Target’s ClearRx named Design of the Decade Target called it “pharmacy rethought from the bottle up” when it was introduced more than five years ago. Now, the company’s breakthrough ClearRx packaging innovation for prescription drugs has been named Design of the Decade by the Industrial Designers Society of America. Drug Store News J.& J. Is […]

Depending on where you live, you may have noticed that the once predicted  pharmacy shortage is a thing of the past. For years pharmacy topped “best” career lists because of high wages and an even higher demand. This was largely due in part to the Pharmacy Manpower Project, Inc., which predicted shortfall of 157,000 needed […]

Here are some of the top pharmacy related news stories of the day: Hospital quality measures may miss the sickest Public measures of hospital quality may not reflect care for the sickest patients — or even the majority of patients in some instances — suggests a new study of heart attack cases. Reuters Preventing Physician […]

Here are some of the top pharmacy related news stories of the day: Americans make slow return to doctor’s offices Americans are slowly making their way back to the doctor’s office after many months of skimping on medical care, holding off on everything from routine visits to hip replacements. Reuters Health care providers pledging less […]

Here are some of the top pharmacy news stories of the day: Doctors, pharmacists scrambling for chemo drugs In recent weeks, Jeanie Murray has spent hours on the phone with distributors searching for chemotherapy drugs. Minnesota Public Radio Patients pay for care based on value under new insurance model What if, instead of making a […]

December 1st is World AIDS Day. This year’s theme is “Act Aware”, as such PharmacyWeek is doing it’s part by giving you some quick facts on HIV/AIDS. Please feel free to share this with family, friends and patients to help others remain aware of HIV/AIDS. June 5th, 2011 will mark the 30th anniversary of the […]

After HIV pill news, now comes the tricky part — Last week, the National Institutes of Health announced a major advance in HIV prevention. The results of a study showed that a once-daily pill containing drugs used to treat HIV can also help prevent HIV infection — a new approach called “pre-exposure prophylaxis.” CNN Health […]

More teens getting dangerous prescriptions The chance that a teenager or young adult will receive a prescription for a controlled medication has nearly doubled in the last 15 years in the U.S., according to a new report. Reuters Inefficiency Hurts U.S. In Ranking of Health By any measure, the United States spends more on health […]