PharMEDium is a provider of customized outsourced compounded sterile preparations that meet specific hospital and physician clinical needs.
With ImmuSMART, the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, VoicePort and Scientific Technologies Corp. are looking to raise immunization rates among adults.
With its new status, PTCB will be able to participate in FIP working groups, nominations calls and other efforts while being included in the company’s dialogues and communications.
The rebranding is part of changes, including new products, that the company says are forthcoming, according to QS/1 president Tammy Devine.
So far in 2015, there have bee 221,200 new cases of lung cancer and 158,040 deaths from the illness, according to the National Cancer Institute.
In a contribution to PhRMA’s conversation about preparedness month, NACDS’s Kathleen Jaeger touts the important role community pharmacies can play in disaster preparedness and the need for its role to grow.
The Generic Pharceutical Association’s CEO and President Chip Davis offered his recommendations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The New York Times outlines the impact price increases of Valeant Pharmaceutical's Cuprimine has on one family, juxtaposing Valeant's pharmaceutical business model against the threat of government action. “Cuprimine is just one of many Valeant drugs whose prices have spiked as part of the company’s concerted strategy, which has richly rewarded its investors and made it one of Wall Street’s most popular health stocks,” the article said. “But Valeant’s habit of buying up existing drugs and raising prices aggressively, rather than trying to develop new drugs, has also drawn the ire of lawmakers and helped stoke public outrage against the growing trend of higher and higher drug prices imposed by big drug companies.” (New York Times)
Overall, 22% of consumers who are enabling their health management through technology in 2015 vs. 13% two years ago.
Jason Ausili joined NACDS this week as the director of pharmacy affairs. Ausili will drive NACDS' initiatives designed to optimize pharmacy care and will assist with emerging care models.