May 31, 2016

Zinbryta is a once-daily self-administered injection indicated to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis in patients who have had an inadequate response to two or more MS therapies. 

 
May 31, 2016

Benzer Pharmacy has signed its first franchisee in Tampa, Fla., with plans to gradually expand to 600 stores through its franchise model.

May 31, 2016

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare manufactures a complete line of durable medical equipment including mobility products, wheelchairs, personal care products and electrotherapy devices.

May 31, 2016

The drug will be available in 50- and 200-mg dosage strengths. 

May 31, 2016

The new drug is indicated as a once-daily adjunctive treatment for Type 2 diabetes and works by increasing hormones that stimulate insulin production in the pancreas and that stimulate the liver to produce less glucose.

May 31, 2016

Accoring to Fleet leadership, three-quarters of success is measured by heart.

May 31, 2016

Mark McClellan joins American Well as it becomes one of the largest telehealth providers delivering telehealth for chronic condition management and provider-to-provider consulting.

May 31, 2016

The newest member is Michael Raya, CEO of West-Ward Pharmaceuticals, which offers oral solid and injectable generics. 

May 31, 2016

Hamacher Resource Group will examine the shift in our healthcare system from a professional healthcare setting to self-management and home-based care in the first of two upcoming GMDC Infocasts on Thursday, June 2, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., EDT.

May 31, 2016
The Economic Times is reporting that drugmaker Sun Pharma recently received a subpoena from the Department of Justice looking for information about its U.S. subsidiary’s practices in selling and marketing the company’s generics. The report noted that this is the latest move in a larger regulatory interest in generic drug prices in the last year. (Economic Times)
 
May 31, 2016

Clinically proven to increase nasal air-flow during sleep by an average of 38% when compared to nasal strips, Rhinomed's discreet Mute dilator fits into the nose and opens the airway.

May 31, 2016

Technavio on Tuesday published its report on the global generic drugs market, which highlights 49 vendors expected to impact the market between 2016 and 2020. 

May 27, 2016

In addition its sponsorship of this year’s U.S. Zika Action Plan Summit in April, Bayer is working on the women’s health and mosquito control front to combat the spread of Zika.

May 27, 2016

Genoa pharmacists and technicians work closely with prescribers, nurses, and caseworkers at behavioral health clinics to provide care to patients.

May 27, 2016

Medication non-adherence has been estimated to cost the U.S. up to $300 billion annually in avoidable health care costs. 

May 27, 2016
Quality Specialty Pharmacy opened its first location more than six years ago and currently services patients in 39 states with a three regional hubs. 
May 27, 2016
The Washington Post is reporting that researches have identified a strain of E. coli in a Pennsylvania woman that is resistant to the last-resort antibiotic colistin. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Tom Frieden told the Post, “It basically shows us that the end of the road isn’t very far away for antibiotics — that we may be in a situation where we have patients in our intensive care units, or patients getting urinary-tract infections for which we do not have antibiotics.” (Washington Post)
 
May 26, 2016

The service has been rolled out to all MinuteClinics inside CVS Pharmacy Locations and Long Drugs in Hawaii, and the company plans to roll it out to Target-based clinics later this year.

May 26, 2016

The NCPA 2016 Congressional Pharmacy Summit facilitated more than 600 visits to Capitol Hill by community pharmacists to call on more than 250 representatives and senators to support patient- and pharmacist-friendly legislation.

May 26, 2016

Forbes is reporting on Circadian Design, a startup that just launched a service called Round Refill, which delivers prescriptions and vitamins in a smart bottle that connects to an app that reminds patients when to take their pills. According to the report, Round Refill is currently open for preorder and it plans to launch next year. (Forbes)

May 25, 2016

CVS Health’s efforts to dispense opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone without a prescription has already come to 23 states and the company has announced plans to expand to seven more over the course of the summer.

May 25, 2016

 The drug had sales of about $60.3 million in the U.s. for the 12 months ended March 2016, according to IMS Health. 

May 25, 2016

In addition to naming a COO and EVP strategy, Gilead announced that its EVP commercial operations will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. 

 
May 25, 2016

With a little more than a month before McKesson ideaShare 2016, McKesson is highlighting the ways that the event, held at McCormick Place in Chicago from June 26-29 can help pharmacists deliver better outcomes for their patients while expanding their businesses and driving profits.