May 19, 2015

Surescripts processed two-thirds of all new prescriptions in 2014, according to its annual report released Tuesday.  

May 18, 2015

Moose Pharmacy in Mt. Pleasant, N.C., has successfully implemented an RxSafe 1800 robotic storage and retrieval system. 

May 15, 2015

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law landmark legislation requiring health insurance carriers to include pharmacists as network providers.

May 14, 2015

Greenstone, a subsidiary of Pfizer, announced the introduction of doxycycline hyclate capsules, USP to its line of generic pharmaceutical products.

May 13, 2015

ASOP launches campaign warning consumers on the dangers of online pharmacies. 

May 13, 2015

The FDA will review GDUFA in June. 

May 13, 2015

Five states now allow for automatic substitution for Food and Drug Administration approved interchangeable biologic products.

May 12, 2015

CMS recently released new, privacy-protected data on Medicare Part D prescription drugs prescribed by physicians and other health care professionals in 2013.

May 12, 2015

Total prescriptions dispensed by Diplomat Pharmacy were up 6% to 194,000 in the first quarter.

May 12, 2015

The OIG issued a report finding that while FDA inspection of generic manufacturers is up, those inspections are not as thorough as they could be. 

May 8, 2015

Nearly one-third of visitors to retail health clinics have used the clinics for a renewal of a prescription.

May 7, 2015

Pharmacists and student pharmacists across the country have sent more than 20,000 letters and emails to Congress to support current provider status legislation, according to the American Pharmacists Association, marking the largest grassroots advocacy push on record in the Association’s 163-year history.

May 7, 2015

Kline reports OTC growth of 1.4% to more than $24 billion. 

May 7, 2015

The Tallahassee Democrat published an opinion column by National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson, emphasizing pharmacists’ unique position in helping to address complex prescription pain medication issues.

May 6, 2015

Dave Wendland, VP and member of the owners group at Hamacher Resource Group, will present, “Understanding Independent Pharmacy Shoppers,” at the upcoming QS/1 Customer Conference.

May 6, 2015

NACDS emphasized the need for a comprehensive solution that combats prescription drug abuse while preserving legitimate patient access to medications.

May 1, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration is calling for safety and efficacy data on OTC monographed antiseptics. 

May 1, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores expresses support of the 21st Century Cures Initiative to accelerate the discovery, development and delivery process of lifesaving new drug treatments for patients.

April 30, 2015

Pharmacy helps lift Rite Aid same-store sales 3% for month of April. 

April 29, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration announced approval for the first generic versions of aripiprazole tablets.

April 29, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Wednesday announced that the Orlando Sentinel published a letter to the editor from NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson that outlines the way pharmacists approach complex prescription pain medication issues. 

April 27, 2015

Ateb announced the appointments of four Ateb pharmacists to the Pharmacy Quality Alliance’s measure development teams and stakeholder advisory panels for 2015.

April 27, 2015

With more than 1,500 supermarkets and stand-alone drug stores, Sobeys Inc. plays a critical role in helping people across Canada stay healthy.

April 23, 2015

Publix announced that its pharmacies leaped past a major milestone this month, filling more than 50 million free prescriptions for its customers in the past eight years.