April 6, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration has authorized 23andMe to market its Personal Genome Service Genetic Health Risk tests for 10 diseases or conditions directly to consumers.

April 6, 2017

The National Community Pharmacists Association is backing legislation that it says would improve pharmacy access for seniors with Medicare Part D drug plans.

April 5, 2017

One of the most significant — yet modifiable — risk factors for falls in older adults is medication use. As a result, pharmacists play a pivotal role in helping older Americans avoid falls.

April 5, 2017

Abacavir and Lamivudine Tablets USP, 600 mg/300 mg, are AB-rated generic equivalents to the reference listed drug, Epzicom Tablets, 600 mg/300 mg of ViiV Healthcare.

April 4, 2017

Accreditation shows ACS has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.

April 4, 2017

Austedo is the first deuterated product approved by the FDA and only the second product approved in HD, according to Teva.

April 4, 2017

Rivelsa is an estrogen/progestin COC intended for use by women to prevent pregnancy.

April 3, 2017

Astellas will be acquiring drug discovery company Ogeda for as much as €800 million, including a €500 million initial payment. 

April 3, 2017

Two North Carolina markets rank among the top three markets as measured by the Walgreens Flu Index. The other? Shreveport, La.

April 3, 2017
The National Health Coalition is a group of pharmacy-based retail healthcare facilities that share their patients’ healthcare data with retail healthcare facilities and other providers. 
April 3, 2017

The new alliance between Walgreens and PBM Prime Therapeutics will be led by Joel Wright as CEO. Another Walgreens veteran, Don Vidic, was named chief pharmacy and growth officer.

April 3, 2017

HealthDay is reporting on a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published in Pediatrics, which found that roughly 75% of American children who died due to flu complications were unvaccinated before catching the illness. Researchers estimate that 65% of the deaths could have been prevented with a flu shot, the report said. “With an imperfect vaccine, we'll still see deaths from the flu. But vaccination does reduce the risk,” CDC researcher Brendan Flannery told HealthDay. (HealthDay)

 

March 31, 2017

Retailer stated the loss of this contract does not affect the company’s 2017 financial results.

March 31, 2017

The company will be dispensing atopic dermatitis drug Dupixent (dupilumab) and the limited-distribution multiple sclerosis treatment Ocrevus (ocrelizumab).

March 31, 2017

The 80mg once-daily tablets are intended for the treatment of patients with metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor T790M mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer.

March 30, 2017

Abacavir Sulfate and Lamivudine Tablets, 600 mg/300 mg to be bioequivalent and, therefore, therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug, Epzicom Tablets of ViiV Healthcare.

March 30, 2017

Abacavir and Lamivudine tablets, 600mg/300mg, are the AB rated generic equivalent of ViiV Healthcare's Epzicom tablets, 600mg/300mg.

March 30, 2017

Four-out-of-five registered voters in Washington state believe that pharmacy benefits should be covered under Medicaid, according to a survey conducted by Morning Consult.

March 30, 2017

The support is up from last year, when more than 95 health care organizations signaled their support in similar letters to the House and Senate last September.

March 30, 2017

The Blink Health website and app negotiates with pharmacies to determine one, low price for each medication that is accepted at more than 57,000 pharmacies nationwide.

March 30, 2017

Drug is used as prophylaxis of migraine headache in adults and adolescents 12 years of age and older. 

March 29, 2017

HB2190, which passed 81-8, amends the states medical marijuana guidelines to require medical marijuana dispensaries to appoint a pharmacist consultant who, would develop and provide training to the dispensary at least once a year and spearhead educational efforts for patients. 

March 29, 2017

Twenty-year industry veteran will be responsible for the retail generic business.

March 29, 2017

As part of the investment higi has acquired EveryMove, a pioneer in consumer health engagement that delivers incentives to health plan members to reduce costs and improve outcomes.