02/20/2014 - 12:20pm

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved two "robotic pills," or pills that place an image camera or ingestible sensors into the gastrointestinal tract, according to a report published earlier this week by the Wall Street Journal.

02/20/2014 - 11:34am

Procter & Gamble has reportedly developed the first smartphone-connected toothbrush to give consumers personalized advice for better oral health, according to a Reuters report.

02/18/2014 - 4:16pm

To put it in Facebook terms, the pharmaceutical industry by and large has yet to friend American consumers.

02/18/2014 - 4:16pm

Where is pharmacy automation headed, and how will it be put to use by pharmacists and the companies that employ them?

02/14/2014 - 2:19pm

Lawmakers in Florida are looking into ways to ease regulatory limitations for telemedicine in an effort to increase access to care and create “a fertile ground” for the technology to be used, according to a local report.

02/13/2014 - 3:06pm

Pharmacy automation provider Kirby Lester on Thursday went live with its new online store.

02/13/2014 - 12:06pm

Led by former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle, D-S.D., and Trent Lott, R-Miss., and former Senator John Breaux, D-La., the Alliance for Connected Care has been launched to promote policy reform around telehealth and remote patient monitoring.

02/11/2014 - 2:43pm

Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST pharmacy automation solutions, on Tuesday announced that the Medicine Shoppe pharmacy in Mt. Vernon, Ill. has successfully implemented a two-tower RxSafe robotic storage and retrieval system to help optimize their pharmacy fulfillment and inventory management processes.

02/07/2014 - 2:42pm

Several retail pharmacy chains and associations are pledging their support of the Blue Button Initiative — a public-private partnership between the healthcare industry and the federal government that aims to empower all Americans with access to their own electronic health information, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy have announced.