As demand for pharmacy technicians reaches new heights, the core criteria for what employers desire is becoming increasingly important. Pharm tech employment is expected to increase by 20 percent from 2010-2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.1
For students graduating from pharmacy…

According to a new report published by the McKinsey Global Institute, obesity affects 2.1 billion people- nearly 30 percent of the global population – and has a cost of more than $2 trillion annually worldwide.1
McKinsey ranks obesity as one of the top three social burdens generated by human…

In pharmacy technology news, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) – the European Medical Agency’s advisory council – has just announced its support of Novartis’ new drug secukinumab, a treatment for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
The drug, which will be marketed in…

As those in pharmacy technology industry likely know, abuse is a major problem when it comes prescription painkillers. With misuse levels rising parallel to narcotic painkiller sales, federal health regulators have received much pressure to institute new safeguards.1
In response, the Food and…

Those in the field of pharmacy technology realize the vast importance of identifying the underlying causes of diseases.
For pharmaceutical companies to research and develop effective drugs, they must first have an idea of what to address within the human body. Otherwise, creating drugs that…

When you enter a rewarding career in the health care industry, there is a vast amount of personal and professional knowledge you learn quickly on the job.

In a move that may change the industry of pharmacy technology, Royalty Pharma has announced a $3.3 billion acquisition of royalties on Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ cystic fibrosis treatments owned by an affiliate of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.1
This is a major payoff for the nonprofit…