01/09/2014 - 2:19pm

Ninety percent of people today want to have a say in important decisions regarding their health care, but only a small percentage are certain they'll have the recommended amount of savings needed to cover health expenses after retirement, according to a new study.

01/09/2014 - 1:48pm

A deal announced last month between CVS Caremark and Cardinal Health created a joint venture that the companies said would be the largest generic drug sourcing entity in the United States.

01/09/2014 - 1:48pm

Administering high-touch, expensive and complex medications to patients intravenously in their homes — or in a setting other than a hospital — is essentially a large-scale bid to “reduce costs by transferring non-self-administered drugs to the most cost-effective and clinically appropriate site of care,” said pharmacist Michael Einodshofer, senior director of specialty strategy and innovation at Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy.

01/09/2014 - 1:48pm

A confluence of healthcare trends has expanded a lucrative, if challenging, opportunity for pharmacies able to invest in its potential.

01/09/2014 - 1:47pm

Rather than take vacation for Christmas and New Year’s, the editors of DSN worked to compile a list of the top 10 trends that will shake up the business in 2014.

01/09/2014 - 1:03pm

A pharmacy professor and compounding pharmacy owner are candidates for president-elect of the American Pharmacists Association for 2015-2016, the group said.

01/09/2014 - 12:45pm

Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie will cover initial prescription costs for customers who have enrolled in the health insurance marketplaces, but don't yet have their identification cards, the chains said.

01/09/2014 - 12:31pm

Forest Labs will buy privately owned drug maker Aptalis for $2.9 billion, Forest said Thursday.

01/09/2014 - 12:17pm

Mylan has launched a generic drug for preventing rejection of transplanted organs, the company said Thursday.