May 28, 2015

Fruth Pharmacy has unveiled new technology to make prescription label reading easier for the visually impaired by partnering with AccessaMed to bring a special prescription label into all 26 Fruth Pharmacy locations.

May 28, 2015

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association has named two new VPs representing its government affairs team — Kristen Freitas and Gary Riddle.

May 28, 2015

Mack Elevation Forum introduced a new serial digital commentary to help fine tune the process of developing innovation strategy on Thursday. 

May 28, 2015

On Thursday Roxane Laboratories announced that its alosetron hydrochloride tablets — a generic version of irritable bowel syndrome treatment Lotronex — was available in 0.5- and 1-mg strength. 

May 27, 2015

In a new survey of approximately 2,700 American customers, the Canadian International Pharmacy Association found continued demand for safely ordering prescription medications online from licensed Canadian pharmacies.

May 27, 2015

J&J tests the "avalanche theory" of healthcare costs, finding that health starts declining at an accelerating rate after age 45. 

May 26, 2015

The 21st Century Cures legislation would foster drug development. 

May 26, 2015

Appeals court forces Actavis to keep its Alzheimer's treatment Namenda IR on the market. 

May 26, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma has submitted an abbreviated new drug application for dolutegravir 50 mg to the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of HIV.

May 26, 2015

Specialized manufacturers are gearing up for a robust trade out of generic biosimilar approvals, Kalorama reported last week. 

May 26, 2015

Acquisition target Perrigo recently filed a complaint to Irish Takeover Panel regarding Mylan proposal. 

May 20, 2015

Mergers and acquisitions among pharmaceutical companies has kicked into high gear this year, mirroring the larger trend sweeping across the entire spectrum of the health care industry since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act two years ago.

May 19, 2015

Lannett Company buys manufacturer and marketer of liquid generic pharmaceutical products.

May 19, 2015

The complex issue of prescription drug abuse and access are not receiving the comprehensive approach that they deserve and greater collaboration is needed among all stakeholders to help find solutions. That was a key message that National Association of Chain Drug Stores CEO Steve Anderson and U.S. Pain Foundation president Paul Gileno shared in a joint op-ed published Tuesday in The Tampa Tribune.

May 19, 2015

Pharmacy Quality Alliance has endorsed three new performance measures to assess the use of opioids. 

May 19, 2015

Surescripts processed two-thirds of all new prescriptions in 2014, according to its annual report released Tuesday.  

May 19, 2015

Teva Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced the introduction of risedronate sodium delayed-release tablets.

 

May 18, 2015

Pharmacists who participated in a care team for patients with high blood pressure helped lower chances of death by stroke by 23%. 

May 18, 2015

Endo buys Par in a $8 billion deal. 

May 14, 2015

Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions will emphasize the importance of patient-reported outcomes in developing chronic disease care programs.

May 14, 2015

Greenstone, a subsidiary of Pfizer, announced the introduction of doxycycline hyclate capsules, USP to its line of generic pharmaceutical products.

May 14, 2015

Merck Manuals has created an online reservoir of health information targeting both healthcare professionals and caregivers. 

May 14, 2015

In lead-up to Thursday’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, “A Pathway to Improving Care for Medicare Patients with Chronic Conditions,” the National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted comments highlighting pharmacy’s role in helping patients manage their chronic conditions.

May 13, 2015

ASOP launches campaign warning consumers on the dangers of online pharmacies.