02/06/2014 - 12:54pm

The Associated Press on Tuesday reported that New York's online database of drug prescriptions has curtailed "doctor shopping" by 75%, citing New York Health Commissioner Nirav Shah.

02/06/2014 - 12:18pm

Diplomat on Wednesday released its second episode in partnership with Pharmacy Podcast.

02/06/2014 - 12:10pm

The Food and Drug Administration published an interim final rule to further safeguard the health of infants fed infant formula in the United States.

02/06/2014 - 11:35am

As the interest in telemedicine programs continues to grow, a recent Rand study found that people who are younger, more affluent and do not have established healthcare relationships are more likely to use a telemedicine program that allows patients to get medical help for acute ailments — including prescriptions — by talking to a doctor over the telephone.

02/06/2014 - 11:14am

Sandoz announced the launch of doxercalciferol injection vials, the first generic version of Genzyme’s Hectorol.

02/06/2014 - 10:59am

The market for electronic health and medical records is set to experience rapid growth over the coming years, with EMR peer group value estimated to climb from approximately $10.6 billion in 2012 to $17 billion by 2017, at a compound annual growth rate of 9.8%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

02/05/2014 - 3:13pm

February marks the launch of the third annual Medication Adherence Team Challenge, a month-long, intercollegiate competition among health profession student teams and faculty.

02/05/2014 - 3:11pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published an updated "Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older, 2014," in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

02/05/2014 - 3:03pm

The Ector County Hospital District board of directors approved an outpatient pharmacy agreement with H-E-B that will bring a full-service pharmacy to Medical Center Hospital’s campus sometime this year, according to a report published by Odessa American.