March 31, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries announced the launch of generic Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) tablets, which are indicated for the treatment of hypertension. 

 

March 30, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has announced the completed endowment of the APhA-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management William H. Briner Distinguished Nuclear Pharmacy Practice Award with a pledge from the National Association of Nuclear Pharmacies.

March 30, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Auspex Pharmaceuticals announced an agreement under which Teva will acquire Auspex in a deal valued at $3.2 billion.

March 30, 2015

OptumRx, UnitedHealth Group’s freestanding pharmacy care services business, ramps up PBM business with a $12.8 billion deal.

March 27, 2015

More than 350 pharmacy advocates headed to Capitol Hill for the seventh annual NACDS RxIMPACT Day to further reinforce the recognition by lawmakers of the evolving role of pharmacy in patient care and educate members of Congress about pro-patient, pro-pharmacy policy.

March 27, 2015

The Food and Drug Adminisration on Friday revisited the issue of supplemental applications proposing labeling changes for approved drugs and biologic products. 

March 26, 2015

The value of medication therapy management is not fully realized because the ROI is difficult to measure, noted a Cardinal Health blog on its Essential Insights site. 

March 26, 2015

As the National Association of Chain Drug Stores raised the curtain on this year’s NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, it presented Shopko’s Ryan Swensen with the first-ever NACDS RxIMPACT Key Contact of the Year Award.

March 26, 2015

Hundreds of pharmacy advocates met with members of Congress during the seventh annual NACDS RxIMPACT Day.

March 25, 2015

Fred's acquired a specialty pharmacy operation for $66 million.

March 25, 2015

A new media initiative gets underway to promote the role that pharmacists can play in addressing challenges seniors face.

March 24, 2015

Actavis last week announced that its acquisition of Allergan has been completed in a transaction valued at $70.5 billion, a deal that creates one of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical companies by sales revenue, according to the company.

March 24, 2015

Apotex' Jeff Watson elected to chair the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Monday.

March 24, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy commences follow-on public offering of 7.4 million shares of its common stock.

March 24, 2015

Dr. Reddy’s Labs has entered into an agreement with Hetero, under which it will be licensed to distribute and market sofosbuvir tablets in 400-mg dosage strength. 

March 24, 2015

A new report by Shoppers Drug Mart and Great-West Life demonstrates the importance of pharmacist interventions in diabetes management.

March 24, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries on Monday announced that Timothy Wright will be heading business development, strategy and innovation for the company, effective April 13. 

March 20, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an experimental airworthiness certificate that allows Amazon.com to test its Prime Air service under certain conditions.  

 

 

March 20, 2015

Rexall named a new VP pharmacy to lead pharmacy programs and initiatives.
 

March 19, 2015

In-store clinics, dieticians, pharmacists and even health-savvy chefs are making supermarkets go-to destinations for health care. 

March 19, 2015

British Columbia pharmacies are taking part in the "Genomics for Precision Drug Therapy in the Community Pharmacy" research project, which marks the first of its kind in North America.

March 18, 2015

Bipartisan legislation to improve medication therapy management services for senior citizens enrolled in Medicare received a nod from NACDS.

March 18, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy to offer PARI’s cystic fibrosis treatment Kitabis Pak together with a PARI LC Plus nebulizer handset.

March 18, 2015

PharmaSmart announced Wednesday that it will deploy its clinically validated blood pressure kiosk and cloud-based Health IT platform in Brookshire Grocery Company’s 116 stores with a pharmacy.