07/16/2015 - 2:35pm

To help independent pharmacy owners better understand the fast-growing, uber-complex specialty pharmacy business, the National Community Pharmacists Association last month hosted a day-long forum, “Exploring the intersection of specialty medications, community pharmacy and patient care.”

07/13/2015 - 12:08pm

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6) by a vote of 344-77 on Friday.

06/26/2015 - 12:58pm

Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law on Friday House Bill 182, which allows pharmacists to administer the flu vaccine to patients 9 years of age and older, with parental consent.

06/24/2015 - 2:11pm

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a piece of legislation earlier this month that helps expand patient access to pharmacists' patient care services. 

06/23/2015 - 12:22pm

The Food and Drug Administration is concerned that too great a deviance from a reference drug appearance could affect compliance. 

06/12/2015 - 1:23pm

The Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition, a group of more than 25 organizations representing patients, has released newspaper and radio advertisements calling for passage of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act.

06/11/2015 - 2:57pm

In light of the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States, the American Medical Association is seeking more stringent state immunization requirements to allow exemptions only for medical reasons.

06/11/2015 - 10:09am

Ateb, a provider of pharmacy patient care solutions, has announced the formation of its inaugural Community Pharmacy Advisory Board, comprised of pharmacy leaders who will serve as an “internal institute” within the Ateb organization.

06/11/2015 - 9:45am

According to a new report from national trade organization AHAA: the Voice of Hispanic Marketing, pharmaceutical marketers have room for improvement when it comes to Hispanic advertising.