As part of the President’s plan, on Thursday, HHS issued a final rule to implement a provision of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow the importation of certain prescription drugs from Canada.
Vertex's Kalydeco, which was first approved in 2012, has received the FDA nod for an expanded indication that will provide a Cystic Fibrosis treatment for children ages four months to less than six months old.
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's new certificate in controlled substances diversion prevention is one of five PTCB specialty certificates that count toward becoming an Advanced Certified Pharmacy Technician.
NowRx is one of two finalists in the “Highest Accuracy” category of Surescripts White Coat Awards, which recognizes the best e-prescription accuracy as of Aug. 1, based on the Surescripts Quality Index Score.
The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy’s Strategic Partner of the Year Award recognized ParcelShield for helping specialty pharmacies ensure more effective on-time delivery of critical medication therapies.
At its first virtual ThoughtSpot annual conference, AmerisourceBergen recognized Family Pharmacy of Pottsboro, Lily’s Pharmacy of Johns Creek, and McCoy-Tygart Drug as finalists for Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s 2020 Pharmacy of the Year Award.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is teaming up with the Howard University College of Pharmacy and United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to create awareness about flu vaccines among communities subject to healthcare disparities.
The American Pharmacists Association and 12 pharmacy organizations are urging the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine to give pharmacists tier 1 priority status in the allocation and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
The National Community Pharmacists Association is urging House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders to investigate problems with mail-order prescription delivery that include damaged or missing medications.
It is not easy keeping patients safe. Indeed, despite its importance, it is just one of a host of duties pharmacists are responsible for on a daily basis — a list that has only grown as the COVID-19 pandemic has worn on.
At its second annual conference, AmerisourceBergen Foundation nonprofit partners shared best practices on a range of topics including pandemic resilience, social justice and racial equality, and health and community improvement.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the American Pharmacists Association, and the National Community Pharmacists Association praised the Department of Health and Human Services for taking action to increase pharmacists’ role in providing childhood vaccinations.
The American Society of Association Executives has a new roster of leaders, effective Sept. 1, which includes NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson, who will serve as chair-elect/chair of the ASAE Research Foundation.
In a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, NACDS' Steve Anderson notes that the way states use data from prescription discount card transactions drive down Medicaid reimbursements for pharmacy.
The Department of Health and Human Services' deal with Moderna, which calls for up to 100 million doses of a potential COVID-19 vaccine, also includes the ability to purchase an additional 400 million doses.
The American Pharmacists Association and Walmart are bringing free online training on opioid stewardship to all pharmacists and technicians in a program that contains 6.5 hours of training and education.
Supplylogix has added an Inventory Segmentation module to its Pinpoint Order software that automatically groups and ranks drug “families” based on the number of prescriptions dispensed over a 30-day period.
Bausch Health will establish two separate companies, one that will focus on eye health, and a pharmaceutical company that will focus on gastroenterology, aesthetics/dermatology, neurology and international pharma.
Abbott's FreeStyle Libre 2 technology helps people manage their condition and also facilitates sharing health data with their doctors which is critical to achieving better outcomes and more efficient, safe telehealth visits.
NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson participated in a wide-ranging interview with Peter Cressy, director of the George Washington Leadership Institute of the George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon.