Fred's Super Dollar's comparable store sales for January rose 0.7% on top of an increase of 4.3% in the year-earlier period.
Specialty Pharmacy News
Halaven is approved for patients with unresectable or metastatic liposarcoma who have received prior chemotherapy that contained an anthracycline drug.
GlobalData also pointed out that many patients affected by hepatitis B also happen to be part of low-income populations and likely not covered by medical insurance or reluctant to seek treatment.
Diplomat’s new app is aimed at making care management easier for caregivers and patients with complex illnesses.
Two Hy-Vee subsidiaries received full specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC.
Crain’s New York Business is reporting that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing opposition from pharmacies on his proposed efforts to curb Medicaid spending for specialty drugs. (Crain's)
Based on industry quality benchmarks, URAC reviewed and certified Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy centralized services based on clinical credentials, operating processes and patient management results.
This is the second new indication the FDA has given Kyprolis in six months, the company said.
The survey found that 95% of patients would recommend Diplomat Pharmacy to their family, friends and co-workers.
Reuters is reporting that Vice President Joe Biden, who President Barack Obama has tasked with working to cure cancer, announced Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration, alongside drug companies, would work to speed up approval of new combination therapy proposals. Biden said he met with the head of the FDA and three drug companies at his home to discuss how to provide more patients with drugs that can help them. (Reuters)