May 20, 2015

Mergers and acquisitions among pharmaceutical companies has kicked into high gear this year, mirroring the larger trend sweeping across the entire spectrum of the health care industry since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act two years ago.

May 20, 2015

While building a 4,500-store retail pharmacy powerhouse in the United States, Walmart also has kept pace with the specialty pharmacy revolution and is positioning itself to play a stronger role in this most innovative, dynamic and complex area of pharmaceutical R&D and bioengineering.

May 18, 2015

Endo buys Par in a $8 billion deal. 

May 13, 2015

HDMA is teaming with GIRP (the European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-line Wholesalers) and IFPW on the second annual International Pharmaceutical Distribution Conference in Brussels, Belgium. 

May 13, 2015

McKesson fiscal 2015 results are in. The wholesaler generated 30% annual revenue growth. 

May 6, 2015

HealthPrize Technologies and MeadWestvaco announced plans to collaborate to provide a program to pharmaceutical companies, pharmacy chains and the patients they serve.

April 22, 2015

Ritzman Pharmacies is getting a new look in 2015 after the recent appointment of pharmaceutical industry veteran George Glatcz as COO.

March 24, 2015

Apotex' Jeff Watson elected to chair the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Monday.

March 18, 2015

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association earlier this month welcomed six new manufacturer members and 11 associate members to the assocation. 

March 13, 2015

Pharmacies and clinics on wheels? That’s the premise behind the growing effort by retail pharmacy and clinic providers to expand their reach via specially equipped buses and other vehicles that provide on-the-spot, temporary access to needed health services in hundreds of communities nationwide.

March 13, 2015

Thank you to the 114th Congress for welcoming the participants in the 2015 NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill! We appreciate the opportunity to meet with you and discuss the key policy issues that shape pharmacy patient care for your constituents.

February 18, 2015

Actavis on Wednesday announced that it will adopt a new corporate name — Allergan — following the anticipated, successful completion of the acquisition of Allergan.

February 10, 2015

China Jo-Jo Drugstores entered into a service agreement with Alibaba Health Information Technology to utilize its electronic prescription platform. 

February 2, 2015

The value of collaboration through the National Association of Chain Drug Stores was on display Monday, as the NACDS Regional Chain Conference explored business-to-business partnerships and a public policy agenda that benefits patients and consumers.

January 20, 2015

AmerisourceBergen on Friday announced that Ornella Barra, EVP Walgreens Boots Alliance and president and CEO of global wholesale and international retail has been elected to its board of directors, effective immediately. 

January 14, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration established the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality, a new division tasked with improving quality control at pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.

 

January 7, 2015

With tens and possibly hundreds of billions of dollars in potential savings still snagged in a regulatory limbo, federal lawmakers and health industry stakeholders strongly urged the Food and Drug Administration last month to knock down the final barriers to review and approval of biosimilar drugs for marketing in the United States.

January 7, 2015

The pharmaceutical industry is back. Fueled by the launch of expensive, new biotech medicines, rising prices for both branded and generic drugs and a recent slowdown in branded-drug patent expirations and generic competition, the U.S. pharmaceutical market is staging a remarkable resurgence.

December 16, 2014

Actavis on Tuesday announced the planned senior management team that will lead the global pharmaceutical company following the successful close of the acquisition of Allergan.

December 11, 2014

Are high distribution costs and overly complex regulations stifling pharmaceutical and health product suppliers’ ability to fully engage with the fast-changing healthcare marketplace? That’s one concern raised by a global survey of healthcare executives in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and Latin America from United Parcel Service.

December 11, 2014

After a recent spike in the prices charged for some generic drugs led to outcries from pharmacists, patient advocates and federal lawmakers, a report issued last month suggests that drug costs can be controlled if the Food and Drug Administration changes the way it handles reviews and approvals.

 
December 5, 2014

The McKesson Pharmacy Optimization team has identified the top five trends that will impact the healthcare system and health system pharmacies in 2015.

 

December 3, 2014

Health-and-wellness companies see increasing opportunity in the point-of-care channel to reach and engage with patients primed to receive information about their health.

 

November 17, 2014

Actavis will acquire Allergan for a combination of $129.22 in cash and 0.3683 Actavis shares for each share of Allergan common stock, the company announced Monday.