PRESS RELEASE – Apothecary Products Augments Senior Leadership Team with New CEO, CFO and Head of Sales

Apothecary Products has announced the appointment of three key hires for its leadership team: Nathan Hanson, President and CEO; Darran Spence, CFO; and Jim O’Sullivan, Sr. Vice President of Sales.
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NCPDP Offers Industry Guidance On Pediatric Oral Liquid Medications

NCPDP, the not-for-profit pharmacy standards development organization, on Wednesday announced the availability of a patient safety white paper that provides specific industry guidance for standardizing the dosing designations and labeling of oral liquid medications.
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Norwest Equity Partners Expands Consumer Healthcare Portfolio With Acquisition of Apothecary Products

Norwest Equity Partners (“NEP”), a leading middle market investment firm, has announced that it has acquired Apothecary Products Incorporated (“Apothecary” or the “Company”), a leading innovator, manufacturer and distributor of consumer healthcare products and pharmacy supplies.
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Nation’s pharmacies aren’t just for Rx’s anymore

Pharmacists work with doctors to assess patients, spot medication errors and even write prescriptions as the face of health care in the USA continues to change...
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Helping independents compete in specialty pharmacy, Cardinal Health launches new suite of services at RBC 2013

By now, even a quick look at drug companies' product pipelines and patient demographics should make it clear that specialty drugs are where it's at...
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Better Medication Adherence with Appointment-Based Medication Synchronization Program

This study described how patient adherence and persistence with chronic medications can be improved by allowing patients to meet with a pharmacist to solve medication-related problems and synchronize prescriptions to be dispensed on a single day of the month.
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Frio on the Front Lines of Iraq

Staff Sergeant Mark Thompson convinced the Army that having type-1 diabetes should not keep him from serving in Iraq. Thompson, 28, is an Iowa native. He has been married for nine years and has a son, Kyle, who is two years old. He has always had something of a travel bug, and it was this desire to see the world that inspired Thompson to join the Army...
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Senate Passes Drug Quality and Security Act

A bill that would implement federal tracking and tracing of drugs and strengthen federal regulations on pharmacy compounding has passed in the Senate and will go to President Barack Obama for his signature...
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The Challenge of Diabetes for Doctor and Patient

My patient was miserable — parched with thirst, exhausted and jumping up to go to the bathroom every few minutes. His vision was blurry and he’d been losing weight the last few weeks, despite eating voraciously. I’d only just met him, but I was able to diagnose diabetes in about a minute.
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Synchronized Prescription Fills Improve Patients’ Medication Adherence

A community pharmacy chain's model of patient care received a boost from the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) in late May when the nonprofit organization announced it would support the expansion of the model into hundreds of sites nationally.
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