Generics

02/20/2014 - 11:11am

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Wednesday announced that Craig Wheeler, president and CEO, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, was elected as GPhA board chairman.

02/20/2014 - 10:57am

Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of rabeprazole sodium delayed-release tablets, which are used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease in adults and adolescents.

02/19/2014 - 12:42pm

Tricare for Life beneficiaries soon will receive letters guiding them to Tricare Pharmacy Home Delivery or a military pharmacy for some prescriptions as part of a congressionally mandated pilot program, officials of the military healthcare plan reported Tuesday.

02/19/2014 - 11:31am

The Food and Drug Administration announced the initiation of the Secure Supply Chain Pilot Program to enhance the security of imported drugs.

02/18/2014 - 4:16pm

Now that most generics have declined in cost, plans will look for new ways to control health spend and ensure that generics are being used whenever possible.

02/18/2014 - 4:16pm

The federal agency in charge of Medicare is pushing for a major overhaul of its Medicare Part D drug benefit program for seniors.

02/18/2014 - 4:16pm

Recent strategic business initiatives are granting wholesalers more generic drug purchasing power than ever before.

02/18/2014 - 4:16pm

From 2012 to 2017, global spending on medicines will increase from $205 billion to $235 billion, according to IMS Health. By 2017, 36% of the spend will be on generics, a number that is 9% more than the percentage in 2013.

02/18/2014 - 4:16pm

“No one gets paid unless patients improve adherence.”

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