Cataract Surgery Device Receives FDA Approval
Krystle Vermes
The FDA has approved a single-use lens delivery system for patients undergoing cataract surgery.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Understanding why anti-vaxxers stand against vaccination may help pharmacists develop strategies to remove barriers to immunization.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
A pharmacy in Kentucky will pay $9.25 million to settle claims that it received money from Abbott for promoting a drug to nursing home patients.
Krystle Vermes
The FDA is considering expanding the use of Allergen’s skin infection drug dalbavancin (Dalvance).
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Did you know that the 14% of undiagnosed HIV patients cause 33% of new infections?
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most common cause of death in America, but the disease rates for African-Americans are especially high.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded universities about $28 million in grants to study pediatric asthma triggers.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Patients with concomitant atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure (HF) face worse symptoms, poorer prognoses, and different treatment responses than those with either condition alone.

Association News

ASHP has convened a group of thought leaders to explore the unique barriers, challenges, and issues facing women in the workforce.
In recognition of their commitment to improving medication adherence, John Sykora and Dr. Jan Kavookjian were honored at the National Community Pharmacists Association’s (NCPA) 2015 Annual Convention at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center held from Oct. 10 -14.
Brian Beach, RPh of the Kelley-Ross Pharmacy Group in Seattle, Washington was named the winner of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) 2015 Prescription Drug Safety Award.
Joe Moose, RPh, co-owner of Moose Pharmacy and its multiple locations in and around Concord, N.C., has been named the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) 2015 Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year.
Upsher-Smith Laboratories was honored today with the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) 2015 Corporate Recognition Award.

Pharmacy Market News

Graduate students will soon have the opportunity to learn about the drug discovery and development process.
Boehringer Ingelheim and Philogen will collaborate on investigating novel treatment approaches for Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Eli Lilly and Company has announced plans to add 30,000 square feet and approximately 50 new jobs to its research and development presence at the Alexandria Center for Life Science.

Strategic Alliance Partner News

Fred's has named John Foley as the Company's Executive Vice President of Store Operations, effective October 7, 2015.
The Cardinal Health Foundation has awarded 29 grants totaling $924,551 to help non-profit health care institutions across the country improve the effectiveness, efficiency and excellence of patient care.
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