May 6, 2015

The Arthritis Foundation on Monday realigned its strategic focus to better aligned with consumer advocacy. 

May 6, 2015

The Consumer Pain Advocacy Task Force recently requested the Department of Health and Human Services to begin the budget process for its National Pain Strategy to speed implementation. 

May 6, 2015

NACDS emphasized the need for a comprehensive solution that combats prescription drug abuse while preserving legitimate patient access to medications.

May 5, 2015

A new poll finds that while most healthcare executives support value-based reimbursement, few would abandon fee-for-service entirely. 

May 5, 2015

PrescribeWellness has inked a strategic partnership with ScopiaRx, a cloud-based services company that identifies drug-related risks in patients taking multiple medications.

April 30, 2015

The strength of AmerisourceBergen's overall business helps drive second-quarter revenue by 14.8%. 

April 30, 2015

American physician survey finds that Americans are lacking the tools to fight chronic disease. 

April 30, 2015

Pharmacy Quality Alliance testing COPD adherence measure. 

April 29, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Wednesday announced that the Orlando Sentinel published a letter to the editor from NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson that outlines the way pharmacists approach complex prescription pain medication issues. 

April 27, 2015

Members of the U.S. Senate and the House urged a one-year transition period for states to implement the April 2015 average manufacturer price based federal upper limits. 

April 23, 2015

Publix announced that its pharmacies leaped past a major milestone this month, filling more than 50 million free prescriptions for its customers in the past eight years. 

April 21, 2015

Industry associations on Tuesday praised a House vote to pass Rep. Tom Marino's drug diversion bill.

April 21, 2015

A new PhRMA report released Monday found that branded manufacturers invested $51.2 billion last year in R&D. 

April 21, 2015

The National Minority Quality Forum on Tuesday honored PhRMA's John Castellani, for helping to increase diversity in clinical trials. 

April 20, 2015

Professions Quest launches a massively multi-player online serious game called Mimycx to help educate healthcare professionals.

April 20, 2015

Veteran business-development executive Alan Butcher on Monday joined Purdue Pharma. 

April 20, 2015

Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding last week consolidated its online pharmacy operations into wholly-owned subsidiary Alibaba Health Information Technology in a deal valued at $2.5 billion.

April 20, 2015

"Certain aspects of sporting events are similar to governmental advocacy. In both instances there are winners and losers," writes National Community Pharmacists Association CEO B. Douglas Hoey in a recent blog post. 

April 17, 2015

IMS Health is getting ready to launch a consumer version of its AppScript app, according to a MedCityNews report. 

April 16, 2015

According to the Food and Drug Administration, heart failure is a common condition that affects close to 5.1 million people in the United States. The condition arises when the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. 

April 15, 2015

The Cardinal Health Foundation and the American Pharmacists Association recently recognized pharmacists for their efforts in prescription medication misuse prevention.

April 14, 2015

DSN editor in chief Rob Eder talks about why Congress needs to rethink current DEA regulations that block access to medications to chronic pain patients.

 

April 14, 2015

Total dollars spent on prescriptions in the U.S. were up 13.1%.

April 14, 2015

Actavis and Medicines360, a nonprofit women’s health pharmaceutical company, on Monday announced that Liletta (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) in 52 mg is now available in the United States.