08/25/2014 - 11:20am

Nipro Diagnostics announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved its True Metrix self-monitoring blood-glucose system, as well as the True Metrix Pro professional monitoring blood-glucose system.

08/25/2014 - 9:05am

With the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo currently underway in Boston, the Boston Globe published an op-ed in its opinion section, Podium, which was co-authored by Steven Anderson, president and CEO of NACDS and Michael Malloy, PharmD and dean of the MCPHS University School of Pharmacy - Worcester/Manchester.

08/22/2014 - 3:10pm

New research from the University of Toronto suggests that eating almonds with a heart-healthy diet lowers a person’s risk for chronic heart disease. 

08/22/2014 - 12:04pm

AllazoHealth earlier this week released a two-part survey outlining current trends in managed care organization medication adherence intervention programs.

08/22/2014 - 10:34am

Henry Ford Health System on Thursday launched a free smartphone app for patients to order and manage their medications. The Henry Ford Rx app is available for patients who use any of the chain's 28 retail pharmacy locations throughout the metro Detroit area.

08/22/2014 - 8:27am

The Drug Enforcement Administration issued a final rule rescheduling hydrocodone combination products from schedule III to schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act.

08/21/2014 - 2:34pm

Hospitals and state laboratories in the United States have processed more than 60 Ebola scares over the course of the last few weeks, according to a report from ABC News.

 

08/21/2014 - 8:31am

Walmart will be opening two Walmart Care Clinics in Columbus, Ga., and in Carrollton, Ga., on Aug. 29, according to a report in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer published Wednesday. 

 

08/20/2014 - 5:42pm

“It’s not enough to pull drowning victims out of the river. You have to walk upstream to find out who’s throwing them in.” Physician and educator David Kilgore invoked that piece of wisdom from Episcopal bishop V. Gene Robinson to describe the current state of medicine in the United States — and the steps needed to drag the nation’s outmoded, costly and inefficient healthcare system into the 21st century.