"Changes in Washington, state capitals and the private sector present new opportunities and challenges for community pharmacists,” stated Douglas Hoey, NCPA CEO, in support of a new alignment strategy.
President’s first choice for the position, Andy Puzder, withdrew his name from consideration following criticism he faced about his opposition to raising the minimum wage.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Rite Aid, Walmart and Target had already joined the Americans for Affordable Products coalition in an effort to stop the BAT.
The partnership will give NPA members preferential access for their manufacturing facilities to become Informed-Choice Certified sites, NPA noted.
Its new identity will improve recognition that the generic and biosimilar medicines industry is one of “the nation's great health care success stories, and that competition from generics and biosimilars lowers the cost of medicine.”
ILI nationwide reached 4.8%, well above the national baseline of 2.2% and a sharp uptick in the 3.9% in ILI reported the week prior.
Noting that Price will play a key role in selecting the next commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration, the Consumer Healthcare Products Associaton offered several qualities that would embody an ideal candidate.
U.S. District Judge Josephine Staton for the Central District of California entered a consent decree of permanent injunction yesterday between the United States and VivaCeuticals, doing business as Regeneca Worldwide.
George Barrett is serving a two-year term at the nonpartisan group, an alliance of companies and organizations representing all sectors of American healthcare.
NACDS leadership also urges attendees to take part in RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill next month.