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McKesson, nation's largest drug distributor, to pay $150 million in fines in opioid settlement

2 days agoHealth : The Checkup

The giant drug distributor resolved allegations that it failed to report suspicious orders by pharmacies that distributed opioids.

CVS Boosts Access To EpiPen Rival That's 83 Percent Less

Families who rely on an epinephrine auto-injector to prevent life-threatening allergic reactions now have a more cost-effective option. CVS, the national pharmacy chain, will begin widely stocking the authorized generic version of Adrenaclick, an auto-injector that dispenses epinephrine. Show More Summary

sPCMA Business Forum 2017

sPCMA Business Forum March 8 & 9, 2017Hilton Bonnet Creek | Orlando, FL The sPCMA Business Forum attracts many executives and decision makers from PBMs and the nation's largest specialty pharmacies. The two-day event offers unparalleled...Show More Summary

New Data Show Prescription Profits Under Pressure at Independent Pharmacies

Time for my annual look at independent pharmacy owners’ business economics, drawn from the recently released 2016 National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Digest, Sponsored by Cardinal Health. Here's the press release: Independent...Show More Summary

$19.5 Million NIH Contract Targets Drug Development for Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy

The University of Utah College of Pharmacy's Anticonvulsant Drug Development (ADD) Program has been awarded a five-year $19.5 million contract renewal with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to test drugs to treat epilepsy.

Walgreens sues Theranos after failed blood-testing deal

Walgreens sued Theranos on Tuesday claiming that the once high-flying blood-testing start-up had breached its contract with the national pharmacy chain. The drugstore chain filed the lawsuit under seal in U.S. District Court in Delaware. Walgreens’ lawyers said details of the suit’s allegations...

CVS Goes All-In On Curbside Service, While Target Bails

You've seen curbside parking sports cropping up all over town, at restaurants, grocery stores, and now at pharmacies. CVS Health has expanded its CVS Express Curbside service nationally, while Target suddenly shuttered its curbside service earlier this month.

Brazil pharmacy Raia Drogasil focused on new stores not M&A: CEO

4 months agoHealth : Reuters: Health

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Raia Drogasil SA, Brazil's biggest drugstore chain, will sit out expected consolidation of the national market, the company's chief executive said in an interview, because its own rapidly expanding network is proving increasingly efficient.

LegitScript Tells You If That Online Pharmacy Is Legit

If you’re ordering your prescription drugs online, make sure you know who you’re buying from. Otherwise you could be buying “expired”, or worse, counterfeit medication. LegitScript, a National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)-recognized site, can help you verify that the online pharmacy is, well, legit. Read more...

Orlando Bloom Follows Up DNC Stardom by Joining Andy Samberg’s Tour de Pharmacy

Orlando Bloom, last seen having a great time at the Democratic National Convention, is joining Andy Samberg and Murray Miller's HBO doping satire Tour de Pharmacy, THR reports. Bloom's role is unknown, though given the film's subject matter — the use of performance-enhancing drugs in the Tour de France — ... More »

Research Tackles Problem of Antibiotic Resistance

Sam Sanderson, Ph.D., a research associate professor in the UNMC College of Pharmacy, recently secured an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to find a workable solution to the problem of antibiotic resistance.

Pharmacy Journal Examines National Trends in Prescription Drug Spending

A sharp rise in prescription medication prices -- driven by the introduction of new, expensive specialty medications and huge increases in the costs of older drug products with few competitors -- drove an 11.7 percent increase in hospital...Show More Summary

How Brexit Could Hurt Walgreens Boots Alliance's UK Pharmacies

Walgreens Boots Alliance is being hit by reductions in payments from the United Kingdom’s cash-strapped National Health Service that could suffer more if the UK leaves the European Union.

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo

NASP 2016 Annual Meeting & ExpoSeptember 26-28, 2016 | Omni Shoreham Hotel | Washington, D.C.There is still time to register for the 2016 NASP Annual Meeting & Expo, the comprehensive national meeting for all stakeholders in the industry. Show More Summary

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo

National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) 2016 Annual Meeting & ExpoOmni Shoreham Hotel | Washington, DC | September 26-28, 2016The NASP Annual Meeting & Expo is a comprehensive national meeting for all stakeholders in the specialty pharmacy industry. Show More Summary

Creighton Pharmacy Professor Publishes on Potential for Drug to Stave Off HIV

Chris Destache, Pharm.D., earned a National Institutes for Health grant last year to look into using HIV drug nanoparticles fabricated with a FDA-approved biocompatible polymer and how those drug-ladened nanoparticles can be used to help prevent HIV.

National hospital system uses enterprise approach for assessing bleeding risks

Orlando, Fla. - The largest risk-directed study by a national hospital system demonstrates a 40 percent decline in bleeding events for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) patients and a significant reduction in pharmacy costs. This...Show More Summary

Walgreens Partners With UnitedHealth's OptumRx To Manage Prescriptions

The nation’s largest drugstore chain, Walgreens Boots Alliance, and the OptumRx pharmacy benefit management unit of UnitedHealth Group say they will collaborate to sell a pharmacy and drug management service to employers and other potential clients. The partnership between Walgreens and OptumRx may help bring an end to speculation Walgreens will [...]

Marshall School of Pharmacy publishes in national journal on veterinary pharmacy course

Marshall University School of Pharmacy 4th-year student Jennifer C. Miller, B.S., along with Inder Sehgal, D.V.M, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology at the school and a graduate veterinarian, recently published an instructional designShow More Summary

Specialty Pharmacy Launches Care Management App Powered by Patient IO

Diplomat, the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy launches AllMetRx, a new care management app powered by Patient IO. With AllMetRx™, real-time treatment data is captured by caregivers and patients to monitor adherence, side effects, and other pertinent clinical data which is shared with providers and stakeholders. Show More Summary

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