Growth of Health System-Based Specialty Pharmacy to Continue in 2020, Reducing Cost of Care
Although the prevalence of health system-based specialty pharmacies has grown steadily over the past decade, 2020 will mark a critical year.
Health Experts Concerned Coronavirus Could Lead to Drug Shortages
The number of US cases is low, but experts are raising concerns that reliance on China for pharmaceutical ingredients could result in drug shortages.
Presidential Candidates All Want to Lower Drug Prices, Expand Health Care Access, But Disagree How to Do It
Politicians on both sides of the aisle have long been debating key issues in modern health care, including rising drug prices, access to care, and national addiction rates. Despite some agreement on which issues are most pressing, arguments persist in how to address them heading into the 2020 presidential election.
Pharmacists at Benzer Pharmacy will begin to offer DisposeRx packets during comprehensive in-person consultations to patients with unused and expired medications at home.
The panel provides an explanation on the appropriate dose calculation for factor VIII.
There are things in the pharmacy manager’s control to which they should attend, and other things not in their direct control about which they should at least be cognizant rather than ignore.
FDA Grants Priority Review to Atezolizumab as First-Line Monotherapy for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
The FDA has accepted Genentech’s supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) and granted priority review for atezolizumab (Tecentriq) as a first-line monotherapy for some patients with advanced non-squamous and squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Over the past 30 years, health plans have changed from primarily conventional health care coverage to alternatives such as health maintenance organizations and, most recently, high deductible health plans.
A study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) found that despite similar rates of enrollment into medical care, youth with HIV have much lower rates of viral suppression compared with adults.
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Pharmacists are the primary drivers of their destiny, according to a new report, and they will continue to drive change in the industry by demonstrating their value, securing compensation, and advocating for expanded roles.
The duration of lactation was found to be a favorable glucose metabolic biomarker profile among women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus.
The results of a systematic literature review published in CNS Drugs suggested that brexanolone injection, the first therapy approved by the FDA for the treatment of postpartum depression, is more effective than selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the treatment of women suffering from postpartum depression.
Operation Broadsword, was the agency’s first bilateral enforcement operation with the Government of India.