03/17/2015 - 9:44am

Par Pharmaceutical Holdings last week announced that it filed a statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. 

03/16/2015 - 11:27am

Diplomat Pharmacy is looking to raise $200 million with a proposed follow-on public offering of its common stock.

03/16/2015 - 10:36am

Intradermal quadrivalent flu vaccine found to be more productive than trivalent vaccine, according to Saint Louis University research.

03/16/2015 - 10:14am

Healthiest You on Monday launched a healthcare price comparison app that helps ascertain the cost of procedures and pharmaceuticals. 

03/13/2015 - 4:32pm

Community pharmacy leaders routinely host pharmacy tours in their stores throughout the year to help demonstrate firsthand to members of Congress and policy-makers the important interaction pharmacists provide patients every day, and the importance of supporting measures that help promote pharmacy to help expand patient access, improve health outcomes and lower healthcare costs.

03/13/2015 - 4:32pm

With health reform and the shift to accountable, evidence-based medicine slowly but surely transforming the nation’s massive but troubled healthcare system, new moves are afoot in both the legislative and executive branches of government that will further elevate the role played by the nation’s 300,000 pharmacists.

03/13/2015 - 4:32pm

Pharmacies and clinics on wheels? That’s the premise behind the growing effort by retail pharmacy and clinic providers to expand their reach via specially equipped buses and other vehicles that provide on-the-spot, temporary access to needed health services in hundreds of communities nationwide.

03/13/2015 - 4:32pm

When hurricanes, tornadoes, foods and other disasters strike, where do people turn for help? Retail pharmacies have become a critical community resource in times of great stress, offering food, water, emergency items, medical supplies and healthcare services when most other local businesses are still struggling to reopen or rebuild.

03/13/2015 - 4:31pm

Six years. That’s how long it usually takes for any candidate to earn the Doctor of Pharmacy degree, or PharmD, now required to practice as a licensed pharmacist. In addition, PharmD graduates also must pass state licensure examinations required by state boards of pharmacy in all 50 states.