September 29, 2015

"I take great pride in this company’s ability to reinvent itself starting in 2005," Kirby Lester president and CEO Garry Zage said. 

September 28, 2015

Under the terms of the consent decree, the company will not be allowed to manufacture or sell dietary supplement products until the FDA has determined that the business is in compliance.

September 28, 2015

Mylan’s latest generic, recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, is intended to treat schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.

September 25, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Friday released a letter to the editor in response to a Sept. 5 article in The Washington Post about efforts to improve medication adherence through research and patient-focused strategies.

September 25, 2015

Health benefit plan cost trend rates for 2016 will increase for most medical plan options and increase substantially for prescription drug coverage to double-digit rates, according to forecasts compiled in the 2016 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey, Segal’s nineteenth annual survey of health plan cost trends. Trend is the forecast of annual gross per capita claims cost increases.

September 24, 2015

The discount program’s website provides members online tools for finding participating pharmacies, as well as drug prices and availability. 

September 23, 2015

As both the Butte and Valley Fire raged in northern California, the state’s board of pharmacy held an emergency meeting to ensure that those affected by the blazes have access to medications.

September 23, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced the approval of Taiho Oncology’s Lonsurf (trifluridine and tipiracil).

September 22, 2015

As many as 84% of consumers say they check the expiration date at least sometimes when using an OTC medicine for themselves. 

September 22, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday announced plans that would reduce out-of-pocket drug costs for many American consumers should she be elected President of the United States. 

September 21, 2015

For the U.S. pharmaceutical market, 2015 is already shaping up to be another double-digit growth year in terms of prescription spend, and brand-name specialty drugs are big drivers of that growth.

September 21, 2015

This is Impax’s first drug to be approved following its Sept. 4 resolution of issues outlined by the FDA in a warning letter to the company.

September 21, 2015

A new CVS Health Research Insitute study, done in partnership with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is offering insight into the reasons many patients don’t adhere to their medication regimen.

September 18, 2015

APhA's new training program aims to provide a formal curriculum for preceptors at all practice sites who interact with student pharmacists and residents.

September 17, 2015

The iMedicare platform integrates with every pharmacy system, so pharmacies can identify patients eligible to choose a Medicare plan and generate a customized report within seconds.

September 17, 2015

Pager and Zipdrug’s alliance has begun rolling out in Manhattan.

September 16, 2015

If the future of health care can be summed up in one word, that word might be “connected.”

 

September 16, 2015

Although growth has been high for new specialty and brand-name drugs in the past year, generics continue to be a central part of the U.S. pharmaceutical market.

September 16, 2015

Caridiologist Robert Califf is currently the FDA’s deputy commissioner for medical products and tobacco, a post he has held since March.

September 16, 2015

The PharmaJet Stratis system works by delivering a vaccine with a narrow fluid stream injection that can penetrate the skin in about one-tenth of a second.

September 16, 2015

A new drug before the Food and Drug Administration would track adherence. 

September 15, 2015

National Community Pharmacists Association CEO B. Douglas Hoey, in a blog post for DSN, writes about the role community pharmacy can play in providing services to TRICARE beneficiaries. 

September 15, 2015

Kroger is offering free home-delivery of prescriptions across its 104 Michigan pharmacies, according to a report in the Lansing State Journal published Tuesday.