January 5, 2016

Across the country, organizations are committing to training people in Mental Health First Aid in 2016, NCBH reported. 

January 5, 2016

Teva's new product, Tri-Lo-Sprintec, is indicated for use by females of reproductive potential to prevent pregnancy. 

January 4, 2016

Drug price concerns were the overriding theme of the microsurvey, with 45% of respondents wanting lower drug prices for patients.

January 4, 2016

About 90% of all specialty drug sales revenue flows through traditional and specialty distributors.

January 4, 2016
A total of 24 Republicans and 20 Democrats, including a total of 11 members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, shared their support of retail pharmacy as qualified MTM providers. 
January 4, 2016

The Challenge is part of Script Your Future, a campaign launched by the National Consumers League and partners in 2011 to combat the problem of poor medication adherence.

January 4, 2016

Overall, more than 10,000 community pharmacies nationwide provide med sync services.

January 4, 2016

The Oregon State University study provides compelling evidence that an interactive patient counseling technique could significantly improve the understanding of medication use. 

January 4, 2016

Expansion plans for Alibaba Health Information Technology, the healthcare subsidiary of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, have stumbled as its US$2.5 billion acquisition of its parent's online pharmacy business was delayed. (South China Morning Post)

January 4, 2016

Forbes on Monday reported the formation of a coalition known as "The Patient Access to Pharmacists' Care Coalition," which is advocating Medicare reimbursement for senior immunizations. "Our immunization program continues to demonstrate the important role our 27,000 pharmacists are playing in healthcare delivery today, providing greater access than ever before to a wide range of CDC-recommended vaccines, as well as other important, preventive healthcare services," Walgreens said in a statement. (Forbes

January 4, 2016

Health insurer WellCare Health Plans changed its pharmacy benefit manager to CVS Health as of Jan. 1, allowing 3.8 million WellCare members to access CVS' pharmacy network. (Reuters)

January 4, 2016

The Walgreens Flu Index is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country.

December 30, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, specialty pharmacy and top trends, in this multi-page report.

December 30, 2015

Dr. Reddy's on Wednesday announced that it has relaunched its esomeprazole magnesium delayed-release capsues, the generic version of AstraZeneca's Nexium delayed-release capsules, in the United States.

December 30, 2015

Lupin in late December received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its Fyavolv (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol) tablets, the generic version of Warner Chilcott's Femhrt tablets.

December 29, 2015

Mylan on Tuesday announced it is launching linezolid tablets, the generic version of Pfizer's Zyvox.

December 28, 2015

Food and Drug Administration approved the company's famotidine tablets to treat gastroesophageal reflux diesease and active duodenal ulcer.

December 23, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced that it approved AstraZeneca's Zurampic (lesinurad) to treat high levels of uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia) associated with gout, when combined with a xanthine oxidase inhibitor.

December 23, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Actelion Pharmaceutivals' Uptravi (selexipag) tablets to treat adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension.

December 23, 2015

Pharmacists ranked No. 2 in Gallup's 2015 Honesty and Ethics of Professions Ratings, falling behind No. 1 ranked nurses and ahead of No. 3 ranked medical doctors.

December 22, 2015

Aurbindo has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution USP, 0.1%, a generic version of Alcon's Patanol.

December 21, 2015

Camber Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of linezolid to treat bacterial infections.

December 21, 2015

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December 18, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy has been awarded full Specialty Pharmacy by URAC since 2012.