July 14, 2015

QS/1, a healthcare automation solutions provider, is partnering with American Associated Pharmacies to help community pharmacies compete with larger pharmacies.

July 14, 2015

During the 2013-2014 season, the CDC estimated influenza vaccination prevented 7.2 million influenza-associated illnesses, 3.1 million medically attended illnesses and 90,000 hospitalizations.

July 14, 2015

As many as 84% of Americans want the full array of cough, cold and allergy remedies in the drug store aisles even if they aren't sick at the time.

July 13, 2015

Illinois may be about to place a lock down on all prescribed hydrocodone painkillers. 

July 13, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration warns patients that prolonged use of NSAIDs could increase risk of heart attack or stroke. 

July 13, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6) by a vote of 344-77 on Friday.

July 13, 2015

The White House has nominated Andy Slavitt, an advocate of data-driven health innovation, to serve as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ administrator. 

July 13, 2015

On the occasion of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, which marks the sixth such event since the first in 1961, National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson joined the dialogue by issuing a statement.

July 13, 2015

How hard is it to find $24 billion to offset the cost of repealing the medical device tax? As hard as it is “to find a cup of coffee at Starbucks.” That’s according to National Center for Policy Analysis senior fellow John R. Graham, in a Forbes commentary.

July 13, 2015

The average lost time worker's compensation claim for workers using opioid painkillers can total as much as $117,000 — 900% higher than the cost for workers who do not take opioid painkillers, the National Safety Council says. 

July 13, 2015

Otsuka Pharmaceutical and H. Lundbeck A/S announced Friday that their new medication Rexulti (brexpiprazole) had been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as an adjunctive treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD) and a treament for schizophrenia. 

July 13, 2015

Shopper’s Drug Mart and Loblaw pharmacy are partnering with the Partnership for a Drug Free Canada for the National Medicine Take-Back Campaign. 

July 13, 2015

Theranos is expanding what it started two years ago in the Phoenix market with a new Pennsylvania partnership and a recent FDA approval. 

July 9, 2015

As part of its continued commitment to the practice of pharmacy and the future of the profession, Cardinal Health this year will award a total of more than $1 million to 10 pharmacy schools across the country through its Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program.

July 9, 2015

ACPE noted the strength of the college’s professional development sequence and the emphasis it places on professionalism.

July 9, 2015

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will open a student-operated pharmacy, with funding from Rochester Drug Cooperative.

July 9, 2015

Congress pressures CMS to create regulatory framework around generic drug price transparency. 

July 9, 2015

 Mylan announced Thursday that it had launched its generic version of Valeant’s Targretin (bexarotene) 75-mg capsules.

July 9, 2015

Pharmacy software company PDX and VUCA Health announced a partnership Thursday that would bring VUCA’s patient engagement platform MedsOnCue to PDX customers. 

July 9, 2015

PillPack's Medication Reminders mobile app uses geo-tracking sensors to create custom reminders based on location, activity or time.

July 9, 2015

With just about one week to go before the start of Cardinal Health RBC 2015, DSN editor-in-chief Rob Eder caught up with Jon Giacomin, Cardinal Health CEO for the Pharmaceutical segment to talk about the upcoming conference, the state of the pharmacy business and more.

July 9, 2015
Retail, Business and Wellness are the pillars for Cardinal Health’s 25th annual Retail Business Conference, which runs July 22 to 25, in Las Vegas, at The Venetian hotel. 
July 9, 2015

Sandoz has launched its generic version of Angiomax (bivalirudin), an anticoagulant injection. 

July 9, 2015

Fred's EntrustRx specialty pharmacy business continues to meet financial objectives in spite of industry-wide gross margin pressures.