May 24, 2017

Under the law, which was signed by President Barack Obama in December 2016, the payment structure for infusion drugs under Medicare Part B changed from an average wholesale price to an average sales price.

May 23, 2017

The retailer welcomed Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and State Rep. Heather Carter on Tuesday.

May 23, 2017
CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo was the guest on Boston’s WBUR radio station’s “Here & Now” Tuesday, speaking with host Jeremy Hobson about such topics as tax reform, Amazon’s potential entry into pharmacy and the ongoing question of what changes will come to health care as the Senate considers the American Health Care Act. “I think there are elements that make sense from the Republican plan, but clearly there are other elements the Republican plan does not deal with,” Merlo said. “I think there are many open questions that have yet to be answered” (WBUR)
May 23, 2017

Roughly three-quarters of visitors to the online platform are taking active follow-up steps, the retailer announced Tuesday, noting that its digital mental health resources also are reaching a broader demographic of consumers.

May 23, 2017

According to the agency, this is the first time it has approved a cancer treatment based on a common biomarker rather than the location in the body where the tumor originated.

May 23, 2017

“Pharmacists need to understand what’s happening around them regarding the availability of precision medicines and their profiles,” Murray Aitken, executive director of the Quintiles IMS Institute and co-author of the report, said during the International Pharmaceutical Federation 6th Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress.

May 23, 2017

Nearly 80% of respondents reported DIR fees as a very large magnitude challenge, with 83.3% reporting this as a very immediate challenge. Seventy-eight percent of respondents reported MACs not being updated quickly enough to reflect changes in wholesale drug costs as a very large magnitude challenge, with nearly 80% indicating it as a very immediate challenge. 

May 23, 2017

Walgreens is focusing more on health, wellness and beauty and it attempts to draw pharmacy customers to the front end.

May 22, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Aurobindo’s generic of Daiichi Sankyo’s Azor and its generic of Pfizer’s Glucotrol XL.  

May 22, 2017

All three earned a perfect score on the ranking of the 500 largest publicly traded companies, measured by reported in sales in the latest fiscal year and whose primary stock is listed in the United States or Canada.

May 22, 2017

Hoffman La Roche’s drug takes aim at the form of vasculitis, a group of disorders that results in inflammation of blood vessels.

May 22, 2017

Among NCPA’s comments were notes about what it sees as the need to address direct and indirect remuneration, or DIR, fees; requests to standardize how Medicare Part D plans measure pharmacy quality; and other efforts to improve patient access to medication and pharmacy services

May 22, 2017

Organization’s membership is in favor of Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C: Completion of Therapy, Polypharmacy; Use of Multiple Anticholinergic Medications in Older Adults; and Polypharmacy: Use of Multiple CNS-Active Medications in Older Adults.

May 19, 2017

The oral therapy is administered twice daily for adults with an FLT3 mutation-positive acute myeloid leukemia diagnosis.

May 19, 2017

The antipsychotic drug had U.S. sales of $1.27 billion for the 12 months ended March 2017, according to QuintilesIMS data.

May 19, 2017

PQA recognizes these plans for the high level of medication management performance in the care of their Medicare members.

May 18, 2017

In addition, Econdisc Contracting Solutions will have access to WBAD's sourcing efforts through the agreement.

May 18, 2017

The company named Jeff Kinter the pharmacy manager at its only retail location, the Kelley-Ross Polyclinic, and named Anna Shields its new float pharmacist, both effective June 10. 

May 18, 2017

Clinical abstracts from the studies being presented focus primarily on Walgreens’ efforts to improve medication adherence and patient outcomes through various pharmacy initiatives.

May 17, 2017

The Natural Products Association on Tuesday expressed support of the reorganization of the Office of Regulatory Affairs by FDA.

May 17, 2017

The company’s doxorubicin hydrochloride liposome injection is a sterile, translucent, red liposomal dispersion in 10-mL or 30-mL glass, single-dose vials.

May 17, 2017

Jubilant Pharma’s olmesartan medoxomil Tablets 5mg/20mg, 5mg/40mg, 10mg/20mg and 10mg/40mg is the generic version of Daiichi Sankyo’s Azor.

May 17, 2017

According to the FDA, the expanded approval of Kalydeco triples the number of rare gene mutations that the drug can now treat, expanding the indication from the treatment of 10 mutations, to 33.

May 17, 2017

Stephen Gold, the retailer’s EVP and CIO since 2012, sat down for an interview with the Wall Street Journal.