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Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Takes Unprecedented Step Toward More Efficient Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Inspections »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has determined the agency will recognize eight European drug regulatory authorities...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
APhA’s Menighan Testifies Before Senate on Drug Pricing »
October 17, 2017 Gag clauses, lack of provider status hinder cost-effective care, importation is no solu...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Department Announces First Ever Indictments Against Designated Chinese Manufacturers »
Justice Department announces first ever indictments against designated Chinese manufacturers of deadly fentanyl and other...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PTCB Expands Eligibility To Include Candidates Within 60 Days of Completing High School »
by PTCB | Sep 13, 2017 PTCB has modified our eligibility requirements to allow certification candidates who are with...
Monday, October 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Releases 2017 Digest »
ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2017) The 2017 NCPA Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health, was unveiled today at the National Comm...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Check Your Meds Day »
As an independent community pharmacist, you are your community's most accessible health care provider. You deliver medicat...
Friday, October 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
With Proper Tools, Pharmacists Increase Adult Vaccination Rates »
Despite recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), adult vaccination rates in the Unite...
Monday, October 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on USP General Chapter <800>: Hazardous Drugs - Handling in Healthcare Settings »
USP is announcing the intent to postpone the official date of General Chapter <800> Hazardous Drugs – Handling in...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study Finds Medicare 'DIR Fee' Legislation Would Save Government Billions »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Sept. 28, 2017) Eliminating retroactive pharmacy payment reductions — or post point-of-sale pharmacy "DIR...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Improves Access to Reports of Adverse Drug Reactions »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today launched a new user-friendly search tool that improves access to data on adver...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
STDs at Record High, Indicating Urgent Need for Prevention »
CDC Newsroom: More than two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the United States in 2016,...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves 1st Continuous Glucose Monit. System for Adults Not Requiring Blood Sample Calibration »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System, the first contin...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacies Front and Center as Florida Preps for Hurricane Irma »
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017  | BY  DAVID SALAZAR Having killed 13 people, destroyed nearly every building on the isl...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Teen Drug Overdose Deaths Inch Up After Years of Decline »
The Associated Press NEW YORK >> After years of decline, teen deaths from drug overdoses have inched up, a new U.S...
Friday, August 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Secretary Statement on President Trump’s Opioid Announcement Today »
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s instruction...
Friday, August 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Proposes Reduction to Amount of Controlled Substances to be Manufactured in 2018 »
AUG 4 - (WASHINGTON) – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is proposing a reduction for controlled substances that ma...
Friday, August 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA OKs new drug to treat all forms of hepatitis C »
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to treat all forms of hepatitis C in as little as eight weeks. The pill...
Friday, August 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
For Homeless on Heroin, Treatment Can be Elusive with No ID »
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nearly two decades of using heroin and a year of living on the streets of Philadelphia had led Steven...
Thursday, August 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AmerisourceBergen’s Pharmaceutical Distribution Segment Drives Q3 Revenue Increase »
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — AmerisourceBergen on Thursday reported its third quarter results, posting a 4.9% increase in revenue,...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Rebuts Misleading PBM Research Paper On DIR Fees »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 26, 2017)   The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association's (PCMA) research paper suggest...
Thursday, July 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Urges House Committee to Support Three Medicare-Strengthening Bills »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 20, 2017) In a letter this week, the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) encou...
Friday, June 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New FDA Rule Improves Labeling of Drugs During Pregnancy »
By Amy Wallace   |   June 15, 2017 at 2:48 PM June 15 (UPI)  The U.S.  Food and Drug Adm...
Friday, June 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Cuts to Medicaid »
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans, who for seven years have promised a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, took a major step...
Friday, June 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA, APA File Brief in Federal Appeals Court in PBMs' Case Against AR Drug Pricing Transparency Law »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 22, 2017)   The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and the Arkansas Pharmac...
Friday, June 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Youth Tobacco Product Use, Including e-cigarettes, Drops During 2015-2016 »
The number of middle and high school students who say they are current tobacco users – defined as having used a tobacco pr...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDS Advances “Access Agenda” Healthcare Priorities in Statements to Congress »
Arlington, Va. – In statements to the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee , the Nationa...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Highlights Role of PBMs in Rising Prescription Drug Prices to U.S. Senate HELP Committee »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 13, 2017) In comments submitted for the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP)...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA ALERT »
Recently we have been made aware of a faxed-based phishing scam targeting pharmacies. It appears this scam might have star...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Commissioner Asks Staff for 'More Forceful Steps' to Stem the Opioid Crisis »
By: Scott Gottlieb, M.D. As Commissioner, my highest initial priority is to take immediate steps to reduce the scope...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Statement on Study of Rural Pharmacies and Medicare Part D »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 23, 2017)  A recent government-funded study by the RUPRI Center for Rural Policy Analysis, "Is...
Monday, May 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Offers House Committee Suggestions to Enhance Medicare, Increase Access to Prescription Drugs »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 22, 2017)  In comments submitted for a House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee hearing on...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA brings in record amount of unused prescription drugs on National Prescription Take Back Day »
WASHINGTON, D.C. –The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and more than 4,200 of its law enforcement and community partn...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Republicans Claim a Major Victory with Passage of Health Care Overhaul »
Washington Post (05/05/17) O'Keefe, Ed; Cunningham, Paige Winfield; Goldstein, Amy House Republicans on Thursday na...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New NCPA Partnership Offers Pharmacy Owners Resources to Boost Patient Interaction, Grow Revenue »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 5, 2017)   The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and Union Springs Healthcare...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Teens Tackling the Opioid Crisis »
MAY 8 - (Washington, D.C. and Silver Spring, Md.) – The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), DEA Education...

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