September 10, 2015

QS1 and Integra recently launched an NCPDP 10.6 interface for PrimeCare and the DocuTrack eRx Module, allowing QS1 to pass a copy of all incoming e-prescriptions into DocuTrack while maintaining compliance with NCPDP 10.6 standards.

September 9, 2015

The humidifier’s cool mist also aids in keeping the relative humidity of indoor air between 40% and 60%.

September 9, 2015

The research found a 1% increase in overall prescription drug use was associated with decreases in non-prescription drug medical costs for three distinct groups of Medicaid beneficiaries.

September 9, 2015

NutriSport Pharmacal's Quick & Go division is launching four new products designed to meet consumers needs. 

September 8, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launced its new program, “Prescription Drug Overdose: Prevention for States,” which aims to invest in 16 states currently battling an epidemic of prescription drug overdoses. 

September 8, 2015

The study found that those patients in commercial drug plans with narrow pharmacy networks had improved medication adherence as indicated by their medication possession ratio.

September 8, 2015

The drug, which is indicated to treat fundal infections, is available in 50- and 200-mg dosage strengths.

September 8, 2015

Data from recent years suggests that the increasing prevalence of diabetes may be leveling off.

September 8, 2015

 Mylan on Tuesday announced the launch of its generic version of Bayer’s Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control tablets.

September 8, 2015

After 2010, pediatric visits due to accidental medicine ingestion decreased by an average of 6.7% annually.

September 8, 2015

The program asks individuals living with pain and providers to design the ideal experience in the exam room that would foster dialogue about prescription drug abuse, deterrent technology and the effect of pain.

September 8, 2015

Vernalis Therapeutics announced Tuesday that its Tuzistra XR (codeine polistirex and chlorpheniramine polistirex) extended release syrup has been made available ahead of cold and flu season. 

September 4, 2015

Ancino this week launched its rivastigmine patch, a generic version of the Exelon patch.

September 4, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration this week approved expanded labeling for Janssen Biotech’s rheumatoid arthritis treatment Simponi Aria (golimumab for infusion).

September 3, 2015

Bayer HealthCare on Thursday announced that it will sponsor community awareness efforts nationwide this September, in honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

September 3, 2015

A year after deciding to end tobacco sales, CVS Health on Thursday released new data from a CVS Health Research Institute study that shows a reduction in cigarette purchases over the past year.

September 3, 2015

California state Sen. Jeff Stone, a former independent pharmacist himself, had one message for independent pharmacists during the McKesson ideaShare 2015 Public Policy session in San Diego — don’t just vote, get involved.

September 3, 2015

 The drug, a biosimilar version of Amgen’s Neupogen, is the first biosimilar drug to launch in the U.S.

September 2, 2015

he campaign is being undertaken in partnership with the American Chronic Pain Association, the Pain Community, the U.S. Pain Foundation and the American Academy of Pain Management.

September 2, 2015

Using myDataMart, pharmacy owners can receive detailed analytics into the state of their business operations and potentially increase their Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Star ratings, QS1 said. 

September 2, 2015

Sam’s Club on Wednesday announced that it will provide a fifth year of free diabetes screenings for the public.

September 2, 2015

Walgreens kicked off its third Get a Shot. Give a Shot campaign on Wednesday. This year’s campaign promises to provide a life-saving vaccine for every immunization administered at any Walgreens pharmacy, Healthcare Clinic or Duane Reade until Aug. 31, 2016.

September 1, 2015

PrescribeMedicare is meant to serve as a tool for patients in 2016 when open enrollment for plan choices begins.