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Tue 19 Dec 17

SHPA two-pronged push


THE twin goals of improving health outcomes and generating economic savings can be achieved by ensuring more people take prescribed medicines as intended, and pharmacy services are extended to more Australians, the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) said yesterday.


Tue 19 Dec 17

EBOS rebrands logistics


EBOS Group has announced the rebranding of its existing Symbion Contract Logistics distribution business to Healthcare Logistics, with the move to be phased in with the debut of a new $15 million distribution centre in May 2018.


Mon 18 Dec 17

Pharmacy confidence high – UTS


THE 2017 UTS Pharmacy Barometer has reached the highest confidence level in the measure's six-year history, reflecting gains in employee pharmacist remuneration and optimism that pharmacies will increase in value.


Mon 18 Dec 17

PSA urges GP-pharmacy trial


THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has recommended the implementation of a large-scale trial to integrate pharmacists into general practice, as part of its submission for the 2018-19 Federal Budget which was unveiled today.


Fri 15 Dec 17

SHPA residency expands


MORE Australian hospitals have decided to seek accreditation to host Foundation Residents through the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) Residency Program in 2018, growing the program by seven sites in the new year.


Fri 15 Dec 17

Litigation drives investigation


FEAR of litigation and the need to manage patient expectations are the top two reasons why some health professionals are requesting unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures, according to new research from Choosing Wisely Australia.


Thu 14 Dec 17

eRx reaches ‘critical mass’


ERX Script Exchange has recorded a milestone this month, achieving 2 billion clinical records while also delivering most electronic prescriptions in under one second.


Thu 14 Dec 17

Sigma’s LEAPP to success


SIGMA Healthcare's LEAPP Dispensary Excellence program (PD 09 Mar 2017) is generating significant increases in pharmacy services and sales for the 46 pharmacies nationally who have taken up the program.


Wed 13 Dec 17

VPA acts on pharmacy feedback


THE Victorian Pharmacy Authority (VPA) says it expects the outcome of an external review commissioned 12 months ago to "result in improvements to allow the Authority to ensure that the complex commercial arrangements common in the contemporary pharmacy ownership environment comply with the ownership restrictions of the Act".


Wed 13 Dec 17

Weekes resigns from NPS


DR LYNN Weekes AM has confirmed her resignation as ceo of NPS MedicineWise, with the organisation's board saying she had executed "20 years of exceptional leadership".




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