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CNBC/NRF Retail Monitor: First half of holiday season shines for retail

Drug Store News

Health and personal care stores were up 1.6% month over month seasonally adjusted and up 9.15% year over year unadjusted, per CNBC/NRF Retail Monitor.

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Barts Health NHS Trust launches app for cognitively impaired


An app to support people with cognitive disabilities, developed with clinicians at Barts Health NHS Trust, has started to be made available more widely to patients. A key application is to help patients manage the transition between services, such as moving from child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) to adult services.


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Revolutionizing Medicine and Public Health: The Emergence of Big Data in Healthcare

Roots Analysis

Big Data in healthcare refers to the vast amount of data that is continuously expanding and cannot be efficiently stored or processed using traditional tools. Types of Big Data in Healthcare Structured Data: Structured data is quantitative data in the form of numbers and values that can be processed, stored, and retrieved in a fixed format.

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7 Holiday IVR Tips for Navigating the Year-End Rush at Your Pharmacy

Digital Pharmacist

1) Update & Communicate Your Store Hours First things first – you will want to make sure to adjust store hours on your pharmacy’s IVR dashboard so patients are informed you are closed when they call in on a holiday. 5) Personalize Your Holiday IVR Greetings Who says IVR messages have to sound like robots?

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Toni R. Hofhine, President of ATCOR Medical (CardieX) Shares Insights from Pulse- a New at-home Heart Health Monitor


The device is used for remote patient monitoring, home health, and clinical trials She also elaborated about the data used for the pre-marketing submission with FDA. A unique feature to the Pulse is the device display, as it can be customized to show information personalized to each user based on health parameters and disease conditions.

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The “Amazon Effect” – Pharmacies, Healthcare, and Disruption


CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart control over 20,000 bricks & mortar stores, or some 40% of all U.S. But Amazon has sent shock waves through these incumbents’ corporate offices with its recent move into the healthcare market via PillPack, Amazon Pharmacy and Amazon Care. retail pharmacies.

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Clear COVID health information essential for return to normal healthcare – report


A lack of clear information on COVID risk is stopping people with long-term conditions accessing the care they need – and could be storing up problems for the future. People living with long-term health conditions have been missing vital tests and monitoring because they fear contracting the novel coronavirus.