A new Avalere Health study of the nation's growing long term care pharmacy sector - the most detailed analysis since Medicare Part D was implemented in 2006 - finds LTC pharmacies playing a greater role in seniors' clinical care as new health payment and delivery models such as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), bundled payments and value-based purchasing proliferate amid a rapidly changing healthcare marketplace
The Generic Pharmaceutical Association and its Biosimilars Council strongly support efforts to improve worldwide patient access to affordable medicines.
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board has become an official observer organization at the International Pharmaceutical Federation.
The first ever international overview of the extent of the advanced and specialised roles that pharmacists are undertaking, and the mechanisms supporting these developments, was presented at the World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences today.
APhA supports the new initiative announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to improve the medication therapy management benefit for patients in stand-alone Medicare Part D plans.
Pharmacy Market News
AkzoNobel’s work in the area of product stewardship has been recognized with the 2015 European Responsible Care Award from the European Chemicals Industry Association.
Johnson & Johnson has announced the completion of the divestiture of its Cordis business to Cardinal Health for an approximate value of $2 billion.
Allergan has announced a multi-year research collaboration with Humana to explore new ideas and ways to improve the health and well-being of patients, members and their caregivers.
Strategic Alliance Partner News
The Pharmacy Quality Alliance will join several other pharmacy organizations in co-hosting a one-day pharmacy quality ratings workshop for community pharmacists on November 9th, 2015.
The Meijer Simply Give campaign held this fall generated more than $3 million for food pantries throughout the Midwest, making it the most successful campaign in the program’s history.