A federal judge says he will allow a jury to deliberate in the case against a former top executive at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a national meningitis outbreak … Click to Continue »
by Dan Savage I'm a gay man in my late 20's who works for a national pharmacy chain. At my old store, there were three cute guys who were semi-regular patients; they don't know each other, and I knew each one by name. I was transferred to another location, and yet, even now, I find myself occasionally "Facebook-stalking" them. Show More Summary
The giant drug distributor resolved allegations that it failed to report suspicious orders by pharmacies that distributed opioids.
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 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
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
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 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...
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.
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.
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, 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 »
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.
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
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.
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 & 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
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.
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
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 [...]