11/16/2015 - 2:09pm

For those patients receiving 90-day supplies of chronic medications, their MPR was 1.4 points higher than the control group as a result of using CVS/pharmacy's ReadyFill program. 

11/12/2015 - 3:06pm

LexisNexis’ health care solutions portfolio includes a provider referential database, which blends thousands of data sources, verification techniques and analytics. 

11/12/2015 - 11:33am

Currently, Rite Aid is offering genetic testing for three classes of medications including those used to manage cardiac conditions, cholesterol and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 

11/11/2015 - 6:19pm

The New York TImes is reporting that Express Scripts has cut ties with New York-based specialty pharmacy Linden Care, which is used by Horizon Pharma, in an effort to cut down on pharmacies that push a single company’s products, according to an Express Scripts spokesman, who also said the company largely dispensed Horizon products. As a result, Linden Care has sued Express Scripts for a reversal of the termination. (New York Times)

11/11/2015 - 12:13pm

A merger frenzy has hit the generics sector this year with a spate of acquisitions and hostile-takeover bids making headlines and reshaping the industry.

11/11/2015 - 12:12pm

Consider this: 1-in-5 hospital patients end up back in the hospital within 30 days of their discharge. And the biggest factors pulling them back all have to do with medications — either through medication errors, nonadherence or adverse drug events.

11/11/2015 - 12:11pm

As health care continues to shift to an evidence-based model, ensuring patients are on the right therapy is a critical part of delivering improved health outcomes. Enter MD Labs and the company’s RxIGHT Pharmacogenetic test,

11/09/2015 - 3:43pm

Cardinal Health's Brad Tice on Friday published a blog outlining the first steps payers are taking to reimburse for medication therapy management. "The take-away from these new developments is that payers - both government and private -  recognize that reimbursement practices need to change, and MTM services are in the middle of that change," he wrote. "Yet the second and third acts are still to come. Hold your standing ovation until then. (Cardinal Health)


11/04/2015 - 12:56pm

Drug Store News spoke to Zipdrug’s founder and CEO Stu Libby about the start-up's first few months in business and how it’s looking to change the way patients get their medication.