March 10, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration recently published bio-equivalence guidance documents. 

March 10, 2015

Purdue Pharma's Stephen Seid honored with HDMA's 2015 Distribution Management Award for Industry Leadership. 

 

March 10, 2015

Impax Labs completed its acquisition of Tower Holdings (which includes operating subsidiaries CorePharma and Amedra Pharmaceuticals), and Lineage Therapeutics. Impax also announced that it would reshape both the operating and reporting structure of its two divisions.

March 10, 2015

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy on Tuesday announced a headquarter move closer to Capitol Hill. 

March 10, 2015

Teva Pharmaceuticals will sell its Sellersville, Penn., facility to G&W Labs. According to Teva, the move supports its mission of streamlining operations by reducing excess manufacturing capacity.

March 10, 2015

Walgreens on Monday acquired 11 Lovelace retail pharmacy locations in New Mexico.

 

March 9, 2015

Anne Arundel Medical Center recently opened a new FastCare walk-in clinic inside the Shoppers Food and Pharmacy in Annapolis, Md., and looks to expand footprint over the next 18 months.

March 9, 2015

Apple on Monday better enabled medical research with the launch of open source software framework ResearchKit. 

March 9, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of provider status, kiosks, Medicare and the GPhA elections, in this multi-page report.

March 9, 2015

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy created a site to address state-wide addiction problem. 

March 6, 2015

CVS Health's chief medical officer is addressing the National Business Group on Health.

March 6, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration approved Zarxio, making it the first approved biosimilar product in the United States.

March 5, 2015

McKesson Care Management has been recognized for its processes, quality program and reporting, and care management electronic capture system.

March 5, 2015

Rite Aid sees increase in year-to-date comps as total sales increase 3.7%.

March 4, 2015

Miraculins in January announced that it will be commencing a pilot program with Lovell Drugs and Pear Healthcare Solutions that will see the placement of the first stand-alone Scout DS diabetes screening kiosks in Lovell’s retail pharmacy locations in Ontario beginning in February.

March 4, 2015

DexCom received Food and Drug Administration approval for its Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitor System with Share. The Share receiver uses a wireless connection via Bluetooth Low Energy between the patient’s receiver and an app on the patient’s smartphone to relay glucose information to apps on the mobile devices of up to five designated recipients, or “followers.”

 

March 4, 2015

February was a BUSY month in Rite Aid’s mission to become a retail health destination.

March 4, 2015

In a meeting with nearly two dozen leaders representing consumers, insurers, providers and business leaders, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on Jan. 26 announced measurable goals and a timeline to move the Medicare program, and the healthcare system at large, toward paying providers based on the quality of care they give patients.

March 4, 2015

The introduction in January of bipartisan legislation that would grant retail pharmacists provider status for Medicare patients in “underserved” communities certainly sounds like a step in the right direction.

March 4, 2015

Pharmacy Quality Alliance and AllazoHealth announced the formation of a formal research partnership to study and improve medication adherence metrics.

 

March 4, 2015

To be sure, Walgreens started out on its Go Big in Beauty mission before its partnership with Boots began in 2012. But Boots, with its rich portfolio of beauty brands certainly helped ‘kick’ things up a notch or two.

March 2, 2015

Calla will focus on the creation of specialty pharmacy programs that connect manufacturers with its retail independent pharmacies. 

 

March 2, 2015

Mylan on Friday announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Abbott Laboratories' non-U.S. developed markets specialty and branded generics business.

March 2, 2015

The implementation of an e-prescribing mandate in New York hits a snag as state legislators agree to a delay.