May 18, 2015

Pharmacists who participated in a care team for patients with high blood pressure helped lower chances of death by stroke by 23%. 

May 18, 2015

Endo buys Par in a $8 billion deal. 

May 18, 2015

Moose Pharmacy in Mt. Pleasant, N.C., has successfully implemented an RxSafe 1800 robotic storage and retrieval system. 

May 15, 2015

AB Acquisition LLC — parent company of Albertson's, New Albertson's and Safeway (collectively Albertsons) — has named industry veteran Mark Panzer as SVP of pharmacy, health and wellness, overseeing the company's 1,760 pharmacies in 34 states across the country.

May 15, 2015

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law landmark legislation requiring health insurance carriers to include pharmacists as network providers.

May 14, 2015

Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions will emphasize the importance of patient-reported outcomes in developing chronic disease care programs.

May 14, 2015

CARE Pharmacies partnered with Aureus Health Services on specialty pharmacy management services program.

May 14, 2015

Greenstone, a subsidiary of Pfizer, announced the introduction of doxycycline hyclate capsules, USP to its line of generic pharmaceutical products.

May 14, 2015

Merck Manuals has created an online reservoir of health information targeting both healthcare professionals and caregivers. 

May 14, 2015

In lead-up to Thursday’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, “A Pathway to Improving Care for Medicare Patients with Chronic Conditions,” the National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted comments highlighting pharmacy’s role in helping patients manage their chronic conditions.

May 13, 2015

ASOP launches campaign warning consumers on the dangers of online pharmacies. 

May 13, 2015

Smith brings more than 20 years of supply chain experience to the company. 

May 13, 2015

The FDA will review GDUFA in June. 

May 13, 2015

Five states now allow for automatic substitution for Food and Drug Administration approved interchangeable biologic products.

May 13, 2015

H.D. Smith on Wednesday inked a multi-year agreement to serve as primary wholesaler for Southern Illinois Healthcare. 

May 13, 2015

HDMA is teaming with GIRP (the European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-line Wholesalers) and IFPW on the second annual International Pharmaceutical Distribution Conference in Brussels, Belgium. 

May 13, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced the hiring of Deepti A. Loharikar as director, federal and state public policy.

May 13, 2015

Collaboration is the key to unlocking business growth opportunities for neighborhood pharmacies, said Denise Carpenter, president and CEO of the Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighbourhood Pharmacies) during “Game Changers,” the organization’s 2015 annual conference on Wednesday.

May 12, 2015

After many months of content development, web programming, and review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has unveiled the new Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work web site.

May 12, 2015

CMS recently released new, privacy-protected data on Medicare Part D prescription drugs prescribed by physicians and other health care professionals in 2013.

May 12, 2015

Total prescriptions dispensed by Diplomat Pharmacy were up 6% to 194,000 in the first quarter.

May 12, 2015

The OIG issued a report finding that while FDA inspection of generic manufacturers is up, those inspections are not as thorough as they could be. 

May 11, 2015

Endo Pharmaceutials on Monday aquired a portfolio of generic products from Aspen Holdings for $130 million. 

May 11, 2015

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy on Monday named Kathy Norris director of patient care services.