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.

June 13, 2016

The products Dr. Reddy’s plans to acquire reflect $3.5 billion in combined annual sales, according to IMS Health data for the 12 months ended April 2016.

June 13, 2016

The vaccine — the first FDA-approved cholera prevention vaccine — is aimed at travelers headed to countries with inadequate water and sewage treatment and poor sanitation.

June 13, 2016

Incorporating the word “Alliance” into the association's new brand, in particular, reflects HDA's role as a convener of the supply chain — in the United States and now abroad, HDA stated. 

June 13, 2016

PhRMA has launched a new webpage aimed at highlighting the efforts being made by the biopharmaceutical industry to combat diseases with new medicines. 

June 13, 2016
Trey Tollstam, who had been U.S. sales director, Americas, at Gerresheimer, will develop and drive sales activities for Synergy Medical in the United States, and will play a leading role in growing the company.
 
June 10, 2016

Upsher-Smith’s Qudexy XR has gained tentative approval from the Food and Drug Administration as a preventative therapy for migraine headaches.

June 10, 2016

The new weight limit for the 10- and 25-mg oral tablets is now at least 30 kg, down from at least 40 kg for patients aged 6 to less than 12 years. 

June 10, 2016

The first TelehealthONE kiosk was launched at a Fred’s location in Flora, Miss. in September 2015, and the next nine will hit the communities of Union, Pelahatchie, Carthage, Morton, Jackson, Pearl, Clinton, Lexington and Terry.

June 10, 2016

Greenstone's dofetilide will be available in 60-count bottles of 0.125-, 0.250- and 0.5-mg dosage strength capsules.

June 10, 2016

Afferent is a leader in developing therapeutic candidates to treat common, poorly managed neurogenic conditions by targeting the P2X3 receptor, and its lead candidate, AF-219, is currently being evaluated in clinical trials to treat refractory, chronic cough, as well as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis with cough. 

June 10, 2016

Kinney Drugs was recently recognized for its patient medication adherence performance in 2015. According to North Country Now, the recognition is part of the performance program by CVS Caremark, the prescription benefit management business of CVS Health that focuses on driving improvements in medication safety and adherence and improving health outcomes of each patient. (North Country Now).

 
June 9, 2016

Aurobindo’s Dilaudid generic will be available in 2-, 4- and 8-mg dosage strengths. 

June 9, 2016

The report also notes that rising healthcare costs and lack of access to primary care are part of what’s driving this growth, as well as rising premiums and higher deductibles among patients with health insurance.

June 9, 2016

Meijer's accreditation for Specialty Pharmacy at Retail comes less than a year after Meijer acquired specialty pharmacy and health care company Aureus Health Services. 

June 8, 2016
The program, RespiPoints, is being undertaken in partnership with HealthPrize Technologies. 
June 8, 2016

NACDS provides hearing statement on strengthening and improving Medicare.

June 8, 2016

According to a review of more than 11,000 websites selling prescription medication to U.S. consumers, about 96% are out of compliance with U.S., laws and 50% of the medication sold are fake or counterfeit.

June 7, 2016

Drug Store News recently caught up with Doyle Jensen, EVP global business development at pharmacy automation company Innovation to talk about the company's offerings for pharmacies looking to move toward a high-volume central-fill solution and the future of pharmacy automation.

June 7, 2016

The McKesson research will reveal how much progress healthcare has made on the journey to full value-based payment.

June 7, 2016

MinuteClinic has opened eight new locations inside Target stores in Maryland, including six in the Baltimore metropolitan area.

June 7, 2016

Under the partnership, Ultragenyx will initially receive an exclusive license for one of Takeda’s preclinical product candidates in a pre-determined field of use, along with the option to co-develop and co-commercialize the candidate in other therapeutic areas.