January 20, 2016

As a part of their new enhancements, PrescribeWellness is now offering their customers the use of text reminders to patients with prescriptions ready for pick-up and patients with pre-set appointments.

January 20, 2016

Reuters is reporting that Vice President Joe Biden, who President Barack Obama has tasked with working to cure cancer, announced Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration, alongside drug companies, would work to speed up approval of new combination therapy proposals. Biden said he met with the head of the FDA and three drug companies at his home to discuss how to provide more patients with drugs that can help them. (Reuters)

January 19, 2016
Oncology therapy patients at the specialty pharmacy now receive a Therapy Comfort Care Kit that contains items to make the therapy process less uncomfortable. 
January 19, 2016

Cosentyx works by binding to the protein IL-17A, inhibiting its interaction with receptors, and is currently the only IL-7A agonist approved for these two indications, according to Novartis. 

January 19, 2016

Greenstone has launched a generic version of Colestid granules for oral suspension. 

January 19, 2016
The drug had U.S sales of about $53 million for the 12 months ended Nov. 30, 2015, according to IMS Health. 
January 15, 2016
MDLive phone consultations are available around the clock, while video consultations are available between the hours of 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. every day.
January 15, 2016

The chewable tablet is indicated to treat pinworm and certain other worm infections. 

January 15, 2016

Challenges to growth include investor wariness as a result of the low cost-to-benefit ratio when it comes to drugs treating pancreatic cancer, given the poor prognosis and dominance of a generic treatment. 

January 15, 2016

Regional wholesaler Mutual Drug Company has announced the person who will replace outgoing CEO David Moody, effective April 1. 

January 15, 2016

Telemedicine is growing rapidly and employers are taking notice. According to a survey by global HR firm Towers Watson, 71% of employers plan to give their employees access to telemedicine in the next three years. 

January 14, 2016

The move from Adapt Pharma is in support of President Barack Obama’s call for broad measures across federal, state and local agencies, as well as nonprofits and the private sector, to help reduce the deaths attributed to opioid and heroin overdoses 

January 14, 2016
Open to all community pharmacies, the Reach for the Stars town hall tour will be making 31 stops this year to address this complex topic through specific actions pharmacists can take to improve their business and patient outcomes.
 
January 14, 2016

AFPE supports training, research and graduate education in pharmaceutival science, pharmacology and toxicology, pharmaceuticals, pharmacotherapy and medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry, among other.

January 14, 2016

Anna McDermott-Vitak, who was most recently Amgen’s executive director of global government affairs, has experience in product development, investor relations, government affairs,

January 14, 2016

While the top markets with flu activity presently are located predominantly across the South, this past week has seen markets within Wisconsin and Iowa realize significant flu activity gains. 

January 13, 2016

The specialty pharmacy has promoted two of its own to newly created positions that reflect a growing company, BioPlus said. 

January 13, 2016

The drug is indicated to treat secondary amenorrhea, endometriosis and abnormal uterine bleeding. 

January 13, 2016

President Barack Obama's nominee for commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Robert Califf - was approved by the Senate HELP Committee Tuesday, according to a report published by ABC News. But it's not necessarily smooth sailing from here. At least two senators are expected to place a hold on the nomination, including presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. "Sanders has said the country needs an FDA commissioner who will stand up to the pharmaceutical industry and that Califf is 'not that person.'" (ABC News)

January 13, 2016

The ePillboard system uses three digital monitors meant to be placed in three locations across the pharmacy — two in the waiting room and storefront, and one in the drive-thru window.

January 12, 2016

The drug is intended to treat asthma and the maintenance of airflow obstruction and reducing exacerbations among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 

January 12, 2016

On Oct. 1, 2015, liability for fraudulent transactions shifted to merchants who are not EMV-compliant. 

January 12, 2016

The recommendations from the expert committee are aimed at helping patients navigate the healthcare system through increased health literacy. 

January 11, 2016

Miles Harrison joined Galderma U.S. in 2014 from Novartis as VP and general manager, self-medication business unit, which includes Cetaphil.