04/18/2017 - 2:26pm

Through a pilot program from Washington State University College of Pharmacy and with the Idaho Board of Pharmacy’s permission, Albertsons helped bring a pharmacy tech immunization program to its employees. 

04/18/2017 - 1:51pm

CDC found that flu vaccination reduced the risk of flu-associated death by nearly two-thirds (65%) among healthy children.

04/18/2017 - 1:08pm

In fact, J&J stated is now including the estimated impact of the Actelion transaction in its financial guidance.

04/18/2017 - 11:12am

The New York Times is reporting that Philadephia-based generics company Lannett continues to raise prices on its drugs, even as the Justice Department is set to launch an anitrust investigations an Connecticut’s attorney general undertakes a drug price investigation into the company. Among the generics that have seen prices increase recently was anti-psychotic fluphenazine, which went from $43.50 to $870 for 100 10-mg capsules in 2016. (New York Times)

 

04/18/2017 - 10:54am

It is uncertain if the United States will attempt a similar tactic, but Trump Administration office have repeatedly said they want to lower drug prices by having the Food and Drug Administration approve generic drugs faster.

04/18/2017 - 9:51am

Tecentriq (atezolizumab) was granted accelerated approval for the treatment of people with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma who are not eligible for cisplatin chemotherapy.

04/18/2017 - 9:38am

Beyond offering STI and HIV testing, Walgreens also is furthering its commitment to supporting communities impacted by HIV through prevention and early detection services, as well as HIV continuing education for its pharmacists. 

04/18/2017 - 7:07am

Through this initiative, Phoenix VA Health Care System nurses will be able to refer veterans to MinuteClinic for the treatment of minor illnesses and injuries through the Veterans Choice Program when clinically appropriate.

04/17/2017 - 5:25pm

Baxter anticipates launching seven to nine new products annually over the next few years, increasing to 10 to 15 anticipated new product launches a year beyond 2019.