The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy and its member state boards of pharmacy are planning to enhance several of its examination and assessment programs to better reflect the evolving practice of pharmacy. Changes will begin in November 2015.
Among the nearly 400 manufacturers, automation, sofware and pharmacy business vendors on the trade show foor at the Cardinal Health Retail Business Conference this week were several important pharmacy solutions.
Cardinal Health's RBC 2015 closing session featured NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly, who shared his life story of perseverance and overcoming obstacles — including his insights on teamwork, leadership, having a special needs child, and facing cancer; a Spin to Win gameshow activity; and more info about Cardinal Health's partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project.
Customer Appreciation Night: Through the Decades was a celebration of 25 years at RBC. With surprises around every corner, this celebration allowed customers to turn back time. The celebration included dinner, dessert and a "Through the Decades" show.
Cardinal Health RBC’s Pharmacy Ownership Boot Camp was an intensive daylong lesson in how to successfully open and operate a community pharmacy hosted at Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference in Las Vegas.
The National Association of Chain Stores commented this week on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ proposed regulations guiding the use of managed care in Medicaid and in the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Voters from all political parties support sunshine legislation that would make promote transparency in generic prescription drug payments by pharmacy benefit manager corporations, according to a national survey from the National Community Pharmacists Association released Tuesday.
Sandoz on Tuesday announced the launch of a generic version of AstraZeneca’s Pulmicort Respules (budesonide inhalation suspension) in 1-mg strength. Sandoz expects to have 180-day generic drug marketing exclusivity for the 1-mg strength.
The Israeli Health Ministry approved on Monday a decision to allow patients licensed to receive medical marijuana from a pharmacy with authorization from a medical expert, according to theJerusalem Post.
On Friday, Stichting Preferred Shares Mylan, an independent foundation established in the Netherlands, announced that it would exercise its full call option to purchase 488,388,431 preferred shares in Mylan.
The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it approved Technivie (ombitasvir, paritaprevir and ritonavir) for use in combination with ribavirin for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 4 infections in patients without scarring and cirrhosis.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores today announced that the Exhibit Hall for the 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo, which will take place from Aug. 22 to 25 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, is sold out.
To get a better sense of why more independent pharmacy owners are gravitating toward the co-branding option, Drug Store News talked with John Fiacco, VP of Medicine Shoppe Pharmacies, and pharmacy owner Jerry Callahan.