January 17, 2017
According to QuintilesIMS data, brand and generic sales for 100-mg strength amiodarone tablets were $23 million for the 12 months ended November 2016. 
 
January 17, 2017

“This transition to the cloud continues our commitment to invest in technology solutions that help streamline care management,” stated Nilo Mehrabian, VP product management at McKesson Health Solutions.

January 17, 2017

Before joining Southeastern Gayle Shields was VP pharmacy at Ahold USA, overseeing operations for 580 pharmacies in 11 states, serving in the position for five years. She has also held various positions for such companies as Allied Health, Maxor National Pharmacy Services Corp., Save Mart, Albertsons and Discover Health, among others.

January 17, 2017

Naloxone is now more accessible and easier to obtain in more than 240 Walgreens pharmacies throughout Arizona.

January 13, 2017

According to the NCPA 2016 Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health, approximately 1,800 rural independent pharmacies serve as the only pharmacy provider in their community, with the next closest pharmacy miles away.

January 13, 2017

Michael Seay was most recently SVP operations, where he built FlavoRx’s supply chain and grew its partnership with FillMaster Systems. 

January 13, 2017

The provider status bill would allow underserved Medicare patients to receive certain services from pharmacists, in states in which pharmacists already are permitted to administer the functions.

January 13, 2017

Drawing on FAIR Health's database of over 21 billion privately billed healthcare claims, the report found claim lines with a diagnosis of obesity also increased across the pediatric population from 2011 to 2015 by as much as 154%.

January 12, 2017

Two-pack of generic carries a $109.99 price tag.

January 12, 2017
iMedicare’s platform integrates into a pharmacist’s existing workflow and delivers easy-to-understand information about local and national Medicare plans, the companies said.
 
January 12, 2017

“The integration of the two networks ... will create substantial synergies [on the] organizational side of the business [and] procurement side of the business," Stefano Pessina, CEO Walgreens Boots Alliance, told analysts.

January 12, 2017

 The program will give patients access to pricing information and discounts on specific classes of compounded medication, and is aimed at bringing patients a consistent experience through a certified network of accredited and credentialed pharmacies. 

January 12, 2017

The weekly Flu Index shows which populations are experiencing the most incidences of influenza each week based on Index methodology and does not measure actual levels or severity of flu activity, Walgreens noted.

January 11, 2017

Following a letter from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noting that the flu is widespread in Idaho, Washington, Massachusetts, California, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon and Pennsylvania, Albertsons announced this week that its pharmacies have stocked the standard and high-dose flu vaccines.

January 11, 2017

Mayne Pharma acquired the products from GSK in August 2016, and they complement the company’s Doryx, the first branded product in its specialty brands division that it launched in 2015. 

January 11, 2017

The drug is indicated to treat certain types of seizures in patients older than 13 years of age. 

January 11, 2017

President-elect Donald Trump said the U.S. government needs to create new drug industry bidding procedures.

January 10, 2017

The drug is indicated for long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, including chronic bronchitis or emphysema. 

January 10, 2017

Egalet said Arymo ER is the first drug approved using its proprietary Guardian Technology, which works to deter abuse and prevent the tablets from being manipulated for abuse or misuse. 

January 10, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that Heritage Pharmaceuticals’s former CEO and chairman, Jeffrey Glazer, and former SVP commercial operations, Jason Malek, admitted in federal court that between April 2013 and December 2015, they worked together to manipulate prices of  Heritage’s generics of doxycycline hyclate and glyburide. The two face up to 10 years in prison each. After the two were indicted 20 states filed suit against six generics companies, including Heritage. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

January 10, 2017
The transaction is part of the European Commission’s antitrust divestiture requirements surrounding Teva’s acquisition of Allergan’s generics business. 
 
January 10, 2017

The drug is indicated to treat and prevent influenza A and as a treatment for parkinsonism and drug-induced extrapyramidal reactions. 

January 10, 2017

All of the sites will be named Sacred Heart Clinic at Walgreens. In addition, Sacred Heart plans to open two new retail clinics in other area Walgreens stores in the spring.

January 9, 2017

American Associated Pharmacies and Pharmacy Development Services on Monday announced a new partnership that will bring AAP pharmacies a special PDS membership providing custom content and training to improve profitability, performance and people metrics for independent pharmacies.