During the 68th annual session of its House of Delegates in Baltimore earlier this month, the ASHP House of Delegates approved a professional policy calling on Congress to ban direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs and medication-containing devices.
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy is proud to announce the launch of the Biosimilars Resource Center, an unbiased, policy-neutral repository of educational resources and information on biosimilars for pharmacists, physicians, nurses and other health care providers.
As public health authorities seek to raise awareness about HIV testing, a study funded by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation is evaluating a model which may provide patients with increased access to HIV and Hepatitis C testing, and link patients to a specialized physician or health department as needed for further care.
The Generic Pharmaceutical Association and its Biosimilars Council strongly support H.R. 5573 introduced this week by Sen. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Jan Schakowsky.
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy today released a set of recommendations that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily share health care economic information with entities that make formulary and coverage decisions, a move that addresses the growing need to determine the “value” of new medicines.
Pharmacy Market News
Equashield has announced that the company’s flagship Equashield product has been selected the Gold Winner of the General Hospital Devices and Therapeutic Products category of the 18th Annual Medical Design Excellent Aware competition.
Pfizer Inc. and Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Pfizer will acquire Anacor for $99.25 per Anacor share for a total transaction value of approximately $5.2 billion,
Amgen has announced the launch of the Breakaway from Heart Disease campaign to help make heart health a priority.
Strategic Alliance Partner News
Walgreens customers now have the ability to redeem paperless coupons from Walgreens and manufacturers for online purchases, as well as in-store purchases.
The Rite Aid Foundation has announced a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross West Virginia Region to help the victims, families and communities affected by last week's historic flooding.