News

Virtual Clinic Benefits Community Pharmacies
Rachel Lutz
A virtual clinic launched by 1-800-Pharmacy and the Independent Pharmacy Cooperative aims to assist pharmacists at independent community pharmacies.
Krystle Vermes
Gilead Sciences is seeking FDA approval for its third tenofovir alafenamide-based HIV treatment.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Police say they have caught the man responsible for burning down the Baltimore CVS during the Freddie Gray riots.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
Moving away from the pay-per-pill standard, Novartis will attempt a new pricing model based on clinical outcomes for its widely anticipated chronic heart failure (HF) drug.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Asthma’s increasingly deleterious morbidity and socioeconomic burden are of tremendous concern to clinicians and public health officials.
Corey Allikas
Teva has launched a generic version of aspirin and extended-release dipyridamole (Aggrenox) capsules in the United States.
Ryan Marotta, Assistant Editor
Many states implement unlawful and life-threatening restrictions on Medicaid coverage for the hepatitis C virus drug, sofosbuvir.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
To win the health care relay race, one clinician needs to pass the baton to the next clinician, who must be ready to receive it.

Association News

The Biosimilars Council strongly urges the Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA to avoid any departure from the currently accepted international nonproprietary naming system.
The American Pharmacists Association Foundation will be showcasing the Patient Self-Management Solutions at the Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference and Exposition.
ASHP approved a policy opposing pharmacists’ participation in capital punishment during the 67th annual session of its House of Delegates last month in Denver.
The American Pharmacists Association announced a call for candidates in the 2016 APhA Board of Trustees and the APhA-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management.
An analysis of five pharmacy case studies conducted for the NCPA indicate that the adoption of technology-driven medication synchronization by community pharmacies resulted in improved patient adherence.

Pharmacy Market News

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, and Oculeve, today announced that they have entered into an agreement under which Allergan will acquire Oculeve.
The prominent award recognizes the efforts of AkzoNobel and development partners The FReMCo Group and The Gold Standard Foundation.
Boehringer Ingelheim today announced regulatory authority approvals for Spiolto® Respimat® (tiotropium/olodaterol) in first European countries.

Strategic Alliance Partner News

SpartanNash store pharmacies will be hosting free DermaView Screenings in July at select locations to help the community assess their risk for skin damage.
Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award.
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