Legislation Benefits Patients in Medically Underserved Communities Pharmacists could become providers helping serve patients with limited healthcare access. Business Group Makes Price Recommendations for Specialty Drugs March 16, 2017 By Nicholas Hamm The high cost of specialty drugs demands a change in Washington, according to a report. How to Improve DUR Alerts March 16, 2017 By Anthony Vecchione A look at DUR alerts—why they started, where they are now, and where they need to go. DIRs: PBMs Pay Less Each Year While Prices Go Up March 16, 2017 By David Stanley RPh PBMs have a business model where they pay less even while prices go up. Two Dietary Supplement Makers Close Doors March 16, 2017 By Christine Blank Authorities putting more pressure on supplement manufacturers. Your New Role in the Battle Against Depression March 15, 2017 By Jill Sederstrom A shortage of mental health-care providers, coupled with pharmacists’ unique skills and access to patients, has led to a significant opportunity for community and health-system pharmacists to aid in detection of depression and in medication selection and counseling for patients with depression. Pharmacists Pushing for DIR Relief March 15, 2017 By Christine Blank Community pharmacists fight against financial pressure for their survival. Cardiac Matters Cangrealor is the first FDA-approved P2Y12 inhibitor. Walgreens Program Creates Cancer-Specialized Locations March 15, 2017 By Christine Blank How Walgreens is helping pharmacists be more involved than ever in helping cancer patients. More States Mandate Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs March 15, 2017 By Aubrey Westgate A look at PDMPs in PA—what they are doing and how they are helping patients.