Tag Archives: medication management

Pharmacists keen to solve age-old issue

Avoidable medication errors are causing the hospitalisation of more than 100 aged care residents every day in Australia, according to the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia. PSA President Associate Professor Chris Freeman says expanding the role of pharmacists in the provision of healthcare for vulnerable older Australians would offer protection from …

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MedAdvisor launches ‘pay in advance’

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MedAdvisor has extended its convenience based offerings for both patients and pharmacy in the form of ‘pay in advance’. This follows smaller pilots and has received extremely strong engagement from patients and pharmacies. The digital medication management company has also extended this service to include (OTC) items and diabetes consumables …

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Guild’s budget breakdown

In the federal budget edition of Forefront, the Pharmacy Guild has welcomed confirmation that the government, if re-elected, will provide $245 million over five years to improve consumer access to medicines and support community pharmacies. The funding includes: $215 million over three years from 2020-21 to provide additional remuneration to …

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Guild President’s fierce response

Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s National President George Tambassis has penned a passionate open letter to raise awareness of the dangers of tinkering unnecessarily with the PBS. In particular, Mr Tambassis raises serious concerns over the recently proposed idea to increase quantities of routinely dispensed medicines. Below is Mr Tambassis’ 26th …

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MedAdvisor on AFR list

MedAdvisor appears in the Australian Financial Review (AFR) 2018 list of the fastest-growing companies across Australia. This is the first time the organisation has appeared on the list, having reported an average revenue growth of 84.8 per cent over three years. MedAdvisor CEO Robert Read said: “We’re honoured and proud …

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