March 9, 2016

Lupin said the acquisition will grow the company’s footprint in the U.S. generics market and expands its dermatology, controlled substance product and high value and niche generics pipeline

March 9, 2016

Retail health fairs — both mega events, such as Walmart’s “America’s Biggest Health Fair” on Oct. 10, 2015, or smaller, periodic local events hosted annually by thousands of retailers across the country — represent one of the simplest mechanisms for massive, individualized public awareness around such key health issues as flu prevention, early diabetes detection and/or prevention, and more.

March 9, 2016

The study also found a gap between what providers thing they are offering and how consumers perceive the quality of their offerings.

March 9, 2016

The drug is indicated to control and prevent asthma symptoms in children aged 1 to 8 year. 

March 8, 2016

The American Pharmacists Association concluded its Annual Meeting and Exposition, APhA2016, on Monday, hosting almost 6,000 pharmacists and pharmacy students in Baltimore, Md.

March 8, 2016

“Better care, smarter spending, healthier people.” Those were the goals set forth by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in September when it unveiled plans for a five-year federal experiment to gauge the effectiveness of expanded medication therapy management for Medicare patients.

March 8, 2016

Like a powerful tide that gradually eats away at the foundations of a once-impregnable sea wall, the booming market for generic drugs advances and recedes with the rise and fall in the number of branded drug patent expirations each year.

March 8, 2016

As retail pharmacy increasingly becomes a healthcare destination, new telehealth models are helping to expand both access to care and the scope of care. Telehealth’s role in retail healthcare delivery was explored by MinuteClinic VP medical operations Tobias Barker as part of a six-part Retail Healthcare Webinar series, produced by Drug Store News and the Convenient Care Association.

March 8, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News assembled a first-class panel of retail pharmacy and supplier executives for an exclusive, in-depth discussion on emerging best practices for improving care among patients with chronic conditions.

March 8, 2016

Hal Harrison — incoming CEO of Mutual Drug Corp., is a 35-year veteran of the industry who currently serves as Mutual Drug’s SVP operations. 

March 8, 2016
WHEELING, Ill. — MMF Industries is making a foray into prescription drug protection, launching its Med-Master line of locking storage units.    There are three Med-Master units —the Premium unit features a wireless RFID lock, as well as pill sorting tray, illuminated magnifier and dry-erase reminder kit; the Deluxe unit has the same features, but is secured by a three-digit combination lock; and the standard unit features a three-digit combination lock. All three are made of durable steel.   
March 8, 2016

March is Pharmacist Awareness Month in Canada, and local organizations are working to make sure patients know what pharmacists can offer, while also trying to expand ways Ontario pharmacists can assist patients. 

March 8, 2016

A group of lawmakers is working on legislation that will improve access to and funding for mental health care. 

March 8, 2016

DSN takes a deep dive into one of the most strategically important categories in retail pharmacy.

March 7, 2016

Alvogen is looking to build its U.S. business, acquiring a Wis.-based specialty generics company.

March 7, 2016

Naloxone is already available without a prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations through standing order or collaborative practice agreements in 15 states.

March 7, 2016

The drug is indicated as a routine prophylactic treatment to prevent and reduce frequency of bleeding episodes, as an on-demand bleeding control and prevention and as a perioperative management for bleeding.

March 7, 2016

Osteoporosis affects nearly 54 million Americans, and that number is expected to grow to more than 71 million people by 2030.

March 7, 2016

Johnson’s passing has drawn an outpouring of condolences from many of the pharmacy leaders who said they benefited from his counsel, friendship and guidance over a long career in pharmacy.

March 7, 2016

The researchers estimate that regular aspirin use could prevent close to 30,000 gastrointestinal tract tumors in the U.S. each year.

March 7, 2016

VitaTrue contains 16 vitamins and minerals, including 40% more folic acid than the leading prescription prenatal vitamins, and 300 mg of vegan, plant-based DHA. 

March 4, 2016

It is amazing how a 2008 initiative has marked pharmacy’s progress in helping to improve access to high-quality, cost-effective patient care.

March 4, 2016

In the nation’s hierarchy of most-trusted professions, where does the community pharmacist stand? Near the very top of the list.

March 4, 2016

With the nation struggling to pay its massive health bill, medical schools turning out fewer and fewer primary care doctors, 10,000 boomers a day turning 65 years old and putting new stress on Medicare and health services, the Affordable Care Act demanding new cost-saving solutions to front-line care, and chronic diseases reaching epidemic proportions, it’s clearly time to fully engage the nation’s nearly 180,000 community pharmacists in the urgent campaign for a more effective, more accessible and less costly healthcare system.