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Advocacy
Wednesday, November 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS’ Proposed DIR Fee Reform Garners Industry Support »
The latest effort from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is garnering industry attention. CMS on Tuesday unve...
Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Secretary Warns Pharma: Administration Will Push Ahead with Drug Pricing Reforms »
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Friday he would push ahead with drug pricing reforms despite pushback f...
Friday, October 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Proposes to Lower Drug Prices by Basing Them on Other Countries’ Costs »
By   Robert Pear , New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump proposed on Thursday that Medicare pay for...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Secretary Discusses "Plateau" Of The Opioid Epidemic »
By  Victoria Kim   10/25/18 Health Secretary Alex Azar discussed the state of the opioid epidemic at a r...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Signs Tech-Boosting Opioid Legislation Into Law »
President Trump on Wednesday signed into law opioid legislation that expands use of telehealth and aims to improve prescri...

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...
Thursday, December 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Secretary Azar Announces Senior Advisor for Drug Pricing Reform »
On Thursday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced that John O’Brien, will serve as Senior Advisor to th...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy groups praise CMS’ progress on DIR reform »
WASHINGTON – The National Community Pharmacists Association, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, and the Nation...
Thursday, November 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Battles the FDA Over Carson’s Breakthrough Discovery! Says “This WILL NOT Be Banned... »
As a physician who cared for hospitalized cancer patients, I saw first-hand the devastation that smoking-related diseases...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA achieves significant milestone during 16th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day »
Americans across the country dropped off unused pills reaching a program total of nearly 11 million pounds WASHINGTO...

Rx Alerts
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...

Compounding
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
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...

Other News
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Diabetes Epidemic: Opportunities and Missed Opportunities »
One in 3 adults in the United States, about 100 million people, are living with diabetes or prediabetes, according to the...

Education
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...

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