March 13, 2015

With health reform and the shift to accountable, evidence-based medicine slowly but surely transforming the nation’s massive but troubled healthcare system, new moves are afoot in both the legislative and executive branches of government that will further elevate the role played by the nation’s 300,000 pharmacists.

March 13, 2015

When hurricanes, tornadoes, foods and other disasters strike, where do people turn for help? Retail pharmacies have become a critical community resource in times of great stress, offering food, water, emergency items, medical supplies and healthcare services when most other local businesses are still struggling to reopen or rebuild.

March 13, 2015

Wakefern's ShopRite has teamed up with Johnson & Johnson to create a Diabetes Center at its Flemington, N.J., location.

March 13, 2015

An Alliance for Aging Research survey found that consumers want to maintain nonprescription access to acetaminophen. 

March 13, 2015

Vitalah recently launched a new sports drink called Sport Oxylent. 

March 12, 2015

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care now offers a nationally recognized accreditation program specifically designed for healthcare organizations with multiple care sites, such as retail-based health clinics.
 

March 12, 2015

CareClinic has received top honors for “Innovation in Health Care Delivery" as Bartell Drugs and Group Health eye expansion.

March 12, 2015

Drug Channels Institute on Thursday listed the leading specialty pharmacy players. 

March 11, 2015

The Female Health Company launched an online store to promote its FC2 Female Condom. 

March 11, 2015

A new MIT study published Wednesday suggests that a more powerful H1N1 influenza strain may be making its way through India. 

March 11, 2015

The supplement industry on Wednesday called into question the validity of the New York Attorney General's investigtation into botanical dietary supplements with a white paper that outlines the potential shortfalls of the testing methodology used. 

March 11, 2015

Mylan launched its fentanyl transdermal system in 37.5-, 62.5- and 87.50-mcg/hr dosage strengths in the United States.

March 11, 2015

Mylan on Wednesday announced the launch of disulfiram tablets USP in dosage strengths of 250 mg and 500 mg.

March 11, 2015

Mylan expanded its portfolio of generic products with the U.S. launch of buprenorphine hydrochloride sublingual tablets in 2-mg and 8-mg strengths, the generic version of Subutex from Reckitt Benckiser.

March 10, 2015

Actavis expanded its portfolio of topicals with the launch of a generic corticosteroid.

March 10, 2015

ANI Pharmaceuticals acquired the approved abbreviated new drug application for flecainide acetate tablets USP in 50-mg, 100-mg and 150-mg dosage strengths.

March 9, 2015

Anne Arundel Medical Center recently opened a new FastCare walk-in clinic inside the Shoppers Food and Pharmacy in Annapolis, Md., and looks to expand footprint over the next 18 months.

March 9, 2015

Apple on Monday better enabled medical research with the launch of open source software framework ResearchKit. 

March 9, 2015

Primary care physicians are facing a patient overload and, in some cases, they are referring their patients elsewhere for medical care.

 

March 9, 2015

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy created a site to address state-wide addiction problem. 

March 6, 2015

CVS Health's chief medical officer is addressing the National Business Group on Health.

March 6, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration approved Zarxio, making it the first approved biosimilar product in the United States.

March 5, 2015

CHPA announced its strong support for the Restoring Access to Medicines Act of 2015 (H.R. 1270).

March 5, 2015

McKesson Care Management has been recognized for its processes, quality program and reporting, and care management electronic capture system.