July 27, 2015

The Israeli Health Ministry approved on Monday a decision to allow patients licensed to receive medical marijuana from a pharmacy with authorization from a medical expert, according to theJerusalem Post.

July 24, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it approved Technivie (ombitasvir, paritaprevir and ritonavir) for use in combination with ribavirin for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 4 infections in patients without scarring and cirrhosis.

July 23, 2015

A new coalition has formed to ensure safe access to over-the-counter pain relief remedies. The Protecting Access to Pain Relief Coalition officially launched on June 22 to help ensure that American consumers continue to have access to, and choice of, safe and effective pain relief, including acetaminophen.

July 23, 2015

Before Cardinal Health’s annual Retail Business conference meeting, Drug Store News spoke with the company’s SVP marketing and consumer solutions Christi Pedra and SVP Independent Retail Sales Steve Lawrence. 

July 23, 2015

In order to help solve what it calls the “conversion conundrum,” Cardinal Health is bringing tips to their customers with a new video platform — and allowing them to share their best practices here at its annual Retail Business Conference. 

July 23, 2015

Cardinal Health recognized three independent drug stores as winners of the annual Independent Pharmacy Best Practices during the opening session of this year’s Retail Business Conference in Las Vegas.

July 23, 2015

With 3-of-the-5 CMS Star Rating metrics based on medication adherence, Cardinal Health unveiled a new suite of adherence-boosting tools under its Adherence Advantage program, here at RBC 2015.

July 23, 2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill extending the authority of pharmacists and nurse practitioners to administer certain immunizations as of July 1. The bill comes after a surge in whooping cough cases in New York, which began in 2013.

July 23, 2015

Drug Store News spoke with Betsy Walker, Community Relations director at Cardinal Health, about its medication-abuse prevention program, GenerationRx, as it launched its new branding and website initiatives.

July 23, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced today the launch of “Perfectly, Imperfect,” an educational initiative that debunks myths about emergency contraception.

July 23, 2015

The United Family chain of supermarkets on Wednesday announced an expansion of its pharmacy services with the launch of Pet Meds at its 57 pharmacy locations.

July 23, 2015

Verde Technologies this week is debuting its Deterra Drug Deactivation System, a self-contained pouch used to dispose of prescription medications.

July 22, 2015

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has appointed Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr. as president and CEO, replacing current CEO Ralph Neas effective Aug. 18.

July 22, 2015

Novartis will be able to introduce Sandoz’s Zarxio (filgrastim) after Sept. 2, the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday. 

July 21, 2015

According to NCPA CEO Douglas Hoey, independents dispensing generic medicines at a loss is not a sustainable business model.

July 21, 2015

The fact that the patient’s data is sent directly to their community pharmacist helps set this app apart from other health tracking apps, the company stated. 

July 21, 2015

More than half of millennials surveyed would embrace telemedicine. 

July 20, 2015

Access to healthcare drove 82.9% more blood pressure screenings and 26.9% more diabetes screenings.

July 20, 2015

Patients surfing the content on Elsevier's Health Library can search by a specific condition or diagnosis or move through an easy-to-skim, A-to-Z list of healthcare topics.

July 20, 2015

Cardinal Health celebrates 25 years of connecting its independent pharmacy partners to business-building ideas, networking opportunities and continuing education. 

July 20, 2015

NutraStim, which is designed for both men and women, increases hair density and thickens hair, using 12 low-level lasers that increase blood circulation and redirect nutrients to stimulate dormant follicles. 

July 20, 2015

The new screenings will help open a dialogue between pharmacist and patient around optimal health care. 

July 17, 2015

Injectable and infusion drug company Hospira announced Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its bivalirudin injection, a generic of the Medicine Company’s Angiomax.

July 16, 2015

The 40 million family caregivers in the U.S. collectively spend more than $470 billion taking care of their charges.