07/16/2014 - 1:18pm

HelpAround on Wednesday launched a mobile platform for people with diabetes — and their friends, family and caregivers — that reveals fellow ‘diabetes helpers’ from the crowd, helping people resolve sudden health crises, such as getting caught without essential over-the-counter blood glucose test strips.

07/15/2014 - 9:28am

CVS Caremark announced a $1.5 million commitment to the "Technology Solutions for Smarter Health" grant program.

07/11/2014 - 11:44am

AmerisourceBergen Technology Group on Thursday launched FastPak Elite, a tool that "reinvents the pouch packager to meet the demands of high-volume pharmacy operations, by putting medications in convenient multidose packaging," the company stated. 

07/10/2014 - 7:39pm

As lifetime earnings for pharmaceuticals decrease, commercialization expenses increase and payers tighten their belts on reimbursement, life science companies will be faced with shrinking margins over the next few years. In order to maintain basic operating margin levels and continue investing in research and development at current levels, life science manufacturers will be forced to reduce costs by more than $35 billion by 2017, according to results from a new survey of 70 life science organizations from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics.

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 - 11:02am

VoicePort on Thursday announced a patent licensing agreement with Walgreens that covers 11 U.S. patents and patent applications owned by Walgreens in the field of prescription alignment.

07/08/2014 - 10:54am

At Google’s I/O Developer Conference last month, MediSafe expanded its medication management platform to include wearables, becoming the first mobile health app on Google’s just-announced suite of Android Wear smartwatches, the company announced Tuesday.

07/08/2014 - 10:15am

Rexam Prescription Products on Tuesday is changing its name to Centor, the company announced.

07/08/2014 - 9:03am

NeuroMetrix on Tuesday announced that its wearable technology for treatment of chronic pain received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for over-the-counter use.