04/29/2016 - 12:37pm

The deal will see the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy acquiring the seven-year-old oncology-focused company for $75 million, a mixture of cash and about 328,000 shares of Diplomat stock.

04/29/2016 - 12:02pm

The states with the highest rates of influenza, according to the Index, were Arizona, Texas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee.

04/28/2016 - 1:50pm

CNBC is reporting that at Express Scripts’ annual client conference, the company announced that it would be looking to partner with retail pharmacies that best maintain patient health in an effort to reduce costs associated with diabetes. 

"Right now, people don't differentiate and don't prefer retailers based on their quality, it's usually just a cost equation," Express Scripts chief medical officer Dr. Steve Miller told CNBC. "We think this is going to be huge in the marketplace, because you're going to be able to get millions of patients higher quality care and lower cost on diabetes." (CNBC)
04/28/2016 - 1:36pm

RxCrossroads, a subsidiary of CVS Health, unveiled plans for significant expansion of its distribution center in Louisville, Ky., the Courier-Journal, a USA Today publication, reported Thursday. Acquired in 2005 by Omnicare and later in 2015 by CVS Health, RxCrossroads offers a portfolio of specialty distribution, pharmacy and patient support services. Anticipating a surge in customer demand, the company has laid out plans for an $11 million building, with $8.7 million in equipment and $600,000 in additional startup costs, the Courier-Journal reported. (Courier-Journal

04/28/2016 - 12:55pm

Biopharmaceutical company AbbVie on Thursday announced its planned acquisition of Stemcentrx and its late-stage potential treatment for small cell lung cancer, Rova-T. 

04/28/2016 - 12:33pm

Medicare plan comparison platform iMedicare on Thursday announced that in 2-15 it helped more than 250,000 patients save an average of $1,150 each on their expected Medicare Part D costs. 

04/28/2016 - 11:57am

The donations were inspired by a 13-hour, nearly 600-mile overnight truck delivery to provide lifesaving treatment to a newborn at a Toronto hospital on Christmas Day, 2015.

04/28/2016 - 11:41am

Lupin on Thursday announced that it would be re-introducing its Methergine (methylergonovine maleate) tablets.

04/28/2016 - 10:25am

By implementing Ateb's Time My Meds, Pharmacy First members will witness significant, measurable impact on increasing prescription fills and improving quality measures.