Man Arrested for Burning CVS in Baltimore Riot
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.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
A Publix pharmacy technician has been fired and arrested after confessing to stealing Vicodin to pay for her gas money and other car expenses.
Krystle Vermes
The FDA is taking enforcement actions against manufacturers and distributors of unapproved prescription eardrops.

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.
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.
The American Heart Association said today that the House and Senate FY 2016 funding bills for Labor, HHS and Education are a win/lose for the nation’s heart health.

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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