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Advocacy
Friday, November 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Administration Announces Historic Price Transparency Requirements »
As directed by President Trump’s Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare, t...
Friday, August 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special Session ‘Could’ Loom to Fix Medical Marijuana Law, Utah Governor Says »
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday a special session could be on the agenda for lawmakers to implement...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Senate takes a bipartisan swing at drug price reform. Can it connect? »
by  Kyle Blankenship  |  Jul 23, 2019 5:06pm With drug price reform at a fever pitch and the 2020 elec...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
https://www.chaindrugreview.com/ncpa-urges-pbm-reform-in-major-media-print-ads/ »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In print ads Tuesday in the  Washington Pos t and the  Wall Street Journal , the National...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Releases Bipartisan Proposal to Lower Seniors’ Drug Prices »
By  Yasmeen Abutaleb July 23 at 5:27 PM The Senate Finance Committee released an ambitious bipartis...

Press Releases
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
TRC HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH UTAH PHARMACY ASSOCIATION »
Utah Pharmacy Association to Offer TRC’s Education and Medication Advisory Resources Direct to Its Members, Including Phar...
Friday, November 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Issues Final Guidance for Development of Smallpox Treatments »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued final guidance, Smallpox (Variola Virus) Infection: Developing Drugs...
Thursday, November 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Issues Warning Letter to Dollar Tree Stores for Receiving Potentially Unsafe Drugs »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a  warning letter  to Greenbrier International, Inc., doing bus...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Administration Proposes Historic Steps to Strengthen Oversight/Fiscal Integrity of Medicaid »
Proposed Rule Would Promote State Accountability on Medicaid Payments through Improved Transparency and Accountability...
Monday, November 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA issues warning over counterfeit prescription pills from Mexico »
WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans....

Rx Alerts
Tuesday, October 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: Flu Vaccine Reduces Death, Serious Illness and Hospitalizations »
By Marie Rosenthal WASHINGTON—Receiving an annual flu shot can reduce the likelihood of death and serious illness in ad...
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pets Are Now the Gateway To Get Prescription Drugs, Could Lead to Legislative Changes »
The reality of addiction is very clear: Stories of animals being abused and intentionally hurt only to be taken to the vet...
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...

Compounding
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Statement on Court Ruling Related to Compounded Bulk Drug Substances »
For Immediate Release: August 06, 2019 Statement From: Acti...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal judge enters consent decree against Texas compounder, Guardian Pharmacy Services »
A federal court ordered a Texas-based company to stop producing compounded drug products intended to be sterile until the...
Monday, December 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from FDA Commissioner and Deputy on New Efforts to Assure the Quality of Compounded Drugs »
As we continue to implement our  2018 Compounding Priorities Plan , our mission is to preserve patient access to co...

Pharmacy Ownership
Monday, August 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
As Overdoses Soared, Nearly 35 Billion Handled by 15% of Pharmacies »
By the time Clinton County coroner Steve Talbott arrived at the scene of an overdose in southern Kentucky, the bottles of...
Friday, December 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exclusive: Big Pharma Returning to U.S. Price Hikes in January After Pausee »
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Novartis AG ( NOVN.S ) and Bayer AG ( BAYGn.DE ) are among nearly 30 drugmakers...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacists Make a Difference Through Team-Based Care »
It’s often hard to articulate why an individual student might be influenced by one teacher over another. All qualified in...

Pharmacy Technician
Tuesday, October 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PTCB Launches Certificate Programs in Technician Product Verification and Medication History »
WASHINGTON, DC -- As pharmacy technicians assume more expanded roles in pharmacy, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Bo...

Other News
Thursday, November 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Resource Designed to Assist Pharmacists With CBD Products »
2019-11-13 21:41:00 The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has launched a new resource for pharmacists...
Thursday, November 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump says U.S. States Will Be Able to Buy Prescription Drugs Abroad »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he would be giving U.S. states the right to buy prescription...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
It’s Time to Remove the Uncertainty Over CBD »
The rush to capitalize on widespread consumer interest in products that contain cannabidiol has become a stampede. Not a w...
Monday, November 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vaping Illnesses Are Linked to Vitamin E Acetate, C.D.C. Says »
Samples of lung fluid from patients with the mysterious illness led to a breakthrough in finding a possible cause. More th...
Friday, November 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Long-Awaited Cystic Fibrosis Drug Could Turn Deadly Disease Into a Manageable Condition »
A new cystic fibrosis therapy dramatically improved patients’ lung function and showed clear signs of targeting the geneti...

Education
Wednesday, July 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACIP Immunization Update »
Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 2:00 PM–3:15 pm ET   Stephan L. Foster, PharmD, FAPhA   REGISTER TODAY...
Monday, May 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuesday, January 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TRC Healthcare Announces Pharmacy Technicians University Meets New ASHP/ACPE Tech Training Standards »
STOCKTON, Calif., December 3 ,  2018  —  Therapeutic Research Center  (TRC® Healthcare, or TRC),...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacist Collaborative Practice Agreements: Who, What, Why, and How »
Activity Preview In 2015, cardiovascular disease alone contributed to one in three deaths. Interventions to reduce t...

Opioids
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guideline Resources: CDC Opioid Guideline Mobile App | Drug Overdose | CDC Injury Center »
*MME Calculator Disclaimer: This calculator is not intended to replace clinical judgement or to guide opioid dosing for pa...
Friday, October 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Announces Guide for Appropriate Tapering or Discontinuation of Long-Term Opioid Use »
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published a new  Guide for Clinicians on the Appropriate Dos...

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