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Senate Finance Committee adds pharmacy DIR reform to drug pricing package »
On Friday, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) released an u...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Survey: 37 percent of Americans plan to skip flu vaccine this season »
Thirty-seven percent of American adults don't plan to get flu shots this season, according to a poll released Tuesday...
Monday, December 2, 2019
5 Tasks Pharmacy Owners Need to Let Go Of »
Have you ever seen a pilot loading passengers’ luggage? Or a CEO organizing the mail? Or, a pharmacy owner managing the...
Monday, November 25, 2019
The Future of Pharmacy Chains »
It’s no secret that healthcare is in a state of rapid shifts—it has been for a long time, and it shows no sign of slowing...
Friday, November 22, 2019
Vaccination Programs Bring Pharmacy Profits »
The majority of pharmacies in the United States now offer vaccinations, but there is still significant opportunity to turn...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
NCPA Member Sets the Record Straight in Response to PBM Attack in PA »
Harrisburg, PA – NCPA member and community pharmacist Darrin Silbaugh of See-Right  Pharmacy in Harrisburg, PA set...
Friday, November 15, 2019
DEA launches SORS as vehicle to report suspicious drug orders »
Last week the DEA launched the Suspicious Orders Report System Online, a centralized database required by the Substance...
Thursday, November 14, 2019
How do new compounding regulations impact the industry? »
Three experts from the compounding pharmacy field discuss keys to a successful compounding pharmacy. To access a gap...
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
FDA Approves Mealtime Insulin for Use with Infusion Pumps »
The FDA has approved Novo Nordisk’s fast-acting insulin aspart injection (Fiasp) for use in insulin infusion pumps for adu...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Walgreens is exploring going private in what would be biggest leveraged buyout ever, sources say »
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc has been exploring whether to go private following private equity interest in the U.S drug st...
Friday, November 1, 2019
Generic Xanax drug, Alprazolam, recalled for 'potential presence of a foreign substance' »
Mylan Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling one lot of the anti-anxiety prescription drug Alprazolam nationwide because...
Thursday, October 31, 2019
White House launches website aimed at addiction treatment »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has unveiled a website aimed at helping millions of Americans with substance ab...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Statement on FDA’s new report regarding root causes and potential solutions to drug shortages »
One of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s top priorities is to ensure that Americans have access to safe and effectiv...
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
NCPA, PRS Launch First-of-its-Kind “CBD Source” Tool for Pharmacists »
SAN DIEGO (Oct. 28, 2019) - The National Community Pharmacists Association today announced that it has teamed up with PRS...
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Alternative Approaches to Opioids »
As the opioid crisis rages on, the healthcare industry is looking for alternatives to pain management. The crisis has spur...
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Drug companies spend millions on lobbying as Congress tries to rein in high drug prices »
Prescription drug companies and trade groups shelled out millions of dollars to lobby Congress as it considered...
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Top 9 Drugs With the Biggest Price Increases Over 2 Years »
Nine widely-used medications have experienced substantial price surges over the past 2 years, adding $5.1 billion to overa...
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Company recalls baby powder »
Johnson & Johnson Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of a single lot (#22318RB) of its Johnson's Baby Powder.&nbs...
Friday, October 18, 2019
How to Prevent Pharmacist Burnout »
Perhaps it goes without saying, but working in a pharmacy is stressful. The overhead noise that often present in pharmacie...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
What Pharmacists Need to Know About the 2019-2020 Flu Season »
Earlier this summer, the  CDC rated the 2018-2019 influenza season , coming in two distinct waves and lasting 21 week...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Generics of Older Drugs Could Have Saved Medicare Billions, Study Says pile of money »
Medicare and its beneficiaries could have saved an estimated $17.7 billion over a seven-year period on generic versions of...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Watchdog: DEA allowed increase of opioid production as overdose deaths rose »
The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) allowed drug makers to increase production of opioids even as overdose deaths were skyro...
Friday, September 27, 2019
5 Pipeline Drugs to Watch »
They say the only certainties in life are death and taxes. Perhaps one of the greatest uncertainties is the drug pipeline—...
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Top Challenges in Managing Diabetes »
Individuals diagnosed with diabetes have to concern themselves about a variety of issues, like blood sugar level, diet, an...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
USP postpones new Chapter <795> and <797> effective dates USP has informed IACP that is »
In a Monday, September 23 letter, USP said it was postponing the effective dates in light of the formal appeal of the chap...
Friday, September 20, 2019
DEA to Slash Opioid Production »
The DEA is proposing to reduce the amount of five Schedule II opioid controlled substances that can be manufactured in the...
Thursday, September 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Finance Committee Wants Trump Action on DIR Fees »
Several pharmacy groups lauded a letter from the chairman and a majority of the Senate Finance Committee urging the Trump...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Senators send a strong message: Fix DIR »
An overwhelming bipartisan majority of Senate Finance Committee members have sent a letter asking the Trump administratio...
Monday, September 16, 2019
Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy following proposed agreement to settle opioid lawsuits »
CNN   Purdue Pharma filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York Sunday as part of its framework for settlin...
Thursday, September 12, 2019
DEA Proposes Decreasing Opioid Quotas for 2020 »
DEA is out with its proposed 2020 aggregate production quotas for Schedule I and II controlled substances , and they have...
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Sweeney Plans Phased-In Ban on All Vaping Products »
Senate President Praises Initiatives By Turner & Vitale To Protect Young People from Dangers of E-Cigarettes ...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
States Pass Record Number Of Laws To Reel In Drug Prices »
Whether Congress will act this year to address the affordability of prescription drugs — a high priority among voters —...
Monday, September 9, 2019
Extreme Temperatures May Pose Risks To Some Mail-Order Meds »
Take a look at your prescription bottles. Most say, "Store at room temperature" or "Keep refrigerated." But what happen...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
NCPA deeply disappointed by CVS-Aetna approval »
Late Wednesday afternoon, United States District Judge Richard Leon approved the controversial merger between CVS and Aetn...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
U.S. judge approves CVS purchase of insurer Aetna »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge reviewing a Justice Department decision to allow U.S. pharmacy chain and benefits m...

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