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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, May 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Five Estonian residents arrested for conspiring to import carfentanil and fentanyl into the U.S. »
WASHINGTON – Christopher T. Tersigni, Special Agent in Charge of the Special Operations Division of the U.S. Drug Enforcem...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Finalizes Rule Requiring Manufacturers Disclose Drug Prices in TV Ads to Increase Drug Pricing »
Less than a year after the release of President Trump’s   American Patients First   - PDF   blueprint, HH...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PBMs Want To Distribute New Rebate Payments; Pharmacists Disagree »
InsideHealthPolicy.com's Daily Briefing - Powered by Dow Jones · US | May 07, 2019 · 07:57pm The Trump adm...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Payers, PBMs Hinder Drug Access for Autoimmune Patients »
Health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers are not making the grade when it comes to access to medications for autoimmu...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TV Ads Will Soon Start Showing Drug Prices »
Drug companies that make prescription pharmaceuticals covered by Medicare or Medicaid must begin including the list price...
Friday, April 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Announces Public Meeting to Discuss Safety and Utility of Higher-Dose Opioid Analgesics »
“As part of our work to explore innovative approaches to reduce exposure to opioids, we’re seeking public input on the saf...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Warns of Alarming Increase of Scam Calls »
WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration urges its DEA-registered practitioners and members of the public to be ca...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDS Urges DIR Fee Reform in Statement to House Ways and Means Committee »
Details  opportunities to reduce patients’ out -of-pocket drug costs and to lower overall healthcare spending thr...
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Finalizes New Medicare Card Distribution Ahead of Deadline, Accelerating Fight Against Medicare »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently completed a large-scale effort to provide new Medicare car...
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Want to Know More about e-Care? »
The Pharmacist eCare Plan Initiative website is up and running. You're just a few clicks away from a wealth of informat...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from FDA Commissioner on New Efforts to Support Development of Over-the-Counter Naloxone »
FDA Statement With the number of overdose deaths involving prescription and illicit opioids more than doubl...
Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: Influenza has Sickened About 7 Million so far This Season »
According to  new data  released by CDC, so far during the 2018-2019 season between about 6 and 7 million people...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cardinal Health acquires Mirixa from NCPA »
by NCPA | Jan 08, 2019   Cardinal Health, Inc.  has acquired Mirixa Corp.,  a leading provider...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS seeks public input on improving care coordination and reducing the regulatory burdens of HIPPA »
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), issued a Request for Informa...
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...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
As Medical Marijuana Laws Spread, Utah Gets Ready to Embrace Their Own »
At first, the debate over  medical marijuana  in Utah played out as you might expect: The Republican governor de...
Friday, October 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Drug TakeBack Day October 27th »
  On Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the UPhA and the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give...
Friday, October 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marijuana in Utah »
  The topic of marijuana continues and over the past several weeks we have seen big changes in the topic he...
Monday, October 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Utah Poison Control Center…Your On-Call Toxicology Team »
The Utah Poison Control Center (UPCC) provides free poison information and educational resources to the entire state of Ut...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why Utah Women Haven't Been Able to Get Birth Control Directly from Pharmacists — Yet »
Ashley Imlay @ashley_imlay Published: October 15, 2018 5:08 pm SALT LAKE CITY — A measure signed into Utah la...
Friday, October 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Acting Administrator Underscores the Importance of Drug Enf. Efforts to Combat Opioid Epidemic »
SALT LAKE CITY – DEA Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon today highlighted the significance of law enforcement as part of a...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
S.B 194: What it Means for Pharmacists in Utah »
SB 194: What is Means for Pharmacists in Utah.  Benefits of a 90-day supply include: Freedom to provi...
Monday, July 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
You Are the Message »
Do you fully understand the impact that proper business phone etiquette has on your organization’s bottom line? You might...
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPhA Announces Convenient Drug Takeback Program for Leftover Household Medications »
Midvale, Utah – The Utah Pharmacy Association has announced it has established a convenient medication takeback program fo...
Thursday, May 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Utah Asthma Reports Available »
May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, and a good opportunity to learn about the asthma burden in Utah. The Utah...
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...
Thursday, November 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New PharmD Research Projects »
As part of its new curriculum, the College of Pharmacy at the University of Utah is introducing student research projects...

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