March 13, 2015

“Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them.”

March 13, 2015

With health reform and the shift to accountable, evidence-based medicine slowly but surely transforming the nation’s massive but troubled healthcare system, new moves are afoot in both the legislative and executive branches of government that will further elevate the role played by the nation’s 300,000 pharmacists.

March 13, 2015

Thank you to the 114th Congress for welcoming the participants in the 2015 NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill! We appreciate the opportunity to meet with you and discuss the key policy issues that shape pharmacy patient care for your constituents.

March 13, 2015

When hurricanes, tornadoes, foods and other disasters strike, where do people turn for help? Retail pharmacies have become a critical community resource in times of great stress, offering food, water, emergency items, medical supplies and healthcare services when most other local businesses are still struggling to reopen or rebuild.

March 12, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation reveals the 2015 recipients for its longest running program, Incentive Grants for Practitioner Innovation in Pharmaceutical Care, which offers pharmacists seed money to implement or support innovative patient care services within their pharmacy practice.

March 12, 2015

Drug Channels Institute on Thursday listed the leading specialty pharmacy players. 

March 12, 2015

HRG's independent pharmacy front-end workshop will feature two store tours this year. 

March 11, 2015

CVS Health has confirmed a series of organizational changes to further drive enterprise alignment and fuel its growth strategy.

March 11, 2015

A new MIT study published Wednesday suggests that a more powerful H1N1 influenza strain may be making its way through India. 

March 11, 2015

Mylan launched its fentanyl transdermal system in 37.5-, 62.5- and 87.50-mcg/hr dosage strengths in the United States.

March 11, 2015

Mylan on Wednesday announced the launch of disulfiram tablets USP in dosage strengths of 250 mg and 500 mg.

March 11, 2015

Mylan expanded its portfolio of generic products with the U.S. launch of buprenorphine hydrochloride sublingual tablets in 2-mg and 8-mg strengths, the generic version of Subutex from Reckitt Benckiser.

March 10, 2015

Actavis expanded its portfolio of topicals with the launch of a generic corticosteroid.

March 10, 2015

ANI Pharmaceuticals acquired the approved abbreviated new drug application for flecainide acetate tablets USP in 50-mg, 100-mg and 150-mg dosage strengths.

March 10, 2015

HDMA’s 2015 Distribution Management Award goes to Cardinal Health for streamlined receiving and replenishing solutions. 

March 10, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration recently published bio-equivalence guidance documents. 

March 10, 2015

Purdue Pharma's Stephen Seid honored with HDMA's 2015 Distribution Management Award for Industry Leadership. 

 

March 10, 2015

Impax Labs completed its acquisition of Tower Holdings (which includes operating subsidiaries CorePharma and Amedra Pharmaceuticals), and Lineage Therapeutics. Impax also announced that it would reshape both the operating and reporting structure of its two divisions.

March 10, 2015

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy on Tuesday announced a headquarter move closer to Capitol Hill. 

March 10, 2015

Teva Pharmaceuticals will sell its Sellersville, Penn., facility to G&W Labs. According to Teva, the move supports its mission of streamlining operations by reducing excess manufacturing capacity.

March 10, 2015

Walgreens on Monday acquired 11 Lovelace retail pharmacy locations in New Mexico.

 

March 9, 2015

Anne Arundel Medical Center recently opened a new FastCare walk-in clinic inside the Shoppers Food and Pharmacy in Annapolis, Md., and looks to expand footprint over the next 18 months.

March 9, 2015

Apple on Monday better enabled medical research with the launch of open source software framework ResearchKit. 

March 9, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of provider status, kiosks, Medicare and the GPhA elections, in this multi-page report.