05/23/2017 - 5:37pm

“As commissioner, my highest initial priority is to take immediate steps to reduce the scope of the epidemic of opioid addiction. I believe the Food and Drug Administration continues to have an important role to play in addressing this crisis, particularly when it comes to reducing the number of new cases of addiction,” Scott Gottlieb writes in blog post.

05/23/2017 - 4:36pm

The retail CEO added the U.S. tax code is “broken,” and noted the BAT would more than double the retailer's tax rate to 75%, making it difficult for Target to invest in hiring workers and opening new stores in the United States.

05/22/2017 - 2:33pm

President recommends reductions in spending on both programs with a goal to balance the budget within 10 years.

05/22/2017 - 2:30pm

Among NCPA’s comments were notes about what it sees as the need to address direct and indirect remuneration, or DIR, fees; requests to standardize how Medicare Part D plans measure pharmacy quality; and other efforts to improve patient access to medication and pharmacy services

05/18/2017 - 10:54am

Clinical abstracts from the studies being presented focus primarily on Walgreens’ efforts to improve medication adherence and patient outcomes through various pharmacy initiatives.

05/17/2017 - 12:52pm

It’s hard to argue against making sure every American has basic health insurance. The reality is that Americans have been paying through the nose for years to cover the costs of the uninsured that go without routine, basic care only to wind up later in the emergency room, or on the operating table.

05/17/2017 - 12:51pm

The Journal of the American Geriatric Society has projected that the cost for the first year of hearing loss treatment in older adults will reach $51 billion nationwide by 2030.

05/17/2017 - 8:48am

The Natural Products Association on Tuesday expressed support of the reorganization of the Office of Regulatory Affairs by FDA.

05/16/2017 - 11:23am

In Kalorama’s most recent report on retail clinics, the company estimated there were more than 2,200 retail clinics and that those clinics will generate revenues of $1.4 billion this year.