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June 6, 2010

In the latest attempt to kick-start the health information technology revolution, the Empire State last...

NEW YORK —In the latest attempt to kick-start the health information technology revolution, the Empire State last month launched a drive to help physicians deploy electronic health records and shift to paperless prescribing. The statewide initiative is aimed at boosting EHR adoption by primary care providers.

February 28, 2010

As many baby boomers become caregivers, retail pharmacy has responded with a greater focus on durable medical equipment; Carex Health Brands has revamped its online presence at Carex.com in an effort to appeal to more caregivers; and complete wireless management of health conditions through such products as blood glucose meters, blood pressure monitors, weight scales and pedometers moved on step closer to reality at the beginning of the year with the Continua Health Alliance's announcement of its first end-to-end connected health solution based on the Continua architecture.

As many baby boomers become caregivers, retail pharmacy has responded with a greater focus on durable medical equipment; Carex Health Brands has revamped its online presence at Carex.com in an effort to appeal to more caregivers; and complete wireless management of health conditions through such products as blood-glucose meters, blood-pressure monitors, weight scales and pedometers moved on step closer to reality at the beginning of the year with the Continua Health Alliance's announcement of its first end-to-end connected health solution based on the Continua architecture.

January 31, 2010

Electronic prescribing platform provider Surescripts said Monday that Paul Uhrig, the company’s general counsel, EVP...

January 6, 2010

Walgreens pharmacy patients now have the ability to securely download their prescription history from Walgreens.com...

January 4, 2010

Wireless management of such health devices as blood glucose meters and blood pressure monitors took...

July 9, 2008

More consumers will be able to store medication history online using Microsoft’s HealthVault under a...

BOCA RATON, Fla. More consumers will be able to store medication history online using Microsoft’s HealthVault under a new partnership between Microsoft and Chain Drug Consortium.

 

“We are excited to partner with Microsoft to provide our members’ consumers security-enhanced access to their personal health records using Microsoft’s new electronic health platform technology,” Chain Drug Consortium president and chief executive officer Edward Frisch said.