June 14, 2017

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the state of the weight management, sports nutrition and vitamin market, and products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

 

June 13, 2017

The company said that pharmacies with PharmacyGrowth average a 4.4 Star network score, and average 15% higher customer ratings than those that don’t. 

June 13, 2017

The new RediClinic.com offers a highly responsive online platform that allows one-click appointments from a mobile or desktop device.

June 13, 2017
The Supreme Court has overturned an appeals court decision which said Sandoz had to wait 180 days under federal law after receiving Food and Drug Administration approval to launch its biosimilar of Amgen’s Neupogen (filgrastim), Zarxio (filgrastim-sndz). 
June 13, 2017
The drug had U.S. sales of approximately $2.7 billion for the 12 months ended in March, according to QuintilesIMS data.
June 13, 2017

The award recognizes character and professional accomplishments, as well as leadership in HDA, the industry and the community.

June 12, 2017

The latest report on generics cost savings, compiled by the QuintilesIMS Institute on behalf of the Association for Accessible Medicines, highlights the key role generics play in healthcare cost savings. 

June 12, 2017

For decades, chain and independent retail pharmacy has been defined by its unyielding pursuit of professional recognition, fair reimbursement and full status as a member of the healthcare provider team. The industry has made huge strides toward that goal, thanks to massive investments in pharmacy technology and automation.

June 12, 2017

The Council for Responsible Nutrition’s Supplement OWL is an online product registry that serves as resource for regulators, retailers and the industry, and can be accessed by anyone.

June 12, 2017

From large-scale, high-volume processors to “cobots’’ that require a minimal amount of countertop space, a new generation of dispensing tools is allowing pharmacies to shift more of the workload to technicians and central-fill sites.

June 12, 2017

In PrescribeWellness’ 2017 Vaccination and Preventive Care Study, 55% of survey respondents said they prefer their pharmacy to their physician’s office as the place to get vaccinated.

June 12, 2017

The Competition Bureau will also be reviewing McKesson Canada’s planned acquisition of Uniprix, the agency announced.

June 12, 2017

The drug saw U.S. sales of $293 million for the 12 months ended April 2017, according to QuintilesIMS data.

June 12, 2017

Lena Jouran joins Smith Drug from Walgreens, where she was finance director, pharmacy procurement, supply chain and Rx insights — a role in which the teams she led supported business units managing more than $4 billion of inventory.

June 12, 2017

The ophthalmic solution is a mast cell stabilizer indicated to treat ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis.

June 9, 2017

Jeff Park was OptumRx’s COO from July 2015 to July 2016 following the company’s merger with Catamaran, where Park had been EVP operations since March 2014.

June 9, 2017

ZDoggMD has a creative message designed to create a better system of care that both incorporates fair payment and treatment for clinicians like pharmacists and inspires both personal and system transformation.

June 9, 2017

In addition to the timeline and visual logbook, new features include a fingerprint login, an events newsfeed featuring diabetes-related articles, set reminders and a break out of pre- and post-meal tagged results.

June 9, 2017

With Live Oak Bank equipment leasing, pharmacies can acquire the equipment they need to successfully run their business while matching lease payments with their budget, cash flow and anticipated additional revenue.

June 9, 2017

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has submitted a statement to the House Ways and Means Committee highlighting pharmacy’s role in the healthcare system and urging passage of provider status legislation. 

June 9, 2017

The company’s interoperable network connected 21.5% more healthcare professionals than it did in 2015 — 1.3 million — with 230 million patients in 2016, according to its 2016 progress report. 

June 9, 2017

According to the QuintilesIMS Institute’s 2017 Medicine Use and Spending report, Truvada had $3.1 billion in sales on an invoice price basis in 2016, ranking 17th among the top 20 medicines in the U.S. based on invoice spending.

June 8, 2017

The program for patients with Cigna-administered health plans sponsored by their employer is aimed at reducing healthcare costs by offering patient engagement and discounts for certain MinuteClinic services and CVS Health-branded health products, among other resources. 

June 8, 2017

Since its first Walmart Wellness Day event, the company said it has delivered more than 1.1 million screenings across the country.