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US COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Strategy Unveiled

September 18, 2020

The Trump administration released its COVID-19 vaccine strategy, with pharmacies among the list of suggested providers for distribution.

Pharmacy Employees: Essential Workers Amid Pandemic but Often Overlooked

September 18, 2020

Pharmacy technicians work alongside pharmacists to meet unprecedented demands during these times. They are not expendable.

Quest, Albertsons Make At-Home COVID-19 Tests Available

September 17, 2020

Labs and drug stores are making at-home coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tests more accessible.

Over the Counter: The "Disruptors" and the Role of Innovation in Drug Pricing

September 17, 2020

Eric Levin, CEO of Scripta Insights, discusses how "positive disruption" from private companies are positioned to confront challenges within the pharmaceutical industry.

Good Neighbor Pharmacy Hosts First Virtual ThoughtSpot 2020 Conference & Trade Show

September 16, 2020

The annual event, which convenes thousands of independent community pharmacies, moves to an immersive virtual environment on AmerisourceBergenLive.com

Good Neighbor Pharmacy State of the Union

September 15, 2020

AmerisourceBergen and Good Neighbor Pharmacy (GNP) kicked off the first virtual ThoughtSpot, GNP’s annual independent community pharmacy conference and trade show.

Baricitinib Plus Remdesivir Improves Recovery Time for Hospitalized COVID-19

September 15, 2020

Early data from a phase 3 trial showed that baricitinib combined with remdesivir improved recovery in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 compared with remdesivir alone.

AstraZeneca Resumes COVID-19 Vaccine Trial After Safety Review

September 14, 2020

After a temporary pause, investigators have received the green light to resume clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine candidate AZD1222 following a safety review.

FDA Alert: Efficacy Concerns with Atezolizumab Plus Paclitaxel for Breast Cancer

September 11, 2020

The FDA issued a safety alert about efficacy and potential safety concerns with a combination therapy being studied for the treatment of breast cancer.

Study: Gut Microbiome Data May Be Useful in Screening for Heart Disease

September 10, 2020

The study investigators used artificial intelligence to analyze gut microbiome data in individuals with and without cardiovascular disease.

MJH Life Sciences COVID-19 Coalition to Host Live Webinar on Dual Flu, COVID-19 Threats

September 10, 2020

In a partnership with top health care experts, MJH Life Sciences™ COVID-19 Coalition will host its inaugural event, "Battling Dual Threats: Flu and COVID-19 Converge" on Tuesday, September 15, at 6 p.m. EDT.

Albertsons Introduces Pharmacist-Provided Child Vaccination Services

September 10, 2020

Albertsons announced its pharmacies will begin to offer vaccinations to children 3 years and older nationwide.

FDA Approves New Asthma Indication for Trelegy Ellipta

September 10, 2020

Fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol (Trelegy Ellipta; GlaxoSmithKline) is indicated for the treatment of asthma in patients aged 18 years and older.

HHS Permits Pharmacists to Order and Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

September 09, 2020

State-licensed pharmacists and pharmacy interns will be able to order and administer coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines under certain conditions.

The Rise of AI

September 09, 2020

An examination of how this innovation is affecting pharmacy.

FDA OKs Tramadol Hydrochloride Oral Liquid for Pain Management

September 09, 2020

Tramadol hydrochloride (Qdolo; Athena Bioscience) oral solution is indicated for use when pain is severe enough to require an opioid analgesic and for which alternative treatments are inadequate.

FDA Approves New Doses of Dulaglutide for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

September 08, 2020

Approval was based on a phase 3 clinical trial comparing the investigative doses with the approved 1.5 mg dose.

Medication Therapy Management

September 03, 2020

A plus for both patients and pharmacists

FDA OKs Azacitidine Tablets for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

September 03, 2020

Oral azacitidine (Onureg; Celgene) is approved for patients in first remission with acute myeloid leukeimia.

NACDS Launches Vaccine Campaign as Flu Season Looms

September 02, 2020

NACDS is launching a nationwide awareness campaign on the importance of getting the flu vaccine this fall.