June 15, 2015

As many as 42% of the patients with a pharmacist on their care team had at least one change to their blood pressure drugs, which leads to improved outcomes, study finds.

June 15, 2015

 "As it stands now, TPP will make it harder for the U.S. generic industry to sell its products overseas," GPhA's Ralp Neas reported. 

June 12, 2015

The drug is a daily oral treatment for children 6 and up with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).

June 12, 2015

Spending for prescription drugs is the fastest-growing segment of the healthcare sector. 

June 11, 2015

Ateb, a provider of pharmacy patient care solutions, has announced the formation of its inaugural Community Pharmacy Advisory Board, comprised of pharmacy leaders who will serve as an “internal institute” within the Ateb organization.

June 10, 2015

FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card saves users 42% off retail prescription costs on average. 

June 10, 2015

The Florida Board of Pharmacy on Tuesday held a public hearing in an effort to help those patients gain access to medically necessary pain medications.

June 10, 2015

Despite high-profile efforts to implement abuse-deterrent labels and properties on brand-name opioids, advisory company Avalere Health’s latest research notes a key blind spot in the efforts — accessibility.

June 9, 2015

Millennium Health and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation on Tuesday released a film, “If Only,” to address prescription drug abuse among teens. 

June 8, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising clinicians to be on the lookout for a new bird flu. 

June 8, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration hopes to boost the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine for this coming season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. 

June 8, 2015

Health information network Surescripts has signed an agreement with eClinicalWorks to extend its electronic prior authorization service to all users of eClinicalWorks software.

June 4, 2015

Flublok uses an egg-free system, which means that manufacturing it doesn’t require influenza virus or antibiotics.

June 3, 2015

In 2014, specialty drug unit costs jumped 20.1%, compared to 5.7% for non-specialty drugs, Blue Cross Blue Shield reported. 

June 3, 2015

PillPack has shipped more than 1 million dose packs since the startup's launch in February 2014. 

June 1, 2015

AmerisourceBergen is beginning construction on three new distribution centers opening in 2016 located in the South, the Midwest and the Northeast. 

May 29, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration Friday announced that it had approved Rapamune (sirolimus), distributed by Pfizer’s Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, as a treatment for the rare lung disease lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM). 

May 29, 2015

Type-2 diabetes patients do better when a pharmacist is a part of their care team. 

May 28, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two treatments for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) on Wednesday. 

May 28, 2015

Fruth Pharmacy has unveiled new technology to make prescription label reading easier for the visually impaired by partnering with AccessaMed to bring a special prescription label into all 26 Fruth Pharmacy locations.

May 28, 2015

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association has named two new VPs representing its government affairs team — Kristen Freitas and Gary Riddle.

May 28, 2015

Mack Elevation Forum introduced a new serial digital commentary to help fine tune the process of developing innovation strategy on Thursday. 

May 27, 2015

In a new survey of approximately 2,700 American customers, the Canadian International Pharmacy Association found continued demand for safely ordering prescription medications online from licensed Canadian pharmacies.

May 27, 2015

J&J tests the "avalanche theory" of healthcare costs, finding that health starts declining at an accelerating rate after age 45.