March 4, 2016

The future of American health care could be summed up in one word — “connection.” To thrive in a fast-reforming healthcare system that demands better patient outcomes at a lower cost, pharmacies, physicians, hospitals, health systems, outpatient clinicians and diagnosticians are going to have to connect much more effectively, both with one another and with the patients they serve.

March 4, 2016

Going back at least to the mid-1800s, many community pharmacists have been given the informal title of “doc” or “doctor” by grateful local residents, particularly in smaller towns and rural communities where the local pharmacist might be the only health provider within miles. These days, the title is more than honorary; it’s a requirement.

March 4, 2016

The new indication expands the drug’s use beyond CLL patients with a certain generic mutation. 

March 4, 2016

For decades, the pharmacy profession labored under a widespread, but inaccurate, public perception of pharmacists as little more than dispensers of prescription medicines and givers of basic counseling on their use. No more. Pharmacists today are highly trained, clinically engaged patient-care specialists making a huge and rapidly growing impact on population health management in communities all over America.

March 4, 2016

The Medicare “lock-in” provision is a part of a larger prescription drug abuse bill known as the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act.

March 4, 2016

SmartyPants Women’s Complete is also an excellent source of vitamins A, C, E, B6, B5, niacin and zinc, the company stated.

March 4, 2016

With medication nonadherence leading to enormous health complications for millions of Americans — and generating staggering and needless cost spikes that add as much as $290 billion a year to the nation’s healthcare costs — the search for ways to get patients to take their prescription medicines as directed has become increasingly urgent.

March 4, 2016

Here’s a fact that keeps health plan administrators and anyone else responsible for budgeting health costs awake at night: 1-in-5 hospital patients ends up back in the hospital within 30 days of their discharge. And the biggest factors pulling them back all have to do with medications — either through medication errors, nonadherence or adverse drug events.

March 4, 2016

In addition, finalist Crane USA was recognized for its Crane Travel Humidifier, which enables consumers to easily take their humidifier on the road.

March 3, 2016

The program, which is offered exclusively to Diplomat employees, allows employees who complete the it and the exam to be considered for state licensure. 

March 2, 2016
In 2015, APhA pledged to launch the resource center as part of the Obama Administration’s effort to curb the prescription drug and heroin crisis. 
March 2, 2016

This is Gilead’s second FDA approval for a drug regimen based on tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) and is the smallest pill for a single-tablet treatment for HIV, according to the company.

March 1, 2016

The integration would provide patients additional smart monitoring tools and real-time motivational, behavioral and educational coaching.

March 1, 2016
Turmeric supports normal inflammatory response, healthy cognitive support, and healthy aging.
 
February 29, 2016
The WellNest wearable is expected to be available in September 2016. 
 
February 29, 2016

As many as 59% of parents whose child did not receive the flu vaccine this season say it is less important than other childhood vaccines.

February 29, 2016

The Tri-Tip Walking Cane features three legs that function independently for added stability and also uses a spring-loaded, shock absorbing system.

February 26, 2016

The CDC noted this year's flu season is only five weeks old; an average flu season is 13 weeks in length.

February 26, 2016

GuruNanda will begin shipping its eight aromatherapy products in April, the company stated. 

February 26, 2016

While it has broad appeal as a simple, intuitive meter on its own, patients can also use the meter's built-in Bluetooth Smart Technology to wirelessly connect to LifeScan's diabetes app.

February 26, 2016

The ointment will be available in 15-, 60- and 100-g tubes, and the company expects it to be available in the second quarter of 201

February 25, 2016

The new dark chocolate Luna bars provide 7 to 8 grams of protein and are a good source of fiber. 

February 25, 2016

Pure Protein Crunch is available in two flavors – double chocolate and peanut butter. 

February 25, 2016
Tobi’s annual sales in Canada were $9.5 million for the 12 months ended November 2015, according to IMS Brogan.