May 9, 2017

Today, there are more than 3,000 retail clinics in operation and one in every three customers have made their way to a clinic, reported the PwC Health Research Institute.

May 8, 2017

Executives from Celgene, Regeneron and Vertex represented the drug industry Monday during a biomedical research discussion, but drug prices, long a concern of President Donald Trump, were not discussed during the two-hour meeting.

May 8, 2017

NACDS and HDA argued importation would threaten and destabilize the significant industry-government collaboration already underway to ensure the security of the supply chain.

May 8, 2017

Research of Mitsubishi Tanabe America drug showed individuals receiving edaravone declined less on a clinical assessment of daily functioning compared to those receiving a placebo.

May 8, 2017

As the Senate takes up the work of drafting a health care bill to pass and reconcile with the American Health Care Act, which passed the House on May 4, one of the questions facing the industry is what impact it would have if the version that passed the House became law.

May 5, 2017

The clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company listed 9.9 million shares at $17 per share on May 4. 

May 5, 2017

Through the initiative, NCPA will bring to independent community pharmacy owners and staff the Companion Care Counseling Program developed by USH.

May 5, 2017

An XPRIZE competition has awarded $2.5 million to Penn.-based Frontier Medical Devices for its machine, DxtER, which uses sensors to check a person’s biological functions, vital signs and body chemistry, then uses an artificial intelligence engine come up with a diagnosis, according to a report from SingularityHub. The competition, inspired by a “Star Trek” device called the Tricorder, selected DxtER from entrants, all of whose devices had to weigh less than 5 lbs., diagnose 10 core health conditions and be smartphone- and tablet-compatible. (SingularityHub)

 

May 5, 2017

This announcement represents a major “step towards making some of the most expensive treatments for cancer more widely available in low- and middle-income countries,” the organization stated.

May 4, 2017

Total sales decline by 3% year over, but comparable-store stores improve by 1.2% year over year.

May 4, 2017

Four key customer-centric programs that are critical to Rite Aid include its immunization program, medication synchronization, a differentiated loyalty card offeing and a contemporary store format.

May 4, 2017

New medicines introduced in the past two years continue to drive at least half of total spending growth as clusters of innovative treatments for cancer, autoimmune diseases, HIV, multiple sclerosis, and diabetes become accessible to patients, according to QuintilesIMS Institute.

May 3, 2017

Under the collaboration, Pieris will be responsible for advancing its preclinical lead candidate, PRS-060 into Phase I clinical trials this year.

May 3, 2017

Capable of supporting up to 600 lbs., this bed can ultimately help reduce resident falls and staff injuries.

May 3, 2017

Imfinzi is approved under the FDA’s accelerated approval pathway, based on tumor response rate and durability of response.

May 2, 2017

Net revenues and pharmacy segment revenues increased, while net income declined for the three-month period ended March 31.

May 2, 2017

CEO Larry Merlo also points to company’s relationship with OptumRx, PBM contract wins and much more during CVS’ Q1 earnings conference call. 

May 2, 2017

Supercenter pharmacy prescription program includes oral generic antibiotics with a special focus on prescriptions most often filled for children, prenatal vitamins, and medications for those with diabetes and high cholesterol.

May 2, 2017

NCPA members on average see 35% of their dispensed prescriptions covered under Part D, according to the 2016 NCPA Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health.

May 2, 2017

According to industry data, more than 66 million consumers in the U.S. have Amazon Prime memberships.

May 1, 2017
AmerisourceBergen said that 2016 revenue contribution from its existing agreement with Express Scripts was roughly $23 billion.
 
May 1, 2017

Olmesartan Medoxomil and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, 20 mg/12.5 mg, 40 mg/12.5 mg, and 40 mg/25 mg to be bioequivalent and, therefore, therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug, Benicar HCT of Daiichi Sankyo.

May 1, 2017

As many as 31% of consumers reported they had a general idea of what their ailment might be before entering a retail clinic, but needed the medical attendant to do some diagnosis.

April 28, 2017

Acute myeloid leukemia is a rapidly progressing cancer that forms in the bone marrow and results in an increased number of white blood cells in the bloodstream.