March 1, 2011

Physicians are 30% more likely to prescribe a drug that gives patients incentives to remain adherent to it than they are to prescribe a drug without such a program, according to a new survey.

January 11, 2011

While a majority of physicians are comfortable with generic medications, there is a small segment who still have negative perceptions about the effectiveness and quality of generic drugs, and that may lead to doctors prescribing unnecessarily expensive medications, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital and CVS Caremark.

December 3, 2010

At Drug Store News’ Specialty Pharmacy Roundtable event last Tuesday, Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy president and CEO Phil Hagerman remarked that improving medication adherence in specialty pharmacy could be equivalent to a new blockbuster drug. And he may be right.

November 21, 2010

An intensive cancer patient management program by Walgreens’ specialty pharmacy professionals could save health plan...

November 10, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for treating excess fat development in...

November 7, 2010

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis derive about as much benefit from a weekly injection of a...

October 14, 2010

During the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 2010 Educational Conference held Oct. 13 to 15,...

October 12, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration approved a drug to treat and prevent relapse after patients...

September 12, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration did not completely withdraw from the market a drug used...

August 31, 2010

Improving medication adherence will require bringing multiple methods together in order to be successful, Pharmacy...

August 11, 2010

Prescription drug abusers who go “doctor shopping” in search of prescriptions will face a new...

August 9, 2010

Drug maker Angelini Labopharm has launched a new treatment for depression....

July 21, 2010

A healthy relationship with a community pharmacist can improve health outcomes for patients and save...

June 23, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug by Merck for treating asthma...

June 17, 2010

Emergency room visits due to abuse of prescription pain relievers more than doubled between 2004...

June 3, 2010

Now, it’s up to the doctors....

May 23, 2010

Most surveyed physicians who have prescribed a dual-acting opioid painkiller made by Johnson & Johnson...

May 16, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new nasal spray for treating pain....

May 9, 2010

Allergy sufferers can save money and receive quality, convenient care by skipping the emergency room...

March 14, 2010

It’s not like I’m not one of those conspiracy theorists. But I’m also not stupid...

February 28, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline has identified more than 5,500 rare diseases it potentially could target as part of...

February 10, 2010

AmerisourceBergen will use a set of cell phone and Web applications to increase medication adherence...

January 20, 2010

Buying medicine by mail may encourage patients to stick to their doctor-prescribed medication regimen, new...

January 11, 2010

A drug made by Boehringer Ingelheim for treating Parkinson’s disease could have sales of up...