NEEDHAM, Mass. (July 9, 2020)—Pharmacy provider MedMinder, announced the introduction of an automatic pill dispenser with telemedicine capabilities focused on the elderly and chronically ill. The release comes at a time when these individuals are increasingly relying on remote medical solutions to meet their medical needs while allowing them to maintain their independence.
DALLAS, Texas (May 6, 2020)—Axxess, a technology provider for health care at home, is partnering with Hospice Pharmacy Solutions to provide Axxess Hospice clients a solution to streamline pharmacy benefit management and ensure compliance.
BURNSVILLE, Minn. (November 13, 2019)—Ōmcare, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anser Innovation, announced today that it will partner with Ecumen, a leading provider of housing and care resources for older adults, and Thrifty White Pharmacy, a Midwest-based pharmacy chain of retail, long-term care and telepharmacy locations, to evaluate the ability of the Ōmcare Telemed System to improve medication adherence, reduce costs and assist caregivers.
LOS ANGELES (September 25, 2019)—Frontive, a new digital health company that aims to improve health management for patients and families, today announced the launch of its smart personal health platform, Frontive Health. Frontive combines its patented artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled solution with Amazon Echo's intuitive voice assistant to securely connect and organize fragmented pieces of health information to help patients and caregivers more easily adhere to care regimens.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 26, 2019)—In the 2020 home health prospective payment system (HHPPS) rate update proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes a number changes to the Home Health Quality Reporting Program (HHQRP) for calendar year (CY) 2022.
NEW YORK (February 28, 2019)—Medically high-risk patients and communication breakdowns between providers contribute to the difficulty of medication management for older adults receiving home health care, finds a study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. The findings are published in the journal Medical Care Research and Review.
SPARTANBURG, S,C. (February 18, 2019)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), of the 4 billion prescriptions filled each year in the United States, half are not taken in accordance with the prescriber’s instructions. QS/1 pharmacy management software offers a label for medication adherence packaging.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (February 5, 2019)—QS/1 Vice President of Technology Sonny Anderson has been elected president of the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP). Anderson will serve two years. He succeeds Michael Podgurski.
60% of Medical Practices' Medicare Revenue Expected to Be Risk-Based by 2019
A new study reveals providers are actively pursuing value-based care options, but are skeptical this method actually provides better patient care than traditional fee-for-service. (Virgil Dickson/Modern Healthcare)
SAN FRANCISCO (August 9, 2017)—People living with Parkinson’s disease can now have the latest care recommendations incorporated into their personal care plans thanks to a partnership between Home Care Assistance, a provider of in-home care for seniors, and the Parkinson’s Foundation.