June 22, 2016

Taro noted that Kalb’s departure was not the result of a dispute or disagreement with the company, including anything having to do with its accounting practices or financial reporting. 

June 22, 2016

To act under the standing order, Texas pharmacists will need to complete a one-hour course on dispensing naloxoine accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education in coordination with TPA.

June 21, 2016

MinuteClinic locations in Dallas-Fort Worth are affiliated with Texas Health Resources.

June 21, 2016
The company expects Rayaldee to be available in the second half of 2016. 
June 21, 2016

The $586 million acquisition will add products in solid, oral, injectable, inhalable and topical drugs, including 15 currently marketed products, to Impax's portfolio. 

June 21, 2016

Modern Healthcare is reporting on the recently handed down Supreme Court decision in Cuozzo Speed Technologies v. Lee, which might make it easier for generic drug makers to manufacture generics, but could also make it difficult for companies to protect their patents. The decision allows the Patent and Trademark Office's board for patent trial and appeal to use a broad standard when interpreting patent claims. The Generic Pharmaceutical Association Monday called the decision "one that promotes a competitive, affordable prescription drug market for consumers." (Modern Healthcare)

June 20, 2016

The Alzheimer’s Foundation on Monday once again used the summer solstice (June 20 this year) to hold its annual The Longest Day team event to raise funds and awareness for the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. 

June 20, 2016

Is your organization aligned with your top customers? What is valuable in the eyes of the retailer is very different today than it was yesterday. With that in mind, Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum will co-host the next edition of the jointly produced 10X Thought Leadership Series, “The Growth Summit – Ideas That Matter,” Aug. 5 in Boston, at the historic Villa Victoria Center for the Arts.

June 20, 2016

The authors found that increased adoption rates followed states allowing pharmacists to administer the vaccine.

June 20, 2016

Shopko is advancing the in-store health and wellness engagement experience for its shoppers and employees through a new partnership with higi.

June 17, 2016

Aurobindo Pharma USA has launched a new website designed to be more interactive and provide more information on medications.

June 16, 2016

Kinney Drugs is teaming up with HealtheConnections, a N.Y.-based regional health information organization, to allow physicians and other healthcare providers to securely access and share patient prescription information.  

June 16, 2016

Mylan on Thursday announced that it has completed its acquisition of Renaissance Acquisition Holdings’ specialty and generics businesses, which are focused on topical treatments.

June 16, 2016

Adding a pharmacist to a care team for heart disease patients will reduce the risk of future heart attacks, new research coming out of Canada has found according to a HealthDay news report Wednesday. "After three months, people who received intensive services to help them meet treatment targets had a 21% lower risk of future heart events when compared with those who received usual care, the study found," HealthDay noted. "People receiving pharmacists' care lowered their estimated future risk of heart disease by more than 5% from the beginning of the study to its conclusion three months later." (HealthDay)

June 16, 2016

Quest Diagnostics will provide diagnostic testing services offered in company-branded Patient Services Centers in 12 Safeway locations in California, Colorado, Texas, Virginia and Maryland.

June 15, 2016

The pilot program, which in effect would allow the DoD to access lower pricing for prescriptions dispensed at community pharmacies, is included in the version of the NDAA passed by the House on May 18, but not in the version passed by the Senate June 14.

June 14, 2016
The drug will be available from Ajanta in 5- and 10-mg dosage strengths. 
June 14, 2016

With the accelerating pace of change in how health care is delivered and consumed, now is the time to invest in the healthcare shopper of 2020 and beyond, experts said in Johnson & Johnson's latest video. Retailers must create transformational retail solutions that meet the changing needs and expectations of consumers, delivering merchandise in real-time while still being high-touch. Watch how J&J Health & Wellness Solutions, which specializes in behavioral science and energy management to develop new patient-centered solutions, is preparing for the shopper of the future.

June 14, 2016

Gonitro is indicated to prevent or provide acute relief for an attack of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease and it is available in single-dose packets of a short-acting nitrate in a stabilized crystal granule form. 

June 14, 2016

Since 1959 the DIANA awards have honored HDA-member manufacturers that develop innovative new product introductions and promotions for the healthcare distribution industry.

June 14, 2016

The alliance with Reltio will also allow customers access to IMS Health’s OneKey reference data set within the Reltio cloud, which allows for near-real-time updates.

June 14, 2016

Seattle-based drug store chain Bartell Drugs is partnering with local makers to offer a free “Bartell Box,” packed with local goodies, to new residents in the area. (Seattle Times)

June 13, 2016

In addition to receiving FDA approval for its generic of Trileptal, ANI Pharmaceuticals has launched its 5-mg dosage strength oxycodone. 

June 13, 2016

The peak percentage of outpatient visits for ILI was 3.6% and occurred during the week ending March 12, 2016.