November 16, 2016

Fruth Pharmacy recently honored its employees with its Annual Service Awards, marking the 26th year the company has celebrated its employees’ accomplishments and years of service.

November 16, 2016

First order of business for Veru's new VP marketing will be to oversee the roll-out of FC2 as a prescription product, including establishing the infrastructure necessary for facilitating reimbursement under the Affordable Care Act.

November 16, 2016

Earlier this year, Omnis Health created a dedicated diabetes-management solution for women diagnosed with gestational diabetes who are extremely passionate, both about managing their condition and the health of their newborns.

November 16, 2016

Generic medications saved the U.S. healthcare system more money in 2015 than ever before, according to the eighth-annual “2016 Generic Drug Savings & Access in the United States Report,” compiled by Quintiles IMS Institute on behalf of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association. This year’s report found $227 billion saved by using generics in 2015.

November 16, 2016

The drug, which was approved in September, is indicated to treat adult and pediatric patients aged two years and over with primary immunodeficiency — a group of more than 300 genetic disorders that prevent the immune system from functioning properly. 

November 15, 2016

FamilyWize's new emRxcel product integrates its prescription drug savings program with electronic medical records. With emRxcel, a FamilyWize discount can be automatically included with a patient’s prescription through the EMR.

November 15, 2016

The NACDS Foundation has continued to advance its mission this year through several vital initiatives, including a collaborative response to the Zika virus public health emergency with the CDC and the CDC Foundation.

November 15, 2016

PharmaSmart International, a leading manufacturer of validated health screening kiosks and digital health services, announced Tuesday that its DataSmart Health Database now houses results from over 50 million individual biometric screening sessions. 

November 15, 2016

The Washington Post is reporting that President-elect Donald Trump’s transition website may be hinting to drug and medical device makers that under his administration, it might be easier to get their treatments to patients. 

November 15, 2016

Until now, it was believed that previous exposure to a flu virus conferred little or no immunological protection against new influenza viruses that can jump from animals into humans. That is no longer the case.

November 14, 2016

Health Care Service Corporation has launched a multi-phase program called Pharmacists Adding Value and Expertise in collaboration with Jewel-Osco, Safeway and Albertsons Pharmacies in Illinois, Montana and New Mexico, as well as with the Texas Pharmacist Association.

November 14, 2016

Allergan has added Adriane M. Brown, Intellectual Ventures's president and CEO, to its board of directors. 

November 14, 2016

An Ascensia survey of 909 people with diabetes in several European countries has shown that 71% of people with diabetes own a smartphone, and 52% of them who are using a health or wellness app say they have changed their behavior as a result.

November 14, 2016

Avella said that the acquisition would further its strategic vision to become the nation’s leading omni-site specialty pharmacy and add breadth to its compounding and oncology-focused capabilities and offerings. 

November 14, 2016

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, in this multi-page report.

November 14, 2016

McKesson's EnterpriseRx 7.0 facilitates a closer connection between pharmacists and their patients through expanded patient communication.

November 11, 2016

Brill is board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine and is Predictive Health’s chief medical officer. He has formerly served as a medical director for several managed care organizations and has run independent practice organizations and physician-hospital organizations

November 11, 2016

The Dr. Reddy’s generic will be available in 30-, 100- and 1,000-count bottles of 60-mg dosage strength tablets.

November 11, 2016

Vemlidy is a targeted prodrug of tenofovir that has shown antiviral efficacy similar to and a dose that’s less than one-tenth of that in Gilead’s Viread.

November 11, 2016

Patients using HIV-specialized pharmacies more likely to use regimens on guideline.

November 11, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump on Friday softened his stance on his manifesto to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, The Wall Street Journal reported. Following his meeting with President Barack Obama, Trump suggested he may keep a few provisions, such as the ban on denying insurance based on pre-existing conditions and the provision allowing parents to extend coverage for their children. "I told [Pres. Obama] I will look at his suggestions, and out of respect, I will do that,” Trump told The Journal. “Either Obamacare will be amended, or repealed and replaced.” (The Wall Street Journal)

November 10, 2016

Allergan has launched Taytulla, the first softgel contraceptive.

November 10, 2016

Drug Store News spoke to FamilyWize CEO Joseph Sanginiti about how the company delivers savings to patients, and how its meeting patient needs among the uninsured, underinsured and the Medicare population.

November 10, 2016

An HDA survey found that a majority of pharmaceutical manufacturers, 89%, indicated that distributors will start to receive serialized products before the DSCSA-mandated deadline.