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The PHSI Newsletter 2013 Spring Edition is now available. This issue of the newsletter discusses public education of the Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Exchanges. If you would like to receive the newsletter electronically, join our e-Newsletter Mailing List!
PHSI President Tim Kosty will be presenting at the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy 2013 Midyear Conference on June 13-15 in Louisville, KY. Tim will be giving a pricing update of federal pricing metrics including AMP, NADAC and NARP. He will be discussing changes to these draft files since their release and the likely [...]
PHSI Director of Business Development Fred Hamlin and consultant Melissa Krause contributed to the March/April 2013 edition of ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. In their Viewpoints article, Fred and Melissa discuss the opportunity for pharmacists to expand their role in patient care through the emerging trend of telemedicine. Click here to read Fred and Melissa’s article entitled “Telemedicine [...]
The My Medication Passport App (also available as a paper based booklet) serves as a useful tool for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals in their quest to ensure proper management of medications. Patients can use the App to record information such as: their medical details, medicines they cannot take, current medications, and a history of medication changes. The App may be downloaded for free on any Android or Apple product (i.e. iPhone, iPad)[...]
The Mango Health App is a useful tool for patients to monitor and improve medication adherence through gamification. The App is available for free on Apple’s iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.[...]
Pharmacists regularly encounter several different e-prescribing transactions. Pharmacists receive new prescription transactions (NewRx) from prescribers, and they send refill renewal requests (RefReq) and receive refill renewal responses (RefRes). These are just a subset of all available e-prescribing transactions made available through the SCRIPT standard. In addition, each transaction has pre-defined response types that convey a [...]