November 16, 2017

Patent expirations on branded drugs are the generics industry’s bread and butter — and the years to come hold a lot of promise.

November 16, 2017

According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness. Over time, high blood sugar levels from diabetes lead to damage of the retina.

November 16, 2017

Drug Store News sat down with Chester “Chip” Davis, president and CEO of the Association for Accessible Medicines, to discuss how the generics industry is adapting to a changing market, and new opportunities manufacturers may be looking to pursue.

November 16, 2017

The findings suggest that clinicians should pay extra attention to females when conducting sleep-related assessments.

November 15, 2017

Heplisav-B is the first new hepatitis B vaccine in the United States in more than 25 years and the only two-dose hepatitis B vaccine for adults.

November 15, 2017

Researchers at the Influenza Center in Bergen, Norway recently concluded that annual influenza vaccination does not increase susceptibility to influenza infection in years of vaccine mismatch.

November 15, 2017

Officials at the Ivyland, Pa.-based company say that the Tamper-Clear Syringe Seal provides a tamper-evident seal with clear visibility of syringe graduations. 

November 15, 2017

The partnership will bring discounts for the ASHP/ACPE accredited Pharmacy Technician Professional program and the Certified Pharmacy Technician program to state pharmacy associations around the country, the companies said.

November 15, 2017

The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association shared new blood pressure standards, and they’ve drawn the praise of population health enablement company higi. 

November 15, 2017

Although providing immunizations is still a relatively new service line for the pharmacy, it is one that has grown rapidly in just a few short years — influenza vaccinations administered at pharmacies increased by more than 500% over a six-year time period. Yet, overall adult immunization rates in the United States remained relatively stagnant.

November 14, 2017

The product had brand and generic sales of roughly $53 million for the 12 months ended September 2017, according to IQVIA data.

November 14, 2017

The Abilify MyCite (aripiprazole with sensor) tablets — a collaboration between Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Proteus Digital Health — send a message from the pill’s sensor to a wearable patch that links to a mobile app.

November 14, 2017

Smart Meter gained 510(k) approval for its iGlucose blood glucose meter in May and is just starting to bring the product to market.

November 14, 2017

Hy-Vee said its telepharmacies offer patients a direct line to pharmacists and can process prescriptions similarly to how a retail pharmacy would do so.

November 13, 2017

The promotion of Albert Bourla to the COO role, effective Jan. 1, 2018, means leadership changes in Pfizer's Innovative Health and Essential Health business units. 

November 13, 2017

Alex Azar was president of Eli Lilly from 2012 until January 2017, having joined the company in 2007 as senior vice president of corporate affairs and communications.

November 13, 2017
The alliance will see Sawai sell a 20% stake in its American subsidiary to Sumitomo’s U.S. arm for $211 million.
 
November 10, 2017

Dr. Reddy’s said it is first to market this generic in Canada.

November 10, 2017

The partnership brings Enhanced Service Pharmacy Alliance members access to H.D. Smith’s full product line, which includes 9,000-item generic pharmaceutical formulary, and access to the company’s consultant-style account management strategy.

November 10, 2017

Ohio’s prescription drug management program now has Appriss Health’s NarxCare analytics and patient support platform, in addition to its PMP Gateway within workflow for pharmacists and prescribers. 

November 10, 2017

Almost three in 10 adults report not having had any of the vaccines potentially relevant to them within the past five years.

November 9, 2017

CVS Health is marking American Diabetes Month by emphasizing efforts patients can undertake to manage their conditions, as well as the services the company offers to make diabetes management easier.

November 9, 2017

FastMed's new CEO was also a co-founder of the Convenient Care Association, an organization he served as president multiple times.

November 9, 2017

nearly half (45%) of healthcare practitioners surveyed tied their success in caring for people with diabetes to their ability to understand and manage the emotional issues their patients face.