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2014-04-10 08:30:41

Spending on Compounded Medications More Than Doubled in 2013 ST. LOUIS, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Significant increases in cost per prescription drove drug trend for workers' compensation payers higher in 2013, according to research released this week by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). Overall pharmacy spending for workers' compensation increased 9.5 percent, according to the Express Scripts Workers' Compensation Drug Trend Report, primarily from an 8.2 percent jump in cost per...

2014-04-10 08:29:34

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Vyrix Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing late-stage prescription pharmaceuticals to improve men's sexual health, has signed an agreement with Paladin Labs Inc., a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, to provide exclusive rights to market, sell and distribute...

2014-04-10 08:29:24

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g7zq72/pharmaceutical) has announced the addition of the "Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in Africa - Including South Africa (Seminar, London) - 28th & 29th April 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g7zq72/pharmaceutical ] conference to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The...

2014-04-10 08:28:35

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h9n884/pharmacokinetics) has announced the addition of the "Pharmacokinetics - Workshop for Beginners (Course, London) - 28th & 29th April 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h9n884/pharmacokinetics ] conference to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Pharmacokinetics - Workshop for Beginners...

2014-04-09 23:26:42

For the April 4 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Drug Benefit News, an Avalere consultant explained why PBMs and commercial payers are indirectly losing money on the 340B Drug Pricing Program, even though drug companies are the primary stakeholders. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 A new report from a coalition of stakeholders suggests that a considerable portion of hospitals enrolled in the 340B Drug Pricing Program provides a negligible amount of free or reduced-price...

2014-04-09 23:24:32

Calls for standardization of liquid dosing and labeling using mL and use of appropriate dosing devices to prevent harm from measurement errors and overdoses. Pediatric patients at particular risk as healthcare professionals often rely on liquid medications for treating young children. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 NCPDP, the not-for-profit pharmacy standards development organization, announced today the availability of a patient safety white paper that provides specific industry...

2014-04-09 12:30:41

SHANGHAI, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In China NPC & CPPCC 2014, encouragement of transportation for pharmacy from API manufacturers to formulation manufacturers, formulation export, speed up new drug application and reform of basic drug bidding have become hot topics again. (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140409/0861402219-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140409/0861402219-b ) Due to the success from 2 years of Pharma QbD, 4 years of Pharma Supply Chain, 4 years...

2014-04-09 12:30:37

ORLANDO, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Compounding Pharmacy announced today it has voluntarily registered with the FDA as an outsourcing facility. This new designation was created in November 2013, when President Obama signed Title 1 of the Drug Quality and Security Act, referred to as the Compounding Quality Act, into law. As a registered outsourcing facility, Olympia will be on the FDA's list of compounding pharmacies that are subject to Section 503B of the Food, Drug,...

2014-04-09 08:29:56

WELLESLEY, Massachusetts, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCC Research [http://www.bccresearch.com ] (www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, PHARMACY AUTOMATION: TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS [http://www.bccresearch.com/market-research/instrumentation-and-sensors/pharmacy-automation-ias026d.html ] , the global pharmacy automation market is expected to grow to nearly $4.9 billion in 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.8%. The outpatient...

2014-04-09 08:29:06

Milliman report shows potential average savings of up to 19 percent by transitioning specialty medications from the medical to the pharmacy benefit WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty medications present a challenge for payers as costs for these expensive drugs consume an increasing portion of overall health care spending. In fact, specialty pharmacy spend is expected to rise from $92 billion in 2012 to $235 billion by 2018. According to a new Milliman report...


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