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Pharmacy

RNs better equipped to spot medication issues
Nov 03, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Researchers stressed that the most qualified practitioners should be assigned to…
Nov 01, 2017 | Susan Morse
The final rule will also allow for higher outpatient payment when Medicare beneficiaries receive certain procedures…
Competition not slowing rise in drug prices
Nov 01, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
In fact, prices for leukemia drugs increased by up to 95 percent, researchers found.
More hospitals turning away pharma reps
Nov 01, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
In fact, more than 55 percent of health system-owned physician practices banned commercial visits last…
Aetna-CVS deal could hinge on consumer benefit
Oct 31, 2017 | Susan Morse
After failed merger with Humana, Aetna would need to convince feds that the merger is more than two industry…
Soaring insulin prices
Oct 30, 2017 | Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News
Attorneys general in Washington, Minnesota and New Mexico issued civil investigative demands about…
Petya cyberattack cost Merck $135 million
Oct 27, 2017 | Jessica Davis
Third-quarter revenue for the global pharma giant was drastically reduced in part by the temporary production shutdown, higher demand…
Oct 27, 2017 | Susan Morse
Amazon's potential foray into pharmacy business could squeeze providers' bottom lines…
Supervising pharmacist convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak
Oct 26, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Prosecutors said 76 people died, more than 750 sickened from tainted injections after…
Trump declares opioid epidemic a public health emergency
Oct 26, 2017 | Susan Morse
Announcement falls short of national emergency status which would have triggered release of federal funds.

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