People with diabetes and health-care professionals have more options for managing their care as more companies create high-tech tools for them. Now, three recently-launched tools and apps will provide more help to pharmacists so that they can help people with diabetes in managing their disease.
One in 10 Americans admit taking someone else’s Rx, according to an ongoing Reuters/psos online survey. About a quarter of those people used the prescription drugs to get high, according to the survey.
The Specialty Pharmacy Association of America is concerned about the language involving refill reminders and marketing in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ newly released revisions to HIPAA concerning the HITECH Act.