August 6, 2015

At customer panels at Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference, nine different independent pharmacy owners detailed some of the tactics they are using to keep their customers, attract new shoppers and make their businesses more than just a neighborhood pharmacy.

August 5, 2015

Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference hits the Windy City next year, and the company, together with local pharmacists, put together an invitational video showcasing everything it has to offer RBC 2016 attendees,

August 5, 2015

Pharmaceutical wholesaler H. D. Smith on Wednesday announced the winners of its annual Trading Partners of the Year award.

August 5, 2015

Zipdrug, which launched in July, allows users to have their prescriptions delivered on-demand within an hour. 

August 5, 2015
Par Pharmaceutical announced Wednesday that the Food and Drug Administration had granted final approval of the company’s generic version of Sodium Edecrin (ethacrynate sodium) for injection.
August 5, 2015

The approval of the acquisition— valued at $17 billion when it was announced in February — is based on Pfizer divesting certain products from its portfolio. 

August 4, 2015

Armada Health Care on Tuesday announced a partnership with the clinical pharmacy services unit at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to work on its ArmadaOne specialty pharmacy platform. 

August 4, 2015

CVS Health's implementation of Specialty Connect had a greater effect on revenues than prescription volumes.

August 4, 2015

Memphis-based company Christie Medical Holdings has developed a device that uses “harmless, near-infrared light” to indicate the location of veins.

August 4, 2015

As much as $91 million of revenue from new drugs helped drive a 49% increase in sales and a 19% increase in prescriptions dispensed through Diplomat. 

August 4, 2015
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Aprecia Pharmaceuticals’ Spritam (levetiracetam), an epilepsy treatment that is the first FDA-approved drug that uses 3D printing technology. 
August 4, 2015

More than 28% of those surveyed fill 20 or more prescriptions per year but only half of those know about prescription savings cards. 

August 3, 2015

Executive director Mindy Smith is departing the American Pharmacists Association Foundation for PrescribeWellness. 

August 3, 2015

Healthcare technology company PerceptiMed announced in mid-July the appointment of the 17th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Richard Carmona, to its board of directors, effective Aug. 1.

August 3, 2015

Menasha Corp., a corrugated and plastic packaging manufacturer and supply chain solutions provider, appointed two new independent directors to its board last week.

August 3, 2015

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy last week released a progress report urging state and federal regulation for the thousands of websites that illegally distribute medications.

August 3, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on Monday announced that it will buy a 51% equity share of Immuneering Corp., a genomic-analysis company.

August 2, 2015

One of the biggest announcements that Good Neighbor Pharmacy president David Neu made at AmerisourceBergen ThoughtSpot 2015’s General Session was that the company’s premier level suite of products and services would be expanded and now made available to its customers across all software platforms.

August 2, 2015

AmerisourceBergen doubled down on its commitment to its Good Neighbor Pharmacy network Friday at ThoughtSpot 2015 with a revamped Pharmacy Services Administration Organization, appropriately named the Elevate Provider Network.

August 2, 2015

There aren’t many places an independent pharmacist can gain access to more than 300 vendors, as many as 60 hours of continuing education and the kind of new pharmacy tools and services that will not only help independent community pharmacists stay in the game, but may help them improve on that game by a notch or two. But that’s exactly what AmerisourceBergen had on its show card for the 4,000 attendees at ThoughtSpot 2015, held in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand.

August 2, 2015

The common saying goes what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas — but that’s not true if you’re coming back from Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s ThoughtSpot 2015 annual meeting. For them, what happened this year in Vegas will help enhance their pharmacy operations for years to come. Drug Store News, with the help of AmerisourceBergen’s top brass, identified the three ThoughtSpot takeaways Good Neighbor Pharmacy owners will be implementing on the Monday they’re back from the show.

August 2, 2015

Topeka Pharmacy was named the Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year winner here at AmerisourceBergen ThoughtSpot 2015’s General Session. Topeka Pharmacy — which serves Topeka, Ind., a town of about 1,100 people that’s 60% Amish and has a single stoplight — garnered more online votes than Santa Monica, Calif.-based McCarthy Pharmacy and Bayshore Pharmacy in Atlantic Highlands, N.J.

August 1, 2015

AmerisourceBergen's newly named Elevate Provider Network will support independent pharmacies in their efforts to improve profitability.

July 31, 2015

Vaccination against human papillomavirus continues to lag among adolescents, according to the Center for Disease Control’s 2014 report, issued Wednesday.