Experts gave tips on helping prevent crimes focused on retail pharmacy during Protect Your Pharmacy Week in late April
Connecticut's recently enacted law legalizing medical marijuana includes language ensuring that pharmacists who follow state law will be protected from prosecution
A number of pharmacy groups are protesting an amendment changing the classification of hydrocodone-containing pain relief products from Schedule III to the more restrictive Schedule II under the Controlled Substances Act.
Omnicell's new mobile medication dispensing system features a 12-drawer locked cart with two-dimensional bar-code capabilities for patient identification and medication administration.
After settling a lawsuit with the State of New York over the sale of expired products, CVS is involved in a similar suit initiated by the State of Connecticut.
The DeLoitte Center for Health Solutions has released a study projecting a slow-down in growth of retail pharmacy clinics across the United States in the next two years.
A cluster-randomized controlled clinical trial carried out in six community-based family medicines has demonstrated that healthcare teams that included pharmacists helped improve patients' blood-pressure management.
The House Small Business Committee has passed the Small Business Health Information Technology Financing Act, which could provide up to $10 million in loans to help pharmacies implement HIT. The act is now slated for vote by the full House of Representatives.
Community Health Care, a center in Bridgeton, New Jersey, serving 43,000 uninsured and underinsured patients at 18 sites across the state, is teaming up with SunRx to expand its pharmacy services to include more 340B program patients.
RxPatrol, an information clearinghouse operated by Purdue Pharma, has teamed up with the National Community Pharmacists Association to offer a 10-minute training video on crime-prevention measures for pharmacy staff.