January 17, 2017

Before joining Southeastern Gayle Shields was VP pharmacy at Ahold USA, overseeing operations for 580 pharmacies in 11 states, serving in the position for five years. She has also held various positions for such companies as Allied Health, Maxor National Pharmacy Services Corp., Save Mart, Albertsons and Discover Health, among others.

January 17, 2017

Walmart is planning $6.8 billion of capital investments in the U.S. in the coming fiscal year, which includes construction and remodeling of stores, clubs and distribution centers, as well as the expansion of new services such as online grocery pickup.

January 13, 2017

Michael Seay was most recently SVP operations, where he built FlavoRx’s supply chain and grew its partnership with FillMaster Systems. 

January 13, 2017

The changes, which the chain has not officially announced, come on the heels of media reports that Karenann Terrell would step down as CIO of Walmart Stores on Feb. 24. 

January 12, 2017
iMedicare’s platform integrates into a pharmacist’s existing workflow and delivers easy-to-understand information about local and national Medicare plans, the companies said.
 
January 12, 2017

 The program will give patients access to pricing information and discounts on specific classes of compounded medication, and is aimed at bringing patients a consistent experience through a certified network of accredited and credentialed pharmacies. 

January 12, 2017
Walmart, which did not say where Terrell is headed, expects to announce new leadership in technology “shortly,” according to theWall Street Journal.
January 11, 2017

Following a letter from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noting that the flu is widespread in Idaho, Washington, Massachusetts, California, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon and Pennsylvania, Albertsons announced this week that its pharmacies have stocked the standard and high-dose flu vaccines.

January 11, 2017

Mayne Pharma acquired the products from GSK in August 2016, and they complement the company’s Doryx, the first branded product in its specialty brands division that it launched in 2015. 

January 11, 2017

The drug is indicated to treat certain types of seizures in patients older than 13 years of age. 

January 10, 2017

The drug is indicated for long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, including chronic bronchitis or emphysema. 

January 10, 2017

Egalet said Arymo ER is the first drug approved using its proprietary Guardian Technology, which works to deter abuse and prevent the tablets from being manipulated for abuse or misuse. 

January 10, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that Heritage Pharmaceuticals’s former CEO and chairman, Jeffrey Glazer, and former SVP commercial operations, Jason Malek, admitted in federal court that between April 2013 and December 2015, they worked together to manipulate prices of  Heritage’s generics of doxycycline hyclate and glyburide. The two face up to 10 years in prison each. After the two were indicted 20 states filed suit against six generics companies, including Heritage. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

January 10, 2017
The transaction is part of the European Commission’s antitrust divestiture requirements surrounding Teva’s acquisition of Allergan’s generics business. 
 
January 10, 2017

The drug is indicated to treat and prevent influenza A and as a treatment for parkinsonism and drug-induced extrapyramidal reactions. 

January 9, 2017

American Associated Pharmacies and Pharmacy Development Services on Monday announced a new partnership that will bring AAP pharmacies a special PDS membership providing custom content and training to improve profitability, performance and people metrics for independent pharmacies. 

January 9, 2017

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.

January 9, 2017

The KGI School of Pharmacy competition saw 13 six-person teams pitch their pharmacy solution ideas to a panel of five judges. 

January 9, 2017

In his latest blog post, HRG's Dave Wendland discusses ways that businesses can turn health and wellness into a community effort. 

January 9, 2017

Johnson and Johnson worldwide chairman, pharmaceuticals, Joaquin  Duato will be the next board chairman of PhRMA. 

January 9, 2017
Under the agreement, ImmuNext will grant Sanofi and exclusive worldwide license to develop and commercialize INX-021, a monoclonal antibody in preclinical development that suppresses the activity of a cellular pathway that’s overactive in many autoimmune diseases.
January 9, 2017

The boards of both companies unanimously approved the $5.2 billion transaction, and the companies expect it to close by the end of February. 

January 6, 2017

A total of seven companies were selected for testing of online ordering in pilot states.

January 6, 2017

The proof a category is hot can be measured not only by the number of players looking to participate in that category, but also by the heft of new entrants. Such is the case with aromatherapy.