August 17, 2015

To meet AWP requirements, Medicare Part D sponsors must have terms posted by Sept. 15, CMS says. 

August 17, 2015

The new collaboration will offer users of the company’s PDX Classic and PDX Enterprise Pharmacy System a way to integrate them with inventory management applications.  

August 17, 2015

The website includes sections about the importance of preventing abuse of prescription drugs and outlines the Food and Drug Administrations guidelines on abuse-deterrent labeling. 

August 17, 2015

This new partnership and the launch of the new Shoppers LOVE YOU program will help women stay focused on making their own health a priority.

August 14, 2015

Avera Health and Hy-Vee on Friday announced an expanded partnership to offer AveraNow convenience and wellness clinics and kiosks in four Hy-Vee Sioux Falls stores, in addition to a Healthy You Mobile vehicle.

August 14, 2015
Pfizer on Friday announced that it would be selling four of its Canadian pharmaceutical products to alleviate concerns from Canada’s Competition Bureau and pave the way for its acquisition of Hospira. 
August 14, 2015

Wichita State University biomedical engineering students have invented a remote health monitoring system called Mobile HealthLink, which allows physicians to check on patients with a programmable smartwatch.

August 14, 2015

Keveyis is the first medicine approved by the FDA for the treatment of primary periodic paralysis, which is estimated to affect approximately 5,000 people in the United States.

August 14, 2015

Nearly 13% of U.S. Hispanic adults are already diagnosed with diabetes, one of the highest prevalence rates among ethnic groups in the country.

August 14, 2015

Mylan announced will continue to urge its shareholders to vote in favor of its proposed acquisition of Perrigo despite Institutional Shareholder Services’ recommendation against the deal in a recent report.

August 14, 2015

The research project will provide pharmacogenomics services in community pharmacies including collection of DNA samples, interpretation of patient results, counseling and collaboration with prescribers. 

August 13, 2015

Emdeon’s administrative Intelligent Healthcare Network will be enhanced through Altegra Health’s risk adjustment and quality analytics payment platform.

August 13, 2015

According to the Walgreens' Flu Index, the states with the highest rates of influenza last year were Oklahoma, Texas, Mississippi, Texas and Tennessee.  Portland, Ore., Hartford, Conn. and Boston were the markets with the least amount of flu activity.  

August 12, 2015

The company has brought on a corporate wellness specialist who will work with employees at its corporate office, creating customized wellness programs to fit their needs and health goals. 

August 12, 2015

BioPlus is now one of over 70 founding and corporate members of NASP.

August 12, 2015

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories has announced the launch and FDA approval of its pramipexole dihydrochloride extended release tablets.

August 12, 2015

The online guide includes information about the benefits and risks of vaccination, the types of vaccines children routinely receive as well as a section with questions that parents are asking about vaccination.

August 12, 2015

Kathleen Wolff served most recently with the Specialty Pharma Education Center and held previous positions with the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy and the Generic Pharmaceutical Association.

August 12, 2015

Rite Aid carries the standard trivalent flu vaccine, which offers protection against three strains of the flu, and a quadrivalent flu vaccine that offers protection against four strains of the virus.

August 12, 2015

Testing on an edible on-dose authentication technology developed by TruTag Technologies is showing promising results for its use in combatting counterfeit drugs. 

August 12, 2015

Verde Technologies has announced a pilot program for its Deterra Drug Deactivation System that will see the company partner with the Delaware Prescription Action Committee (PDAC) and the Delaware Pharmacists Societyt to combat prescription drug abuse.

August 11, 2015

The medication synchronization service allows patients to pick up all their medication in a monthly pharmacy visit and manage their prescriptions online. 

August 11, 2015

Iressa is a once-daily oral medication that targets and blocks the activity of epidermal growth factor receptor-tyrosine kinase.

August 11, 2015

Todd Hutsko is departing GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare for Fleet Laboratories, where he will be VP sales.