In this special report, Drug Store News takes an in-depth look at community pharmacy and its growing role in helping to lower healthcare costs and expand patient access in the United States.
Amgen, Cardinal Health, Rite Aid and Walmart helped support American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists this past weekend.
Industry organizations have responded to the Food and Drug Administration’s issuing of a document with details on the reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee agreement.
Stansel has previously served as acting general counsel for the Dept. of Health and Human Services, working as the chief legal officer for it and several sub-agencies including the Food and Drug Administration.
The agency has acted on 90% of the generic drug and prior approval supplement applications pending as of Oct. 1, 2012 — which puts it more than a year ahead of its final deadline of Sept. 30, 2017.
"CHPA strongly supports the OTC Monograph System, but we believe that policy reforms could make the system more flexible, responsive and accommodating to innovation," the association noted.
The American Pharmacists Association has developed an overview of requirements and a more detailed summary that highlights key aspects of the rule and requirements relevant to pharmacists.
Walgreens will offer customers enrollment in the PMI Cohort Program at its stores, at Walgreens Healthcare Clinics, online through Walgreens.com and through the Walgreens mobile app.
The percentage of lower income Americans with poor diets declined from 68% in 2003 and 2004 to 61% in 2011 and 2012. For more affluent Americans, the rate declined from 50% to 36%.
CRN member companies will be required as a condition of membership to input all their product labels into the product registry by July 2017.