs. The Department of Defense pharmacy program is on to track to slice $1.3 billion off projected drug costs from 2014 to 2019, thanks to higher beneficiary co-pays, tighter point-of-service rules and recent streamlining of prescription drug processes across the military, explained Dr. George E. Jones, chief of pharmacy operations […]

Employers as Plan Sponsors: Direct to Purchaser

Employers as Plan Sponsors: Direct to Purchaser, Published at Drake University Delta Rx Institute, Dr. F. Randy Vogenberg, Partner Access Market Intelligence, an affiliate of the National Institute of Collaborative Healthcare Pharmacists are some of the most visible health professionals to the public eye, but they often stand misunderstood by purchasers of health care. They are best known […]