cardinal health

Cherokee Nation Sues CVS, Walgreens, and Others Over Opioids
Cherokee Nation Sues CVS, Walgreens, and Others Over OpioidsDid major chain pharmacies and distributors contribute to the opioid epidemic in Oklahoma?
Pharmacy Technician Conference Creates Consensus on Technician Qualifications
Pharmacy Technician Conference Creates Consensus on Technician QualificationsThe conference emphasized the need for standardization and the importance of safety in the training of pharmacy technicians.
Pharmacy stakeholders support controlled substances documentA coalition of stakeholder organizations – including the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) and the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) – released a consensus document on the "red flag" warning signs related to prescribing and dispensing controlled substance prescriptions.
Pharmacies should plan to become compliant with USP 800 for hazardous drug handlingPatricia C. Kienle, RPh, director of accreditation and medication safety for Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions, is urging pharmacies to begin planning to become compliant with requirements for handling hazardous drugs, specified in the United States Pharmacopeia’s (USP) draft chapter 800.
NCPA Digest highlights trends in patient care servicesIndependent community pharmacists continue to offer valuable patient care services, including medication therapy management, immunizations, blood pressure monitoring, and diabetes training, demonstrating the increased prevalence of heart disease and diabetes among the populations they serve as well as the need for wellness and prevention programs, according to the National Community Pharmacists (NCPA) 2014 Digest.
[BLOG]: How to position your hospital pharmacy as a strategic assetHospital pharmacies play an essential role in the nation’s healthcare system, and these days, are expected to add value to every aspect of a hospital's strategic agenda.
Cardinal Health offers more tools to manage CV healthRetail pharmacies that use Cardinal Health’s Heart Health Specialized Care Center will now have more tools to help patients manage cardiovascular health and prevent heart disease.
DEA official blames pharmacists, doctors for pain-med denialsA DEA spokesman said the agency is not trying to limit access to opioid painkillers.
CVS Caremark and Cardinal Health team up to supply generic drugsThe two companies have signed an agreement that commits them to a “50/50 joint venture” that may dominate the US market.
CVS Caremark and Cardinal Health team up to supply generic drugsCVS Caremark and Cardinal Health are about to become the single biggest supplier of generic drugs in the United States.