April 9, 2015

Associated Industries of Massachusetts has announced that CVS Health and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission will receive the 17th Annual John Gould Education & Workforce Development Award for their Health Pharmacy Technician Program.

April 9, 2015

Pharmacists are performing more patient-care activities in a variety of healthcare settings as the industry is opening up to more opportunities for women.

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance will be a buyer in consolidating healthcare market, Stefano Pessina told analysts Thursday. 

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday posted solid same-store sales numbers, driving U.S. sales up 7.4% to $21 billion, but has targeted 200 store closures in a cost-saving initiative. 

April 8, 2015

Mylan on Wednesday announced a proposal to acquire Perrigo in $29 billion deal. 

April 8, 2015

Strong same-store sales help lift Rite Aid annual revenue 3.9% to $26.5 billion. 

April 7, 2015

A new policy statement issued by American Academy of Pediatrics urges use of metric system in dosing children. 

 

April 7, 2015

A new indication for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals's Pradaxa may be on the horizon. 

April 7, 2015

Mylan on Tuesday announced the launch of norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol tablets (chewable) 0.8 mg/0.025 mg and ferrous fumarate tablets, 75 mg (chewable).

April 7, 2015

Private health insurance exchange enrollment doubled to 6 million covered, accordiing to an Accenture report released Tuesday. 

April 7, 2015

The Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Tuesday established a new Biosimilars Board. 

 

 

April 7, 2015

The disparity between reimbursement rates and generic drug costs caused by a lag in payment is forcing many community pharmacies to operate at a negative margin.

April 6, 2015

The Independent Pharmacy Alliance endorses ImmuDyne's full line of INR Wellness immune support products. 

April 6, 2015

A University of Southern California pilot currently underway at several California clinics is illustrating the important role that clinical pharmacists can play in team-based medical care.

April 6, 2015

Public health exchange enrollees fill more prescriptions, but also opt more often for generics or 90-day fills, than their commercial plan counterparts. 

 

April 3, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Friday celebrated 40 years of service. 

April 2, 2015

Sam's Club on Thursday sweetened the pot for its Plus and Business Plus members with an offering of five generic prescriptions without charge in most states. 

April 2, 2015

Alere's i Strep A test received marketing clearance from the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday. 

April 2, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Wednesday completed its acquisition of BioRx. 

April 1, 2015

Walgreens is teaming up with Shedd Aquarium to provide on-demand access to medicines for animals. 

April 1, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy raised almost $200 million in follow-on public offering that closed Tuesday. 

April 1, 2015

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories on Wednesday acquired UCB's portfolio of dermatology, respiratory and pediatric products. 

April 1, 2015

Meijer pharmacy plans to open a full-service retail pharmacy on the campus of the Spectrum Health Medical Center. 

April 1, 2015

The cost of treating rheumatoid arthritis will reach $9.3 billion by 2020, according to a GBI Research report released Wednesday.