ASAP recently completed work on astandard to facilitate information exchange between MTM companies such as Mirixa and Outcomes and the pharmacies in their networks via computer-to-computer notification of MTM opportunities. This is a bidirectional information exchange standard that also permits pharmaciesto populate the MTM's patient files with medications that were not submitted to the patient's insurance plan as well as OTCs that may be onfile in the pharmacy. Read the full press release. Click on the bookstore tab to order.
Version 4 Release 0 of the ASAP PMP IG is now available. For complete details, please download the press release. Please click on the bookstore tab to order.
We are pleased to announce the release of the new ASAP Pseudoephedrine (PSE)-Tracking Program Standard,the result of a five month effort by a workgroup specifically convened to develop this standard. For complete details, please download the press release.
A lot of important work is being done by the Pharmacy Services Technical Advisory Coalition (PSTAC) to advance pharmacy's role in the area of professional services, specifically in medication therapy management, and to capitalize on the opportunity that Medicare Part D will present. To gain more familiaritywith PSTAC we encourage you to visit their web site at www.pstac.org
ASAP is a member of the IJIS Institute Alliance Partner program, working together to develop better ways for justice and public safety agencies to share information using advanced technology. The IJIS Institute is a non-profit coalition of more than 150 information technology companies who have come together tooffer their expertise and knowledge to help advance the information sharing field. The Institute offers technical assistance and training tolocal, state, and tribal agencies on topics related to the implementation of technology in information sharing. The Institute also provides expertise to a variety of national organizations and working groups to help develop and implement national standards for information sharing in justice and public safety. For more information, visit www.ijis.org.
The ASAP Pseudoephedrine (PSE)-Tracking Program Standard, the result of a five-month effort by a workgroup specifically convened to develop this standard. For complete details, please download the press release.
If you're planning on buying a computer system or software for your healthcare business or practice, visit www.computertalk.com.Click on any of the technology vendors listed on the homepage for more information, including quick reference tables and vendor profiles that make it easy for you to study and compare the various computer systems and services available for retail and hospital pharmacy. If you don't receive the print edition of the magazine, you can read each issue online by subscribing at www.subscribe.computertalk.com
This 49-page document, which includes a sample transaction for software developers, is available as a PDF.
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