July 23, 2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill extending the authority of pharmacists and nurse practitioners to administer certain immunizations as of July 1. The bill comes after a surge in whooping cough cases in New York, which began in 2013.

July 23, 2015

The opening session for Cardinal Health’s 25th annual Retail Business Conference featured speakers like pharmaceutical segment CEO Jon Giacomin and Gen. Colin Powell (U.S., ret.).

July 23, 2015

Drug Store News spoke with Betsy Walker, Community Relations director at Cardinal Health, about its medication-abuse prevention program, GenerationRx, as it launched its new branding and website initiatives.

July 23, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart parent company Loblaw Cos. reported that the retail drug chain’s same-store sales were up 3.8% for the second quarter ended June 20.

July 23, 2015

More than 8,100 independent pharmacists and pharmacy owners flocked to the tradeshow floor, here this week at Cardinal Health’s 25th annual Retail Business Convention.

July 23, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced today the launch of “Perfectly, Imperfect,” an educational initiative that debunks myths about emergency contraception.

July 23, 2015

The United Family chain of supermarkets on Wednesday announced an expansion of its pharmacy services with the launch of Pet Meds at its 57 pharmacy locations.

July 23, 2015

Verde Technologies this week is debuting its Deterra Drug Deactivation System, a self-contained pouch used to dispose of prescription medications.

July 22, 2015

Cardinal Health will host its fourth annual Pharmacy Boot Camp on July 25, as part of its Women in Pharmacy program at this year’s Retail Business Conference in Las Vegas from July 22 to 25.

July 22, 2015

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has appointed Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr. as president and CEO, replacing current CEO Ralph Neas effective Aug. 18.

July 22, 2015

Novartis will be able to introduce Sandoz’s Zarxio (filgrastim) after Sept. 2, the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday. 

July 22, 2015

None of the patients studied had received a hepatitis B vaccine according to guidelines from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

July 21, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma announced Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its generic version of Tambocor in 50-, 100- and 150-mg dosage strengths

July 21, 2015

According to NCPA CEO Douglas Hoey, independents dispensing generic medicines at a loss is not a sustainable business model.

July 21, 2015

The fact that the patient’s data is sent directly to their community pharmacist helps set this app apart from other health tracking apps, the company stated. 

July 21, 2015

More than half of millennials surveyed would embrace telemedicine. 

July 20, 2015

Access to healthcare drove 82.9% more blood pressure screenings and 26.9% more diabetes screenings.

July 20, 2015

Patients surfing the content on Elsevier's Health Library can search by a specific condition or diagnosis or move through an easy-to-skim, A-to-Z list of healthcare topics.

July 20, 2015

Cardinal Health celebrates 25 years of connecting its independent pharmacy partners to business-building ideas, networking opportunities and continuing education. 

July 20, 2015

The new screenings will help open a dialogue between pharmacist and patient around optimal health care. 

July 20, 2015

When Drug Store News last profiled Rite Aid in 2012, the company was posting its best results in years and completing a historic turnaround that saw the chain traveling full speed ahead on its Road to Wellness.

July 17, 2015

Amneal Pharmaceuticals has introduced four new products since June.

July 17, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is setting a precedent that effectively can't be rolled back in the future, according to Congress leaders who hosted a press conference Friday morning.

July 17, 2015

Injectable and infusion drug company Hospira announced Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its bivalirudin injection, a generic of the Medicine Company’s Angiomax.