For the fourth consecutive year, NCPA asked its members to rank legislative priorities. For the 115th Congress, the top three concerns are DIR fees, generic pricing transparency and any willing provider provision.
“This transition to the cloud continues our commitment to invest in technology solutions that help streamline care management,” stated Nilo Mehrabian, VP product management at McKesson Health Solutions.
According to the NCPA 2016 Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health, approximately 1,800 rural independent pharmacies serve as the only pharmacy provider in their community, with the next closest pharmacy miles away.
Drawing on FAIR Health's database of over 21 billion privately billed healthcare claims, the report found claim lines with a diagnosis of obesity also increased across the pediatric population from 2011 to 2015 by as much as 154%.
CHPA has developed a three-prong strategy in combating DXM abuse, which includes connecting to parents and teens on awareness efforts and galvanizing the industry to restrict the sale of DXM products to adults.
America's Naturals' latest line-extenstion to its comprehensive Family Flora lineup of probiotic supplements — called E.N.T. — targets ear, nose and throat care, and is ideal for cough-cold and flu endcaps.
According to the company, whole foods have a complex nutritional makeup rich in beneﬁcial micro and macronutrients. These type of superfoods are considered nutrient-dense and provide the best source of nutrition.
CRN suggested that strong recommendations from government agencies advocating supplementation should pave the way to include multivitamins with folic acid within all government nutrition programs, including SNAP.
As probiotics are quickly gaining popularity, the new industry guidelines are designed to ensure probiotic manufacturers can consistently create high-quality products in which consumers can be confident.
Unlike currently available OTC desensitizing sprays or gels that contain lidocaine or benzocaine, PreBoost is an individually packaged wipe containing 4% benzocaine, which allows for discrete, direct and precise application.
Over half of retail health clinic users (53%) purchase a product during or after their visit, including over-the-counter medication (36%), personal care products (27%), food (24%) or household cleaning products (18%).