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WellDyneRx Unveils Second Pharmacy Mail Service Facility Using Innovation's High Volume Prescription Dispensing Technology

Growing PBM's Lakeland, Florida Facility to Create 100 New Jobs in 2009; Forecast 678 New Jobs by End of 2010 Watch the Tampa Bay Fox News video at: http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/dpp/news/local/polk/polk_welldyne_jobs_031009 JOHNSON CITY, N.Y., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation, maker...

FutureScripts(R) Enhances Mail Order Prescription Program

Improved service speeds delivery to members and offers additional conveniences PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- FutureScripts announced today that it has launched a new mail order service program using the FutureScripts brand that will offer increased convenience, faster delivery and easi...

Remember to Send 'Holiday Mail For Heroes' and Thank a Service Member this Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, the American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes are collecting cards to distribute to service members and their families around the world this holiday season. This year a million cards are expected and will be distributed at more...

'Holiday Mail for Heroes' to Deliver One Million Cards to Service Members and Families

Red Cross, Pitney Bowes to Screen, Sort, Deliver Cards Before Holidays WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes Inc. are teaming up to send holiday cards to service men and women in the United States and around the world. From Tuesday, November 1...

The Doctors Company Provides Tips for Physicians to Minimize Risk While Practicing Medicine by Phone or E-mail

As telemedicine continues to increase in popularity, it is critical for physicians to understand potential risks when communicating with patients by e-mail or phone. The Doctors Company, the largest national insurer of physician and surgeon medical liability with 44,000 member physicians, has dev...

Botox Offers Via Mail Order Enrages Plastic Surgeons

Plastic surgeons are outraged by a recent advertisement for botox operations made via a clothing catalogue. The offending feature , which belongs to the plastic surgery firm- Transform, and which shared space with items of clothing from company Grattan, has been receiving brickbats from many of Bri...

Physical Activity can Be Increased by a Motivating Mail

Simple personalized program delivered by mail is more effective than one-on-one phone counseling. As Americans struggle to become more physically active, simple programs that provide feedback and motivation can play a crucial role in getting people off to a good start. Researchers found feedba...

Watson Announces Limited Recall Of Fentanyl Transdermal System

...f this product, and/or quality problems should also be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Program by phone at 1-800-FDA-1088, by Fax at 1-800-FDA-0178, by mail at MedWatch, FDA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852-9787, or on the MedWatch Web site at www.fda.gov/medwatch . Watson's Fentanyl Transde...

Vitamin Shoppe Industries Inc. to Discuss Second Quarter 2009 for Bondholders

...dyTech, MD Select, and VS Basics proprietary brands. The Vitamin Shoppe conducts business through more than 425 company-owned retail stores, national mail order catalogs, and websites www.VitaminShoppe.com , www.Bodytech.com , and www.EcoShoppe.com , and has a social community site at www.VSco...

SXC Health solutions announces record second quarter financial results

...nsidered to be recurring items. Adjusted prescription volume equals SXC's mail Service prescriptions multiplied by three, plus its retail and specialty prescriptions. The mail Service prescriptions are multiplied by three to adjust for the fact that t...

Elder Abuse, Neglect Make Early Death Far More Likely

... clues. Financial abuse and exploitation are probably getting worse in the recession, they said. Possible signs of this can include more telephone, mail and even in-person solicitations. Or, if older people start running out of money when they never did before or things are suddenly missing from their ...

CVS Caremark and Inverness Medical Innovations Launch Strategic Alliance to Provide Enhanced Health Management Services to Clients

...h care outcomes through its more than 6,900 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drugs stores; its Caremark Pharmacy Services division (pharmacy benefit management, mail order and specialty pharmacy); its retail-based health clinic subsidiary, MinuteClinic; and its online pharmacy, CVS.com. General information about CV...

SLAICO Takes the Medicare Supplement Application Online - Eliminating All Paperwork Offline.

...A "first" for SLAICO, this process is completely done online, eliminating the need for the client to fill out the application and submit it by regular mail to the Agent, or for the Agent to email the application to the client for an eSignature. This swift and streamlined process translates to more...

Medifast Reports Record Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...include, among others, Medifast's inability to attract and retain independent Associates and Members, stability in the pricing of print, TV and Direct mail marketing initiatives affecting the cost to acquire customers, increases in competition, litigation, regulatory changes, and its planned growth into n...

CareFusion Issues Update Regarding Previously Disclosed June 12, 2009 Recall of the Alaris(R) System

...f this product, and/or quality problems should also be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Program by phone at 1-800-FDA-1088, by Fax at 1-800-FDA-0178, by mail at MedWatch, HF-2, FDA 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852-9787, or at www.fda.gov/medwatch . About CareFusion Corporation CareF...

WellPoint Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ion Volume Paid (Quarterly) ---------------- Retail Scripts 58,938 60,858 59,782 (3.2%) (1.4%) mail Order Scripts 6,696 6,485 6,550 3.3% 2.2% Specialty Pharmacy Scripts 200 199 ...

Diabetes Screening Comes Home with A1c Testing

...s enable employees and dependents to conduct diabetes tests themselves by supplying a few drops of blood to a home test kit and dropping it in the mail for processing by a certified laboratory. Many of BioIQ's corporate screening programs combine an A1c test with a complete cholesterol panel to si...

CVS Caremark Names Andrew J. Sussman, M.D., as President/Chief Operating Officer of MinuteClinic

...h care outcomes through its more than 6,900 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drugs stores; its Caremark Pharmacy Services division (pharmacy benefit management, mail order and specialty pharmacy); its retail-based health clinic subsidiary, MinuteClinic; and its online pharmacy, CVS.com. General information about CV...

Kirby Lester's New KL60: The Pharmacy Industry's First and Only Compact, Fully-Automated Dispensing System

...c tablet/capsule counter sales in the United States, plus 35 other countries. More Kirby Lester counters are used to dispense prescriptions in retail, mail order, hospital and long-term care pharmacies and manufacturing facilities than any other automated counting system; almost 30,000 pharmacies worldwid...

NBTY Reports Third Quarter Results

...ption of business or negative impact on sales and earnings due to acts of God, acts of war, terrorism, bio- terrorism, civil unrest or disruption of mail service; (iii) adverse publicity regarding nutritional supplements; (iv) inability to retain customers of companies (or mailing lists) recently acquir...

DaVita Donates Toys, Shoes and School Supplies for Army National Guard to Distribute in Iraq

...ative relationship with the local leaders." Through DaVita's Startrooper program, soldiers overseas have received approximately 944 pieces of mail from loved ones in the states since June 2007. DaVita is a registered trademark of DaVita Inc. All other trademarks are the property of thei...

Alere Wins Awards for Participant Engagement Programs

...ents. A panel of health industry experts judged more than 1,000 entries, which included a range of communications such as brochures, pamphlets, direct mail campaigns, magazine articles and much more. Alere won a Bronze Award and an Award of Merit for the materials. "We are excited, and certainly...

Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Begins Tender Offer for All Outstanding Shares of Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

...ed a tender offer statement with the SEC, and will mail an offer to purchase, forms of letter of transmitt...reholders. Noven has filed with the SEC, and will mail to Noven shareholders, a solicitation/recommendati...may be obtained for free by directing a request by mail to Georgeson Inc., 199 Water Street, 26th Floor, N...

Medifast Independent Director Lt. Gen. Dennis McCarthy Confirmed as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs

...include, among others, Medifast's inability to attract and retain independent Associates and Members, stability in the pricing of print, TV and Direct mail marketing initiatives affecting the cost to acquire customers, increases in competition, litigation, regulatory changes, and its planned growth into n...

Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs

...6,000. That was one item on a four-page bill. And I about passed out knowing that just $36,000 I was going to have to look forward to receiving in the mail of bills just for that one shot. So some days when I got the bills in the mail, that was almost as excruciating as the harrowing chemo treatments tha...

NBTY Acquisition of Julian Graves Unconditionally Cleared

...rruption of business or negative impact on sales and earnings due to acts of God, acts of war, terrorism, bio-terrorism, civil unrest or disruption of mail service; (iii) adverse publicity regarding nutritional supplements; (iv) inability to retain customers of companies (or mailing lists) recently acquir...

Notice Begins Announcing Pendency of a Class Action Regarding MetLife

... by the Court's decisions, and may pursue your own claim against Defendants individually, at your own expense. TO EXCLUDE YOURSELF, YOU MUST mail BY September 8, 2009 a signed, dated statement (with your name, the policy owner's name (if different from your name), policy number, your address an...

Medifast Adds Pretzel and Puffs to Meal Replacement Line

...include, among others, Medifast's inability to attract and retain independent Associates and Members, stability in the pricing of print, TV and Direct mail marketing initiatives affecting the cost to acquire customers, increases in competition, litigation, regulatory changes, and its planned growth into n...

IncentOne Announces New Incentive 'Wrap-Around' to Increase Participation in Multi-Flu Prevention Programs

...n drive up to 80% of participation in this type of program. Participants that have gotten their vaccine will receive their award through email or U.S. mail that can be easily redeemed online or by calling the customer service center. Award choices include numerous gift cards, merchandise and more. ...

Perception May Affect Drinking by College Students

...oney spent on alcohol. Interventions involved several methods, including mail or Internet as well as face-to-face individual or group counseling. Acro...-to-face counseling were the most effective in curtailing drinking, whereas mail and group feedback had little impact on students' drinking habits, accordin...

LWP Claims Solutions Announces Partnership With DataCare Corporation

... the DataCare solution, LWP is able to capture the mail at the claim file level the moment that indexing i... us with the ability to immediately view all claim mail upon receipt," said Judy Adlam, President & CE... would have to wait for the adjuster to review the mail and the file clerk to file it before it was availa...

Allscripts e-prescribing Tool to Be Offered on New AMA Web Solution

...ining and can be accessed from any Web-enabled device. The solution quickly generates secure electronic prescriptions and delivers them to retail and mail order pharmacies via Surescripts, which operates the country's largest electronic prescribing network - the "backbone" that facilitates e-prescribing ...

Reminder program dramatically increases mammography rates, Kaiser Permanente study finds

...sizemost previous trials involved fewer than 1,000 womenand because it incorporated automated calls; most of the previous research had focused only on mail and live telephone counseling reminders. The study was not a randomized controlled trial, and women in the comparison groups were not the same age ...

Reminder Program Dramatically Increases Mammography Rates, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

... most previous trials involved fewer than 1,000 women - and because it incorporated automated calls; most of the previous research had focused only on mail and live telephone counseling reminders. The study was not a randomized controlled trial, and women in the comparison groups were not the sam...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

...r jurisdiction. When available, copies of the prospectus supplement relating to this offering may be obtained by contacting Piper Jaffray & Co. by mail at 800 Nicollet Mall, Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN 55402 or by telephone at 800.747.3924. Contacts: Jack Lief President and CE...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Public Offering of Common Stock

...r jurisdiction. When available, copies of the prospectus supplement relating to this offering may be obtained by contacting Piper Jaffray & Co. by mail at 800 Nicollet Mall, Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN 55402 or by telephone at 800.747.3924. Contact: Jack Lief President and CEO ...

New national adolescent weight control registry will recognize successful teen weight loss efforts

...naires and an interview that may be done either in person at the Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center (WCDRC) at The Miriam Hospital or through mail and telephone contact. "The major challenge in treating obesity for teens and adults is not only losing weight but keeping it off. There is very l...

CyberGlove Systems Hosts Worldwide Contest for New Motion Capture Technology Applications

...website to learn more about the contest, and may complete their application online at the company website or may contact the company directly to snail mail their applications, which are due September 4, 2009. "We expect several applicants from around the world, and will evaluate each idea on its own ...

Graduates Needing Health Insurance Have Cost-Effective Options

...e, IBC's individual HMO plans include access to urgent care anywhere in the world, routine eye exams and prescription benefits, including money-saving mail order options for 90-day supplies. They also offer the convenience of no claims forms, disease management, and decision support. The member's primary ...

CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic Receive Award of Excellence from National Influenza Vaccine Summit

...h care outcomes through its more than 6,900 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drugs stores; its Caremark Pharmacy Services division (pharmacy benefit management, mail order and specialty pharmacy); its retail-based health clinic subsidiary, MinuteClinic; and its online pharmacy, CVS.com. General information about CV...
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