November 28, 2016

Impax announced Monday that it had appointed J. Kevin Buchi, CEO of TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals, to its board of directors. 

November 28, 2016

Both companies have confirmed that they are in preliminary discussions. 

November 23, 2016

Allergan will be acquiring Chase Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing neurodegenerative disorder treatments, including Alzheimer’s disease.

November 23, 2016

The “For Your SweeHeart: Where diabetes and heart disease meet” campaign launch follows a survey by the two companies that found three-in-four Americans and two-in-three people with Type 2 diabetes don’t know that heart disease is the No. 1 health-related killer of Type 2 diabetes patients. 

November 23, 2016

A new study from Canadian medical cannabis producer MedReleaf is highlighting the potential of its medical marijuana strains in helping veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. 

November 23, 2016

Ross Davison joins H.D. Smith's executive leadership team as CFO, overseeing all financial activities, including accounting, treasury, planning, budgeting, tax, risk management, corporate capital structuring and investor relations. 

November 23, 2016

Sandoz has partnered with Americares since 1989 and Novartis and Sandoz have donated more than $230 million worth of medicine to the organization since then. 

November 22, 2016

Xultophy was approved the same day as Sanofi’s Soliqua 100/33, and the two are among the first in a new class of drugs that combine a GLP-1 agonist and long-lasting insulin.

November 22, 2016

Soliqua 100/33 combines Lantus and lixisenatide, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, in a once-daily injection.

November 22, 2016

Shire will be occupying a new location in Lexington, Mass.'s Kendall Square in 2019 which, alongside the space it currently occupies in Kendall Square, will become a cross-disciplinary campus, with various research, clinical development, medical affairs and business development teams working closely to push for innovation in the rare disease space. 

November 22, 2016

In February, Walgreens announced its plan to make naloxone available prescription-free in 35 states in Washington, D.C. in accordance with each state’s pharmacy regulations. Since then, it’s had success in 24 states containing more than 4,300 Walgreens pharmacies.

November 21, 2016

Ateb’s partnership with Improved Patient Outcomes will bring IPO’s behavioral solutions across 90 disease states into Ateb’s online Patient Management Access Portal. 

November 21, 2016

Diplomat has begun dispensing Shire’s recently launched primary immunodeficiency treatment. 

November 21, 2016

The Contour Next One blood glucose smart meter can connect to mobile devices via Bluetooth to facilitate easier management within the Contour Diabetes app.

November 21, 2016

Drug Store News recently caught up with Mark Rinker, senior director of sales, North America, to discuss the changing retail pharmacy environment, and Synergy Medical’s place within it.

November 21, 2016

Just in time for open enrollment, many Medicare Part D members can now turn to Kmart Pharmacy for copays as low as $1.

November 21, 2016

Maddaluna will be succeeded by Kirsten Lund-Jurgensen, effective Dec. 30. 

November 21, 2016
Among the tests available for direct ordering in Colorado and Missouri are lipid panels, STI and HIV screenings and diabetes risk and management panels.
November 21, 2016

As the head of the newly dedicated department, Jeff Schneider will be responsible for developing solutions for the new and existing long-term care customers.

November 18, 2016

The donation saw Albertsons providing staff pharmacists to administer on-site vaccines through mobile vaccine clinics for the 21 recipient organizations.

November 18, 2016

According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, immunizing pharmacists now administer roughly 25% of all influenza vaccinations.

November 18, 2016
The companies said the aim of the partnership is to help pharmacies better manage Medicare patients who would benefit from pharmacist intervention. 
November 18, 2016

Nearly 250,000 free health screenings were conducted and 52,000 immunizations were administered in more than 4,600 Walmart stores last month.

November 18, 2016

The majority of Canadian consumers are in support of Shoppers Drug Mart in its quest to dispense medicinal marijuana, according to a Toronto Star poll published earlier this week. "61% said they approve of Canada’s largest pharmacy applying to become a licensed marijuana producer for the purpose of retailing medicinal weed while 30% disapprove and the remainder have no opinion either way, the new survey says," The Star reported. "However overall, 62% reported they will not change their store visitation habits if marijuana becomes available at Shoppers." (Toronto Star)