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Advocacy
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...
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
204 Pharmacy Stakeholder Groups Urge Senate Finance to Fix DIR »
ALEXANDRIA, Va.  — Support for pharmacy direct and indirect remuneration fee reform continues to grow, with 204 pharm...

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...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2 Drug Companies Settle with Counties in Opioid-Crisis Suit »
Two pharmaceutical companies have reached settlements totaling $15 million to avoid being defendants in the first federal...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Takes New Steps to Improve Drug Supply Chain Integrity and Patient Safety »
August 13, 2019 Media Inquiries     Jeremy Kahn    301-796-8671 “FDA regulatio...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Still Not Enough Naloxone Where It’s Most Needed »
CDC Press Release Embargoed Until: Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 1:00 p.m. ET Contact:   Media Relations (404) 6...
Monday, August 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Secretary Azar Statement on National Immunization Awareness Month »
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement marking August as National Immunization Aware...

Rx Alerts
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...
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. ...

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...

Other News
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Awards $107 Million to Support Health Center Quality Improvement »
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced nearly $107 million in Quality Improvement Awards...
Friday, August 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Awards Nearly $400 Million to Combat the Opioid Crisis »
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HR...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Democratic Senators Urge FDA to Take Action Against Drug Company That Hid Faulty Data »
A group of Democratic senators is urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take action against a drug company...
Monday, August 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump and Sanders Want to Ease Imports of Drugs From Canada. Canada Says Not So Fast »
President Trump drew the ire of Canadians during his campaign when he lambasted the country’s health-care system —  a...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDS Hotline Rallies Industry to Urge DIR Relief »
NACDS is committing to advancing the community's DIR reform priorities.  WASHINGTON — With the Senate Finance C...

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...

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