In an eight-month study with its first MTM client, Health Dialog realized significant adherence gains and optimal therapy adoptions to help improve upon CMS' Five-Star Quality Ratings.
The clarification represents a victory for patients, according to the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, who reached out to the DEA for clarification on the issue in a May letter to the DEA.
With the expansion of availability into Michigan and South Carolina, Rite Aid now offers naloxone dispensing without a prescription in 25 states
In addition to his work pioneering the psychopharmacology field, Dr. Raymond Sackler also was known for his philanthropic efforts.
Gilead’s hepatitis C treatment Vosevi and Puma Biotechnology’s breast cancer drug Nerlynx both earned Food and Drug Administration approval this week.
Diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2015, the CDC reported earlier this week.
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.