Archive February 2014

NABP Pushes Pharmacy Program Closer to Launch [Professional Services Close

Feb28

Moving one step closer to providing consumers worldwide with an easy way to identify safe online pharmacies and resources, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) has been deemed eligible to enter contract negotiations with the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to own and operate the .pharmacy domain suffix.According to a […]

Rogue Online Drug Sellers Threaten Patient Safety, NACDS Tells Congressional Panel

Feb27

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 27 The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:The National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted a congressional statement emphasizing community pharmacy’s role in helping to combat illegal Internet drug sellers and protect patients from this growing threat. The U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on […]

DeGette Highlights Dangers Of Drug Counterfeiting

Feb27

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo. (1st CD), issued the following news release:Today, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (CO-1) presided as Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigation Subcommittee’s hearing on fighting the illegal supply chains of counterfeit drugs. Rep. DeGette highlighted the dangers of drug counterfeiting and questioned government […]

Poison Pills in Your Medicine Cabinet: Counterfeiters Deliver Deadly Drugs

Feb27

U.S. Congressman for the 18th District of PennsylvaniaPoison Pills in Your Medicine Cabinet: Counterfeiters Deliver Deadly DrugsChairman Murphy Convenes FDA Oversight HearingWatch Chairman Murphy discuss the threat of illegal counterfeit meds to patient safety.Thursday, February 27, 2014Contact: Brad Grantz, 202.225.2301Washington, DC – Recent incidents involving counterfeit drugs infiltrating the legal drug distribution systems represent a […]

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Hearing

Feb26

“Messing with Success: How CMS’ (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Attack on the Part D Program Will Increase Costs and Reduce Choices for Seniors.”Introduction:Chairman Pitts, Ranking Member Pallone, and distinguished members of the Subcommittee on Health, I am Joe Baker, President of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights). Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit […]

NABP Moves .Pharmacy Program Closer to Launch, Enters Contracting Phase With ICANN

Feb25

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Feb. 25 The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy issued the following news release:Moving one step closer to providing consumers worldwide with an easy way to identify safe online pharmacies and resources, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(TM) (NABP(TM)) has been deemed eligible to enter contract negotiations with the Internet Corporation […]

Governor Mary Fallin Thanks Senate Panel for Passing Bill That Cracks Down on Doctor Shopping

Feb25

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 25 Gov. Mary Fallin, R-Okla., issued the following news release:Gov. Mary Fallin today thanked members of the Oklahoma Senate Health and Human Services Committee for passing a bill that would require doctors to check the state’s online prescription monitoring program before prescribing a narcotic.Committee members voted 8-0 Monday to pass Senate Bill […]

PBM Market Analysis in The US 2013 Pharmacy Benefit Management Study Available at MarketReportsOnline.com

Feb23

Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the PBM industry in the US. After the acquisition of Medco Health Solution by Express Script, an intense competition is noted among few major players; Express Script, CVS Caremark and Catamaran. The fierce competition prevailing in the US PBM industry has been […]

US Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Industry Report: 2013 Edition Industry Size, Shares, Research Trends, Growth, Study, Analysis, Forecast

Feb19

Albany, New York (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on "The US Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Industry Report: 2013 Edition". The report focuses primarily on quantitative market metrics in order to characterize the growth and evolution of the Remote Patient Monitoring Market.In the US, a third party administrator of prescription drug […]

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. To Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell On February 26, 2014

Feb19

CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a fully integrated specialty biopharmaceutical company, will ring the Opening Bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square, New York at 9:30 a.m. ET on February 26, 2014 to celebrate Auxilium’s transformation into a leading men’s healthcare company, including two recent launches of new […]