December 6, 2016

Drug Store News last week wrapped its 18th Industry Issues Summit. What began almost two decades ago as a closed-door discussion between a handful of retail merchandising executives and a few vendors in a small hotel meeting room has since evolved to become one of the signature thought leadership and networking events on the industry calendar.

December 6, 2016

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens and Aurora Health Care on Tuesday announced that Aurora Health Care will own and operate, and provide all clinical services at, eight retail health clinics to be located within Walgreens stores across eastern Wisconsin.

December 5, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the drug as a treatment to reduce risk of cardiovascular death in patients with Type 2 diabetes. 

December 5, 2016
The drug had $119 million in sales for the 12 months ended October 2016, according to QuintilesIMS data.
December 5, 2016
The Food and Drug Administration’s director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Dr. Janet Woodcock, said that the agency would conduct a national search to fill the vacancy left by retiring Office of New Drugs director Dr. John Jenkins, and that in the interim, she would be acting director of the OND.
December 5, 2016

Rite Aid's Vaccine Central, an assessment tool where visitors can complete a personal immunization evaluation, is an additional resource for people to further review immunization recommendations.

December 5, 2016

In an effort to contain costs and both improve and expand care, pharmacists will more and more play an integral role in healthcare, as illustrated by these five key trends identified by McKesson analysts.

December 5, 2016

This year, a record-breaking 517 businesses earned the CEI’s top score of 100, up from 407 last year.

December 5, 2016

With the partnership, VoicePort customers can access iMedicare’s analyses to help patients make the best decisions when choosing a Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plan. 

December 2, 2016

The score Amber Pharmacy earned a score of 74 on a 100-point scale that looks at the likelihood patients will recommend their pharmacy to someone else — the second-highest score of all 38 specialty pharmacies assessed by Zitter Health Insights.

December 2, 2016

In recognition of World Aids Day on Dec. 1, Aurobindo Pharma shared its continued commitment to doing its part to help fight HIV/AIDS. 

December 2, 2016

The drug was approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat multiple myeloma in patients who have received at least one other treatment.

December 2, 2016

Read highlights from the 18th DSN Industry Issues Summit, which saw record attendance with about 275 attendees, three panels and a keynote from Fox News’s Tucker Carlson. 

December 2, 2016

Small chain pharmacies can benefit from McKesson's new central fill offering through increased efficiencies, reduced costs and a greater focus on patient care.

December 2, 2016

"Allowing [pharmacists] to administer additional vaccines in the future is an important next step in helping to protect Ontarians' health both here and abroad," Shoppers Drug Mart stated.

December 1, 2016

Hetero is one of India’s leading generic pharmaceutical companies and is the world’s largest global producer of ARVs for the treatment of HIV/AIDS.

December 1, 2016

Passport Health Plan, the leading Medicaid plan in Kentucky, is a provider-sponsored, non-profit, community-based health plan administering Medicaid benefits to nearly 300,000 Kentuckians.

November 30, 2016
The approval is the company’s sixth in its internally developed pipeline of generics.
November 30, 2016

The Rxight test provides information on medications covering 14 therapeutic classes, including pain, blood pressure, blood thinner, ADHD, anxiety, depression, diabetes, cancer, respiratory issues and other medications.

November 30, 2016

According to clinical studies, the palm of the hand has the same blood flow as fingers, and provides an accurate alternative site to constant finger stick “poking.”

November 29, 2016

The generic was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in September. 

November 29, 2016

The retail pharmacy industry is "enthusiastic to help leverage pharmacy to improve Americans’ health and well-being," NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson noted regarding Trump's health nominations. "NACDS has a powerful story to tell."

November 29, 2016

The drug is indicated to improve wakefulness in adults with excessive sleepiness associated with obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy or shift work disorder. 

November 29, 2016

GPhA president and CEO Chip Davis called for passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, which is headed to the House of Representatives this week, citing its funding for an act that would work to address the prescription drug abuse epidemic.