February 24, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration is looking into enabling holders of abbreviated new drug applications to unilaterally update their generic drug product labels prior to any branded drug change. 

February 24, 2015

Mylan has been appointed as the exclusive India distributor of Sovaldi (sofosbuvir 400mg tablets) and Harvoni (ledipasvir 90mg/sofosbuvir 400 mg tablets) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C, by Gilead Sciences. 

February 24, 2015

An American Academy of Neurology study found that people who exhibit a resistance to aspirin may be more likely to have more severe strokes. 

February 23, 2015

Kim Coalter, a staffer for Rep. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., toured Fred's Super Dollar pharmacy in Mississippi last week.

February 23, 2015

Surescripts expands reach of its electronic prior authorization solution and now reaches 250,000 prescribers.

February 23, 2015

The Hain Celestial Group bolsters its personal care portfolio and expands the scale of its Canadian operations to more than $150 million in net sales via acquisition.

February 23, 2015

Valeant Pharmaceuticals bolsters GI franchise in a $14.5 billion deal to acquire Salix Pharmaceuticals. 

February 20, 2015

2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee identifies 10 "shortfall" nutrients in its dietary guideline recommendations submitted Thursday. 

February 20, 2015

More seniors would use technology to monitor their heart health if recommended to do so by their doctors. 

February 20, 2015

The Pharmacy Leadership & Education Institute and the Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society have selected the recipient of the 2015 Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award.

February 20, 2015

The global wearable devices market will grow to 187.2 million units annually by 2020.

 

February 20, 2015

GoHealth announced that Walgreens part-time employees are able to enroll in GoHealth’s online marketplace.

February 19, 2015

CRN files second amicus brief challenging FTC "rigid standard" in evaluating supplement claims.

February 19, 2015

IRI and Kline & Co. establish an exclusive alliance to provide clients with a greater level of actionable insights.

February 19, 2015

Pipeline Rx seeks to expand healthcare resources and enhance medication safety for patients in rural and remote areas.

February 19, 2015

Rite Aid turns to its customer base for health-and-wellness product ideas. 

February 19, 2015

KLAS reports that healthcare providers ranked ScriptPro’s SP Central Pharmacy Management System No. 1 in the category of Software Solutions— Pharmacy – Outpatient (Retail).

February 19, 2015

Surescripts on Thursday released a step-by-step video guide targeting both small providers and health systems to enable adoption of electronic prescribing of controlled substances.

February 19, 2015

Walmart will invest $1 billion in employee base in an effort to improve the customer experience. 

February 18, 2015

Lupin Pharmaceuticals on Wednesday launched the InspiraChamber Anti-Static Valved Holding Chamber for respiratory medicines under a strategic licensing agreement with InspiRX.

February 17, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation on Tuesday announced Dennis Worthen as the recipient of the 2015 APhA Foundation Jacob W. Miller Award. He was selected in recognition of his commitment and contributions to the APhA Foundation for more than 20 years.

February 17, 2015

CVS Health weighs in on the next chapter in the debate about the impact of expensive drugs on the healthcare system in a commentary that appears today on the Health Affairs blog.

February 17, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration last week issued five draft documents related to drug compounding and repackaging that will help entities comply with important public health provisions.

February 17, 2015

McKesson on Tuesday announced that Bansi Nagji has been appointed EVP corporate strategy and business development.