Increased Medicare audits are raising the stakes for compliance in today’s pharmacies, with stricter enforcement than ever before. In fact, the likelihood of receiving a Part B audit request continues to climb amid national efforts to control fraud, waste and abuse.
Drug Store News caught up with Unomi founder and CSO Pam Helmly for a rundown on the brand and how it will change personalized wellness.
Maternity and shapewear brand Belly Bandit has launched a new, value-priced collection of pregnancy support and post-pregnancy compression-wear at Target.
Comfort Vision has added a 90-Pack configuration for ProOcular daily disposable contact lenses.
The Cardinal Health Foundation has announced the 13 winners of the first multi-year E3 Patient Safety Grants, which help improve health outcomes for high-risk patients.
Session Savers Sunscreen, a San Diego-based supplier of on-the-go sun care products, has been named the winner of the 2016 ECRM/Drug Store News Buyers Choice Award for its eponymous line of sunscreen products.
Lemi Shine, the household cleaning brand powered by natural extracts, has launched its first line of liquid dish soaps.
Low-risk general wellness products, including wearable fitness monitors and sleep monitors, will not be subject to pre- or post-market regulatory requirements, the Food and Drug Administration reported Thursday, according to a report from the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society. "FDA has kept in line with its previous guidance on other health and wellness products, such as mobile medical applications and exercise equipment, where depending on the product's intended use, it could fall under FDA regulations," RAPS reported. "FDA says manufacturers could say their product is intended 'to promote, track, and/or encourage choice(s), which as part of a healthy lifestyle, may help to reduce the risk of [or may help living well with] certain chronic diseases and conditions.'" (RAPS)
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is launching three demonstration projects that aim to foster health care collaboration and increase pharmacy-based immunizations.
AmerisourceBergen is launching several new programs to help independent pharmacies improve business performance while meeting growing patient need.