06/29/2016 - 4:50pm

While much has been made about retail clinics’ ability to trim healthcare costs, a study published in the journal Health Affairs this spring suggested that these walk-in health centers may actually boost overall spending.

06/29/2016 - 11:03am

Smart cities hold the promise to potentially make urban areas more efficient, more secure, and even more health conscious. (Forbes)

06/10/2016 - 10:43am

A new study reports that offices equipped with alcohol-based hand sanitizers had 24.3% fewer healthcare insurance claims for preventable illnesses – such as cold, flu and respiratory illnesses.

06/01/2016 - 3:56pm

ARP and Abbott surveyed 1,480 Americans ages 50 years and older and found that while a majority see themselves as being in good health, 1-in-2 reported that they wished they had more strength or energy.

05/16/2016 - 12:28pm

Companies are rushing to devise strategies to attract millennial shoppers, but what, the New York Times asks, do millennials really want? It turns out that their tastes vary wildly, although there is one uniting factor among this age group. (The New York Times)

04/12/2016 - 12:06pm

NEW YORK -- Ten-second mobile video ads have greater brand appeal and persuasion potential for millennial audiences, according to a report in Adweek. The magazine says a study conducted by IAB in partnership with Millward Brown Digital and Tremor Video found that brands running 10-second mobile video ads have greater appeal and persuasion potential with younger audiences. However, a slightly longer, 30-second spot did better with those between the ages of 35 and 54. (Adweek)

04/07/2016 - 4:59pm

Many retailers’ long-held assumptions about consumer loyalty programs are no longer accurate, according to a new study.

03/24/2016 - 6:19pm

Three new healthcare delivery models are emerging in today’s primary care market that really resonate with retail pharmacy, including models that emphasize convenient care, at-your-service care and digital health, PwC’s Health Research Institute noted in February in a webinar outlining the future of primary health care in the United States.

03/08/2016 - 6:21pm

Like a powerful tide that gradually eats away at the foundations of a once-impregnable sea wall, the booming market for generic drugs advances and recedes with the rise and fall in the number of branded drug patent expirations each year.