September 14, 2015

Mylan announced Monday that it had launched its generic version of Pfizer’s Unasyn (ampicillin and subactam) injection. 

September 11, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.

September 11, 2015

NCPA’s arrangement with Ulta Lab Tests will offer community pharmacy patients direct access to lab tests and health screenings.

September 11, 2015

A new study by healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente’s research division published in the Journal of the American Informatics Association is highlighting the positive effects online prescription refills have on adherence.

September 11, 2015

Using Xerox’s prescription clinical authorization tool, pharmacists can investigate whether a patient recently received an opioid prescription and will receive a notice to acquire prior authorization before dispensing it. 

September 9, 2015

The research found a 1% increase in overall prescription drug use was associated with decreases in non-prescription drug medical costs for three distinct groups of Medicaid beneficiaries.

September 8, 2015

The role of the pharmacist in the U.S. healthcare system has expanded beyond dispensing to include vaccinations and medication therapy management, and that role could expand further with pharmacy provider status on the horizon. 

September 8, 2015

Good Neighbor Pharmacy highlighted a lot of good news at its ThoughtSpot 2015 earlier this summer, such as how the winds of change are whipping up the need for a patient-focused pharmacy model that supports an outcomes-based patient management solution. 

September 4, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition this week came out in support of the Food and Drug Administration taking action against marketing bulk pure powdered caffeine to consumers and its issuance of warning letters to five powdered caffeine distributors.

September 3, 2015

Prescription counts decreased a little and pharmacy same-store sales were up in August, according to numbers reported by Rite Aid Thursday. 

September 1, 2015

PrescribeMedicare is meant to serve as a tool for patients in 2016 when open enrollment for plan choices begins.

September 1, 2015

The company said the patch is a potential solution for the 73% of migraine sufferers who experience nausea with their migraines. 

August 31, 2015

The guidance was outlined in a blog post by Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA’s center for drug evaluation and research, and Karen Midthum, director of the FDA’s center for biologics evaluation and research.

August 26, 2015

See some of the biggest innovations in pharmacy technology from the 2015 National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Total Store Expo. 

August 24, 2015

After years of research and billions of dollars in funding, the Human Genome Project has unlocked the complex mysteries of the human genome and unleashed a new era in personalized medicine and pharmaceutical research and development. And pharmacy retailers must get out in front of that gene-based drug revolution or risk being left behind.

August 23, 2015

IMS Health’s Doug Long gave an overview of the present state of the U.S. pharmaceutical market and where it might be headed in the coming months and years at NACDS Total Store Expo on Sunday.

August 22, 2015

Rite Aid is paying $5.7 million for the pharmacy records at 12 A&P stores and up to $2.3 million for the inventory at those stores.

August 20, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.

August 20, 2015

TruTag Technologies is looking to impact the food and drug industry with its edible security platform. “TruTags,” the company's microtags, can help to authenticate products without packaging or labels. DSN recently spoke with Kent Mansfield, president of TruTag Technologies.

August 19, 2015

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would grant doctors the final say on which prescription drugs to prescribe for their patients in Medicaid's managed care programs, the Associated Press reports.

August 19, 2015

TruMedicines on Tuesday launched a 40-day Kickstarter campaign for a smartphone app that promotes medication safety.

August 18, 2015

Drug Store News sat down with Tom O’Donnell, VP federal government affairs at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, to discuss pharmacist provider status and the latest pro-pharmacy legislative initiatives in the U.S. House and Senate.

August 18, 2015

PrescribeWellness solutions have been proven to improve a patient’s adherence to their medication and the pharmacy’s ratings in various performance measures.

August 18, 2015

Sag Harbor Pharmacy and Southampton Hospital recently sponsored the creation of a local pharmaceutical collection receptacle to house unwanted, expired and unused medications.