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FDA approves three new drug treatments for type 2 diabetes

By AHS | January 28, 2013
News for the Pharmacist:

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved three new related products for use with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes: Nesina (alogliptin) tablets, Kazano (alogliptin and metformin hydrochloride) tablets, and Oseni (alogliptin and pioglitazone) tablets.

Alogliptin is a new active ingredient, while metformin hydrochloride and pioglitazone are already FDA-approved for the management of type 2 diabetes. As the most common form of the disease, type 2 diabetes affects about 24 million people and accounts for more than 90 percent of diabetes cases diagnosed in the United States.

People with

Pharmacy Staffing Services

By AHS | January 21, 2013
AHS PharmStat is a leader in Pharmacy Staffing. With a network of clients nationwide, AHS PharmStat will provide you personal, expertise service in finding the best Pharmacy professionals available to fit your need.

We provide permanent placement, travel pharmacist and technicians, and relief (per diem) candidates. We know that Pharmacies need to open regularly to keep up with the needs of patients and not everyday is an ideal one. Having a reliable staffing agency

Pharmacist of the Year 2012!

By AHS | January 16, 2013
Help us choose the AHS PharmStat Pharmacist of the Year for 2012!

Each month you nominated a worthy pharmacist for the honor of Pharmacist of the Month.  That award was given to a pharmacist who goes above and beyond the call of duty to make his or her pharmacy a better place to work.  We would like to congratulate each of our monthly winners and say “thank you” for all that you do!

We would also like to ask your help in choosing our Pharmacist of the Year!  Below you will find a list of our monthly winners and why they were nominated.  You can go to our facebook page or click

Testimonial Tuesday!

By AHS | January 15, 2013
Thanks for sharing your thoughts with us!

Testimonial:  "I appreciate your company being there for us during our time of need and sending people to cover my store.  I always know I don't have to worry when you guys send someone, so that helped a lot.  Thanks again - it is such a blessing to have a company like this.  I remember working for independents that had not had time off for literally a decade because they were so rural they couldn't find relief.  Thanks again!" ~ Ang

Pharmacists are approaching 2013 with tempered optimism

By AHS | January 11, 2013
About two thirds of pharmacists still hopeful about this years business climate
By: Julia Talsma, Content Channel Manager
Drug Topics

Pharmacists are approaching 2013 with tempered optimism as the economy seems to be slowly rebounding and consumer confidence is the best it has been since 2009. However, compared with last year, community pharmacists are not quite as confident that 2013 will outperform 2012 for sales volume and net profits. Health-system pharmacists, on the other hand, are more optimistic about 2013 with expectations that their pharmacies will reach their financial goals and be able to contribute pos




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