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March 21, 2010

Passage of the mammoth health-reform bill Sunday night by the U.S. House of Representatives is...

March 14, 2010

Despite his role in the foundation of independent pharmacy buying group Epic Pharmacies, president and...

March 9, 2010

Two organizations representing the drug retailing industry and the nation's independent pharmacies applauded the passage...

March 4, 2010

If Medicare Part D is to remain solvent in the future, then lawmakers may want...

March 4, 2010

The head of the Food and Drug Administration’s generic drug division is stepping down to...

March 4, 2010

A leading provider of pharmacy benefit management products and services announced that its informedRx PBM...

March 2, 2010

The National Community Pharmacists Association is urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to...

March 1, 2010

The kinds of high-cost drugs commonly dispensed in specialty pharmacies accounted for 10% of the...

March 1, 2010

Two organizations catering to the drug retailing industry and the nation's independent pharmacies expressed strong...

February 25, 2010

For the second year in a row, Raleigh, N.C.-based Kerr Drug has earned high marks...

February 21, 2010

An organization representing the nation's independent pharmacies responded Monday to a new White House healthcare-reform...

February 21, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration hopes to accelerate the review process for generic drugs, according...

February 17, 2010

In a letter to House speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate majority leader Harry Reid,...

February 16, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday announced the opening of its international headquarters in...

February 16, 2010

A new walk-in clinic at a Duane Reade store in Chelsea officially opened on Wednesday,...

February 16, 2010

Nearly $1 billion in economic stimulus money will go to help spur adoption of healthcare...

February 16, 2010

A substantial number of elderly people could lose access to medical supplies if a pared-down...

February 16, 2010

Representing the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Kerr Drug chairman, president and CEO Tony...

February 11, 2010

In an act of defiance against the Obama administration’s plan for healthcare reform, the Virginia...

February 9, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores lauded two bills that seek to increase federal...

February 1, 2010

A new Kaiser Family Foundation poll issued late last month found that Americans are divided...

January 31, 2010

With the defeat of Democrat Martha Coakley by Republican Scott Brown in the race to fill the seat of late Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy, and the loss of the Democrats’ filibuster-proof majority in the Senate, the healthcare-reform bill stands on a knife’s edge. And how will pharmacies be reimbursed for dispensing generic drugs to Medicaid and Medicare patients if a health overhaul bill fails to pass? These topics, along with the issue of patent settlements vexing the branded and generic drug industries and a new GAO study showing that drug costs are soaring, are explored in depth in the latest installment of the ECRM Generics report.

January 31, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration hopes to “transform” its oversight of medical product and food...

January 12, 2010

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Wednesday held a conference call in an attempt to...

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