A lot was happening in the world of community pharmacy, as we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News— no news bigger than the late October bombshell that Walgreens Boots Alliance would swallow up Rite Aid, in a deal valued at more than $17 billion all in.
Consider this: 1-in-5 hospital patients end up back in the hospital within 30 days of their discharge. And the biggest factors pulling them back all have to do with medications — either through medication errors, nonadherence or adverse drug events.
As health care continues to shift to an evidence-based model, ensuring patients are on the right therapy is a critical part of delivering improved health outcomes. Enter MD Labs and the company’s RxIGHT Pharmacogenetic test,
Social media marketing genius and best-selling business writer Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia, will deliver a special lunchtime keynote address at the 17th annual Industry Issues Summit at the famed New York Athletic Club on Dec. 3, with record-breaking attendance expected.
Drug Store News recently spoke with GENCO VP of healthcare logistics, Kevin McPherson. With more than three decades of supply chain and healthcare experience, McPherson is driving the company’ efforts to improve the safety and efficiency of the healthcare supply chain through the company’s Lifecycle Logistics concept.
Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics has opened its largest store in the world — a 9,500-sq.-ft. flagship on London’s busy Oxford Street. The three-story flagship is a veritable beauty wonderland, complete with an in-store spa. It’s also a delight for the senses, calling out at every step for customers to touch, feel and smell the products.