07/19/2017 - 9:11am

Retail clinics have been successful in reducing emergency room visits for minor and preventable conditions, Becker's Hospital Review reported Monday, citing a new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. According to the report, patients in New Jesrsey were 4.1% less likely to visit an emergency room for diabetes complications and 12.3% less likely to visit the ER for severe flu symptoms if they lived within two miles of an urgent care clinic. "If people across New Jersey lived within two miles of a retail clinic, it could generate more than $70 million in ER savings," Becker's reported. (Becker's Hospital Review)

 

07/19/2017 - 8:18am

John Cernac, his wife Charlotte and son, John Jr. accepted IPC’s MVP Award at the IPC Annual Business Meeting July 14 during McKesson ideaShare 2017 in New Orleans.

07/18/2017 - 4:23pm

The Chinese e-commerce behemoth has opened three new membership supermarkets, under the Hema banner in Beijing and Shanghai that seamlessly blend offline features with physical retail. 

07/18/2017 - 2:21pm

The Davenport, Fla., facility is the sixth addition to the next-generation fulfillment network that Walmart is building to support its e-commerce business. 

07/18/2017 - 11:09am

The findings are based on responses from a national sample of 614 parents with at least one teen age 13 to 17.

07/17/2017 - 4:31pm

CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo made the announcement alongside Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo at the 2017 National Governor’s Association Summer Meeting, where Merlo has been touting the company’s approach to providing accessible and effective care.

07/17/2017 - 1:45pm

Sleek has a unique heritage that originated in London when a local beauty entrepreneur noted that women of color were underrepresented in the cosmetics market.

07/17/2017 - 11:48am

Jean Coutu founder Jean Coutu spoke out regarding negotiations with Quebec around dispensing fees, according to a report published last week by Canada's Bell Media. Jean Coutu earlier this year agreed to surrender $300 million in collected dispensing fees in return for smaller manufacturer rebates that cut into pharmacy operating margins. "It is an average of $100,000 for each of our locations," Coutu told shareholders BellMedia reported. "It was extremely difficult to digest." (Bell Media)

07/14/2017 - 1:46pm

Walmart is making it easier for parents to stay on their game during this year's back-to-school shopping season.