February 15, 2017

Genoa’s on-site pharmacy, slated to open in April, will operate at the HMS clinic in Lordsburg, N.M., and will be the only full-service pharmacy in Hidalgo county, bringing services to some 5,000 residents. 

February 15, 2017
Mylan CEO Heather Bresch on Tuesday addressed the annual meeting of the Association for Accessible Medicines (the newly adopted name of the former Generic Pharmaceutical Association), calling on generics makers to “produce the savings for this country, not the costs,” according to WAJR. Bresch said that the AAM’s new name, which comes alongside the launch of a new campaign “Keeping Medicines Within Reach” shows “the dramatic shift in how healthcare is being delivered in our country, and the increasing importance for patients approaching the pharmacy counter to experience the true savings that our medicines provide.” (WAJR)
 
February 15, 2017

Naloxone is also available for purchase without patient specific prescriptions at Rite Aid pharmacies in 17 additional states.

February 15, 2017

The Texas Pharmacy Association’s project will connect a network of community pharmacists in three Texas communities to physicians, clinics and hospitals in an effort to improve patient adherence and save on overall healthcare costs.

February 15, 2017

Upsher-Smith Laboratories and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations have recognized 43 pharmacists across the country with a 2016 NASPA Excellence in Innovation Award.

February 14, 2017

Aetna will pay Humana $1 billion as a result of the termination of the merger agreement. Additionally, Aetna has terminated its previously announced agreement to sell certain Medicare Advantage assets to Molina Healthcare.

February 14, 2017

Benzer Pharmacy, fresh off opening its first location in California, is continuing to enter new states. 

February 14, 2017

Tech utilizes LED lights to illuminate the prescription in the drawer where it’s kept, limiting the amount of time a pharmacist will spend looking for a filled prescription.

February 14, 2017

Its new identity will improve recognition that the generic and biosimilar medicines industry is one of “the nation's great health care success stories, and that competition from generics and biosimilars lowers the cost of medicine.”

February 14, 2017

The new product is intended to assist pharmacists in improving their patients’ medication adherence.

February 13, 2017
Benzer’s new location will feature all of its services, which include such limited distribution specialty drugs as Cosentyx, as well as standard pharmacy customer service and clinical offerings. 
February 13, 2017

The integration brings together PharmaSmart’s clinical-grade, public-use health kiosk solutions with McKesson’s new Clinical Programs Solution.

February 10, 2017

News follows President Trump calling on pharmaceutical companies to make more drugs locally.

February 10, 2017

ILI nationwide reached 4.8%, well above the national baseline of 2.2% and a sharp uptick in the 3.9% in ILI reported the week prior.

February 10, 2017

Male patients taking the Corticosteroid were shown in a clinical study to have improvements in muscle strength compared to those taking a placebo.

February 10, 2017

The award, established in 2002, recognizes individuals who have advanced the APhA Foundation’s mission through involvement in its programs, support of its initiatives or leadership in carrying out its mission.

February 10, 2017

Noting that Price will play a key role in selecting the next commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration, the Consumer Healthcare Products Associaton offered several qualities that would embody an ideal candidate.

February 9, 2017

Nationally, adolescent vaccination rates lag well below the targeted threshold of 80% or greater for the HPV and influenza vaccines.

February 9, 2017

Noroviruses are highly contagious, often causing epidemic outbreaks in families and communities, on cruise ships, in hospitals and in assisted living facilities.

February 9, 2017

The Walgreens Flu Index is compiled using weekly retail prescription data for antiviral medications used to treat influenza across Walgreens locations nationwide.

February 8, 2017

Investigators' analyses of clinical data and information from a previous influenza outbreak revealed that oseltamivir 75 mg relative to no treatment was effective and affordable under all scenarios. However, oseltamivir 150 mg was not.

February 8, 2017
The two companies are working with commercial health insurers, digital health providers, manufacturers and the government to bring tools for diabetes prevention and management to pharmacy customers. 
February 8, 2017

Facilitated by Community Care of North Carolina, the initiative is intended to enhance the role of pharmacists in providing integrated clinical services for patients, as well as bringing together health information and pharmacy management providers.

February 7, 2017

Levoleucovorin is used treat toxic effects of methotrexate in people who have received methotrexate to treat bone cancer.