Poliquin writes to FDA about pharmaceutical electronic information

Congressman Bruce Poliquin recently wrote to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about a rule that could enable pharmaceutical companies to distribute prescription information through electronics rather than through paper. The letter, which he sent to Dr. Margaret Hamburg (Commissioner of the FDA), opposes the idea that the companies should be allowed to electronically send such information to health care professionals. His reasoning is that there are still many families witho Read More »

Over 10,000 pharmacies join medication synchronization plan

Pfizer, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) have partnered to create a program for medication synchronization, which is for patients who need more than one medication refilled each month. Now over 10,000 pharmacies use the Appointment-based Model (ABM), also known as med sync, to refill medications for patients with chronic conditions. Read More »