08/20/2014 - 6:34pm

“All providers in the healthcare system should practice to the fullest extent allowed by their license.”

08/20/2014 - 6:34pm

In July, the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy and the Specialty Pharmacy Association of America announced the two organizations would merge, creating the largest professional and trade association in the specialty pharmacy industry. To find out more, DSN interviewed Larry Irene, CEO of Armada Health Care and SPAARx founder, and Gary Cohen, CEO of NASP.

08/20/2014 - 6:34pm

Look for Walgreens to continue to try to create a kind of retail theater, focused very sharply on the front end of the store.

08/20/2014 - 6:34pm

“Leading change.” That was theme for this year’s Cardinal Health Retail Business Conference, held in Washington, D.C., last month at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, from July 23 to 26.

08/20/2014 - 6:33pm

Nearly 5,000 attended McKesson ideaShare 2014, held July 20 to 24 in Orlando, Fla., including more than 1,000 community pharmacies, more than 600 exhibitors and more than 300 first-time attendees.

08/20/2014 - 3:21pm

Don’t think of it as a set prototype — it’s an evolution. That’s what Rite Aid executives have always maintained, since first launching its Wellness store format in 2010. If you want to see where the evolution has taken the chain, and how the very latest thinking is reflected in the current format, watch Rite Aid president and COO Ken Martindale walk DSN through the company’s newly remodeled Wellness store in Beverly Hills, Calif., on North Canon Road.

08/20/2014 - 12:51pm

While drug stores across North America have diversified their mix over the past few years, over-the-counter medications remain at the heart of most every pharmacy retailer’s efforts, helping to maintain the drug channel’s inherent value as a front-line healthcare provider and the outlet of choice for consumers suffering from a wide range of minor illnesses.

08/20/2014 - 12:43pm

DSN presents a preview of some of the hottest beauty products that will appear on the show floor at NACDS Total Store Expo.

08/20/2014 - 12:28pm