Independent Pharmacy Sued Over Fentanyl Overdose Death February 21, 2017 By Christine Blank A pharmacy in Pennsylvania allowed a man to pick up his mother's prescription for fentanyl after being told not to allow it, with tragic results. Considering Specialty Pharmacy? Make Your Move February 16, 2017 By Jill Sederstrom There is a lot for growth in specialty pharmacy but chains and independent pharmacies should make their move soon if they want to enter this market. The window of opportunity is closing. Compounding services can help your pharmacy stand out August 10, 2016 By Howard Larkin Dennis Song, RPh, describes the steps to take when starting a compounding services business. Why pharmacists are concerned about the safety of biosimilars August 10, 2016 By Christine Blank Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals are looking to the FDA for more guidance on biosimilars and interchangeability with their reference products. Regs, robbery responses among top “pharmacy gamechangers” for 2016 August 10, 2016 By Howard Larkin The issues of most concern to pharmacists, outlined at McKesson’s ideaShare 2016. The red pen rules: How to prevent pharmacy error Anxious new pharmacists get a shot in the arm from columnist Pete Kreckel, RPh. Drug take-back: A call for a permanent solution A coordinated effort needs to be made to preserve the health and safety of life on earth. Inside the U.S., European markets for biosimilars August 10, 2016 By Christine Blank Despite barriers to their adoption in the U.S. and Europe, biosimilars have produced healthcare savings in Europe. Similar savings are projected for the U.S. market. Biosimilars for cancer treatment on the U.S. horizon August 10, 2016 By Randy Dotinga Cancer treatments are expected to dominate much of the first wave of biosimilars in the U.S. This Q&A discussion looks at some of the questions pharmacists have about use of biosimilars in cancer treatment. Easing the bite from generic drug price increases Generic drug price hikes are not likely to disappear anytime soon. Find out why they're occurring and what can be done about them.