With the expansion of availability into Michigan and South Carolina, Rite Aid now offers naloxone dispensing without a prescription in 25 states
The organization has brought onto its board Walgreens VP federal government relations and U.S. public policy Ed Kaleta; Pfizer's regional president North America for rare disease Tolga Tangular; and AstraZeneca’s executive director of access services Blaine Squires.
Perrigo said that it anticipates launching the generic ear drops within 90 days.
Retail clinics have been successful in reducing emergency room visits for minor and preventable conditions, Becker's Hospital Review reported Monday, citing a new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. According to the report, patients in New Jesrsey were 4.1% less likely to visit an emergency room for diabetes complications and 12.3% less likely to visit the ER for severe flu symptoms if they lived within two miles of an urgent care clinic. "If people across New Jersey lived within two miles of a retail clinic, it could generate more than $70 million in ER savings," Becker's reported. (Becker's Hospital Review)
John Cernac, his wife Charlotte and son, John Jr. accepted IPC’s MVP Award at the IPC Annual Business Meeting July 14 during McKesson ideaShare 2017 in New Orleans.
Student proposals were judged by a panel of 75 NCPA members, Live Oak Bank and Good Neighbor Pharmacy coaching consultants, as well as business leaders.
The combined products have a market size of $315.9 million for the 12 months ended May 2017 according to QuintilesIMS data.
The findings are based on responses from a national sample of 614 parents with at least one teen age 13 to 17.
CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo made the announcement alongside Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo at the 2017 National Governor’s Association Summer Meeting, where Merlo has been touting the company’s approach to providing accessible and effective care.