Specialty pharmaceutical company Meda is being acquired by Mylan, expanding Mylan's reach into emerging markets, building on its recent specialty and branded generics acquisitions and creating an OTC division worth about $1 billion.
Among the survey’s findings is the fact that when it comes to prescriptions, many respondents trust their pharmacist’s advice.
As part of Garmin and higi's partnership, the “Go Green, Go Garmin” challenge will launch on March 1, allowing participants to register on higi.com or at their local higi kiosk for the opportunity to win Garmin devices and merchandise.
Patients whose health system uses the Zipnosis platform go through an adaptive interview, can be triaged using a phone or video encounter, and now with ZipTicket can get a boarding pass for rapid tests for such conditions as strep throat.
James Robinson will replace retiring president of Americas operations Masao Yoshida, effective April 1.
Walgreens will install safe medication disposal kiosks in more than 500 drug stores in 39 states and make naloxon available without a prescription at its pharmacies in 35 states.
Responding to patient feedback, the Jean Coutu Group rolled out the latest version of its Health Record, a patient-pharmacist engagement tool.
In addition to Medicare savings on prescription drugs, about 5.8 million Medicare beneficiaries made use of an annual wellness visit in 2015, some million more than did so in 2014, CMS said.
“Hope” is the first of a series of new “From Hope to Cures” ads that will hit print, digital, radio and social channels throughout 2016.
Avella will manage the company’s specialty prescription fulfillment that Value Drug’s specialty pharmacy doesn’t offer or aren’t accessible to Value Drug members, among other services.