Study: Pharmacists' role on healthcare team expanding

Results released from the Pharmacy Workforce Center’s 2014 National Pharmacist Workforce Survey indicate that pharmacists are performing more patient care activities in a variety of healthcare settings. Read More ...

L.A. Times: USC pilot program illustrates importance of clinical pharmacists

A University of Southern California pilot currently underway at several clinics belonging to nonprofit clinic AltaMed is illustrating the important role that pharmacists can play in improving patient outcomes. Read More ...

Edit news article Safe Heart introducing smartphone blood pressure monitor through crowdfunding

Having achieved earlier success through the Indiegogo launch of the iOximeter Smartphone Pulse Oximeter, Safe Heart recently launched a new crowdfunding campaign for Mobicuff, its new smartphone blood-pressure monitor. Read More ...

Armada Health to launch specialty pharmacy software platform

Armada Health Care announced it is set to launch an integrated web-based software platform that optimizes specialty pharmacy operations, prescription workflow and overall patient management. Read More ...

Current news

When looking up drug shortages, navigating both the Food and Drug Administration’s website (or its app) and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists’ site can be time consuming. So Pharm.

Medical marijuana may be legal in Louisiana but state Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, has introduced legislation to help establish a legal distribution system, which, according to a local news report, the state currently lacks.
Sandoz, a Novartis company, on Thursday announced the U.S. approval of Glatopa, the first generic version of Teva's Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection) 20 mg/ml one-time-daily multiple sclerosis therapy.
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced approval for Corlanor (ivabradine) for use in certain patients who have chronic heart failure.
We put together RxImpact as a special edition of Drug Store News for federal and state legislators, policymakers, news media and other critical stakeholders outside of retail pharmacy industry, to help bring greater awareness of the full impact community pharmacy can have as our nation tries to improve an overburdened health care system.
The Cardinal Health Foundation and the American Pharmacists Association recently recognized pharmacists for their efforts in prescription medication misuse prevention.
In an op-ed in The Hill, Drug Store News editor Rob Eder argues for the enactment of the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act (S. 483/H.R. 471).
Ducere Pharma is relaunching Cruex as a fungal nail revitalizing gel, the company announced Tuesday.
Total spending on U.S. medicines increased 10.3% on a real per capita basis to $373.9 billion in 2014, with a record volume of 4.3 billion prescriptions filled, according to a new report issued Tuesday by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics.
Actavis and Medicines360, a nonprofit women’s health pharmaceutical company, on Monday announced that Liletta (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) in 52 mg is now available in the United States.

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