04/22/2015 - 10:00am

After so called food deserts — communities that lack access to fresh produce and other healthy foods — led some retailers to develop stores to fill this gap, the existence of a new type of desert with an equally devastating impact on the health of those living there is starting to emerge.

04/22/2015 - 10:00am

The dramatic increase in the price of generic drugs last year is expected to continue for the rest of 2015 and even into next year, according to those who closely monitor the market.

02/20/2015 - 11:43am

2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee identifies 10 "shortfall" nutrients in its dietary guideline recommendations submitted Thursday. 

07/10/2014 - 7:39pm

With community pharmacies being called on to provide a wider range of services, drug stores across the country are adapting new technologies to ensure that they can meet the evolving needs of their patients and strengthen their role in the nation’s healthcare system.

07/10/2014 - 7:38pm

A wave of new drug introductions and healthcare policy changes has had a significant impact on women’s health care over the past year.

05/15/2014 - 12:53pm

The stampede of big-selling branded medicines that hurtled off the patent cliff in 2011 and 2012 has slowed to a relative trickle.

05/12/2014 - 1:36pm

With half of all patients not taking their medications as prescribed, efforts to engage patients more effectively and boost adherence rates have become critical for pharmacy leaders. Here, we discuss how CVS Caremark is addressing the challenge with William Shrank, M.D. the company’s chief medical officer for provider innovation and analytics.

04/28/2014 - 7:03pm

Johnson & Johnson on Monday hosted a 30-minute walk-through of the Johnson & Johnson Health & Wellness Experience. Over the course of the presentation, J&J executives showcased a number of consumer and corporate wellness initiatives implemented by J&J, including its Corporate Athlete Program, the 7-Minute Workout app, the Digital Health Scorecard app and the Care4today app.

02/03/2014 - 12:54pm

A desire to provide an integrated continuum of care that leads to improved outcomes and patient satisfaction has placed a renewed focus on U.S. hospitals offering on-campus retail pharmacies, according to a report by HealthLeaders Media.