Pharmacy News

Drug Makers Find New Ways to Thwart Generic Competition
Drug Makers Find New Ways to Thwart Generic CompetitionBrand-name drug companies are finding creative ways to extend patent protection, causing patient access problems.
How to Get Paid for Pharmacy Services
How to Get Paid for Pharmacy ServicesPharmacists are finding ways to get reimbursed for clinical services. See what you can do to get paid.
How to Manage Medication Risks
How to Manage Medication RisksManaging the overall risk of medication therapy is more effective than simply managing drug-drug interactions.
Kmart Settles False Claims/Overbilling Case for $32.3 MillionThe chain allegedly failed to disclose discounted prescription drugs.
Specialty Pharmacy Will Gain a Bigger Chunk of U.S. PharmaceuticalsThe specialty explosion is only going to get bigger.
Pharm Tech Certification Board Finishes Beta Version of Compounded Sterile Prep TestA new test will pave the way for a certification in compounded sterile preparation for pharmacy technicians.
Late Menopause May Link to Reduced Risk of DiabetesA prospective study found a reduced risk of developing diabetes in women the later they entered menopause.
Targeting LDL via PCSK-9 from a Different PathwayA drug underdevelopment may provide another pathway to lowering LDL levels.
Walgreens/Rite Aid Merger Scrapped
Walgreens/Rite Aid Merger ScrappedAfter anti-trust woes, the acquisition is thrown out and Walgreens buys over 2,000 stores.
Small Doses: Sex, Drugs, and Other Pharmacy News
Small Doses: Sex, Drugs, and Other Pharmacy NewsEasy-to-swallow bits of news from around the world of pharmacy.