01/30/2015 - 11:21am

Diplomat Pharmacy announced Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration has approved an expanded indication of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) for the treatment of Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia (WM).

01/28/2015 - 5:34pm

"During one of the sessions at the 2008 NACDS Regional Chain Conference, we projected onto the video screen some images of advertisements that NACDS was beginning to use in the Washington, D.C. area. Looking back, one of the things that I remember most was the boldness and strategic focus of the tagline: 'Pharmacies. The face of neighborhood healthcare.' With the 2015 edition of this meeting just days away, it is striking how far we have come!" writes NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson in his latest blog post. 

01/28/2015 - 1:44pm

Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions on Tuesday announced that it has signed a three-year agreement with RainTree Oncology Services to serve as its exclusive distributor for injectable, infused, oral oncolytic and supportive care specialty medications.

01/28/2015 - 1:38pm

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy on Tuesday earned accreditation from two important industry accrediting bodies: Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites and Accreditation Commission for Health Care.

01/27/2015 - 11:22am

HIV patients using a mobile app are 2.9 times more likely to be adherent.

01/26/2015 - 3:09pm

The Food and Drug Administration last week approved Natpara (parathyroid horomone), which is indicated to control low blood calcium levels in patients who have hypoparathyroidism.

 

01/21/2015 - 12:50pm

With specialty and biotech drugs claiming an ever-greater share of the pharmaceutical market and spawning a backlash from payers and patients over their high price tags, pharmacy operators are smack in the middle of a growing tug of war between the drug industry, the public and private health plans struggling to keep up with the new drug-cost paradigm.

01/21/2015 - 12:07pm

Drug Channels Institute on Tuesday offered a sneak peek to its 2014-15 Economic Report on Retail, Mail and Specialty Pharmacies with a look at the largest pharmacies, ranked by total U.S. prescription dispensing revenues for calendar year 2014.

01/20/2015 - 5:32pm

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Madison Dearborn Partners, a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, under which MDP will acquire a majority interest in Walgreens Infusion Services.