03/04/2015 - 6:27pm

Miraculins in January announced that it will be commencing a pilot program with Lovell Drugs and Pear Healthcare Solutions that will see the placement of the first stand-alone Scout DS diabetes screening kiosks in Lovell’s retail pharmacy locations in Ontario beginning in February.

03/04/2015 - 6:27pm

The introduction in January of bipartisan legislation that would grant retail pharmacists provider status for Medicare patients in “underserved” communities certainly sounds like a step in the right direction.

03/04/2015 - 6:24pm

February was a BUSY month in Rite Aid’s mission to become a retail health destination.

03/04/2015 - 2:04pm

DexCom received Food and Drug Administration approval for its Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitor System with Share. The Share receiver uses a wireless connection via Bluetooth Low Energy between the patient’s receiver and an app on the patient’s smartphone to relay glucose information to apps on the mobile devices of up to five designated recipients, or “followers.”

 

03/04/2015 - 11:52am

Pharmacy Quality Alliance and AllazoHealth announced the formation of a formal research partnership to study and improve medication adherence metrics.

 

03/02/2015 - 4:56pm

The FDA is expected to issue new guidance on biosimilars labeling and generic opioids before the end of year, according to a report by the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society.

03/02/2015 - 9:42am

Mylan on Friday announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Abbott Laboratories' non-U.S. developed markets specialty and branded generics business.

02/27/2015 - 5:25pm

Epic Pharma on Friday launched two generics: a schedule II pain reliever and a calcium channel blocker. 

02/27/2015 - 4:39pm

Remedies for conditions like hepatitis C, NASH (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis) and oncology will all help contribute to growth within the biotech sector, according to an analysis from Bloomberg Intelligence.