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National
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA's Drug Takeback Day is Saturday 4/28. Are you ready? »
NCPA: Will your pharmacy be participating in National Prescription Drug Takeback Day , sponsored by the Drug Enfor...
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Panel Backs Proposed Epilepsy Drug Derived From Cannabis »
Wall Street Journal (05/19/18) Loftus, Peter   An FDA advisory panel on Thursday unanimously recommended appro...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid Crisis »
The Nation is in the midst of an unprecedented opioid epidemic.  116 people a day die from opioid-related drug overd...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do You Know How Your Pharmacy Measures Up? »
NCPA: We'd like to send you a FREE pharmacy benchmarking report with your pharmacy's name on it. Just complete NCPA's...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Secretary Azar Announces Appointment of James Parker »
Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced that James Parker will serve as Senior Advisor to the Secre...

Local
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HL Utah Asthma Training for Utah Community Health Workers »
Registration is free and now open for the 2018 Asthma CHW Training module. The module is an in-person 16 hour training spr...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Talk to Your Pharmacist Month »
Overview May 2018 is Talk to Your Pharmacist Month in Utah. This marks the first time for the designation and is in...
Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dispensing of Prescription Drugs in Emergency Departments Letter of Clarification »
Mark B. Steinagel, Director of DOPL, recently issued a clarification letter regarding the dispensing of prescription drugs...
Wednesday, August 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Utah to Obey Order for DEA Drug Database Search »
Associated Press (08/22/17) Utah reports it will obey a court order to let DEA search a prescription-drug database wi...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IMPORTANT-CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE DATABASE INFORMATION »
OCTOBER 1st DATA SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS RAPIDLY APPROACHING In sixty (60) days from today, all pharmacies dispensing...

FDA Safety & Recalls
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Provides New Tools for the Development and Proper Evaluation of Tests for Detecting Zika Virus »
As an additional measure in the fight against Zika virus, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it ha...
Thursday, May 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA allows marketing of first non-invasive test to help in identifying cause of certain kidney disea »
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of the first test that can help determine if a specific typ...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical Device Safety and Recalls: Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Sigma Spectrum Infusion Pumps with »
A recall has been issued for the Baxter Healthcare Corporation Sigma Spectrum Infusion Pumps with Master Drug Libra...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical Device Safety and Recalls: Hospira Inc., Abbott Acclaim Infusion Pumps and Hospira Acclaim E »
A recall has been issued for Hospira Inc., Abbott Acclaim Infusion Pumps and Hospira Acclaim Encore Infusion Pumps. ...
Thursday, April 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Orders New Warning for Epidural Steroids »
Hospitals and Healthcare Rural hospitals equal in outcomes, ahead in ED care Rur...

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