June 20, 2017

The company said that it’s expecting a launch in the second-half of 2017, and that it has already submitted an application to the FDA for a junior version of Symjepi.

June 20, 2017

This launch marks the seventh product ANI has re-commercialized after acquiring a portfolio of discontinued generic abbreviated new drug applications. 

June 20, 2017

The company said that this marks its fourth first-to-market generic launch since June 2016.

June 20, 2017

The drug had U.S. sales of $15 million for the 12 months ended April 2017, Perrigo said.

June 20, 2017

The drug is indicated as an adjunctive therapy to relieve discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.

June 19, 2017

The company said it will be splitting its customer-facing businesses into two divisions, and it has created a new management committee to facilitate faster decision-making. 

June 19, 2017
The drug is indicated for the control of serum phosphorus in patients with chronic kidney disease.
 
June 19, 2017

National Community Pharmacists Association CEO Doug Hoey writes about the role pharmacists are playing in helping combat the nation’s prescription drug abuse epidemic. 

June 19, 2017

Testing will be available at more than 220 participating Walgreens stores in 130 cities.

June 16, 2017
The company is distributing the generic in 30-, 90- and 500-count bottle sizes, and has begun shipping the product from its Kentucky distribution center.
 
June 16, 2017

Kaiser Permanente said it plans to add two more clinics by the end of the year at Bartell Drugs stores in Snoqualmie Ridge and Redmond Town Center.

June 15, 2017

CVS Health’s April survey found that 88% of respondents are somewhat or very concerned about the high cost of prescription drugs.

June 15, 2017

In January of this year, Florida Hospital and Walgreens announced a retail health clinic and pharmacy collaboration focused on delivering more coordinated care and providing greater access to patients.

June 15, 2017

The National Community Pharmacists Association shared with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service a list of provisions it hopes will be included in the final rule for managed care organizations.

June 14, 2017

At the POLITICO Pro Health Care Briefing on Medicaid as a Driver of Care Innovation in the States, CVS Health chief policy and external affairs officer Tom Moriarty highlighted the role that pharmacists can play in helping reach patients with chronic conditions and improve their adherence through personalized interactions and how accessible care through retail clinics can reduce healthcare costs.

June 14, 2017

The College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University has spearheaded an innovative mobile clinic patient care program that provides much-needed pharmacy and healthcare services to Hardin County, Ohio’s medically underserved population.

June 14, 2017

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the state of the weight management, sports nutrition and vitamin market, and products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

 

June 13, 2017

The company said that pharmacies with PharmacyGrowth average a 4.4 Star network score, and average 15% higher customer ratings than those that don’t. 

June 13, 2017

The new RediClinic.com offers a highly responsive online platform that allows one-click appointments from a mobile or desktop device.

June 13, 2017
The Supreme Court has overturned an appeals court decision which said Sandoz had to wait 180 days under federal law after receiving Food and Drug Administration approval to launch its biosimilar of Amgen’s Neupogen (filgrastim), Zarxio (filgrastim-sndz). 
June 13, 2017
The drug had U.S. sales of approximately $2.7 billion for the 12 months ended in March, according to QuintilesIMS data.
June 13, 2017

The award recognizes character and professional accomplishments, as well as leadership in HDA, the industry and the community.

June 12, 2017

The latest report on generics cost savings, compiled by the QuintilesIMS Institute on behalf of the Association for Accessible Medicines, highlights the key role generics play in healthcare cost savings. 

June 12, 2017

For decades, chain and independent retail pharmacy has been defined by its unyielding pursuit of professional recognition, fair reimbursement and full status as a member of the healthcare provider team. The industry has made huge strides toward that goal, thanks to massive investments in pharmacy technology and automation.