03/01/2016 - 12:06pm

In an opinion study commissioned by NACDS last summer, voters appreciate the need to address drug abuse and drug access in a complementary manner.

02/29/2016 - 1:51pm

The Food and Drug Administration has granted Novartis’ Afinitor (everolimus) tablets a new indication after giving it a priority review designation.

02/25/2016 - 12:57pm

Califf is an American cardiologist and has served as the Deputy Commissioner of the FDA Office of Medical Products and Tobacco since January 2015.

02/24/2016 - 4:10pm

Vonnie Hampel was most recently the press secretary and senior legislative assistant to U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Ia., and now joins NACDS’ government affairs and public policy department. 

02/19/2016 - 11:26am

Sleeping less than seven hours per day is associated with an increased risk of developing chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and frequent mental distress.

02/18/2016 - 3:03pm

The company found that only about 12% of enrollees on Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans were eligible to receive 10 recommended vaccines with no out-of-pocket costs.

02/18/2016 - 7:47am

The Regulatory Summit, a one-day event, will help attendees formulate clear direction and options for addressing current regulatory compliance matters.

02/11/2016 - 12:37pm

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a piece of legislation aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse and ensuring legitimate patient access by encouraging collaboration between health and enforcement agencies. 

02/08/2016 - 3:54pm

In addition to Medicare savings on prescription drugs, about 5.8 million Medicare beneficiaries made use of an annual wellness visit in 2015, some million more than did so in 2014, CMS said.